MA Musical Directing

Full fee waiver applies

The MA Musical Directing pathway is designed to support the development of skills and creative thought for musicians with a passion for theatre. As a Masters student, you will study the musical landscape, engage in practice-based-research and explore your own potential as a contributor to the future of the art form.

The programme is closely linked with the industry and this ensures that you acquire the practical skills to support a sustained and varied career. Through specialised and focused conservatoire-level training, specific attention will be paid to:

  • Keyboard skills
  • Conducting skills
  • Scoring and arranging techniques
  • Vocal technique and repertoire coaching, Programming and Sound

These one-to-one classes are designed to build your skill and experience as a musical director in the varying areas relevant to the form. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects matched to your specific interests and goals. Projects could include:

  • Musical Director, arranger and orchestrator of the RCS Christmas Concert
  • Musical Director of our BA Musical Theatre Glasgow and London Showcases
  • Musical Director on the development of new and commissioned work
  • Assistant Musical Director across fully produced BA Musical Theatre and Actor Muso shows
  • Musical Director of a Cabaret season, Musical Directing roles on a season of work produced for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

 

 

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