Piano


As intended by Alfred Cortot, piano classes, like all other classes, welcome students from intermediate level through to international concert pianist level.

DIPLOMAS OFFERED

• Brevet d’Exécution
• Diplôme d’Exécution
• Diplôme Supérieur d’Enseignement
• Diplôme Supérieur d’Exécution
• Diplôme Supérieur de Concertiste

COMPLEMENTARY DISCIPLINES, depending on the diploma pursued*:

• History of music
• Music theory
• Harmonic analysis
• Analysis « Form and Style »
• Sight-reading
• Chamber Music
• Piano Pedagogy Workshop

* Equivalencies may be offered after validation by  the Dean of Studies.

ADVANCED CLASSES

Advances classes are also open to students who have obtained a graduate degree from the School or to new students by audition. For more information and enrollment, contact us  by mail or by phone  +33 (0)1 47 63 85 72.

SPECIALIZED CERTIFICATE IN FRENCH MUSIC
Specialized program in French Music for advanced level pianists.
Program :
. piano:  French music from XIXth et XXth centuries)
. Aesthetic and analysis classes
. Conferences on subjects related to the theme studied
. Specific seminars
. Thematic museum visits
. Optional classes : History of Music, Analysis and Music Theory.

Duration: October to May (weekly classes).

Organization and admission process in the Studies Organisation pamphlet (to download on the “Hire Education” page).

For more information and enrollment, contact us  by mail or by phone +33 (0)1 47 63 85 72.

 

CORTOT PRIZE

The Cortot Prize was created in 2014 by the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, with the agreement of Alfred Cortot’s son, Jean Cortot.

It is presented to the winner of the Diplôme  Supérieur de Concertiste after unanimous decision by the jury.

All candidates from the ENMP’s Diplôme Supérieur de Concertiste are automatically entered to compete for the Cortot Prize.

Besides a financial award, the Cortot Prize also gets in-studio production and recording of a CD, a radio broadcast invitation and  several concerts with prestigious partners.

 

  • Concert à deux pianos à la Salle Cortot © Xavier Renauld
  • L’École dispose d’un parc de 40 pianos © Noelle Hoeppe

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Magazine Pianiste : 3 questions à… Françoise Noël-Marquis, directrice de l’ENMP

« LE PIANO EST INSCRIT DANS L’ADN DE L’ENMP »
Propos recueillis par Stéphane Friédérich


Témoignage

Sofja Gülbadamova, pianiste diplomée de l’Ecole en 2009

Lauréate du Diplôme Supérieur de Concertiste en 2009, à l’unanimité et avec les félicitations du jury (classe de G.Katsarava).


amoyel


Pascal Amoyel, pianiste

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