Kodály's method of teaching music is brilliant …. All good music-making begins with the voice.

Sir Georg Solti

Admission Requirements

Please note that admission requirements may change due to the pandemic situation.
FULL-TIME PROGRAMMES:NON-DEGREE, POSTGRADUATE, KODÁLY, YOUNG TALENTS:
→ Classical Instruments→ Non-Degree Programmes (classical & jazz)
→ Vocal & Opera Studies→ One-year Soloist Postgraduate Programme for Pianists
→ Conducting→ Chamber Music Postgraduate Programme
→ Composition→ Historical Performance Postgraduate Programme
→ Early Music→ Kodály Institute Programmes
 → School for Exceptional Young Talents

 

FULL-TIME PROGRAMMES:

Full-time programmes are available for classical instruments, classical singing, conducting and composition majors. Early music instruments are also offered as majors on the MA level.

Classical Instruments

ACCORDION
• BA accordionMA accordion
BASSOON
BA bassoonMA bassoon
CELLO
BA celloMA cello
CIMBALOM
BA cimbalomMA cimbalom
CLARINET
BA clarinetMA clarinet
DOUBLE BASS
BA double bassMA double bass
FLUTE
BA fluteMA flute
FRENCH HORN
BA french hornMA french horn
GUITAR
BA guitarMA guitar
HARP
BA harpMA harp
HARPSICHORD
BA harpsichordMA harpsichord
OBOE
BA oboeMA oboe
ORGAN
BA organMA organ
PERCUSSION
BA percussionMA percussion
PIANO
BA pianoMA piano
PIANO ACCOMPANIST AND REPETITEUR
MA piano accompanist and repetiteur 
SAXOPHONE
BA saxophoneMA saxophone
TROMBONE
BA tromboneMA trombone
TRUMPET
BA trumpetMA trumpet
TUBA
BA tubaMA tuba
VIOLA
BA violaMA viola
VIOLIN
BA violinMA violin

Vocal & Opera Studies

BA classical singingMA oratorio & lied singingMA opera singing

Conducting

Composition

BA compositionBA composing for theatre and motion picture
BA electronic music mediaMA composition

Early Music

MA baroque fluteMA baroque violin
MA baroque oboeMA fortepiano
 

Non-degree programmes:

The Non-Degree Programme is offered for two types of applicants: it could either be a preparatory course or a specialisation course. This programme does not lead to a degree; participants get a certificate of studies completed and time spent at the Academy. The Non-Degree Programme is available for the majors offered in full-time programmes, and jazz majors as well.

Main subjects and admission requirements:

KEYBOARDS
PianoAccordionHarpsichordOrgan
Piano Accompaniment and Repetition  
STRINGS
ViolinViolaCelloDouble bass
WOODWIND & BRASS
FluteOboeClarinetBassoon
Saxophone   
TrumpetFrench HornTromboneTuba
OTHER CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTS
CimbalomGuitarHarpPercussion
VOCAL & OPERA STUDIES
Classical SingingOratorio and LiedOpera 
JAZZ
Jazz bass guitarJazz double bassJazz drumJazz guitar
Jazz pianoJazz saxophoneJazz trumpetJazz trombone
Jazz voice   

Folk Music

Please enquire. You can find contact HERE.

Non-instrumental majors

Composition

Orchestral and Choral Conducting

Jazz ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Jazz Bass GuitarJazz Double Bass
Jazz DrumJazz Guitar
Jazz PianoJazz Saxophone
Jazz TromboneJazz Trumpet
Jazz Voice 
 

Postgraduate studies:

Besides the Doctoral School the Liszt Academy offers three more postgraduate study programmes:

One-year Soloist Programme for Pianists

Chamber Music Postgraduate Programme

Historical Performance Postgraduate Programme

 

study programmes at the Kodály Institute

The Kodály Institute in Kecskemét offers two full-time programmes: BA programme in General Music Studies with Kodály emphasis and MA programme in Kodály Music Pedagogy. The institute has launched a new non-degree programme.

More information and admission requirements

 

School for Exceptional Young Talents

Available programmes at the School for Exceptional Young Talents: violin, cello and piano.

Applicants have to be at least ten years old or 15 years old at the most on the day of the application deadline.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS