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Application & Requirements Meisterklasse Tuba

Entrance Examination

Admission Requirement:
To apply for the Künstlerischen Graduiertenstudium (3. Zyklus) Meisterklasse, it is necessary to have graduated from music university. The submitted documents must additionally include:

  • a certified copy of the most recent graduation document
  • a declaration, denoting if the applicant is currently enrolled in another music university
  • an assessment from two reknown artists
  • extensive documentation about artistic projects during the time as student of the Meisterklasse
  • it is mandatory to submit the programme for the entrance exam

Additionally, the documents may be supplemented with:

  • further assessments, critiques, reviews or publications etc.
  • a video file with an artistic performance
  • a second copy of the entrance exam programme (see Appendix to Studienordnung für das Künstlerische Graduiertenstudium (3. Zyklus) Meisterklasse)

Main Artistic Subject:

  • A demanding and comprehensive programme of at least 45 minutes length
  • One piece is to be played by heart
  • The programme should contain a Solo concert

The examination committee will choose from the prepared programme up to 20 minutes in length.


Course of Study


4 Semester




Study Contents

  • For outstanding instrumentalists, to prepare for a career as a soloist
  • Individual lessons to refine the artistic profile
  • Regular accompaniment
  • Individual design of study objectives
  • Tutorials
  • Participation for contests, concerts and examination trials are explicitly encouraged