Natural Horn

This is a multifaceted degree programme in as many aspects of the profession as possible are taught:

  • individual private lessons: technique, études, repertoire from various style periode and for various historical instruments; Baroque horn; Classical natural horn; early Romantic horn with valves
  • regular group lessons
  • visiting museums and libraries
  • organology and history of brass instruments
  • methodology (teaching)
  • chamber music and ensembles taught by various teachers
  • orchestral repertoire, orchestra class and participation in orchestra projects
  • the Sweelinck Baroque Orchestra class is held once a week under the guidance of various teachers, giving participants a chance to work on concertos horn and orchestra, in addition to other opportunities.
  • regular evening group recitals
  • coaching
  • participation in masterclasses
  • lectures
  • attending the rehearsals and concerts of acclaimed orchestras and ensembles

Admission requirements
Audition candidates will be selected on the basis of a video recording to be submitted digitally via the application form. Recordings must be received by February 1st at the latest. The video repertoire consists of a diverse selection from the required audition repertoire of maximum 15 minutes.

Audition repertoire

  • one etude and two pieces from different stylistic periods

A programme description will be published here soon.

Admission requirements
Audition candidates will be selected on the basis of a video recording to be submitted digitally via the application form. Recordings must be received by February 1st at the latest. The video repertoire consists of a diverse selection from the required audition repertoire of maximum 15 minutes.

Audition repertoire
A diverse programme of maximum 50 minutes, consisting of pieces from different style periods. During your audition you will be asked to play a part of this programme. 

Bart Aerbeydt​​​​​​​

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