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admission bachelor Percussion

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 Percussion

Below you can find the dates for the artistic entrance examinations. Do you want to get notified about the latest updates concerning the entrance examinations or the Music programme? Enrol for our Infomail Music.

We strongly advise students from outside the EU to participate in the first session of the entrance exams because of Visum issues and the time needed to arrange their stay in Belgium.

You do not need to complete the entrance exams for both Percussion and Marimba. You only select one of both. Aural practice and general music theory is an obligated part of the exam for all bachelor 1 candidates. 

Sessions Entrance exams Date Hour deadline
Session 1 Percussion April 24, 2021 14:00 April 15
  Marimba April 27, 2021 12:00 April 15
  Aural practice and General music theory

April 21, 2021


April 15
Session 2 Percussion August 25, 2021 14:00 August, 15
  Marimba  September 1, 2021 13:00 August, 15
  Aural practice and General music theory September 2 ,2021 10:00 August, 15

Do you want to participate? Follow the procedure underneath.

1. Register online

Registration for the entrance exam for academic year '21 -'22 is no longer possible. Registration for the entrance exam for academic year '22 -'23 is not yet possible. Would you like to stay informed about the next entrance exams? Then sign up for the newsletter 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. Due to the summer closure, candidates for session 2 who complete their registration and payment before July 5 will receive their online form by July 10, the others by August 20.

3. Prepare yourself for the entrance exam

Belgian students will be invited for live participation in the entrance examination. Foreign candidates will also have the option to participate online, due to covid. 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). Be sure to test beforehand that all links work properly for external visitors. 

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