The entrance exam consists of a practical and a theoretical part. You will have to be successful in both parts in order to secure a place.

Practical section entrance exam
You prepare a programme of ca. 20 minutes of which about 15 minutes will be played during the exam. The works on the programme should be chosen from several style periods and serve the aim to evaluate your musicality, technical ability, level of stylistic knowledge and affinity with the performed repertoire.

The following programme or similar pieces should be prepared for the audition:

  • Two works, at least one of them a solo sonata.
  • Suggestions: G.Ph. Telemann Kleine Kammermusik or the sonata in a minor from Der Getreue Musikmeister, F. Geminiani sonata in e minor, G.F. Händel sonata in Bflat major, Chauvon Tibiades.

Theoretical section entrance exam

The theory section consists of:

  • a written hearing test
  • a written test in general music theory
  • an individual practical solfège test

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