Classical Music

Bass trombone

Specific admission criteria for Bass trombone

In addition to the general admission criteria, there are also specific instrumental requirements. During the audition, you will perform at least one étude and a recital piece, unless indicated otherwise. The pieces mentioned are merely examples. You can also opt for other works of a similar level.

Your performing skills will be tested on the basis of

  • Technique: All the major and minor scales, the accompanying triads and natural tones (lip flexibilities);
  • Several études of different characters such as Grigoriev’s 24 Studies, Stephanovsky’s 20 Studies or études of a similar level of difficulty by, for instance, Ostrander, Raph or Pederson;
  • A solo work to be chosen yourself and of the same level as Sachse’s Concertino or Lebedev’s Concerto no. 1.

 Major lecturers

Dick Bolt

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Dick Bolt


Peter van KlinkPeter van Klink

Peter van Klink