Baroque Cello

This is a multifaceted degree programme in which repertoire ranging from the seventeenth- to the nineteenth-century style periods is taught, incorporating as many aspects of the profession as possible.

* individual private lessons (technique, ├ętudes, repertoire from the various periods
In historically informed performance practice, two things are of special importance to the cellist:
- playing basso continuo
- extension of the repertoire to the first half of the nineteenth century
* 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
* 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. The repertoire for the recording is the same repertoire as for the live audition. Recordings must be received by February 1st at the latest.

* a work from the 17th century (e.g. Ricercare by D. Gabrielli)
* three movements of the student's choice from the first three Suites by J.S. Bach
* a sonata from the early or mid-18th century (e.g. Vivaldi, Geminiani) and late 18th century (e.g. Boccherini, Haydn, Duport)

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. The repertoire for the recording is the same repertoire as for the live audition. Recordings must be received by February 1st at the latest.

Candidates with a bachelor's degree in Early Music
* three movements of the candidate's choice from the last three Bach suites
* sonata by Boccherini

Candidates with a bachelor's degree in modern cello
* a work from the 17th century (e.g. Ricercare by D. Gabrielli)
* three movements of the candidate's choice from the first three Bach suites
* one sonata from the early or mid-18th century (e.g. Vivaldi, Geminiani)
* late 18th century (e.g. Boccherini, Haydn, Duport)

 

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