On September 16, the reporter learned from Tianjin Juilliard School that the first pre-university course of the school has started. The project will introduce the comprehensive pre-university education into China with the Juilliard School Foundation Program as a template. In addition, the enrollment of the first graduate program has been officially launched. The teaching and enrollment work of the school has been carried out smoothly. The Municipal Education Commission, the Tianjin Conservatory of Music, and the Administrative Committee of Tianjin Economic-technology Development Area have given a lot of help.
At present, the first 46 freshmen have gathered in Tianjin and successfully started their first year of college preparatory courses. These outstanding students have been selected from Tianjin, Hebei, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Liaoning and other parts of the country, most of them around 10 years old. The University Foundation Program is based on the 100-year-old Juilliard School Foundation Program and is taught every Saturday. The course consists of professional courses, theoretical courses, music theory, piano lessons, and brass instrument classes. In order to allow children to quickly adapt to the English teaching environment, they also teach English classes.
Xu Changjun, Dean of Tianjin Julia School, said that the enrollment of the first postgraduate program of Tianjin Julia School has also been officially launched. The three majors of orchestral performance, chamber music performance and piano art instruction are now open for application. Eligible applicants will be eligible for admission and will receive the same Master of Music degree from New York's Juilliard School after completing two years of study. In addition, the one-year pre-university course will be open for application on October 15 this year.
At present, there are 24 teachers from Tianjin Juilliard School from China, the United States, South Korea, Australia, Hungary, France and Singapore. Among them, foreign teachers account for 80%, and the number of teachers continues to grow.