ETM’s preprofessional branch’s main goal is to teach students who wish to acquire the necessary skills to become professional musicians in the field of contemporary music.
This branch also prepares students for the entrance exams of prestigious Swiss (HEM) and international music schools,
Students wishing to enrol in the preprofessional branch must pass the theory and instrumental entrance exams. Entrance exams on June 26th 2020 and August 28th 2020. 50 CHF exam fees will be charged on the day the student registers. Registration for the entrance exams is open until May 25th.
IMPORTANT : Due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic registration for the entrance exams has been expanded until Friday August 21st 2020!
Stage course exams:
Instrumental and theory tests:
Accompaniments, technique, sight reading, rhythm, melody and scale charts.
Theory tests :
Aural skills, music theory, rhythm reading and sung melody.
Production course exams :
Basic knowledge of the use of an audio-numeric sequencer as per prerequisites.
Audio editing test :
Edit a track based on provided tracks, as per prerequisites.
Basic understanding of the devices and cables used for home studio as per prerequisites.
Prerequisites to enter the preprofessional branch:
Stage course (music theory and instrument):
All the classes offered in both stage and production courses can be taken as an option depending on the student’s choice.
Would you like to register? It is advised to read the prerequisites for the entrance exams and to book an appointment with ETM’s director for an interview.
Call us at +41 (0)22 344 44 22 or download the admission exam registration sheet.
In order to pay the 50.- CHF registration fee here please use the following details:
IBAN : CH54 0078 8000 0502 5545 5
Account number : 12-1-2 with Banque Cantonale de Genève, 1204 Genève
Fondation ETM – Ecole des Musiques Actuelles & Des Technologies Musicales
Route des Acacias 8
1227 Les Acacias