Section representative: Herman Jeurissen
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.
* some etudes from: C. Kopprasch, B. Krol, F. Nauber of O. Franz
* some pieces to be chosen from the following: A. Glazoenov - Rêverie op. 24; K. Szamaza - Kürt Muzsika; A. Skrjabin - Romance; H. Langrish - 8 Easy pieces; L. Ganne - Rêverie extase; L. Cherubini - Sonate nr. 1; C. Saint-Saëns - Romance; N. Richardson - 6 Horn tunes; V. Krynkov - Italian rhapsody op. 65; G. Paisiello - Andante nr. 19
* some motives and themes
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.
Upon taking the final examination for the bachelor's degree programme, CvA candidates must have received the distinction 'eligible for acceptance to the master's degree programme.
1. The candidate will perform a programme which may not exceed 30 minutes. He/she is required to play at least one piece from memory.
2. The candidate must submit a list of repertoire with a proposed programme for the entrance examination to the CvA study secretariat before 15 February. This programme will include a variety of musical styles. The admissions committee will evaluate the proposed programme and make any necessary changes. Programme guidelines and requirements may be obtained from the representative of the section.