Requirements for the Cello major
Bachelor of Music / Major in Orchestral Instruments
For the pre-selection, a total of 3 uncut videos showing artistic presentations have to be submitted with the application. The total duration of the 3 videos should not exceed 20 minutes. The following requirements apply:
- one slow and one fast movement from a solo suite by J. S. Bach (without repetitions). 1 uncut video.
- a piece for violoncello and orchestra with piano accompaniment. 1 uncut video.
- one piece for violoncello solo or violoncello and piano. 1 uncut video.
2. Presence Examination
The presence examination includes the following parts:
Artistic presentation in the main subject: the same repertoire requirements apply as in the preselection. The same works may be presented as in the preselection.
Artistic presentation in the piano minor: Two pieces of your choice have to be prepared.
A short reflective talk related to the artistic presentation.
The examination board reserves the right to make a selection from the prepared pieces.
After passing the presence examination:
Written exams in music theory and aural skill training.