RIAM Virtual Open Day, Sunday, 22 November 2020
The Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM) is holding a Virtual Open Day for strings, wind, brass and percussion on this Sunday 22 November for music students aiming to study on performance degree programmes from 2021/22.
RIAM are asking music organisations and teachers to nominate any potential students (grade 8+, over age 16) to attend the Virtual Open Day and interested students can register their interest below.
For undergraduate programmes, the RIAM offers a 4-year Bachelor in Music Performance degree, a 1-year Diploma in Music Teaching and Performance and an Access programme.
Postgraduate programmes range from masters to doctorate degrees in performance. Graduates of RIAM degree programmes hold principal positions in orchestras worldwide, including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (UK), RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra (Ireland), Kuopio Symphony Orchestra (Finland), Britten Sinfonia (UK) and include international competition winners and Grammy-nominated recording artists.
The RIAM offers entrance scholarships and bursaries for outstanding candidates as part of its financial assistance model.
At the Virtual Open Day students will have the opportunity to participate in a range of department-specific activities, including:
- Mini-masterclasses for strings with RIAM professors;
- Performance classes with tutor-led group feedback and discussion
Art of Audition workshop;
- Open chamber music coaching;
- Virtual coffee break with current undergraduate and postgraduate students;
- Q&A with Head of Strings, Prof Sarah Sew or Head of Wind Brass and Percussion, David Collins.
As the Open Day is interactive, places are limited and we will close registration once all places have been allocated.
Register your interest using the links below: