Master
Saxophone

Are you that student who wants to become a complete saxophonist in the rich world of classical music? Or rather, a complete musician? Then allow your unique talents to blossom in beautiful Maastricht.

In the Bachelor's programme, you will lay a solid theoretical foundation and develop into a professional saxophonist. In the Master's programme, you will go in depth musically, conduct research and work on your own long-term musical development.

The supporting curriculum offers chamber music, solo and orchestral playing, and orchestra projects. You will be coached by unique musicians with a wealth of experience. Together, we will make your dream come true. You will feel welcome at Conservatorium Maastricht.

Meet our team

Meet your lecturers

Jean Pierre Cnoops

Classical Saxophone

Saxophonist and conductor Jean-Pierre Cnoops (born 1969) has been a Saxophone

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Eva van Grinsven

Classical Saxophone

Eva has been teaching classical saxophone at the Maastricht Conservatory sinc

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Curriculum

Curriculum

Major Saxophone

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Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Main Subject and Components related to the Main Subject

45

49

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Main Subject - Classical Instrument

40

44

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Ensemble, including projects

5

5

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Free Space

2

2

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Free Space

2

2

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Personal and Professional Development

2

2

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Personal Development Plan

2

2

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Research Skills

8

7

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Master Project

8

7

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Social Positioning & Communication

3

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Your Art as a Business Basic Course

2

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Your Art as a Business Electives

1

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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 Master audition

Choose and record a 20 minute recital programme. We want to see you perform a variety of pieces from the classical saxophone repertoire in different styles and character.