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.
|Required subjects||Ba1 (CR)||BA2 (CR)||BA3 (CR)|
|Guitar I, II, III||24||24||27|
|Chamber music 1, 2||6||6|
|Choir 1, 2||3||3|
|Theory and ear training 1, 2||4||4|
|Rhythm and intonation 1, 2||5||5|
|Harmony and analysis 1, 2, 3||9||9||9|
|History of music||6|
|Modules 'History of music'||6||6|
|Applied harmony 1, 2||3||9|
|Encyclopedia and research||3|
|Posture and movement||3|
|History of culture||3|
|Required subjects||Ma1 (CR)||Ma2 (CR)|
|Guitar IV, V (master exam)||27||30|
|Chamber music 3, 4||6||12|
|Historical music 1, 2||6||6|
|Formal analysis 1, 2||6||6|
|Applied harmony 3||6|
|Introduction to philosophy||3|
|Artistic Research Practices||3|
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.
The Greek guitarist Antigoni Goni is an internationally acclaimed soloist and recording artist, sought after pedagogue and festival organizer, who performs extensively in Europe, Russia, North and South America and the far East, from Wigmore Hall, to the Bolshoi Theater, to Carnegie Hall.
Antigoni Goni is a British council, Royal Academy and Juilliard School scholar. In her long list of her competition pries and awards are the prestigious Julian Bream prize (received from Julian Bream himself) and the first prize of the 1995 Guitar Foundation of America Competition.
Her teachers include Julian Bream, Sharon Isbin, Oscar Ghiglia, John Mills and Evangelos Assimakopoulos . Today she brings her internationally acclaimed expertise to universities and music academies around the world.
She is the founder of the Guitar Department at the Juilliard Pre-College Division (that she also chaired and taught for 10 years), adjunct professor at the Columbia University until 2005, as well as an honorary Associate Professor (ARAM) at the Royal Academy of Music in London.
Since 2005 Antigoni Goni is the head of the Guitar Department at the Koninklijk Conservatorium in Brussels. In 2007 she founded the Volterra Project, Summer Guitar Institute, a successful international workshop.
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:
For more information on this programme you can contact the student administration via firstname.lastname@example.org.