Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Orchestration 336395/3029/2324/1/02
Study guide

Orchestration 3

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, programme stage 3
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Composition within Compostion
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 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: Van Camp Bram
Other teaching staff: Prengels Steven
Languages: Dutch
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2023 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours


previously registered for Orchestration 2.

Educational organisation (text)

- individual lessons
- group lessons

Supplemented by a selection from:
- participation in master classes, lectures and lecture recitals
- concert attendance

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Achievement of the learning outcomes of the previous course unit.

Learning outcomes (list)

1.1 The student masters the representative repertoire for his or her discipline.
The student has advanced knowledge of major orchestral works.
1.2 The student can make music in various styles.
The student can independently respect the stylistic aspects within an historical perspective.
1.4 The student is musically creative.
The student can independently orchestrate existing repertoire at an advanced level.
2.1 The student masters the musical parameters and structures.
The student has advanced knowledge of the separate instruments (range, timbre etc).
2.3 The student reads, analyses, writes and interprets music.
The student masters techniques relating to Instrumentation/Orchestration.
2.4 The student masters the correct playing techniques and postures.
The student can independently compose his or her own orchestral work at an advanced level.
The student can independently apply advanced compositional, instrumentation and orchestration technique and place these within their historical framework.

Course content

Students prepare orchestrations on an individual basis. These are analyzed in group under the direction of the teacher. Students are expected to engage in thorough self-study by studying scores for orchestra and the textbook ("The Study of Orchestration," Samuel Adler).

Study material (text): Mandatory

Books (orchestration)

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis10,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours80,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodePortfolio100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodPortfolio100,00