POP PIANO AND KEYBOARDS - DCSL67
Authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research
Second cycle Academic Diploma (Master level)
The two-year second cycle academic diploma (specialization courses) in Popular music are customized on the basis of the musical inclinations of each student, for the development of the own artistic personality and aimed at artistic productions both discographic and concert.
Famous artists will be the protagonists of the Ensembles, to perform alongside great musicians, start the profession and add material to the own resume.
All postgraduates will come out with a record publication of their artistic project. Diploma concert by Piano and Keyboards.
It is a limited students number course, open to a maximum of 6 students, coming from Saint Louis pre-academic courses or selected through audition.
Deep stylistic specialization, composition, arrangement and production of original projects in the studios of Saint Louis, Professional Ensembles with famous artists.
Two types of ensembles: a permanent ensemble that rehearses all year round and performs at concerts in clubs in Rome with the educator as part of the band and one great orchestral ensemble which concentrates the rehearsals in one or two full-immersion weeks for concerts in Theatres and recordong productions. In previous academic years the students from the second cycle of academic courses performed with Beppe Vessicchio, Tollak, Federico Malaman, Tulli De Piscopo, Antonella Ruggiero, Diodato, Gegè Telesforo, Serena Brancale, Saturnino.
Great orchestral formations with the best talented students who perform in theaters and festivals with internationally renowned artists. In recent years Special Guests such as Beppe Vessicchio, Paolo Fresu, Fabrizio Bosso, Antonella Ruggiero (Matia Bazar), Diodato, Tullio De Piscopo, Chiara Civello had participated.
Job opportunities and professional outlets:
- artist and band leader of original projects
- keyboard player for live performances and recording sessions
- arranger for small and medium ensembles
- music producer .
- music author for sonorizations and music applied to images
Since 2012 Saint Louis has participated in the Erasmus + program, which offers the possibility to every student of Academic level to live periods of mobility in other European and Extra-European Higher Education Institutes for study or internship projects.
Each student can therefore benefit of a maximum of 12 months of study or internship abroad for each study cycle (12 months max in the three-year first cycle, 12 months max in the two-year second cycle of academic studies), choosing one's destination among a wide and excellent offer of foreign partners that Saint Louis has established and consolidated over time.
Mostly fortnightly classes concentrated in 3-4 consecutive days. Mandatory attendance to the minimum extent of the 80% of the lessons.
1. Consult the Admission Requirements and Study Plan section
Make sure your self-preparation level is in line with the skills required for individual tests by accessing the section Admission requirements and study plan
2. Realize the video clips for the pre-selection
Record one or more videos containing 5 songs, performed by you in a group (minimum trio), chosen from the list indicated under section "Admissions" within the Study Plan and Admission . Videos must be uploaded on YouTube or other similar websites and indicated as links in the application form.
3. Fill in the application webform and insert the links to the video clips
It is possible to submit an application form for the participation at the admission test to first and second cycle academic courses from the 3rd of February to 30th of April. Subsequent applications will only be considered on the basis of the remaining places available.
4. Wait for pre-selection results
Candidates who pass the pre-selection will be admitted to the admission tests, which will take place in June and September. International candidates can sit the admission tests earlier, from March until June.
5. Sit the admission tests
Admission tests are held in two to three consecutive days.