INTERN – Woods: Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe, Bassoon

Pre-baccalaureate Course
A program for those who do not yet possess the pre-requisites necessary for an Undergraduate University Degree Program or a Master Program and desire to prepare themselves for admission to the Undergraduate Degree Program. The length of the program varies, according to the individual needs of each student. Students will be admitted to the course based on the results of an aptitude test, or an audition. More information.

Three-year Undergraduate Degree
Courses common to the curriculum of all wind instruments are:  music theory and analysis, ear training, music history, piano, and choral music.  Along with the study of the theory and the repertoire of one’s instrument, chamber music, ensemble music for winds, and orchestral formation.  Further studies include literature, history and technology of the instrument, conducting wind instrument orchestras, and the study of forms, systems, and the language and the history of music.  Courses in acoustics, information technology for music, expressive techniques and body awareness and the study of a European language are also required.
The degree program trains students for employment as soloists, in chamber music groups, in chamber orchestras, symphony orchestras, orchestras for musical theater/opera, and wind ensembles. More information.

Two-year Master Program

Flute
Study of flute technique, repertoire, vocal and instrumental ensemble and chamber music, wind ensembles

Clarinet
Study of clarinet technique and repertoire, ensemble and chamber music.  The student must choose a course of study: performance, contemporary music practices, music education, or history of the instrument and its repertoire.

Saxophone
Study of saxophone technique and repertoire, ensemble and chamber music.  The student must choose a course of study: performance, contemporary music practices, music education, accompanying, or history of the instrument and its repertoire.

Oboe
Study of oboe technique and repertoire, ensemble and chamber music.  The student must choose a course of study:  Improvisation techniques, oboe technique and repertoire, orchestral and solo repertoire for oboe d’amore.

Bassoon
Study of bassoon technique and repertoire, ensemble and chamber music (vocal and instrumental).

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One-year Non-academic Course
Along with the study of instrumental techniques and repertoire, students are free to attend all courses and Labs offered in the Degree Programs.  They will not participate in exams, but will be awarded a Certificate of Participation. More information.