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Final exam concert National Master Orchestral Conducting on 3 July

On Friday 3 June, Konradin Herzog, Huba Hollóköi and Eeva Koskinen perform the final exam concert of the National Master Orchestral Conducting. The free concert starts at 20:15 in Oosterpoort Grote Zaal.

School for Young Talent in top ten best secondary schools

Our School for Young Talent made it to the top ten of best secondary schools in South Holland. The school has received a great review, and especially the attention and time we have for our students.


New at the Royal Conservatoire

Starting from September 2015 the KC welcomes three new staffmembers. Bassoon teacher Bram van Sambeek, coordinator auditions Sacha Steenks and coordinator of the Classical Music department Wim Vos.


From September 2015: shortened training Music Teaching

Students with a Bachelor diploma in music, instrumental/vocal, composition or sonology can take a shortened training in Music Teaching.


Attend final presentations of our students

Final presentations of our students are open to the public. You can find the dates of this year in the concert diary.


Be aware that changes in times or dates are possible. Check the concert diary for the latest times and dates.

Study or internship abroad? Apply for Holland Scholarship!

Do you want to do a research or internship outside of Europe? Do you want to develop yourself and gain valuable experiences?


New international double degree 'Audio Communication and Sonology'

From the winter semester 2014/15 began a new double master’s degree programme “Audio Communication and Sonology”, as a cooperation between the TU Berlin and the Institute of Sonology at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague.


Download the brochure of the Creative Departments

The Royal Conservatoire has various creative departments. You can read about these departments in the brochure Creative Departments on ISSUU.



Reinier Wink wins Koninkijk Concertgebouw Concours 2015

Reinier Wink (12) has won the Koninklijk Concertgebouw Concours 2015. He receives a trophy and €1000 prize money to spend on his education.


Prize winners EGTA soloconcours

Students Robin Ros and George Reijnders (both study with Enno Voorhorst) won prizes during the EGTA soloconcours. Robin Ros won the first prize in the category 'born in 1993 or earlier' and George won the first prize and the prize of the audience in the conservatory category.


Peter Adriaansz wins Matthijs Vermeulenprijs 2015

Peter Adriaansz, teacher at the Composition department, has won the Matthijs Vermeulenprijs 2015 with his composition 'Scala II'. Congratulations!


Become a friend of the Royal Conservatoire!

For everyone who embraces the Royal Conservatoire and its students, we have founded the Friends of the Royal Conservatoire. Friends contribute to the development of special projects for talented students of the conservatoire. The friendship brings a number of benefits, for example discount on special concerts and performances.


Jonathan Bonny selected for Master Ensemble Percussion

KC-student Jonathan Bonny has been selected for the Master Ensemble Percussion and will receive a scholarship from Slagwerk Den Haag. Congratulations Jonathan, and good luck!

KC students and alumni have won prizes

Many KC students and alumni have won prizes lately. Take a look at the overview of all winners.


Next season: Radio West concerts in de Nieuwe Kerk

The last coffee concert took place at the Dr Anton Philipszaal. Next season, the coffee concerts change into tea concerts on Sunday at 16.00 hrs in de Nieuwe Kerk.


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