Classical Music


Specific admission criteria for Saxophone

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:

  • Major and minor scales and arpeggios (with up to six sharps and flats) along with the accompanying triads, to be played both staccato and legato;
  • At least two études to be chosen from: H. Klosé’s15 Études chantantes / 25 Études de méchanisme or J. van der Linden’s 36 Études in majeur / 36 Études in mineur (Bergez);
  • Recital pieces: R. Clerisse’s Serenade Variée, J. Ibert’s Melopee, Large d’or, Aria, Histoires, D. Milhaud’s Danse or R. Planel’s Suite romantique.

 Major lecturer

Johan van der LindenJohan van der Linden

Johan van der Linden