The South African College of Music offers training in a range of orchestral instruments, piano, voice, African music and jazz. The College boasts several string, wind, jazz and percussion ensembles as well as choirs, a symphony orchestra and Jazz Big Band. In addition the Opera School annually presents a season of opera performances. All students are required either to play in the orchestras or bands or sing in the choirs, at the discretion of the Director.
The wide range of programmes offered includes: ethnomusicology; performance studies in classical music and opera, African music and jazz; musicology (theory and history); music technology; and composition.
Postgraduate Degrees and Diplomas in Music:
|Bachelor of Music (Honours)||1 year|
|Postgraduate Diploma in Music Performance||
|Master of Music||minimum
|by dissertation and performance|
|by dissertation and composition|
|by dissertation and course work|
|by dissertation, course work and performance|
|Doctor of Philosophy in Music||minimum
Admission Requirements and further information can be found in the Faculty of Humanities Student Handbooks.