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Cello Audition

Gary Hoffman

Academic Year 2020 – 2021

PRE-SELECTION DVD – PROCEDURE

1. Deadline: 30.11.19

2. Repertoire requirements:

  • Prelude from a Suite by J.S. Bach
  • A movement from a concerto or a romantic sonata of your choice

3. Documents to provide

  • Application Form correctly filled in and in word or pdf format (NOT a photo or scan copy)
  • Links to your audio-visual recording (must be uploaded via an internet link such as youtube)
  • CV
  • Repertoire list
  • Copy of passport
  • Photo
  • Copy of the proof of payment of 50€ for Pre-Selection

4. Application fee

50€ for DVD Pre-Selection (all candidates)
50€ for Live Audition (to be paid before the Live Audition for the selected candidates)

Account name: Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel
IBAN: BE64 3100 1847 5152 – BIC: BBRUBEBB – Account number: 310-0184751-52
ING Banque – Avenue Marnix 24 – 1000 Bruxelles

LIVE-AUDITION PROCEDURE

Live Audition at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel for the selected candidates only. The cello audition is in two rounds.

  1. Date: 04.03.2020 at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Waterloo, Belgium
  2. Repertoire requirements: The jury will select several parts on the day of the audition:

   For Young Artists

  • Prelude from a Suite by J.S. Bach
  • 1st movement of a concerto by J. Haydn, C.P.E. Bach or Boccherini
  • A piece of your choice

   For Artist in Residence

  • Prelude from a Suite by J.S. Bach
  • 1st movement of a concerto by J. Haydn, C.P.E. Bach or Boccherini
  • A sonata or a concerto (ALL movements) or any piece of equal level from the 19th or the 20th
  • A piece of your choice

QUALIFICATION

  • The audition is open to musicians of any nationality.
  • Age limit: 27 years old or under on the day of the audition

APPLICATION: Application must be sent by e-mail to audition@musicchapel.org

Download the Application Form here

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