Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Orchestration 536394/3084/2324/1/68
Study guide

Orchestration 5

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Master of Arts in Music, programme stage 5
    • Composition
    Choice package:
    • Electives
  • Master of Arts in Music
    • Composition
    Choice package:
    • Electives
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 6 credits
Co-ordinator: Van Camp Bram
Other teaching staff: Prengels Steven
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: 180,00 hours


previously registered for Orchestration 4.

Educational organisation (text)

- individual lessons
- group-oriented lessons or class activities

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

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Achievement of the learning outcomes of the previous course unit.

Learning outcomes (list)

1.4 The student makes music in an artistic project in a creative manner.
The student can independently orchestrate existing repertoire at an advanced level.
The student can independently respect the stylistic aspects within an historical perspective.
The student has advanced knowledge of the separate instruments (range, timbre etc).
The student has advanced knowledge of major orchestral works.

Course content

Read the vademecum Compositie  or the vademecum Conducting

Thorough knowledge of the individual instruments
Knowledge of major orchestral literature
Stylish, technically sound and inspired orchestration
Thorough knowledge of all instrumental possibilities
Thorough knowledge of orchestral tradition
20th and 21st century orchestration techniques

Own applications of various orchestral settings

Study material (text): Mandatory

Books (orchestration)

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis10,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours170,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

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