HEMU – Switzerland


Admission test on April 09th, 2018

Inscriptions untill february 28, 2018

The educational activity has always been part of Ricardo Castro's priorities, continuing the tradition of great musicians who are dedicated to teaching while developing intense activity as composers or performers. Since 1992 Ricardo Castro is professor of piano at HEMU - Haute Ecole de Musique Vaud - Valais - Fribourg


To develop the society thru the practice and share of music in all its forms.


To achieve great result with young students, helping them to become complete musicians and skilled human beings.


  • Excellence
  • Discipline
  • Independence and autonomy
  • Peer-to-peer, knowledge sharing
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Interdisciplinary and transdisciplinarity
  • Open mind and research

Musical goals

  • Improve repertoire
  • Distingue styles
  • Develop different techniques
  • Improve sound quality
  • Conducting and Chamber Music capacities


  • New digital plataforms
  • Self-made musical events and concert opportunities
  • International network

 Professional study possibilities are:


  • Master of Arts in Music Performance
  • Master of Arts in Specialized Music Performance (Soloist)
  • Continuing Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music

Lessons in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and German


Entrance exams in April 09th, 2018