Bachelor
Clarinet

The Clarinet programme at Conservatorium Maastricht offers a broad spectrum of high-level training in solo, chamber, and orchestral performance. Apart from performing your solo repertoire, you will participate in chamber music, an integral part of the Conservatorium Maastricht experience. You will also play in various ensembles which offer you the experience of performing a wide variety of repertoire under the leadership of acclaimed guest conductors.

In the Bachelor’s programme, you will focus on advanced, pre-professional music training to develop knowledge, understanding and skills across a range of practical, theoretical and conceptual aspects of music.

In the Master’s programme, you will continue to develop your musical skills, enabling you to pursue a career at the highest level in many areas of music. At Master’s level, you will be able to specialise in your instrument.

Meet our team

Meet your lecturers

Leon Bosch

Classical Clarinet

Leon Bosch (born 1959) has been teaching Clarinet at Conservatorium Maastrich

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Roeland Hendrikx

Classical Clarinet

Roeland Hendrikx is one of the leading Belgian clarinet players of the presen

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Curriculum

Curriculum

Major Clarinet

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Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Main Subject and Components related to the Main Subject

24

26

31

47

Main Subject Wind Instrument

24

26

31

47

Professional Development

3

3

3

Basic Digital Tools

2

Health and Well-Being

1

Basic Teaching Skills Instrument Specific Methodology

1

Basic Teaching Skills Lectures

1

Studio Recording Preparation

1

Your Art as a Business Basic Course

2

Your Art as a Business Electives

1

Music Theory

25

23

10

Skills Lab

8

8

Creative Lab

8

8

History of Music

4

2

Choir Classical (General)

2

2

Applied Piano Classical

3

3

Elective Theory Modules

10

Ensemble

8

8

8

6

Projects Symphonic Orchestra/Wind Orchestra

4

4

4

4

Chamber Music

2

2

2

2

Wind Band Lessons

2

2

2

Minor

8

7

Free Space

8

7

Before you apply

Admission
requirements

Pre-audition video requirements:

For the pre-audition, the candidate needs to record two video’s that contains:

  • Video 1: A short introduction of him/herself in English: talk about your musical experiences, your motivation to study music, your main subject and why you choose to audition at Conservatorium Maastricht.
  • Video 2: A recording of the audition programme in one take, in fixed camera position without any editing. The candidate’s face and body should be clearly visible. At the start of the video, the candidate announces his/her Zuyd student number and the programme he or she will perform.

The video’s should be uploaded to an online platform such as YouTube.com or Vimeo.com. It is the candidates responsibility to make sure that the video links work.

Audition requirements for a Bachelor audition

Technique
Major and minor scales up to three sharps and flats, and corresponding triads.
 

Études
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 Etudes Vol. 1
  • A. Perier – Vingt Etudes Faciles et Progressives
  • M. Bitch – Etudes de Rythme
  • Cavallini – 24 caprices

 

Recital pieces
Perform two recital pieces/sonatas of contrasting character, choosen 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 Bb for Clarinet and Orchestra
  • H. Rabaud – Solo de Concours
  • N. Gade – Fantasiestücke
  • J. Stamitz – Concerto Bb major