The diploma program is intended to train musicians in all our disciplines to the highest standards towards acquiring the Artistic Diploma.
The course lasts 8 semesters in the first cycle and 4 semesters in the second cycle.
At the Richard Wagner Konservatorium there are 5 departments:
· Theory and Solo Singing
· Keyboard instruments
· String and plucked instruments
· Woodwind and Brass
· IGP (Instrumental and Vocal Pedagogy)
Students at the Richard Wagner Konservatorium can study: Conducting, Music Theory and Composition, Vocal Studies, Piano, Organ, Accordion, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Guitar, Recorder, Basson, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone and Tuba.
Students in all disciplines studying on the diploma course will have the following classes: Principal instrument, Harmony, Analyses of Musical Form, Solfeggio, Practical Studies (applying theory knowledge on piano), Orchestra, Music History, Chamber Music, Orchestral Instrumentation, Instrument studies – Acoustics, Choral Studies, Score Reading and Second Study Piano.
Some classes may vary according to principal studies. For more detailed information on your chosen disciplines curriculum please see the curriculum / syllabus.