Contemporary Performance and Composition (CoPeCo)

Course Details

CoPeCo is a two-year joint Masters programme in Contemporary Performance and Composition offering the students an open platform for experimental artistic practice within a European setting.

You will spend each of the four semester in a different institution, moving from one to the other as a group with the other CoPeCo students. Your studies will be centered around the Masters Degree Project which you will complete over the two-year study period.

The programme’s participating institutions

Eesti Muusika- ja Teatriakadeemia (Estonia)
Kungl. Musikhögskolan i Stockholm (Sweden)
Conservatoire National Superieur Musique et Danse de Lyon (France)
Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg (Germany)

You will spend each of the four semester in a different institution, moving from one to the other as a group with the other CoPeCo students. Your studies will be centered around the Masters Degree Project which you will complete over the two-year study period.

The programme was developed under the auspices of LLP Erasmus Curriculum Development Project (2010 -2013)

The two-year CoPeCo programme leads to the award of a Masters degree.


Organisation of Semesters

The CoPeCo Masters Programme is a full-time joint programme (120 ECTS) divided into four semesters of study (30 ECTS each). You will spend each semester in a different institution and country, as follows:

  • 1st semester: Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Estonia (Winter semester: September - January)
  • 2nd semester: Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Sweden (Summer semester: January - June)
  • 3rd semester: Conservatoire National Superieur Musique et Danse Lyon, France (Winter semester: September - February)
  • 4th semester: Hamburg University of Music and Theatre, Germany (Summer semester: April - September)

Programme & course enrolment

You can apply to only one of the four partner institutions. If your application is successful you will be enrolled in the same institution where you submitted your application. This institution will remain your home institution for the whole duration of your studies. Upon successful completion of your studies you will receive your degree certificate and diploma supplement from your home institution only, but you will also receive a certificate stating that you have completed a joint programme, signed by the heads of the four partner institutions.

For the next round (period between winter semester 2022 - summer semester 2024) applications are expected to be open from: 1.December 2021 until 31.January 2022

More information on how to apply you find under Application

You will be enrolled on all courses at the institution where you take the course, except for the Masters Degree Project on which you will be enrolled at your home institution.


Description of courses offered by the HfMT (4th semester):

We offer a variety of courses during the semester. Focus of areas are:

  • Exchange on artistic projects & research in form of colloquium
  • Free jazz improvisation & working in an ensemble
  • Analysis of contemporary music & active work of different compositorial approaches
  • Computer-aided work in spectral analysis
  • Survey of existing online and offline literature on new analysis methods
  • Theories of quantitative music and multimedia
  • Mastering of the Max multimedia programming environment
  • Live audio and video processing
  • Spectral transcriptions of sounds into notation & real-time generation of scores
  • Work with sensors and alternate controllers
  • Arts & intercultural dialogue
  • Musicology

Important Documents (in German)

Aufnahme- und Prüfungsordnung

Modulbeschreibung


More details....

You can find more information on the website of the master's program:copeco.net