Church Music bachelor’s program
Bachelor of Music / Major in Orchestral Instruments
1. Presence Examination
The performance proficiency test consists of the following parts and should have a duration of max. 15 minutes per artistic presentation:
- Organ Literature::
- three works of moderate difficulty from different style periods (at a minimum including a prelude and fugue by J. S. Bach and a contemporary work), sightreading
Liturgical Organ Playing:
Prepared: improvisation of a chorale prelude, an improvised four-part harmonization for a hymn tune
Unprepared: unprepared hymn introductions and accompaniments to songs from the commonly used hymnals
three works of moderate difficulty from different style periods
at least one sacred, folk or art song and sight-singing.
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.
Prof. Jürgen Kursawa
Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf Fischerstraße 110, 40476 Düsseldorf
Fon: +49.211.49 18 -0 www.rsh-duesseldorf.de