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Training as a professional musician

Your bridge into your future

Music is your passion? The Hamburg School of Music offers you everything you need to know to start a successful career in the music business. Start your training now and become a a “professional musician in the field of popular music”. Become a part of a wide network of creatives. Develop your own profile, your sound and your standing.

80% of our graduates work successfully in the music business: as live and studio musicians in their own projects as well as for other well-known artists, composing, arranging and producing for film, stage and television, and are part of various theater and musical productions and represented on all stages in Hamburg.

Bassists, take note: we still have partial bass scholarships to be awarded! Apply now!

 

Graduation Professional musician in the field of popular music
Duration 2 Years
Start  October 1st of each year
Costs 590 € per month (3% discount if the annual fee is paid in one sum)
Partial scholarship possible!
Support BAföG officially recognized
Prerequisite Intermediate maturity
Entrance examination fee 70 EUR
Optional Artistic or educational year after the 2-year training
Occupational profiles Live and studio musician, arranger, producer, composer, songwriter, musical, film and theater musician, music teacher in the field of popular music…

 

Training as a professional musician

Your bridge All chances.

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.

 

Objective Professional musician in the field of popular music
Duration 2 Years
Start October 1st of each year 
Costs 590 € per month (3% discount if the annual fee is paid in one sum)
Partial scholarship possible!
Support BAföG officially recognized
Entry exam fee 70 EUR
Optional After the 2-year training
Artistic or Educational Year
Occupational profiles Live and studio musician, arrangeur, composer, producer, songwriter, music teacher

 

NEW: Training as a music producer

Become part of the worldwide network of music producers.

In the future, the Hamburg School of Music will not only offer you the opportunity to record your music in one of the highest quality studios in Hamburg. From this year on, you can also complete your training as a music producer with us. Here you will learn everything that the process of music production requires from renowned lecturers from a wide variety of musical styles: technically and musically!

The training offers you a far-reaching musical background to confidently shape music in accordance with the genre.

Benefit from a unique network that has formed over 20 years and has spread to all continents.

 

Any questions? Send us an e-mail: office@theschool.de!

Graduation Professional musician in the field of popular music
Duration 2 Years
Start  October 1st of each year 
Costs 590 € per month (3% discount if the annual fee is paid in one sum)
Partial scholarship possible!
Support BAföG officially recognized
Prerequisite Intermediate maturity
Entrance examination fee 70 EUR
Optional Artistic or educational year after the 2-year training
Occupational profiles Live- and Studio-musician, arranger, producer, composer,..

 

NEW: Training as a music producer

Become part of the worldwide network of music producers.

In the future, the Hamburg School of Music will not only offer you the opportunity to record your music in one of the highest quality studios in Hamburg. From this year on, you can also complete your training as a music producer with us. Here you will learn everything that the process of music production requires from renowned lecturers from a wide variety of musical styles: technically and musically!

The training offers you a far-reaching musical background to confidently shape music in accordance with the genre.

Benefit from a unique network that has formed over 20 years and has spread to all continents.

 

Any questions? Send us an e-mail: office@theschool.de!

Graduation Professional musician in the field of popular music
Duration 2 Years
Start October 1st of each year
Costs 590 € per month (3% discount if the annual fee is paid in one sum)
Partial scholarship possible!
Support BAföG officially recognized
Prerequisite Intermediate maturity
Entrance examination fee 70 EUR
Optional Artistic or educational year after the 2-year training
Occupational profiles Live and studio musician, arranger, producer, composer, songwriter, musical, film and theater musician, music teacher in the field of popular music…

 

Part-time training as a musician

Be prepared for the training to become a professional musician!

This advanced training is aimed at music enthusiasts of all ages who would like to complete well-founded training to become a “professional musician” in their free time. The focus is on: major and minor individual lessons, band training, music production, songwriting, harmony & ear training.

Every week (except during school holidays), the courses of ear training, harmony, sightreading, rhythm and arrangement take place from 6 pm to 9:30 pm.

In addition, on the 2nd Saturday of each month (9 times a year) from 12: 00-17: 30 the courses in education, pop / rock / jazz history, music & business and a regular live playing workshop take place.

Every summer vacation, there is a one-week intensive course on songwriting, music production and recording in the Blue Wave Recording Studios (www.thebluewave.de).

Graduation Zertifikat
Duration 4 Jahre
Start 7th of April 
Costs 295 € per month (3% discount if the annual fee is paid in one sum)
Entry exam fee 70 EUR

 

Part-time training as a musician

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 7th april
Costs 460 € per month (3% discount if the annual fee is paid in one sum)
Entry exam fee 70 EUR

 

Preparation year

Be prepared for the training to become a professional musician!

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 Extended preparation for the entry exam for the training to become a professional musician at Hamburg School of Music!
Duration 1 year
Start October 1st of each year 
Costs 460 € per month (3% discount if the annual fee is paid in one sum)
Entry exam fee 70 EUR

 

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  October 1st of each year
Costs 460 € per month (3% discount if the annual fee is paid in one sum)
Entry exam fee 70 EUR

 

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 October 1st of each year 
Costs 460 € per month (3% discount if the annual fee is paid in one sum)
Entry exam fee 70 EUR

 

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 October 1st of each year 
Costs 460 € per month (3% discount if the annual fee is paid in one sum)
Entry exam fee 70 EUR

 

Artistic or Educational Year

A valuable third year

Following the training to become a professional musician, a year of specialization enables you to specialize in the field of pedagogy or to develop your own artistic project or your own artistic personality.

Duration 1 year
Start October 1st of each year 
Degree Educational Year
Examination for “music educators in the field of popular music”, with HSM certificate
Content 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.
Content Artistic Year Realization of an individual artistic project with the support of selected lecturers. 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 EUR per month
Artistic Year: 345 EUR per month
(3% reduction upon payment of the annual amount in one installment)

Prerequisite Passed the final examination to become a professional musician at the HSM or a vocational school qualification at another vocational school for music

 

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 October 1st of each year 
Content 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.
Degree Educational Year Exam „Musical instructors for popular music“, with HSM-certificate.
Content 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 EUR per month
Artistic Year: 345 € per month (3% reduction upon payment of the annual amount in one installment)
Prerequisite HSM Graduation ‚Professional Popular Musician’ or a professional degree granted

 

Theory crash course

30 hours that make all the 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 for beginners and advanced students and offers the opportunity to acquire the theoretical knowledge for the music theory entrance exams.
The course is also applicable for everybody looking to enhance, deepen or refresh basic knowledge.

 

REGISTER NOW AND RECEIVE 50% OF THE THEORY CRASH COURSE FEE WHEN SIGNING THE CONTRACT AT HSM!

 

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 EUR
Dates

5.4., 12.4., 19.4., 26.4., 3.5., 10.5., 17.5., 31.5., 7.6., 14.6.2022

5pm-8pm (German time)

 

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
Dates

5.4., 12.4., 19.4., 26.4., 3.5., 10.5., 17.5., 31.5., 7.6., 14.6.2022

5pm-8pm (German time)

Costs 350 EUR

 

Summer Academy

The best summer of your life!

Two weeks of pure music: jamming, lessons in major as well as music theory, writing songs, recording in one of the best Hamburg studios, meeting like-minded people, having fun and, as the crowning highlight, rocking a Hamburg club at the final concert on July 29, 2022.

The Summer Academy is the perfect opportunity to get to know the training to become a professional musician!

We look forward to you!

 

When?

18.-29. July 2022

Lessons take place Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Questions?

Send us an e-mail: office@theschool.de!

 

Duration

18.-29.07.2022

Lessons take place Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Graduation Certificate of Participation issued by HSM
Costs 890 Euro

one-on-one-lessons

perfect fit for your needs!

Requirements

Basic knowledge in one major instrument,
minimum 14 years and older

Number of Participants 12 – 25 participants,
Registration till 30.06.2022

Summer Academy

The best summer of your life

Two weeks of pure music: jamming, lessons in major as well as music theory, writing songs, recording in one of the best Hamburg studios, meeting like-minded people, having fun and, as the crowning highlight, rocking a Hamburg club at the final concert on July 29, 2022.

The Summer Academy is the perfect opportunity to get to know the training to become a professional musician!

We look forward to you!

 

When?

18.-29. July 2022

Lessons take place Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Questions?

Send us an e-mail: office@theschool.de!

Duration

18.-29.07.2022

Lessons take place Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Graduation Certificate of Participation issued by HSM
Costs 890 Euro
one-on-one-lessons perfect fit for your needs!
Requirements Basic knowledge in one major instrument,
minimum 14 years and older
Number of Participants 12 – 25 participants,
Registration till 30.06.2022

More info?

Request your information now!

Contact us

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

 

Office hours:

Mon, Tue, Fri: 10:00 am to 1:00/2:00 pm to 5:00 (German time)
Wed, Thu: 10:00 to 1:00/2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

 

Location

20359 Hamburg, Feldstraße 66, in the “media bunker”, 5. OG