Classical Music

Why study? Because you have a goal in mind. At ArtEZ, professional music practice is key. Whether you desire a soloist career, want to play original compositions with other artists, or dream of having your own music school – the ArtEZ Academy of Music in Zwolle helps you express your unique musical talent and guides and coaches you towards finding your artistic vision. However unusual it may be.

ArtEZ Classical Music offers a bilingual (Dutch/English) degree and leaves space for a high artistic level, focused on professional practice, in order for you to fill in your idea of being a musician.

Classical Music at ArtEZ in Zwolle is:

  • original
  • the student as priority
  • job oriented
  • international
  • inclusive

    Our students are…

  • headstrong
  • musically talented
  • independent
  • curious
  • ambitious 

Following the Bachelor’s course will make you a musician who has mastered the subject. You’ll be versatile and passionate, and extremely well prepared for current professional practice. If you’re keen to expand and deepen your skills, then you’ll be ready to start a Master’s programme after successfully completing the Bachelor’s degree.

Admission Classical Music

After your registration via Studielink, we will invite you for the entrance examination. Substantive information can be found under Admission.


Preparatory music programmes

If you don’t want to start a Bachelor’s course straight away but would nevertheless like to start preparing for it, ArtEZ offers a wide range of access courses. Click here to see the possibilities.

Contract Education

Part of the curriculum of the courses can be followed through contract education. Following and completing a programme or programme component can lead to a study completion statement or certificate. As a contract student you can use the same facilities as regular students.

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In Love With Haydn (photo Edwin Goed)
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