Skip to main content


Artistic Major in Music

The aim of this program is to provide performing artists in the fields of acting, singing and dance with a practice-oriented and scientifically based professional training up to stage maturity. In addition, the opportunity is to be offered to develop expertise in the field of musical theater production (directing, dramaturgy, choreography, composition and book, etc.). This should enable graduates to cope with the diverse demands of the music theater business, both nationally and internationally. To this end, they will possess practice-oriented and social skills that are essential for ensemble work, as well as communicative and organizational skills.

  • Form of study / degree: state-approved diploma studies
  • Duration: 8 semesters
  • Degree: artistic diploma
  • Requirement for admission: passed entrance exam

Become a professional allround stage actor/actress



Main subject music dramaturgy, private voice teaching lessons, correpetition, choir


Private lessons/role studies, improvisation, speaking techniques


Ballet, jazz, step dance, pickup, ensemble staging


Composition, ear training and solfeggio, music theory and history, introduction to instrumental and vocal pedagogy, and more.


Here you will find frequently asked questions around the musical studies.



Study with us at the Gulda School of Music!

Conservatory with public status

Along with the MUK (Bachelor) and the SUNRISESTUDIOS Conservatory (Diploma), we are one of only three educational institutions in Austria with a legally recognized musical degree with self-issued certificates. In addition, you have the opportunity to earn a Master of Arts in Music or Music Education at our partner university JAM MUSIC LAB.


Through our numerous instrumental courses, we can offer you interdisciplinary work and joint projects. You will also have many music theory subjects together with the music students and you can also take some subjects from other study programs in the form of elective modules.

Studying in the heart of Vienna

The location of the Musical department is directly on Mariahilfer Straße, right next to the U3 station Neubaugasse. You study right in the center, close to many theaters, pubs, venues and leisure activities.

Apply now for the summer term 2024!

Register here for the online auditions

Apply now


Alumni News

News about our graduates can be found here or on our Instagram site.