Kodály's method of teaching music is brilliant …. All good music-making begins with the voice.

Sir Georg Solti

Trumpet admission requirements for MA studies

Main subject:

Compulsory pieces:
  • Charlier: Etude Nr.2. from "36 Etudes Transcendantes"
  • Haydn: Concerto for Trumpet in E flat major
The candidate should also choose one piece from the following:
  • Tomasi: Trumpet Concerto, 1st movement
  • Francaix: Sonatine for Trumpet and Piano
  • Zoltán Kovács: Capriccio Brasiliana


General Admission Requirements:

Written examination:

  • Bass harmonisation: harmonisation of a bass line of cca. 10 notes, indication of the accords with figures.
  • Analysis: formal analysis of the opening movement of a sonata from the stylistic circle of Haydn and Mozart piano sonatas.

Exam in general music studies:

  • Identification of 10 music pieces - possibly composer and title, but at least the epoch or style and identification or the genre.
  • Explanation and interpretation of 10 music terms, concepts, titles, etc.