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STEP 2. If you meet the diploma and language requirements you will need to pass the artistic entrance exam as a second step.

Dates artistic entrance exams Conducting

Sessions Entrance exams Date Hour deadline
Session 1 Choral conducting April 27, 2021 12:00 April 15
  Aural practice and General music theory April 21, 2021 13:00 April 15
Session 2 Choral conducting End of August, date t.b.d.    
  Wind orchestra and brassband conducting  End of August, date t.b.d.    
  Childrens and youth choir  End of August, date t.b.d..    
  Orchestral conducting  End of August, date t.b.d.    
  Aural practice and General music theory  End of August, date t.b.d.    

Do you want to participate in the artistic entrance examinations Classical Music? Follow this procedure:

1. Stay informed about the registration for the artistic entrance examination
You cannot enroll yet for the artistic entrance examination of the academic year 2020-2021. Do you want to get notified about the start of the registration? Enroll for our newsletter 'Artistic entrance examination and info moments classical Music'.


2. Pay the administration fee after registration
To be certain that you can participate, the administration fee (40 euros) has to be paid within two weeks after registration. The payment needs to be done online within the application tool. The application fee is non-refundable.

 As soon as we have checked your payment, we will send you a link to an online entry form. 

3. Prepare yourself for the entrance exam

You will be given the choice between online or live participation in the entrance examination. You can specify this in the online form. 

All candidates must make an online motivation video. Candidates who participate online will also make a recording of their practical test. You can add links to your recordings in the online form. We only accept Vimeo and Youtube links (without password). 

To prepare yourself you can find underneath:

  • guidelines for the repertoire together with instructions for the general music theory exam,
  • instructions for the other entrance exams, if applicable.

4. The day of the entrance exam
Live entrance examinations will take place at the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp, Desguinlei 25, 2018 Antwerp. Candidates are expected to be available on the day(s) of the admission test and to be present at the announced time.

In case of online entrance examinations, the jury will use the video links provided in the online form for the evaluation. 

5. Publication of the results of the entrance exam
Within seven calendar days from the decision, the results of the artistic entrance exam are sent by e-mail to the e-mail address specified by the candidate.
A prospective student may only enroll once per academic year, based on the same entrance exam unless specifically requested by the jury after the first participation.


STEP 3 till 7. After the artistic entrance examination