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教育局註冊編號: E.D.1/28111/52
 Diploma Course

Aim 

to provide a solid and all-round music training to those who intend to become music professionals in one of the following areas:

1. Composition
2. Performance
3. Church Music
4. Music Education
5. Conducting


Curriculum 

Students are required to pass all core courses, the specialized courses of his/her chosen Department, and fulfil the requirements of the major and/or minor studies of the Department.


First Year Core Courses:

Choral Training I, II
Sight Singing I, II
Aural Training I, II
Rudiments of Music
Harmony I
Music Appreciation I: Elements
Music Appreciation II: Genres


Second Year Core Courses:

Choral Training III, IV
Sight Singing III, IV
Aural Training III, IV
Harmony II, III
Music Appreciation III: Forms
Western Music History I: the Baroque Period
Elementary Music Analysis I, II


Third Year Core Courses:

Choral Training V, VI
Sight Singing & Aural Training V, VI
Western Music History II: the Classical Period
Western Music History III: the Romantic Period
Analysis of 17th- to 19th-Century Music I, II


Fourth Year Core Courses:

Choral Training VII, VIII
Choral Conducting I, II
Western Music History IV: the Twentieth Century I
Western Music History V: the Twentieth Century II
Analysis of 20th-Century Music I, II

 

Core Courses to be Taken in Any Year:

Chinese Music Appreciation I, II
Chinese Music History I, II


Specialised Courses for Different Departments
(to be Taken in the Third and Fourth Years):

 

Department of Composition

Counterpoint I, II
Orchestration I, II
Modal Harmony I, II


Department of Keyboard Instruments

Keyboard Harmony I, II
Piano Pedagogy I, II
Piano Accompaniment I, II


Department of Voice

Language: Italian I, II
Language: German I, II
Language: French I, II
Introduction to Art Song I, II
Introduction to Opera I, II


Department of String and Wind Instruments

Orchestration I, II


Department of Church Music

Introduction to Church Music I, II
Organ Performance I, II


Department of Music Education

Music Education I, II
Keyboard Harmony I, II
Orchestration I, II


Department of Chinese Instruments

Instrumentation of Chinese Music I, II


Department of Conducting

1. Western Music Stream:
    Counterpoint I, II
    Orchestration I, II

2. Chinese Music Stream:
    Instrumentation of Chinese Music I, II
    Counterpoint I, II


Students are required to take individual major and minor studies and pass the internal examinations according to the requirements of the specified Department as follows:

 

Remarks:

1. Students of the following Departments are required to have passed the Grade 8 ABRSM Examination on the specified instrument/voice (for Chinese instruments, Grade 9 of the Examination of the Central Conservatory of Music or the Shanghai Conservatory of Music) or have reached an equivalent standard before taking their major studies:

    - Department of Keyboard Instruments
    - Department of Voice
    - Department of String and Wind Instruments
    - Department of Chinese Instruments

2. All minor studies could be exempted if the student has passed the Grade 8 ABRSM Examination on the specified instrument/voice (for Chinese instruments, Grade 9 of the Examination of the Central Conservatory of Music or the Shanghai Conservatory of Music)

3. Students of the Department of Composition and the Department of Conducting are required to organize a composition/conducting graduation concert.

 

Admission Requirements

Applicants should possess:

1. Form 5 or Form 6 secondary education or the equivalent; and
2. Some instrumental or vocal training.


Medium of Instruction

Cantonese supplemented with English