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). Recordings must be received by February 15th 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). Recordings must be received by February 15th 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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