Master's Programme Perfomance Practice in Contemporary Music (PPCM) - Instrumental

Foto: Johannes Gellner
| Foto: Johannes Gellner

Klangforum Wien mentors young musicians on the subjects strings, winds and percussion instruments as well as harp, piano and accordion, passing on its many years of experience in the field of contemporary music making.

Key emphasis will be on

  • Instrumental instruction, solo repertoire, playing techniques, chamber music, ensemble performance
  • Collaboration with composers of renown such as Beat Furrer, Gerd Kühr, Georg Friedrich Haas, Bernhard Lang, Klaus Lang and others
  • Interdisciplinary projects – music and dance theatre, opera, electronics, improvisation
  • Regular concerts/performance practice together with Klangforum Wien
  • Background knowledge in music theory, compositional techniques, notation, publications of new music, historical overview and aesthetics


Course Number: UV 066 710
Length of Study: 4 semesters (120 ECTS)
Degree: Matster of Arts (MA)

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Admission to the Study Programme

Dates of admission tests and entrance exam deadlines

Dates in January/February:
Important information about the changed entrance exam procedure due to COVID-19

Dates in June/July

Dates in September

Overview of all dates of admission tests at KUG

Registration period for the online-application:
for the winter semester: 
March 1 - May 1 (audition: June/July)
March 1 - June 30 (audition: September)
for the summer semester: November 1 - December 1

Instruction for the online-application
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Admission requirements/Entrance exams
Required German language competency at application/admission

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