Specific admission criteria
For the following courses, enrollment is not available online.
For more information and enrollment, contact us by mail or by phone: 0033 (0)1 47 63 87 90.
Piano – Voice – Violin – Viola – Cello – Double Bass – Harp – Guitar – Flute – Oboe – Clarinet
1st, 2nd and 3rd divisions
3o minutes of coursework weekly + an additional 1.5 hours of observation of other student’s courses + complementary disciplines.
• Introductory musical course: ages 5 – 7 (1 hour weekly)
• Instrumental classes (and music theory): ages 7 – 14 (beginner or intermediate level) Disciplines: 3o minutes of coursework weekly + an additional 30 minutes of observation of other student’s courses + 1 hour of music theory.
The École Normale de Musique de Paris offers certain courses to the general public as auditors:
• Music History: 1.5 hours/week
A detailed overview of western music: Gregorian chant to the Second Viennese School
• Harmonic analysis: 2.5 hours/week
The fundamental elements of the harmonic construction according to the principles of tonal language.
• Orchestral direction
Only courses given in the Salle Cortot, based on schedule (generally 3 hours / bimonthly).
No diploma prerequisite or age limit.
The status of auditor does not permit involvement in a course, faculty review of class homework or participation in exams. Auditors aren’t eligible for a diploma from the École Normale de Musique de Paris.