Composition & Music Theory
The Department of Composition and Music Theory explores contemporary forms of instrumental and electroacoustic composition and explores scholarly, artistic, and pedagogical approaches to music and styles of all periods. Teaching and music education at the highest level are offered to students of all majors.
Department of Composition & Music Theory
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The department of composition is closely linked to the performance practice of New Music through close cooperation with the Institute for New Music and the international master's program in New Music.
In the area of music theory, the department offers, in addition to the professionalization in music theory provided for in all music degree programs, the possibility of in-depth study and specialization in the bachelor's and master's programs in music theory as well as in the focus on music theory/aural training in the IGP program (acquisition of the supplementary teaching qualification in music theory/aural training for Austrian music schools).
Study concerts March 2023Study concerts (or "class evenings") are concerts in which students of the Mozarteum University perform on stage. They are organized either as part of courses or by the respective departments - and can be experienced with free admission.Study concert· Free
Study concerts April 2023Study concerts (or "class evenings") are concerts in which students of the Mozarteum University perform on stage. They are either organised as part of courses or by the respective departments - and can be experienced with free admission.Study concert· Free
Music theory workshopThis workshop weekend offers an ideal supplement to your own preparation. In a group rotation principle, all important areas of the licensing exam are taken with a focus on ear training and tone setting.Workshop· Free entry (Opens in new tab)
26.4.06:00 pmSolitärSafeword - The unsatisfying adventure of new thingsWith NAMES - New Art and Music Ensemble Salzburg. Programme: Tímea Hvozdíková: Safeword (2023) and Alfran Garcia: Misinterpretations (I-V) (2022-2023) & Shadow Freedom (2023). Start 2nd part: 20:00Concert· Free
28.4.08:00 pmSolitärstringquartet revisitedConcert of the composition classesConcert· Free