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The online Piano Artist Performance Graduate Diploma has attracted the attention of pianists from around the world.


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A Revolutionary One-Year Digital Experience

A comprehensive piano education, reimagined for modern performers, designed to enable them to be successful in the digital world. Rolling enrollment, so you can embark on the journey whenever it's convenient for you.


The 30-credit Piano Artist Performance Graduate Diploma includes individual lessons and masterclasses with some of the most sought after names in the piano world, sessions on portfolio development, audience building, home studio recording and streaming, designing and implementing a creative & professional online presence, and more.

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Piano Recording & Streaming Technology Bundle

Included in your tuition and shipped directly to your home is our exclusive arsenal of home studio recording technology every pianist should own, valued at €2,700. Includes the Audio SCX25APS Piano Mic Kit, a Mackie 12-channel mixer, an Audient Evo 8 audio interface, an Audix lapel microphone and preamp, tripod, XLR cables, and a phone camera mount.

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Study Privately With Some of the World's Most Renowned Pianists

We've engaged some of the most brilliant piano educators in the world, and thanks to our Piano Recording & Streaming Technology Bundle, students will have interactive lessons with them every week.

5 Module Catalogue

A module catalogue meticulously designed and refined, in consultation with piano professionals from around the world, to deliver the most comprehensive piano artist education we could imagine. Plus, choose to take an optional elective.

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Module 1 (14 credits)

Solo Piano: One-on-One Private Lessons

All students receive bespoke individual piano study over the course of 8 months with our distinguished performing artist faculty in one-on-one synchronous and asynchronous online lessons, thanks to our Piano Recording and Streaming Technology Bundle.

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Module 2 (1 credit)

Career Development, Promotion and Programming

Most musicians depart university programs with a technical proficiency on their chosen instrument allowing them to competently navigate the artistic side of their career, but careers often come to a halt when musicians find themselves unequipped to navigate the business aspects of their professional lives. Get the gig: learn modern strategies of marketing, effective self-promotion and online presence.

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Module 3 (3 credits)

Piano Recording, Mixing and Videography

In this age of technology, it's not enough to just play. Master how to mic, record, mix and edit your audio and video footage. Students will also acquire the skills to effectively record, edit and deliver asynchronous and synchronous performances for evaluation of their individual one-on-one private piano lessons.

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Module 4 (3 credits)

Theory of Repertoire Analysis & Performance Practice

A thorough understanding of the composer’s intentions requires a body of harmonic and contrapuntal knowledge that allows the performer to evaluate and analyze the composition in a fashion that illuminates the colors and shading inherent in the composer’s vision of the performance. Through analysis and exploration, the student will determine where the emphasis must be placed for chordal balance and linear distinction of inner lines.

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Module 5 (9 credits)

Final Project: Solo Recital Performance

Pianists will perform a recital, programmed in consultation with our faculty, that will be fully produced, edited, and delivered to the world, not just a small audience in a piano hall. All Graduate performances will be showcased by The Piano Conservatory's online platforms.

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Optional Elective (3 credits)

Comping and Cross-Style Versatility

An optional elective is provided for students to study the art of comping, cross-style versatility, and fundamental improvisational techniques. This module's objective is to provide students with a basic facility to accompany, not only classically trained singers and instrumentalists, but those singers and instrumentalists that have been reared in non-classical styles such as country, pop, jazz, rock, latin, etc.

Annual Graduate Concerto Prize

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All Graduate Recitals will be adjudicated each calendar year by The Piano Conservatory's Concerto Jury, with one candidate selected for an all-expenses-paid concerto opportunity with a professional orchestra in Bulgaria during the following summer months.

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