Baroque Oboe

This is a multifaceted degree programme in which as many aspects of the subject of 'historical oboe' as possible are taught:

  • individual private lessons (technique, ├ętudes, repertoire from various periods and for various period instruments: Baroque oboe, oboe da caccia, oboe d'amore, Classical oboe, Romantic oboe
  • regular group lessons. These are taught by the teacher and sometimes by the students (under supervision of the teacher).
  • 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 oboe concertos, in addition to other opportunities
  • monthly 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
Two entire sonatas in different styles, for instance French (Hotteterre, Philidor, Couperin) and Italian (Sammartini, Handel, Telemann).

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. 

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