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Diplôme national supérieur professionnel de musicien (DNSPM) (= Bachelor of Music). Studies include performance (classical, jazz, early music), choral conducting, composition, electro-acoustic composition. Diplôme d’État de professeur de musique (DE). Gives the qualification to teach music in schools. May be taken concurrently with years 2 and 3 of the Bachelor.
Master of Musical Interpretation and Heritage.
Diplôme d’études musicales (DEM). A two- to three-year pre-professional program in classical and contemporary performance and associated studies which may include early music, theory, aural skills and composition. Certificate of Musical Studies.
This Conservatoire is a public institution offering programs in music, classical and contemporary dance and drama and operates in several locations in the Versailles area. The program is organised in cycles. The first (éveil musical’) four years, the second, four years, the third ('cycle d’orientation professionnelle') and fourth ('cycle d’enseignement supérieur professionnelle'). Historically the Conservatoire is the direct descendant of the École des Pages du Roi in Versailles which trained musicians of the royal court, dating from 1670. There are partnerships with the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines and the Center de musique baroque de Versailles.