Vocal Studies

Students in the Vocal Studies Department are trained to become flexible and creative professionals with excellent communication skills as well as exciting artists whose thorough technical and musical grounding will enable them to give convincing performances on a variety of professional stages. Graduates of the programme appear in opera houses around the world, are active in chamber music and modern musical theatre, sing in professional choirs and ensembles and are teachers. It has become clear to us that the careers of our alumni increasingly involve a combination of the various disciplines.

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If you have any questions for the Vocal Studies Department, please contact us through the links below. Make sure to also check our FAQ pages on applying and auditioning.


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Professional Preparation and Integration

Our Career Skills courses Start-Up!, Entrepreneurial Bootcamp, The Business of Music, Audition Training and Preparation for Professional Practice help you develop your professional skills and prepare you for the professional world. In Entrepreneurial Bootcamp: Explore New Playgrounds you are challenged to find new venues and new audiences for your performances.

In the master programme you design your own Master Project by experimenting with the process of developing a personal professional practice during your studies, combining the three domains of our master curriculum: artistic development, research and professional integration. We also offer Ensemble Singing, a vocal programme in collaboration with Nederlands Kamerkoor (NKK) and NKK NXT.


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