Violone

This is a multifaceted degree programme in which repertoire ranging from the sixteenth- 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 from an historically informed performance practice perspective)
* lessons on various instruments; 8' violone, historical bass, Viennese bass
* regular group lessons
* 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 for double bass and orchestra, in addition to other opportunities
* regular evening group recitals
* coaching
* contemporary music on historical instruments
* participation in masterclasses
* lectures
* attending the rehearsals and concerts of acclaimed orchestras and ensembles
* visiting museums and libraries

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

* one etude and two pieces from different stylistic periods

A programme description will be published here soon.

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

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