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Jeroen Riemsdijk

Jeroen Riemsdijk (born 1962) is a concert pianist, chamber musician, teacher, researcher and writer. He regularly performs as soloist and with leading artists in prestigious concerts halls, at festivals and in the recording studio. Riemsdijk is the artistic director of Masters on Stage and previously of the Altembrouck series in Belgium. He has premiered and commissioned many new works.

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Accompaniment & musical/vocal coaching

A personal program will be made, to deepen and broaden some core-competences for accompaniment and musical/vocal coaching.

Some competences:
• The art of dialogue: ‘giving’ and ‘taking’ in duo-playing
• Coaching
• Sight reading
• Last minute preparation for concerts, auditions etc.
• Orchestral reduction
• Percussionist level of rhythmical understanding
• To understand typical instrumental difficulties in a composition

The study in Accompaniment will prepare you for a broad musical area. The student can study Classical Duo repertoire or explore Contemporary repertoire, modern atonal music or Post-Modern works that are influenced by Jazz, Tango or other World-music styles.

Admission

General admission requirements

Specific Admission requirements
for Accompaniment vocal and instrumental coaching

Master of Music Audition Repertoire
Excerpts from instrumental/vocal repertoire. The student may choose to specialize in instrumental or vocal repertoire.

Examples:

Instrumental repertoire
Classical Repertoire
• Sonata Violin or Cello and Piano L. v Beethoven


Romantic Repertoire
• Sonata for Viola/Clarinet and piano Joh. Brahms

• Sonate for Violin and Piano C. Franck


20e/21e century repertoire
• Sonata cello and piano D. Shostakowitch

• Clarinet sonata L. Bernstein

• Prelude, Dance et Final Desenclos



Concertos
• Saxophone Concerto J. Ibert

• Romantic Violin Concerto Joh Brahms, F. Mendelssohn with Intro.


Vocal repertoire
Overture
Selection of Mozart, French or Italian operas

Opera
Mozart Aria, France Aria, Italian operas

Oratorio
Passion Aria Joh. S. Bach
Oedipus Rex Aria I. Stravinsky



Song
• ‘Die Forelle’,‘Gretchen am Spinrade’ Fr. Schubert

• Selection of a Song Cycle by Cl. Debussy, R. Strauss



Sight Reading


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