bachelor of master in de Kunsten


Welcome to the Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel! 

With a Bachelor and Master of the Brussels Conservatoire you are set for an inspiring professional career! If you want to join an international orchestra or end up doing something entirely different with your degree, our programmes are the ideal preparation for a bright future.

The KCB focusses on the broad artistic formation of each individual. The lessons are based on direct interaction between teacher and student due to the small amount of students in each class. The great number of orchestral productions each year allows us to gain experience on the stage and learn the ins and outs of the greatest pieces is in music history.

Student Music


Required subjects Ba1 (Credits) BA2 (Credits) BA3 (Credits)
Harmony III 15    
Composition I, II, III 12 12 12
Counterpoint I   12  
Counterpoint II     18
Analysis of musical forms 1,2   6 6
Theory and Ear Training 2 4    
Rhythm and Intonation 2 5    
Music History 6    
Modules History of Music   6 6
Encyclopedia and Research 3    
History of Culture   3  
Organoloy 1,2 6 6  
Orchestration I     9
Instrumentation and Score Reduction   9  
Contemporary Music Notation     3
Optional Subjects 9 6 6
Total Credits 60 60 60
Required Subjects Ma1 (Credits) Ma2 (Credits)
Composition IV 21  
Compositie (Master exam)   30
Orchestration II, III 9 9
Analysis for Composers I,II 6 9
Introduction to philosophy 3  
Artistic Research Practices 3  
Optional Subjects 18 12
Totaal studiepunten 60 60

Teaching Staff

In order to develop your talents to the fullest you need a teacher that is capable to help and motivate you in the right way. Our teaching staff is world renowned and have years and years of experience both as performers but also as pedagogues.

Do you have any specific questions before you register for the admission tests? Would you like to meet your teacher before you take the big step? Below is a list of all teachers with contact information.


Admission Tests

To start your study at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel you will have to pass an artistic admission test. Most specializations have two sessions: one before the summer break and one in September. As candidate-student you can register for one of these sessions.

For information regarding the admission tests like dates, the programme you need to prepare and the admission requirements and costs you can click on the picture below:

Any question?

For more information on this programme you can contact the student administration via