New : State diploma of music teacher

New : State diploma of music teacher

In 2021, thanks to the partnership with the PSPBB, students on the DNSPM course at the CMDL will be able to take the entrance examination for the State Diploma (DE) and simultaneously follow the two courses. Application for the entrance examination for the State Diploma (DE) is done when you apply for the DNSPM entrance examination. All you have to do is indicate in the file your wish to also take the admission tests for the DE course, by sending the requested documents (specific motivation letter and completed information form).

Over three years, for a few hours per week, this program is complementary to the DNSPM program. The study includes modules of practice and pedagogical culture: methodology of musical education, professional environment, musical awakening, music and disability, musical neuropedagogy … The program includes two observation internships and two practical internships in educational structures (tutorials). In addition, the student will have to develop a personal, artistic and transversal educational project calling on the imagination, creativity and discovery.



The objective of the entrance exam is to measure a set of qualities which play a decisive role in the learning of pedagogical knowledge: a desire for transmission, intellectual maturity, artistic and general culture, the ability to compare situations or concepts …

Application – until February 19, 2021

When applying for the DNSPM Jazz and Improvised Music competition, you can apply for the DE entrance examination. You will be asked to attach a specific cover letter and the completed information form.
In the week of April 26, 2021, the list of students admitted to compete according to the conditional results of the DNSPM will be communicated to you by email. The selected candidates will have to pay the registration fee for the entrance examination to the DE of € 40, before May 10.
The order of passage for the individual oral interview will be available on May 17 on the PSPBB and CMDL websites.
Depending on the evolution of the Covid-19 health crisis, the conditions of the tests may be modified. You will be notified at least two weeks before the first test.

Written test – May 31, 2021

Listening commentary / text commentary where you will be asked to compare the musical extract and the text dealing with an artistic subject and then to propose an educational development. This test is intended to evaluate your musical and general culture, your ability to build clear thinking and to express it, your educational representations, but also your ability to question knowledge (s) and modes of transmission.

Individual oral interviews – June 01 or 02, 2021

Interview focusing in particular on your study and professional project, your musical and educational culture, your motivation and finally your ability to follow a double course.

Results – July 2021

On June 4, 2021, the conditional results (subject to baccalaureate, musical studies diploma (DEM), DAP…) will be published on the CMDL and PSPBB websites. The final results will be published in July, following the completion of the Baccalaureate results.


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