Piano

Piano

The tradition of excellence of the School’s piano classes has continued since their creation by Alfred Cortot. They train the great pianists of tomorrow by preparing them up to the Artist Diploma.

Each level has its own set of complementary teaching units, either mandatory or optional, depending on the course of study chosen.

Preparatory Cycle

TEACHING UNITS

  • Individual instrument lessons
  • Solfege (1 to 3 years)
  • History of Music (1 to 3 years)

Undergraduate Cycle | Bachelor Diploma

(1er Cycle Supérieur)

TEACHING UNITS

  • Individual instrument lessons
  • Chamber Music (1 to 3 years)
  • Sight-reading (1 to 3 years)
  • Harmonic Analysis (1 to 3 years)
  • History of Music (1 to 3 years)
  • Analysis “Form and Style” (1 to 3 years)
  • Specialized history (1 to 3 years)

Graduate Cycle | Mastère Diploma

(2e Cycle Supérieur)

TEACHING UNITS

  • Individual instrument lessons
  • History of Music or Specialized History (1 to 2 years)
  • Analysis “Form and Style” (1 to 3 years)
  • Chamber Music (1 to 3 years)
  • Ensembles Conducting (1 to 2 years)
  • Piano pedagogy workshop (1 to 2 years)
  • Piano accompaniment workshop (1 to 2 years)

M.I.P. Master

(for the courses given at ENMP)

This program leads to 2 diplomas: the ENMP Mastère and the MIP Master.

M1

COMPLEMENTARY TEACHING UNITS

  • Analysis “Form and Style” (1 year)
  • Chamber Music and Sight-reading (1 year)
  • Ensembles Conducting (1 year)
  • Piano accompaniment workshop (1 year)

M2

COMPLEMENTARY TEACHING UNITS

  • Analysis (1 year)
  • Chamber Music and Sight-reading (1 year)
  • Piano accompaniment workshop (1 year)

Artist Diploma

(3e Cycle Supérieur)

TEACHING UNITS

  • Individual instrument lessons
  • Career management workshop. This workshop consists of 5 sessions from October to March. The program of the sessions consists mainly of case studies. It covers the following topics: legal and social status of the professional musician, contracts, writing CVs and professional promotion, specificities of the actors in the musical world, search for patronage.
  • Piano accompaniment workshop (1 to 2 years)
  • Access to the French Music Academy for piano (subject to availability)

Advanced Class

(Cycle de perfectionnement)

The advanced class is a study cycle in a professionalization class lasting from 1 to 3 years.

It is accessible to students who have completed the 3rd cycle of the institution (artist diploma) or, for new students, by audition and presentation of a CV.

Teachers

Piano teachers