Whether you are a teacher, performing artist or education executive, life-long learning is key to a successful career. New circumstances, developments in education, changes in stakeholder groups, shifting demographics, technical advances, the rise of social media and so on: the working environment of the music professional is always in flux, bringing new challenges to his or her daily working life. Attended on a work-study basis, the continuing education programmes offered by the Lucerne School of Music help participants meet these challenges professionally, broaden their personal scope of knowledge and experience, and boost their professional profiles.
The School provides a range of programmes to suit individual needs, from selective, concentrated insights into a subject to substantial additional qualifications:
Continuing education programmes
In terms of continuing education, the Lucerne School of Music offers the Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) and Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) programmes. They are aimed at musicians with qualifications in their chosen discipline and several years of professional experience who are seeking to deepen and broaden their knowledge and skills by embarking on a substantial continuing education programme at a university of applied sciences level.
Continuing education courses
Ranging in length between one and several days, these courses offered by the Lucerne School of Music are aimed at music school teachers and heads of music schools. They offer a range of opportunities for deepening knowledge and acquiring new professional knowledge and skills.
Courses, masterclasses, workshops, academies
The Lucerne School of Music is able to run a variety of courses, masterclasses, workshops and academies for external participants based on its own extensive range of courses on offer. The latest information may be found on the School's website – click on the option Continuing and executive education courses.