Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium Antwerpen
campus Desguinlei
Desguinlei 25 - 2018 Antwerpen
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Orchestra-ensemble playing 232849/2137/2122/1/62
Study guide

Orchestra-ensemble playing 2

Academic year 2021-22
Is found in:
  • Educational Master of Arts in Music & Performing Arts, programme stage 5
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Accordion within Music
    • Guitar within Music
    • Harpsichord within Music
    • Organ within Music
    • Orchestra Instrument within Music
    • Piano within Music
    • Pianoforte within Music
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Co-ordinator: Grimm Justus
Other teaching staff: Agsteribbe Frank, Albert Ludwig, Bernolet Korneel, Couck Nico, Danel Guy, de Jong Hans, De Neve Guido, Hadermann Ivo, Kessels Koen, Leire Lode, Leschenko Polina, Lommelen Ann, Mariƫn Ludo, Neyens Filip, Nielandt Luc, Overlach Miriam, Pollet Francis, Proot Stephanie, Reusens Francis, Rodrigues Eliane, Sanen Jan, Smets Jan, van Echelpoel Bernd, Verdin Joris, Verhoyen Peter, Willems Carlo, Wilmaers Koen
Languages: Dutch
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2021 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: You have to pass this course unit (will never be compensated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours


This information is subject to possible future changes in the Corona-measures.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

1.1 The student independently broadens and explores repertoire related to his or her discipline.
The student acquires independent knowledge and understanding of chamber music repertoire which is representative for his or her instrument and achieves the agreed level (see repertoire list M2).
The student can perform both standard repertoire and non-conventional repertoire in a group.
1.2 The student masters the internationally used stylistic performance practice standards.
The student expands his or her knowledge of international chamber music practice and achieves international standards in his or her performance.
The student can interpret music in a professional manner from various musical stylistic periods.
1.3 The student can take on a leading role in an ensemble.
The student can take musical leadership in various settings, in accordance with his or her individual role within the whole, and always shows respect in doing so.
The student has an in-depth understanding of the role of his or her instrument in relation to other instruments and as part of the ensemble and can guide this role.
The student listens at all times to his or her fellow musicians.
The student demonstrates suitable musical leadership within the ensemble, orchestra or choir.
1.5 The student can move his or her public through the means of artistic dialogue.
With a view to giving a public performance, the student has rhythm, a sense of melodic line, an understanding of harmony, ensemble playing, sound balance, intonation, technical mastery of the instrument, stylistic, analytical thinking skills, interpretati
2.3 The student can process musical structures through analysis and interpretation.
The student can perform the basic orchestral and choir repertoire in a group at sight in a stylistic manner.
3.1 The student can employ his or her social and communication skills in order to take on a leadership role.
The student shows respect for his or her fellow students and teachers.
The student can lead his or her fellow students, displaying a professional attitude, helpfulness and ease in social communication skills.
2.1 The student has thoroughly mastered musical parameters and structures.
The student is able to substantially improve and personalise the group sound and the musical group dynamic.
2.2 The student builds up expertise through organisation and independent study.
The student demonstrates far-reaching independence in his or her complete learning of scores and seeks out, when required, professional coaching from the team of teachers.
4.3 The student can present orally and in writing the results of his or her critical (self-)reflection.
The student can link substantiated critical reflection on a lecture or masterclass given by an external expert with his or her own principal discipline and can demonstrate this in written form with correct use of language.
4.1 The student has extensive knowledge of the broader cultural and (musical) historical context and can use this in his or her artistic practice.
The student applies acquired knowledge in terms of his or her general cultural education in the analysis and interpretation of chamber music repertoire.
4.2 The student has acquired a critical and inquiring attitude.
The student can detect and search for (and find) solutions to sticking points within individual or group processes using research and communication.
This course includes the following learning objectives:
The student has an in-depth understanding of the role of his or her instrument in relation to other instruments and as part of the ensemble and can guide this role.
The student is able to substantially improve and personalise the group sound and the musical group dynamic.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis30,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours60,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Academic yearArtistic praxis40,00
Academic yearArtistic skills assessment60,00