Violin

The violin section is part of a long tradition that began with the famous Hungarian pedagogue Oskar Back, who studied with Eugène Ysaÿe. Carl Flesch has also been a teacher at the  Amsterdam institute. Herman Krebbers and Davina van Wely followed in Oskar Back's footsteps and have trained renowned students for years.

Section representative: Kees Koelmans

Admission requirements
Audition candidates will be selected on the basis of a video recording to be submitted digitally via the application form. The repertoire for the recording is the same repertoire as for the live audition. Recordings must be received by February 1st at the latest.

• two studies of a different character (Rode, Dont, Wieniawski)
• two movements from a solo sonata or -partita by Bach
• a movement from a concert by Mozart or Haydn
• a movement from a concert by Bruch, Mendelssohn, Wieniawski (or another concert of the same difficulty) or a performance piece, for example Bloch (Nigun), Saint-Saëns (Havanaise) or Tchaikovsky (Souvenir d'un lieu cher)
• a (movement from a) sonata by for example Mozart, Beethoven or Brahms

After the two-year course, students will be ready to enter the professional music world at the highest level.

Admission requirements
Audition candidates will be selected on the basis of a video recording to be submitted digitally via the application form. The repertoire for the recording is the same repertoire as for the live audition. Recordings must be received by February 1st at the latest.

1. Candidates must submit a proposal for a performance of maximum duration of 60 minutes. At least one piece should be played from memory.

2. Candidates must submit their proposal before February 1st. The programme should consist of a fuga or the Chaconne by Bach, a first movement from a concert by Mozart, a movement from a romantic solo concert or virtuoso performance piece and a sonata or other chamber music piece.
 

Kees Koelmans section representative & principal subject
Vera Beths principal subject
Peter Brunt principal subject
Ilya Grubert principal subject
Lex Korff de Gidts principal subject
Johannes Leertouwer principal subject
Eliot Lawson principal subject
Liviu Prunaru principal subject
Maria Milstein principal subject
David Peralta Alegre orchestra training for master students
Marc Danel string quartet
Wiesje Miedema methodiek
Tim Kliphuis improvisation
Emma Breedveld violin as a subsidiary subject

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