The Master specialisation Ensemble Academy is a collaboration between Asko|Schönberg, New European Ensemble, Korzo, Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ and the Royal Conservatoire.

Every student that auditions for a Master of Music programme can also apply for the master specialisation Ensemble Academy. To be admitted to this programme, the student is required to play at least one composition that was written after 1950.

The master specialisation Ensemble Academy gives the student the opportunity to get experienced in being on stage and being in an educational and multidisciplinary context. Next to technical and musical aspects, the focus of the audition is on communication, creativity and flexibility.

In consultation with the partners of the Master Specialisation Ensemble Academy is decided that for study year 2020-2021 the following instruments will be accepted: violin (2x), viola, cello, flute, clarinet, percussion.

Entry requirements:

1. A recording with your motivation: A short video introduction about yourself and an explanation of why you would like to join the programme. Approximately: 2-5 minutes.  

2. A recording with a performance: A recording of (a movement of) a piece written after 1950. You have the possibility to record a piece without the required piano accompaniment. Approximately: 5-15 minutes.