Principal-study pianists are trained as soloists, orchestra musicians and accompanists in all spheres of the musical profession and as improvisers in modern jazz settings as well. Alongside the principal study there are special technical courses which focus on composed music, piano technique and sight-reading.


Harmen Fraanje coordinator
Karel Boehlee
Rob van Bavel  
Hans Vroomans  
Gert-Jan Vermeulen technique
Laurens de Mantechnique
Jaco Benckhuijsenmethodology

Teachers are Rob van Bavel, Karel Boehlee, Hans Vroomans, Harmen Fraanje, and for technique Gert Jan Vermeulen and Laurens de Man. Aaron Parks is regular guest teacher/Artist in Residence of the piano section. Gerald Clayton en David Virelles.Over the past years guest teachers have included Brad Mehldau, Jason Moran, Joey Calderazzo, Larry Goldings, Danilo Perez, Vijay Iyer, Gerald Clayton, David Virelles and Jozef Dumoulin.

Co-ordinator: Harmen Fraanje