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What will I learn?

The Master of Music at Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts in Tilburg, the Netherlands, is an advanced degree programme for highly gifted musicians who seek a career as a professional performer on the international concert stage. The unique dimension of the Master of Music at Fontys is the personalized component: students receive a two-year scholarship and can tailor the program in accordance with the needs of their emerging career. Students may use their scholarship for taking courses with professors at Fontys and even with external professors and artists. The master offers you an intensive two-year programme. The core programme consists of international master classes, individual lessons, and lectures on research skills, cultural entrepreneurship, music philosophy and music marketing. Specializations:

• Classical music (instrumental/vocal)

• Pop (instrumental/vocal)

• Jazz (instrumental/vocal)

• Musical Theater

• Music Theory

• Composition/arranging (classical/jazz/pop)

• Conducting

Which department am I in?

Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts

Study options

Full Time (24 months)

Tuition fees
€6,760.00 (5,46,042) per year
Start date

Expected September 2022


Tilburg Campus

Bs. Zwijsenstraat 11,



5038 VA, Netherlands

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English Language Requirements: Minimum score TOEFL Paper 550 / TOEFL comp 213.

For international students

Prerequisite for admission is a Bachelor of Music degree or equivalent. Students have to prove having sufficient command of the English language i.e.:

  • IELTS: 5.5
  • TOEFL paper: 525
  • TOEFL computer: 196
  • TOEFL internet: 70
  • TOEIC*: 620
  • Cambridge ESOL: FCE-C

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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