Education

Nowadays musical education in the Ural State Mussorgsky Conservatoire is provided at the 16 chairs, in the form of baccalaureate, specialization degree, master’s degree, post-graduate course and assistance-probation period for instrumentalists. Teachers’ staff is a certain pride of the Conservatoire: about one hundred specialists (90%) have academic degrees of professors and associate professors (26), honorary titles of People’s and Honoured Artists, Honoured Workers of Art (53).

A list of specializations

Specialization degree (5 years)
53.05.01 Art of concert performance (Piano, Concert string instruments, Concert wind and percussion instruments, Concert folk instruments)
53.05.02 Art directing of symphony orchestra and academic choir
53.05.03 Acoustical engineering
53.05.04 Art of music and theatre (Opera singing)
53.05.05 Musicology
53.05.06 Composition

Baccalaureate (4 years)
53.03.02 Musical-instrumental art (Piano, Orchestral string instruments, including harp, Orchestral wind and percussion instruments, Button accordion, Accordion and fretted instruments)

53.03.03 Vocal art (Academic singing)
53.03.05 Conducting (Academic choir conducting)
53.03.06 Musicology and musical-applied art (Ethnomusicology, Ancient Russian singing, Musical pedagogy, Computer music and arrangement)

Master’s degree (2 years)
53.04.01 Musical-instrumental art (Piano, Orchestral string instruments, including harp, Orchestral wind and percussion instruments, Button accordion, Accordion and fretted instruments)
53.04.02 Vocal art (Academic singing)
53.04.04 Conducting (Academic choir conducting)

Post graduate course (3 years)
50.06.01 Art criticism (17.00.02 Musical art)

Assistance-probation (2 years)
53.09.01 Art of musical-instrumental performance (different types)
53.09.02 Art of vocal performance (different types)
53.09.01 Art of composition
53.09.04 Mastery of acoustical engineering
53.09.05 Art of conducting (different types)