Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Chamber Music 4286/2806/2223/1/91
Study guide

Chamber Music 4

Academic year 2022-23
Is found in:
  • Master of Arts in Music, programme stage 4
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Accordion (focus Podium) within Instrumental / Vocal studies
    • Guitar (focus Podium) within Instrumental / Vocal studies
    • Harpsichord (focus Podium) within Instrumental / Vocal studies
    • Organ (focus Podium) within Instrumental / Vocal studies
    • Orchestra Instrument (focus Podium) within Instrumental / Vocal studies
    • Piano (focus Podium) within Instrumental / Vocal studies
    • Pianoforte (focus Podium) within Instrumental / Vocal studies
  • Master of Arts in Music
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Accordion (focus Podium) within Instrumental/Vocal Studies
    • Guitar (focus Podium) within Instrumental/Vocal Studies
    • Harpsichord (focus Podium) within Instrumental/Vocal Studies
    • Organ (focus Podium) within Instrumental/Vocal Studies
    • Orchestra Instrument (focus Podium) within Instrumental/Vocal Studies
    • Piano (focus Podium) within Instrumental/Vocal Studies
    • Pianoforte (focus Podium) within Instrumental/Vocal Studies
In other study programme:
  • Master of Arts in Music as Chamber Music 4 (collaborative piano)
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 9 credits
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Grimm Justus
Other teaching staff: Agsteribbe Frank, Albert Ludwig, Bernolet Korneel, Couck Nico, Danel Guy, De Neve Guido, Kessels Koen, Leire Lode, Leschenko Polina, Mariën 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, Wajnberg Aäron, Wilmaers Koen
Teaching staff are not (all) known yet.
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2022 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: You have to pass this course unit (will never be compensated).
Total study time: 270,00 hours


having passed Chamber Music 3.

Educational organisation (text)

Group lessons supplemented with:

* masterclasses
* student concerts
* projects organised by the Conservatoire
* concert attendance

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Achievement of the learning outcomes of the previous course unit.

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 M1).
1.2 The student masters the internationally used stylistic performance practice standards.
The student has knowledge of international chamber music practice and achieves the standard demanded at an international level in his or her performance.
1.3 The student can take on a leading role in an ensemble.
The student can take musical leadership in various settings.
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 independently analyse complex chamber music repertoire and interpret it via his or her performance.
3.1 The student can employ his or her social and communication skills in order to take on a leadership role.
The student can take organisational leadership in various settings in a respectful way.
The student works in a team (with other artistic disciplines) on the creation of his or her own artistic concept.
The student can form plans individually and in a group, perform and make adjustments, and customise his or her attitude on stage and performance to a concrete situation (set-up/position).

Course content

Read the Vademecum Chamber Music
Works from several stylistic periods and with various settings, to be determined in consultation with the allocated chamber music teacher(s).
Preferably at least one work written after 1950 (except harpsichord and organ).
Preferably at least one work by a Belgian composer.

Study material (text): Mandatory

Scores to be borrowed from the library or students to purchase their own copies.
Repertoire choices are to be made in consultation wtih the allocated teacher.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis30,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours240,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Academic yearArtistic practical assessment30,00
Academic yearArtistic skills assessment during the examination series70,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodArtistic skills assessment during the examination series100,00