Applicants should submit a detailed record of higher education up to the present, including programmes of study taken. Can be submitted in Icelandic or English.
- the applicant’s musical experiences to date and how these have led to the decision to join the programme,
- the skills the applicant will bring to the course,
- what the applicant imagines his/her contribution will be to the course,
- how the applicant’s life as a professional musician might look like in five years’ time, and the role the programme will play in reaching this goal.
Based on the applicant’s personal goals as an artist and the information that he/she has obtained about the NAIP Master, a study plan must be submitted in English (max. 3 A4), including information on:
- the main focus of the applicant’s activities in the programme (ensemble, creative/collaborative practice, cross-arts settings, social settings etc.),
- which optional courses or subjects the applicant plans to take during the programme, and why,
- on which developmental aspects the applicant specifically would like to receive coaching and guiding,
- in which direction the applicant envisages his/her final project.
Applicants must submit a CV that should be written in English. It should not exceed 2 pages:
- page 1 contains the usual most important facts on the applicant: name, profile, studies, work experience etc.,
- page 2 describes the activities the applicant has undertaken in his/her life (musical as well as non-musical) which are in some way connected to the goals of the programme NAIP.
Applicants submit material containing his/her own work, enabling the admission committee to judge the applicant’s capabilities as a musician.
- a first round of selection based on the submitted material. Those who qualify are invited to the second round
- a second round, consisting of a musical presentation by the applicant, and interview. A workshop led by one of the NAIP faculty, where applicants can demonstrate their musical and communication skills, may also be held as a part of the second round. Interviews and workshops will be in English