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Leon Bosch

Leon Bosch (born 1959) has been teaching Clarinet at Conservatorium Maastricht since 2008. In addition, he coaches students at various other academies of music. He studied Clarinet, E-flat Clarinet and Conducting at Conservatorium Maastricht. He started his musical career as a substitute at the Limburg Symphony Orchestra and later performed with orchestras such as the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the WDR Symphony Orchestra in Cologne, and De Nederlandse Opera. Since 1989 he has been a solo clarinettist for the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra. As an orchestral musician, he has performed with countless famous conductors, musicians, and singers, and as a soloist with opera singers such as Vesselina Kasarova, Anna Bonitatibus, Nienke Oostenrijk, Charlotte Margiono, and Danielle de Niese.

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Roeland Hendrikx

Roeland Hendrikx (born 1969) has a successful dual career as a soloist and an orchestral musician. As solo clarinet of the Belgian National Orchestra he has earned the reputation of being one of classical music's finest solo, chamber and orchestral musicians. Before joining the National Orchestra of Belgium in 2003, he was solo E-flat clarinet at La Monnaie, the National Opera of Belgium, for 6 years.

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General admission requirements

Specific admission requirements Clarinet

• major and minor scales up to three sharps and flats, and corresponding triads
• demonstration of the above in various playing styles

Performance of two études of contrasting character, to be chosen from:
• P. Jeanjean - Etudes Progressives et Mélodiques Vol. 1
• H. Klosé - Trente Etudes
• A. Uhl - 48 Études Vol. 1
• A. Perier - Vingt Etudes Faciles et Progressives
• M. Bitch – Etudes de Rythme

Recital pieces
Two recital pieces/sonatas of contrasting character, to be chosen from:
• M. Arnold - Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano
• J. Wanhall – Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
• C.M. v. Weber - Concertino Op. 26 for Clarinet and Orchestra
• R. Stamitz - Concerto no. 3 in E-flat for Clarinet and Orchestra
• H. Rabaud – Solo de Concours
• N. Gade – Fantasiestücke