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Benny Wiame

Benny Wiame (born 1962) teaches Trumpet at Conservatorium Maastricht. He also teaches at the Faculty of Music of University College Ghent and at the Luca School of Arts in Leuven. He studied at the Lemmens Institute in Leuven (Belgium) with Léon Petré and at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels with Jerôme de Brauwer.

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Theo Wolters

At a young age, Theo Wolters (born 1955) started playing the trumpet with the local wind band, of which his father was the conductor. He subsequently studied Trumpet at Conservatorium Maastricht and graduated with distinction. During his studies he was Principal Trumpet at the Overijssel Philharmonic Orchestra and the Essener Philharmonic Orchestra in Germany between 1975 and 1979. He was a member of the Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra from 1979 to 2008. While pursuing his orchestral career, he took conducting lessons with Pieter Stalmeier and Roberto Benzi.

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Admission

General admission requirements

Specific admission requirements Trumpet

    Scales and chords
    • major and minor scales up to four sharps and flats, including corresponding triads
    • ability to demonstrate the above using different playing styles

    Études
    • Playing lip slurs (of choice)
    • Two études of contrasting character, to be chosen from:
    o Wurm: 40 Études
    o J. Arban : Célèbre Méthode Complète (Volume 3)
    o Vannetelbosch : 20 Études Mélodiques et Techniques
    o A. Besançon : 15 Études Éclectiques
    o E.J. Trognée : 30 Études Mélodiques

    Recital pieces
    Two recital pieces of contrasting character, to be chosen from:
    • O. Gibbons : Suite
    • J. Haydn : Concert for Trumpet and Orchestra, Volume 2
    • J. Barat : Fantaisie en Mi-Bémol
    • O. Ketting : Intrada
    • A. Goeyens : Fantaisie Dramatique
    • J.N. Hummel - Concerto for Trumpet in E-flat

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