Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Orchestra-ensemble playing 132847/3046/2324/1/16
Study guide

Orchestra-ensemble playing 1

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Educational Master of Arts in Music & Performing Arts, programme stage 4
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Accordion within Music
    • Guitar within Music
    • Harpsichord within Music
    • Organ within Music
    • Orchestra Instrument within Music
    • Piano within Music
    • Pianoforte within Music
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Co-ordinator: Grimm Justus
Other teaching staff: Albert Ludwig, Bernolet Korneel, Couck Nico, Danel Guy, De Neve Guido, Gevaert John, 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
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


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

1.1 The student independently broadens and explores repertoire related to his or her discipline.
The student can perform both standard repertoire and less conventional repertoire in a group.
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 can interpret music from various musical stylistic periods.
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 listens at all times to his or her fellow musicians.
The student has the ability to play a leading role in an ensemble or choir.
The student has an in-depth understanding of the role of his or her instrument in relation to other instruments and as part of the 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 perform the basic orchestral and choir repertoire in a group at sight
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 fulfils an exemplary role in relation to his or her professional attitude, helpfulness and easy social communications skills.
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).
2.1 The student has thoroughly mastered musical parameters and structures.
The student is able to make a substantial contribution to the group sound and the musical group dynamic.
2.2 The student builds up expertise through organisation and independent study.
The student demonstrates independence in his or her complete learning of scores and seeks out, when required, professional coaching from the team of teachers.
4.3 The student can present orally and in writing the results of critical (self-)reflection.
The student can link substantiated critical reflection on a lecture or masterclass given by an external expert with his or her own principal discipline and can demonstrate this in written form with correct use of language.

Study material (text): Mandatory

- Scores, to be provided by the KCA
- Suitable instrument

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis30,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours60,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic practical assessment15,00permanente evaluatie tijdens de kamermuzieklessen
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic skills assessment during the examination series35,00deel kamermuziek
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic skills assessment permanently during class weeks (Permanent evaluation)50,00deel musiceerpraktijk
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodArtistic skills assessment during the examination series50,00Betreft enkel het deel kamermuziek. Het deel Musiceerpraktijk kan niet in de tweede examenperiode afgelegd worden. Bij een onvoldoende op het deel Musiceerpraktijk tijdens de eerste examenperiode is slagen voor het opleidingsonderdeel Groepsmusiceren in de tweede examenperiode bijgevolg niet mogelijk.