Section representative: Jasper de Waal.

This is a multifaceted programme which incorporates as many aspects of the profession as possible:
• principal private lessons (technique, études and repertoire from all periods)
• methodology (education)
• chamber music and ensembles taught by various teachers
• orchestral repertoire, orchestra class and participation in orchestra projects

The orchestra class, in which the entire brass section works on relevant passages from the entire orchestral repertoire, is held weekly.

Admission requirements
• Choose 3 etudes from these books: C.Kopprasch, O.Franz, M. Alphonse, K Stary, Kling
• Choose some pieces from the following list:
   - W.A. Mozart :3rd Horn Concerto K447
   - J. Haydn : 2nd Horn Concerto
   - B.Kroll : Laudatio
   - F.Strauss : Nocturne , Theme and variations, Horn Concerto op.8
   - C. St. Saens : romance, Morceau de Concert
• All major and minor scales

Upon completion of the degree programme, the graduate hornist will have developed his/her solo and orchestra-related abilities to the extent that he/she will be ready to enter the professional music world at the highest level and in a broad capacity.

Admission requirements
The candidate will perform a programme which may not exceed 30 minutes. He/she is required to play at least one piece from memory. This programme will include a variety of musical styles. Programme guidelines and requirements may be obtained from the section representative Jasper de Waal.

• Solo pieces to choose from:
- Malcom Arnold Fantasy for Horn op.88
- Bouyanovski: España 
- Messiaen: Appel Interstellaire
Or some etudes from:
- Concert etuden O.Franz
- Günter Schüller
- Maxime Aplhonse (Band 4 and further)
- Verne Reynolds

Solo repertoire:
- R. Schumann: Adagio and Allegro
- Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto 1 or 2
- W.A. Mozart: 4th or 2nd Horn Concerto (K495 or K417)
- L. Von Beethoven: Sonata op.17
- Hindemith Concerto or Sonata
- R. Gliere: Horn Concerto
- Oliver Knussen: Horn Concerto
- F. Poulenc: Elegie

Jasper de Waal section representativeprincipal subject
José Luis Sogorb Jover principal subject
Laurens Woudenberg regular guest teacher