Classical music entrance exams 2024

Conducting, Theory of Music and Composition  
Conducting Concert and Brass Bands 5 April
Choral Conducting 10 April
Orchestral Conducting 11 April
Theory of Music 2, 3 and 4 April
Composition 11 April
   
Woodwinds  
Recorder 8 April
Flute 8 April (bachelor); 13 April (master)
Oboe 5 April
Bassoon 12 April
Clarinet/Bass Clarinet 8, 10 and 12 April
Panpipes 8 April
Saxophone 8 April
   
Brass  
Horn 3 April
Trumpet 8 April
Trombone 12 April
Bass Trombone 12 April
Tuba 3 April
Euphonium 3 April
   
Percussion 8 and 10 April
Accordion t.b.a.
   
Strings  
Violin 8 and 9 April
Viola 2,8 and 9 April
Cello 10 and 11 April
Double Bass 11 April
Guitar 3 April
Harp 12 April
   
Keyboard instruments  
Organ 3 April
Piano (bachelor) 4 April
Piano (master) 12 April
R├ęp├ętiteurship (master) 17 June
   
Voice 8 and 9 April

Theory exam

Please note! All candidates for the bachelor's and the preparatory programme must take a separate written and oral exam in general music theory, ear-training, and solfege. This will be scheduled for almost all candidates on the day after the instrumental/vocal audition. The written part will be taken in the morning, the second, oral part in the afternoon. This means that candidates should be in Amsterdam for at least two days. The specific day and time of the (written) theory exam and practical audition will be announced in the letter of invitation. If you have any questions, please contact the study secretariat.

For the requirements of your practical exam and the preselection please view the principal subject of your choice under Classical Music

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