Studying in the Historical Performance department will enable you to further your individual musicianship, instrumental technique, knowledge of historical performance practice and artistic creativity.

Your course

Professional Diploma (Performance)

This is a specialist and intensive Diploma at Level 7 within the UK Qualifications and Credit Framework (post-Masters).

The course is for performance and composition candidates who wish to follow a particular area of focus within or connected to their Principal Study. Candidates should have the potential and aspiration to succeed at the highest international standard.

Open Days

Open Days are the perfect way to discover more about the Academy and whether it’s the right place for you.

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Woodwind players in a large group rehearsal