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Studying Music in Dresden

Diverse, Individual, Practical

The Dresden College of Music views itself as a place for the cultivation of the music culture in which art, science and instruction in theory and practice are interconnected. There is a lively exchange between tradition and renovation, continuity and experiment. Freedom to experiment, new working methods and artistic research are components of everyday life at the College.


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In order to implement the current Corona Protection Ordinance and the associated further procedure, a number of new regulations have been adopted.
Compliance to current Corona measures

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With immediate effect, it is again mandatory to wear a mask in all buildings and rooms of the university. The mask can be removed at one's own place (workplace, at lectures, seminars and events) if a distance of 1.50 meters can be maintained.


Artificial intelligence in piano lessons

Artificial intelligence research project for piano playing / Photo: Jörg Simanowski Artificial intelligence in piano lessons

In a joint research project with the Cluster of Excellence Center for Tactile Internet at the Technical University of Dresden, piano professor Karl-Heinz Simon is investigating the question of how tactile Internet could be used for piano playing and teaching. In an interview with mdr Wissen, Prof. Simon and graduate engineer Tina Bobbe talk about how piano lessons could be meaningfully supplemented with the help of artificial intelligence and what the next steps are.


Stage practice guaranteed

The student ensemble projects come to an end in concerts, performances and sessions in the modern, multifunctional concert hall of the music college and in renowned venues in Dresden and the region. A great opportunity to gain musical professional experience as part of regular training and to gain stage experience!

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Focus on Professional Career

The focus of the course is the development of an artistic personality with all its creative potential. The basis for this is knowledge of the requirements of the current music business. With events on the topic of "career entry", the students are empowered to confidently shape their career path. You can prepare for the realities of your professional career!

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Coming Soon

Wed, 27.10.21, 19:30 Uhr Gesprächskonzert Gerhard Stäbler

11:00-12:30 Uhr | Raum W 4.07: Workshop mit Gerhard Stäbler

Wed, 27.10.21, 18:00 Uhr ohne Titel – Ringvorlesung 2021/22

Über das Unabgeschlossene

Thu, 28.10.21, 19:30 Uhr "…es sind noch Lieder zu singen…"

Leider ausgebucht. Eventuell Restplätze an der Abendkasse.


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