The most innovative and up-to-date Popular music Department. The training ranges from the origins of the Blues to Italian and international Pop-Rock music to the most recent productions of contemporary artists, drawing inspiration, techniques and knowledge also from cross-cutting fields such as classical music, film music, jazz and electronics, in a modern and vocational vision. Bachelor's Degree in Popular Music.

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Path aimed at admission to first-level academic courses in Popular Music; la durata è variabile da uno a tre anni in funzione del livello di ingresso. Lezioni individuali di strumento e canto pop-rock, repertorio negli stili della popular music (Pop, Rock, Blues, Soul, R&B, Jazz), cicli completi di studi di armonia moderna, ear training per sviluppare competenze di riconoscimento di successione di accordi e melodie senza utilizzo di strumenti, pianoforte complementare e Music Technology di base per accedere ai successivi corsi di produzione musicale, laboratori di ensemble per esibirsi più volte ogni anno nei club della capitale.

Among the modes of attendance is also provided the Teen Music Academy mode, thought exclusively for students aged 12 to 17, and which provides a diluted scheduling of subjects, based on school commitments. The personalized study plan includes a minimum of 2 subjects up to a maximum of 4 subjects for each year, which can be attended in presence or entirely online or in mixed modality, up to the recognition of the skills necessary for admission to the academic three-year period

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At the end of the pre-academic course or through an entrance exam for those who have not attended the pre-academic course, you can access:

Bachelor in instrument/vocals

First cycle academic diploma in Popular music, ranging from Pop to rock-blues, from electronic jazz to contemporary fusions with ethnic music, without limits of style or languages. Throughout the educational path the students will develop and improve on the own artistic personality, technique, creativity, polyrhythm, improvised melodic and rhythmic improvisation, comping and soloing, the study of contemporary harmony and modern arrangement techniques with real instruments and Virtual Instruments.

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Bass

Drums

Vocals

Guitar

Piano

Popular Music (compositional focus / song-writing)

Development of creative professionalism through stylistic songwriting and personal research in creative songwriting.

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At the end of the three-year academic track in Popular Music, graduated students can choose between three 2nd Cycle (Specialization) courses : Popular Music, Music Production e Song Writing

Two-year Master for instruments/vocals

Educational-experiential-working track of great stylistic specialization on your instrument or singing. Each student will participate in multiple orchestral ensembles with which he/she will perform in numerous professional contexts, such as festivals and theaters as sidemen of great artists, to complete his training and integration into the working world. Each student will be followed step by step while producing their original artistic projects, from writing and arrangement to rehearsals and recordings, of course, mixing and finally publication.


Select your instrument
for more information, to see the study plan and admission requirements.

Bass

Drums

Vocals

Guitar

Piano

Music Production
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Department of Popular Music, specialization path in the role of Music Producer. Each student will develop the ability to manage music production projects at all stages of development: from creative writing, through arrangement and pre-production with real and virtual instruments, to executive production, recording sessions, mixing and Mastering, both on your own and on behalf of third parties. You acquire full knowledge of the historical evolution of music production and the techniques for creating products for the recording industry and the media.

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Popular Music (song-writing focus)

Development of creative professionalism through stylistic songwriting and personal research in creative songwriting.

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Courses and workshops indicated for both intermediate and advanced level musicians looking for specialization and stylistic improvement, as well as for beginners who simply want to start studying an instrument or adults passionate musicians, who need to reconcile music with their professional commitments.

Highly specialized courses

Laboratories of high specialization dedicated to the study of a repertoire and creative writing, aimed at improving both individual and group live performance.

Custom instrument and singing courses

Individual lessons by Saint Louis teachers, of the duration and frequency chosen by the student, to be carried out within one or more quarters, for explore individually the study of an instrument or singing.

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Bass

Drums

Vocals

Guitar

Piano

Choirs and Workshops

In-depth workshops on specific sectors of the musical world.Vocal ensembles to experience the choral singing in different languages ​​and styles.

MILAN

Intensive highly specialized courses to deepen technique, interplay and interpretation, playing alongside established musicians and specializing in live and studio performance.

PERSONALIZED INSTRUMENT AND SINGING COURSES

Personalized courses allow you to explore individually the study of an instrument or singing. They are indicated for both intermediate and advanced level musicians looking for specialization and stylistic improvement, as well as for beginners who simply want to start studying an instrument or adults passionate musicians, who need to reconcile music with their professional commitments. They are structured as individual lessons by Saint Louis teachers, of a duration and frequency chosen by the student, to be carried out over one or more quarters.

Select your instrument for more information

Bass

Drums

Vocals

Guitar

Piano

Percorsi di formazione nell’ambito della popular music: lezioni individuali di strumento e canto pop-rock, laboratori di musica d’insieme in tutti gli stili della popular music (Pop, Rock, Blues, Soul, R&B), cicli completi di studi di armonia moderna, ear training e arrangiamento pop, pianoforte complementare e produzione musicale.

For the decentralized headquarters of Saint Louis in Milan, the authorization process has been started for the first level academic courses already active at the central headquarters in Rome.
The pre-academic courses will therefore be activated starting from the academic year. 2024/25.


Saint Louis Popular Music Department was the first in Italy to be authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education to award first and second cycle academic diplomas.