Are you considering to start studying Historical Performance at HKU Utrechts Conservatorium? From the 13th until the 15th of January 2020, the Historical Performance Department will organise an introductory course!

You can apply if you are student who

- would like to do an entrance exam (preliminary year, bachelor, pre master or master) for 2020/2021.

- is advanced on a historical instrument who would like to get introduced to our department otherwise.

-is advanced on a modern instrument and would like to get introduced to it's historical counterpart.

The course gives you a chance to follow instrumental and theoretical lessons, correpetition and, if you are preparing for an entrance exam, a try-out.

Entrance exam

The entrance exams include a theoretical and a practical part for bachelors and a practical part and a talk about your motivation and research for masters.


-for entrance exams

-others: free of choice, or ask the main subject teacher for advice.


-Gamba & violone: Joshua Cheatham (12 January)

-Organ: Reitze Smits (13 January)

-Bassoon/dulcian: Wouter Verschuren (13 January)

-Recorder: Heiko ter Schegget (13-15 January)

-Traverso/Historical flutes: Doretthe Janssens (13-15 January)

-Trombone: Bram Peters (13-15 January)

-Historical violin/viola: Antoinette Lohmann (13-15 January)

-Harpsichord: Siebe Henstra (14-15 January)

-Historical cello: Viola de Hoog (14-15 January)


Fee for the whole course: ‚ā¨80,-.
(The entrance exam is free of charge.)

Closing date for registration for the entrance exam: 1-2-2020

Deadline for registration for the course: 5-1-2020

If you encounter any problems, please send an e-mail to our Service desk: