Oboe admission requirements for MA studies

Admission requirements are the same for in person and online applicants unless indicated otherwise.

Main subject:

I. Etudes:

Two etudes chosen by the candidate from the following volumes:

  • F. Gillet: 25 Etudes for Oboe
  • A. Debondue: 32 Etudes
  • G. Prestini: 12 Etudes

II. Performance pieces:

  • J. S. Bach: Sonata in G minor BWV 1020, 1st and 2nd movements
  • F. Krommer: Oboe Concerto in F major, 1st and 2nd movements
    OR L. A. Lebrun: Concert No. 1 in D minor, 1st and 2nd movements
  • a romantic piece chosen by the candidate or a 20th Century piece chosen by the candidate

At least one of the performance pieces has to be played from memory.


General Admission Requirements:


Written examination:

  • Bass harmonisation: harmonisation of a bass line of cca. 10 notes, indication of the accords with figures.
  • Analysis: formal analysis of the opening movement of a sonata from the stylistic circle of Haydn and Mozart piano sonatas.

Exam in general music studies:

  • Identification of 10 music pieces - possibly composer and title, but at least the epoch or style and identification or the genre.
  • Explanation and interpretation of 10 music terms, concepts, titles, etc.