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Wolfert Brederode

Sjoerd van Eijck


Study activities for your major will consist of: 
• individual and group lessons
• independent study
• concerts, projects and ensemble activities
• lessons and masterclasses from your personal budget


You will perform in the following recitals and exams in order to complete work on your major:
• recital 1 at the end of the first year of the Master (45 minutes)
• final recital at the end of the second year of the Master (60 minutes)


Candidates living in the Netherlands/ Belgium/ Western Germany will do a live audition. Candidates from other countries will do an online audition.

You will be asked to submit a personal development plan, in which you outline your plans for the upcoming years of study and a CV.

The audition should consist of a 20-30 minute programme You have to send a video of varied repertoire (jazz standards, piece in a style of your own choice and a classical piece*).

In the audition, you will be assessed on your ability to demonstrate rhythmical, melodic and harmonic insights, as well as sufficient reading proficiency.
Video audition: You have to send a video with 20-30 minutes of varied repertoire (jazz standards, piece in a style of your own choice and a classical piece). Besides that you have to film your hands during performing, so that the teachers can see them while you're playing. If it's possible please play on a akoestic piano.

Live audition:

You are asked to present yourself and play your repertoire with other musicians. This can be your own band, or if this is not possible, the school will provide accompaniment. Please indicate this on the application form. There is no opportunity for rehearsal. Be sure to bring proper sheet music for your band members.

* Examples of classical pieces: Etudes by Heller, Bertini, Moszkowski, Czerny; Nocturnes, Waltz by Chopin, Brahms, Schumann; Preludes & Fugas, Inventionen & Sinfonias by J.S. Bach; Preludes, Rêverie, Arabesk by Debussy; Sonatinas by Clementi, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven.