Composition (Bachelor of Music)

Course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Music
Regular course length: 8 semesters

Incontri (= Italian for “encounters”) is the name of the Institute for New Music at the University of Music, Drama and Media Hannover (Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover - HMTMH).
This Institute of the HMTMH offers diverse and flexible opportunities for up-and-coming composers and thrilling encounters between composers, improvisers, interpreters and the public in the field of New Music. The Institute assists and promotes its students both in traditional composition and in improvisation, interdisciplinary projects and experiments.
At the same time, Incontri stands for an open aesthetic position with the aspiration to provide the highest level of quality. Practical aspects are particularly emphasised in its work, so that students have numerous opportunities to experience their works in performance. The work is distinctly international, and enriched by the variety of cultures from which the students are drawn. From the encounter between manifold traditions and new, exciting issues, Incontri strikes the sparks which will ignite the music of the future.

  1. Course content and objective / Tuition
    The course offers sound and broadly based tuition in Composition with the widest variety of areas of work and of opportunities in the fields of instrumental and electronic composition, including interdisciplinary work. The aim of the course is to develop the student of composition into an autonomous and original personality in his or her craft.
    The programme of tuition is distinguished by theoretical and practical work in individual tutorials, seminars, workshops, master classes, concerts and special projects.
  2. Who is the course aimed at?
    Applicants for this course should be able to demonstrate their particular aptitude for and a great interest in the major focuses of composition as a subject. It is desirable for them to be able to present their own first compositions (instrumental and/or electronic) and possibly also other first works (instrumentation, arrangement, stylistic exercises etc.). Further information can be found in the field "Information on the entrance examination" on the right.
  3. Career outlook
    The Institute for New Music attempts to provide its students with the broadest possible training, so that graduates are guaranteed to be extremely flexible, and have the opportunity to follow a variety of professional directions (freelance, teaching, applied music, improvisation, research etc.).
 

You want to learn more about the department of new music?

Website www.incontri.hmtm-hannover.de

Representative Professor

Examination Office

  • Brigitte Obermeier

    Studentische Verwaltung | Prüfungsamt Dirigieren, Kinder- und Jugendchorleitung, Kirchenmusik, Komposition, Musiktheorie, Oper/Gesang (Diplom)

    Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media
    Neues Haus 1, 30175 Hannover
    E010 | Hindenburgstraße 2-4

    Phone: +49 (0)511 3100-7202
    brigitte.obermeier@hmtm-hannover.de

    Office hours: Mo, Di, Do 09:30-12 Uhr | Di, Do 14-15:30 Uhr | und nach Vereinbarung

Student Registration Office

  • Beate Heitmüller

    Studentische Verwaltung | Immatrikulationsamt, Jungstudierende, Soloklasse

    Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media
    Neues Haus 1, 30175 Hannover
    E007 | Hindenburgstraße 2-4

    Phone: +49 (0)511 3100-7223
    beate.heitmueller@hmtm-hannover.deI-amt@hmtm-hannover.de

    Office hours: Mo, Di, Do, Fr 09:30-12 Uhr | Di, Do 14-15:30 Uhr | und nach Vereinbarung

  • Ursula Schreiber

    Studentische Verwaltung | Immatrikulationsamt, Jungstudierende, Soloklasse

    Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media
    Neues Haus 1, 30175 Hannover
    E007 | Hindenburgstraße 2-4

    Phone: +49 (0)511 3100-7224
    ursula.schreiber@hmtm-hannover.deI-amt@hmtm-hannover.de

    Office hours: Mo, Di, Do, Fr 09:30-12 Uhr | Di, Do 14-15:30 Uhr | und nach Vereinbarung

Last modified: 2019-10-30

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