Composition

In order to be able to assess your technical compositional skills and your artistic approach towards composition and/or arranging, the Jazz Composition Assessment Committee requests you to hand in:  

 

  • The complete and detailed full scores (no lead-sheets) in .PDF-format (Sibelius or Finale files are not accepted) of minimum 2, maximum 3 ARRANGEMENTS from 'Jazz Standards', for different line-ups/ensembles, together with their related sound files (either live recorded or Midi versions) in .MP3 Format. 
  • The complete and detailed full scores (no lead-sheets) in .PDF-format (Sibelius or Finale files are not accepted) of minimum 2, maximum 3 COMPOSITIONS for different  line-ups/ensembles, together with their related sound files (either live recorded or Midi versions) in .MP3 Format. 
  • A motivation letter in .PDF format of Max 2 A4 pages explaining why you want to study at Codarts Jazz Composition department. 
  • A short biography (max 1 A4 page) and cv. 

 

Please send the five assignments* in one file via WETRANSFER (material sent via other systems will be refused) to: 

asc@codarts.nl | Subject: Application BMus Jazz Composition 

*Be sure to put your name on all full scores, the motivation letter, and on CV. 

 
Live Audition 
During the live audition we will discuss the scores, arrangements and compositions you’ve send us.