Bachelor
Horn

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Willy Bessems

Classical Horn / Methodology Horn

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Will Sanders

Classical Horn

Will Sanders was born in the Netherlands.

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Curriculum

Curriculum

Major Horn

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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 Instruments

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

Études
Two etudes of contrasting character, having the level of the following etudes:

  • C. Kopprasch : Volume 1 or Volume 2
  • B. Müller : Volume 1 or Volume 2
  • H. Kling: 40 Characteristic etudes

 

Recital pieces
Two recital pieces: concerto, sonata or solo piece of contrasting character, having the level of the following pieces:

  • W.A. Mozart :Horn concerto no. 2 or 3
  • F. Strauss :Horn concerto op. 8
  • P. Hindemith: Sonata in F
  • B. Kroll :Laudiatio for horn solo