Flute

Apart from principal-study tuition, teachers also organise group lessons (including for instance repertoire classes for flutists). Students take orchestral classes. Furthermore, workshops and masterclasses are organised regularly by the various principal-study sections. Apart from orchestral projects, there are special projects for wind players and chamber music.

Section representative: Kersten McCall

Apart from principal-study tuition, teachers also organise group lessons (including for instance repertoire classes for flutists). Students take orchestral classes. Furthermore, workshops and masterclasses are organised regularly by the various principal-study sections. Apart from orchestral projects, there are special projects for wind players and chamber music.

Admission requirements
* three etudes from, for example: Th. Böhm - Etudes opus 26 or opus 32; J. Andersen - Opus 15; L. Droust - Etudes célèbres
* sonata by G.F. Händel, or a sonata of equivalent standard, such as for example: J.S. Bach - Sonata in g minor; J.M. Leclair - Sonata in G major
* two pieces of the candidate's choice, preferably from different stylistic periods, for instance: A. Honegger - Danse de la chèvre; Ch.M. Widor - Romance et scherzo

The student will concentrate on the further mastering of all aspects of flute playing. After two years, the student will be ready to enter the professional music world at the highest level as an orchestral musician, chamber player and soloist.

Admission requirements

CvA Students
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.

External candidates
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 1 March. The proposed programme will include various musical styles and will allow the candidate to pay special attention to his/her interests. The programme must include one piece by a Dutch composer, however. The committee will approve the programme or make any changes necessary by choosing works from the list of repertoire. The following pieces should be taken as an indication of the required level of proficiency: A. Jolivet, Chant de Linos; S. Prokofiev, Sonata; J. Ibert, Concerto; J.S. Bach, Partita; W.A. Mozart, Concertos; T. Keuris, Aria.

Kersten McCall section representative & principal subject
Vincent Cortvrint principal subject
Marieke Schneemann principal subject
Raymond Honing methodology

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