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Orchestra Instrument 4481/2173/2122/1/54
Study guide

Orchestra Instrument 4

Academic year 2021-22
Is found in:
  • Educational Master of Arts in Music & Performing Arts
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Orchestra Instrument within Music
  • Master of Arts in Music, programme stage 4
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Orchestra Instrument (focus Podium) within Instrumental / Vocal studies
  • Master of Arts in Music
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Orchestra Instrument (focus Podium) within Instrumental/Vocal Studies
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 21 credits
(#) Optional course unit (must be replaced)
For this optional course unit, one of these course units are available:
  • Bass Clarinet 4 (21 credits)
  • Bass Trombone 4 (21 credits)
  • Bassoon 4 (21 credits)
  • Cello 4 (21 credits)
  • Clarinet 4 (21 credits)
  • Contrabassoon 4 (21 credits)
  • Cor anglais 4 (21 credits)
  • Double Bass 4 (21 credits)
  • Flute 4 (21 credits)
  • Harp 4 (21 credits)
  • Horn 4 (21 credits)
  • Marimba 4 (21 credits)
  • Oboe 4 (21 credits)
  • Percussion 4 (21 credits)
  • Piccolo 4 (21 credits)
  • Saxhorn 4 (21 credits)
  • Saxophone 4 (21 credits)
  • Trombone 4 (21 credits)
  • Trumpet 4 (21 credits)
  • Tuba 4 (21 credits)
  • Viola 4 (21 credits)
  • Violin 4 (21 credits)
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: 630,00 hours


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


having passed Cello 3 OR having passed Double Bass 3 OR having passed Bassoon 3 OR having passed Flute 3 OR having passed Harp 3 OR having passed Oboe 3 OR having passed Clarinet 3 OR having passed Horn 3 OR having passed Percussion 3 OR having passed Saxhorn 3 OR having passed Saxophone 3 OR having passed Trombone 3 OR having passed Trumpet 3 OR having passed Tuba 3 OR having passed Violin 3 OR having passed Orchestra Instrument 3.

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Achievement of the learning outcomes of the previous course unit.

Learning outcomes (text)

See the ECTS sheet for the relevant instrument.

Learning outcomes (list)

1.1 The student independently broadens and explores repertoire related to his or her discipline.
The student can perform representative exam repertoire or works of the same level and demonstrates a personal vision as concerns that repertoire within the context of the master's dissertation.
1.2 The student masters the internationally used stylistic performance practice standards.
The student applies an advanced knowledge of style in performing the repertoire and makes clear and personal choices in doing so.
1.4 The student makes music in an artistic project in a creative manner.
The student demonstrates an advanced mastery of the musical parameters in a stylistically responsible and creative interpretation.
1.5 The student can move his or her public through the means of artistic dialogue.
The student carries the public along in his or her story and radiates self-confidence on the stage.
2.2 The student builds up expertise through organisation and independent study.
The student independently focuses on problem-solving when faced with (technical) problems or challenges.
2.3 The student can process musical structures through analysis and interpretation.
The student implements in his or her own performance practice the advanced knowledge of the various subject areas in the course unit and of external sources. The student can show personal insight in their plan of action or portfolio.
2.4 The student has acquired the correct playing techniques and posture.
The student has a healthy and functional posture when playing.
The student masters technical elements in relation to articulation and sound production.
2.5m The student is aware of the technical and technological developments within his or her discipline.
The student is confident with the contemporary technical and technological developments related to the instrument and performance practice.
The student can position him- or herself in an intercultural and international context.
The student can find his or her own path within an intercultural or international context.
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 can apply knowledge of historical-cultural context in performance practice.
4.2 The student has acquired a critical and inquiring attitude.
The student asks critically questions relating to performance practice.
4.3 The student can present orally and in writing the results of his or her critical (self-)reflection.
The student applies knowledge from the various disciplines when self-reflecting on performance practice.

Course content

See the ECTS sheet for the relevant instrument.

Study material (text): Mandatory

See the ECTS sheet for the relevant instrument.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis60,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours570,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Academic yearArtistic skills assessment100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodArtistic skills assessment100,00

Evaluation (text)

See the ECTS sheet for the relevant instrument.