The entrance exam of the Bachelor consists of a practical and a theoretical section.

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 of the candidate, technical ability, level of stylistic knowledge and affinity with the performed repertoire.

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

  • A sonata with basso  continuo from the 18th Century such as works by J.S. or C.P.E. Bach, G.Ph.Telemann or G.F. Händel.
  • Movements from a suite by a French composer like F. Couperin, Boismortier or Philidor.
  • A work for traverso solo.

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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