Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Instrument 48343/3084/2324/1/38
Study guide

Instrument 4

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Master of Arts in Music, programme stage 4
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Instrument (conducting) within Conducting
  • Master of Arts in Music
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Instrument (conducting) within Conducting
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 15 credits
(#) Optional course unit (must be replaced)
For this optional course unit, one of these course units are available:
  • Accordion 4 (21 credits)
  • Alto Horn 4 (21 credits)
  • Baritone 4 (21 credits)
  • Bass Clarinet 4 (21 credits)
  • Bass Trombone 4 (21 credits)
  • Bassoon 4 (21 credits)
  • Cello 4 (21 credits)
  • Clarinet 4 (21 credits)
  • Cor anglais 4 (21 credits)
  • Cornet 4 (21 credits)
  • Double Bass 4 (21 credits)
  • Euphonium 4 (21 credits)
  • Flugelhorn 4 (21 credits)
  • Flute 4 (21 credits)
  • Guitar 4 (21 credits)
  • Harp 4 (21 credits)
  • Harpsichord 4 (21 credits)
  • Horn 4 (21 credits)
  • Marimba 4 (21 credits)
  • Oboe 4 (21 credits)
  • Organ 4 (21 credits)
  • Percussion 4 (21 credits)
  • Piano 4 (21 credits)
  • Pianoforte 4 (21 credits)
  • Piccolo 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)
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2023 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 450,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Educational organisation (text)

- individual lessons
- group lessons

Supplemented by a selection from:
- rehearsals with keyboard accompaniment
- participation in master classes, lectures and lecture recitals
- participation in student concerts
- participation in projects organized by the institution
- concert attendance

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Pass the entrance exam.
Performance on the entrance exam demonstrates that the student has the appropriate initial competencies. See entrance exams specifications on the website.

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 from the same level.
2.1 The student has thoroughly mastered musical parameters and structures.
Under the direction of the teacher, the student demonstrates an initial mastery of and creative use of musical parameters in relation to a stylistically responsible discourse.
2.2 The student builds up expertise through organisation and independent study.
The student has a focused study-method, which results in an instrumental artistic evolution.
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.
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 demonstrates elements from the various disciplines of the study programme and from external sources in his or her own performance practice.

Course content

Read the Vademecum.
See learning content of instrument 2

Study material (text): Mandatory

- Scores, textbooks and recordings cf. the main teacher's specification
- Scores from the examination program. The examination programme will be determined in consultation with the main teacher.
- Suitable instrument

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis30,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours420,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic skills assessment during the examination series100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodArtistic skills assessment during the examination series100,00