Biennio

The level II Two-year academic course (“Biennio”), authorised and recognised by the Ministry for Education, University and Research,decree 5.10.2018 and decree 19.02.2019 as a trial of the regulations set down in the Laws reforming conservatories, is the second stage study in artistic and musical higher education. A level II academic diploma is obtained at the end of the Level II course, a qualification that is equivalent to a Two-year Graduate diploma for the purpose of continuing academic studies (master’s degree or research degree – doctorate). It is also a requirement for teaching in state schools. 

To enrol for the Level II course it is necessary to have a level I academic qualification (Three-year, or alternatively, a degree or conservatory diploma together with a High School diploma (or equivalent qualification from abroad). The Level II course is open to those who successfully sit and pass an admissions test in which candidates show suitable musical training for the academic qualification concerned. The programs for the admissions tests and the curricula for each course can be downloaded from the table below.

The two-year course – similar to university courses – involves the attainment of 120 study credits. The educational program for the Two-year course involves internships and work experience for the commencement of a professional career as well as participation in the international Erasmus program and access to the opportunities envisaged by the standards governing the right to university study.

  

AVAILABLE COURSES

List of available courses and related entry exam’s program and curriculum

Departments Courses
Music teaching Music teaching
Music teaching for instruments
Voice and Musical Theatre Singing
Renaissance and baroque singing
New technologies and musical languages Electronic music
Electric jazz bass
Drums and jazz percussion
Jazz singing
Jazz guitar
Jazz clarinet
Jazz composition
Jazz double bass
Jazz Piano
Jazz saxophone
Jazz trumpet
Jazz trombone
Jazz violin
Wind instruments Clarinet
Historical Clarinet
Cornetto
Horn
Natural horn
Bassoon
Baroque and classic bassoon
Flute
Recorder
Traverso (baroque flute)
Oboe 
Baroque anche classic oboe
Trumpet
Renaissance and baroque trumpet
Trombone
Renaissance and baroque trombone 
Saxophone
Tuba 
Keyboard and percussion instruments Harpsichord
Organ
Organo and liturgic music
Piano
Maestro collaboratore (accompanist)
Percussions
Accordion
Plucked and bowed string instruments Harp
Renaissance harp
Guitar
Double bass
Lute
Viola
Viola da gamba
Violin
Baroque violin
Cello
Baroque cello
Theory and analysis, composition and conducting Composition
Composition – Musicology
Orchestra conducting
Choir conducting
Ensemble Music
Arrangement for wind orchestra

The course curricula in the table below are the revised ones in effect from Academic Year 2018/19. See this page for the old curricula.