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Your training to become a professional musician

Your bridge into your future

Music is your passion? Set the course for a professional career in the music business. Become a part of a wide network of creatives. Develop your own profile, your sound and your standing.

80% of your graduates are successful in the music business.As live or studio musicians as signed artists, as producers, composers, arrangeurs for film, stage, TV, theater and musicals.
They are present everywhere in Hamburg and far beyond.

Degree Professional musician for popular music
Duration 2 Years
Start 01. October of any given year
Costs 530€ per month (3% reduction upon payment of the annual amount in one installment)
Support Schüler-BAföG
Entry exam fee 70€
Optional Artistic or educational year after your graduation
Occupational profiles Live and studio musician, arrangeur, composer, producer, songwriter, music teacher

 

Your training to become a professional musician

Your bridge into your future

Music is your passion? Set the course for a professional career in the music business. Become a part of a wide network of creatives. Develop your own profile, your sound and your standing.

80% of your graduates are successful in the music business.As live or studio musicians as signed artists, as producers, composers, arrangeurs for film, stage, TV, theater and musicals.
They are present everywhere in Hamburg and far beyond.

Degree Professional musician for popular music
Duration 2 Years
Start 01. October of any given year
Costs 530€ per month (3% reduction upon payment of the annual amount in one installment)
Support Schüler-BAföG
Entry exam fee 70€
Optional Artistic or educational year after your graduation
Occupational profiles Live and studio musician, arrangeur, composer, producer, songwriter, music teacher

 

Preparation Year

Get on the track.

This year prepares you thoroughly for the entry exam. The focus is on major and minor subjects as well as rhythm training, ear training and harmonics.
Objective Preparation for the vocational training
Duration 1 Year
Start 01. October of any given year
Costs 420 € per month (3% reduction upon payment of the annual amount in one installment)
Entry exam fee 70€

 

Preparation Year

Get on the track.

This year prepares you thoroughly for the entry exam. The focus is on major and minor subjects as well as rhythm training, ear training and harmonics.
Objective Preparation for the vocational training
Duration 1 Year
Start 01. October of any given year
Costs 420 € per month (3% reduction upon payment of the annual amount in one installment)
Entry exam fee 70€

 

Orientation Year

Find your own Sound.

Not everyone who has talent knows right away in which path to go. The year of orientation offers you something like personal support and guidance to get the best out of your talent.
Objective Musical orientation
Duration 1 Year
Start 01. October of any given year
Costs 420 € per month (3% reduction upon payment of the annual amount in one installment)
Entry exam fee 70€

Orientation Year

Find your own Sound.

Not everyone who has talent knows right away in which path to go. The year of orientation offers you something like personal support and guidance to get the best out of your talent.
Objective Musical orientation
Duration 1 Year
Start 01. October of any given year
Costs 420 € per month (3% reduction upon payment of the annual amount in one installment)
Entry exam fee 70€

Artistic or Educational Year

A valuable third year

Following your vocational training the additional year either offers a spezialisation in music education or provides you with the environment to  develop your own artistic project or your artistic profile.
Duration 1 Year
Start 01. October of any given year
Degree
Educational Year
Exam „Musical instructors for popular music“, with HSM-certificate.
>Educational Year Over a period of one year you will take a deep step into contemporary teaching methods. You will receive supervision on teaching major and minor subjects in various environments.
Artistic Year Realisation of your individual artistic project, taught by selected instructors.  Weekly lessons in a chosen major subject as well as artistic supervision. The project will be presented and evaluated on a regular basis.
Costs Educational Year: 295 € per month
Artistic Year: 345 € per month (3% reduction upon payment of the annual amount in one installment)
Requirements HSM Graduation ‚Professional Popular Musician’ or a professional degree granted

Artistic or Educational Year

A valuable third year

Following your vocational training the additional year either offers a spezialisation in music education or provides you with the environment to  develop your own artistic project or your artistic profile.
Duration 1 Year
Start 01. October of any given year
Degree
Educational Year
Exam „Musical instructors for popular music“, with HSM-certificate.
>Educational Year Over a period of one year you will take a deep step into contemporary teaching methods. You will receive supervision on teaching major and minor subjects in various environments.
Artistic Year Realisation of your individual artistic project, taught by selected instructors. Weekly lessons in a chosen major subject as well as artistic supervision. The project will be presented and evaluated on a regular basis.
Costs Educational Year: 295 € per month
Artistic Year: 345 € per month (3% reduction upon payment of the annual amount in one installment)
Requirements HSM Graduation ‚Professional Popular Musician’ or a professional degree granted

Theory Crash Course

30 hours that make a difference

Practical excercises in :

  • Notation in violin and base clef
  • Keys and their accidentals
  • Intervals, triads, 4-note chords
  • Cadence analysis
  • Rhythmical ear training

The crash course is designed for beginners and slightly advanced learners. It helps to sharpen your knowledge in music theory required within the entry exam. The course is also applicable for everybody looking to enhance, deepen or refresh basic knowledge.

 

Objective Preparation for the HSM entry exam in music theory and enhancement of basic knowledge.
Duration 10 lessons á 3 hours, weekly
Graduation Certificate of participation, issued by HSM
Costs 350€
Dates 09.04., 16.04., 23.04, 07.05., 21.05., 28.05., 04.06., 11.06., 18.06., 25.06.2019,
j17:00 – 19:45 pm

Theory Crash Course

30 hours that make a difference

Practical excercises in :

  • Notation in violin and base clef
  • Keys and their accidentals
  • Intervals, triads, 4-note chords
  • Cadence analysis
  • Rhythmical ear training

The crash course is designed for beginners and slightly advanced learners. It helps to sharpen your knowledge in music theory required within the entry exam. The course is also applicable for everybody looking to enhance, deepen or refresh basic knowledge.

 

Objective Preparation for the HSM entry exam in music theory and enhancement of basic knowledge.
Duration 10 lessons á 3 hours, weekly
Graduation Certificate of participation, issued by HSM
Costs 350€
Dates 09.04., 16.04., 23.04, 07.05., 21.05., 28.05., 04.06., 11.06., 18.06., 25.06.2019,
j17:00 – 19:45 pm

Summer Academy

The best summer of your life

2 weeks of music only: Jam sessions,  lessons in major and minor subjects, musical theory, song writing, studio recording, meeting like-minded people, fun, and performing a concert in a Hamburg club. The ideal opportunity to get an idea about the vocational training.
Duration 15.-26.07.2019
Graduation Certificate of Participation issued by HSM
Costs 760€
Student-Concert In a well known club in Hamburg
Requirements Grundkenntnisse im Basic knowledge in one major instrument,
14 years and older
Number of Participants 12 – 25 participants,
Registration till 30.06.2019

 

Summer Academy

The best summer of your life

2 weeks of music only: Jam sessions,  lessons in major and minor subjects, musical theory, song writing, studio recording, meeting like-minded people, fun, and performing a concert in a Hamburg club. The ideal opportunity to get an idea about the vocational training.
Duration 15.-26.07.2019
Graduation Certificate of Participation issued by HSM
Costs 760€
Student-Concert In a well known club in Hamburg
Requirements Grundkenntnisse im Basic knowledge in one major instrument,
14 years and older
Number of Participants 12 – 25 participants,
Registration till 30.06.2019

 

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Get in contact with us

Tel: +49 (0)40 431 900 99
Mail: info@theschool.de

Office hours

Mo, Di, Fr: 10:00 till 13:00 / 14:00 till 17:00
Mi, Do: 10:00 till 13:00 / 14:00 till 18:00

Location

20359 Hamburg, Feldstraße 66, Medienbunker, 5th floor