double bass classical

Bachelor
Double Bass

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Paolo Borsarelli

Classical Double Bass

Paolo Borsarelli (born 1964) graduated with top marks at the Conservatorio St

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Curriculum

Curriculum

Major Double Bass

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Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Main Subject and Components related to the Main Subject

26

28

33

47

Main subject Strings

26

28

33

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

6

6

6

6

Projects Symphonic Orchestra/Wind Orchestra

4

4

4

4

Chamber Music

2

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

Record three etudes chosen from the following collections:

  • I. Billé, IV or V course
  • F. Simandl, IX Studi from book II
  • C. Montanari, 14 studies
  • W. Sturm, 110 studies
  • L. Montag, Double Bass method book IV
  • G. Gallignani, Studi melodici
  • L. Negri, Studi
  • Rossi, Studi
  • Kreutzer, Studi

 

Performance of one or more pieces (even single movements), for solo double bass or with piano accompaniment, at the candidate’s choice, for a minimum duration of 15 minutes, taken from the fundamental repertoire of the instrument.

Execution of three-octave scales with their arpeggios at the candidate’s choice, with different bows.