Our flute class is an international class with a methodical approach of the instrument for very talented flautists.
Maastricht is not only a lovely city to study in, its Conservatorium has an excellent dynamic curriculum thanks to varied projects, Eramus exchanges, etc. In the Bachelor’s programme, you will focus on a solid basic technique and instrumental expressiveness. Gradually, you will learn to accomplish your goals and work towards the Master’s degree. Once in the Master’s programme, we will develop your unique personality and help you achieve your full potential, so you will be ready to enter professional life with a solid foundation of multi-disciplinary excellence.
Before you apply
The audition consists of two rounds. For the first round, the candidate needs to record 2 videos that contain:
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: In the second video, the candidate demonstrates his/her artistic and technical skills. The video should be recorded in one take, without cuts or any edits. The candidate should start by speaking their name and student number of Conservatorium Maastricht. The video should contain the following:
Perform three recital pieces of contrasting character. You can select movements of different pieces. Only the first movement of one of the Mozart Concerti (G or D) is obliged. The rest of the program is free choice. We list here some pieces to indicate the level. The candidate is free to choose repertoire of similar level:
J.S. Bach Sonata
H. Dutilleux: Sonatine
Fr. Martin: Ballade
C. Nielsen: Concerto
Perform two excerpts chosen from the orchestra repertoire
Additional videos (not required): the candidate may provide concert video registrations.
The videos should be uploaded to an online platform such as YouTube.com or Vimeo.com. It is the candidate’s responsibility to make sure that the video links work.
The committee may decide to invite the candidate for an online or in-person live audition after reviewing the video material. The repertoire for the live audition remains the same. Additional repertoire requests can be made by the committee.
In the second round, the candidate is always invited to an online interview with one of the Master Project Coaches. In this interview we discuss the candidate's motivation and experience in the field of research and cultural entrepreneurship. The Master Project Coach furthermore determines the level of English proficiency.