Requirements for the Viola 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:
- Three works from three different style periods chosen freely with piano accompaniment.
3 uncut videos
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.
1) Viola major
Three works from three different style periods must be prepared for the performance proficiency audition.
The audition performance should last 10 to 15 minutes. The examining boards reserve the right to make a selection from the pieces.
2) Minor: Piano
Two pieces of the musician’s choice.
In the Music and Media as well as Audio and Video bachelor's programs, there is no minor subject examination.
In Music Education, the profiency test includes a music pedagogical colloquium in addition to the musical performance.
topics discussed here include the motivation to study instrumental
pedagogy, the significance of music and making music for life, and the
personal meaning and expressive content of the pieces performed for the
Prof. Barbara Buntrock-Pastawski