Entrance Exams

String Instruments - Plucked instruments 

Application period: 01.03. - 18.05.
You will receive an invitation to the general entrance exams/audition by e-mail upon completing online registration 

Music theory written exam (Bachelor programmes): please refer to the general information regarding entrance exams

Artistic performance (Bachelor and Master programmes):

Your video must meet the following technical criteria:

  • You must upload your videos at the latest one week after the end of the registration period
  • Permissible formats:
  • MP4 or MOV or
  • Alternatively, you can upload a PDF with links (soundcloud, vimeo, youtube, etc.), where the exam commission can view your video
  • Duration per video: max. 5 minutes
  • Video size: max. 500 MB
  • Number of videos submitted: max. 2

IMPORTANT: Only videos that meet the above criteria will be admitted to the entrance examination!

Your video must meet the following content criteria:

 

Entrance Examination for all bowed string instruments (KBA/PBA/KMA/PMA):

  1. A short personal introduction
  2. All in all, at least 2 movements from two different works, contrasting in style and tempo, one of them from the baroque or the classical period. Excerpts are possible
  3. The whole recording should be done without accompaniment

Entrance Examination for all bowed string instruments (KBA/PBA/KMA/PMA):

  1. A short personal introduction
  2. All in all, at least 2 movements from two different works, contrasting in style and tempo, one of them from the baroque or the classical period. Excerpts are possible
  3. The whole recording should be done without accompaniment

Subject to changes!