The master’s degree programmes in Music puts equal emphasis on artistic, academic, and teaching and learning components. As a consequence, the degree programme is tailored precisely to the desired career profile. The course includes master classes in which students come into contact with the latest research trends in music theory and with authors of the latest teaching materials. The Lucerne School of Music involves its music theory students in its teaching activities at an early stage in order to give them as much teaching experience at university-level as possible.
The School offers three possibilities to study music theory:
Start with the Master of Arts in Music Pedagogy with major in Music Theory, plus any minor. Follow this with the Master of Arts in Music with major in Music Theory (without minor).
Start with the Master of Arts in Music Pedagogy or Master of Arts in Music with an instrumental or vocal major, plus the minor in Music Theory. Follow this with the Master of Arts in Music with major in Music Theory (without minor).
After gaining the bachelor's degree, take the Master of Arts in Music major Music Theory, plus the minor Music Theory.
The Master of Arts in Music Pedagogy can also be taken with a major Music Theory. See
Music Pedagogy for details.
Lecturers in music theory at the Lucerne School of Music