The wind instruments belong to the professional school and are recognized by the state according to the B.D. of 11.11.57 (Government Gazette 229/A/57) “On sanctioning the internal regulations of the Thessaloniki Conservatory” and DOEPY/TOPYNS/85303 (Government Gazette 1913/14-9-2007) of the Ministry of Culture. Wind students of the Renaissance Conservatory have the opportunity to participate in the Renaissance Orchestra from the 1st year of middle school until the completion of their studies. The following schools operate: Brass Wind Trumpet Horn Trombone Tuba Woodwind Flute Recorder ** Oboe Clarinet Bassoon Saxophone ** RECORD FLUTE The course is aimed at elementary school students as well as students who wish to learn recorders.
1. For elementary school children: Small-member class teaching the basic breathing techniques of wind instruments, learning to read sheet music for wind instruments, small ensembles with the aim of getting in touch with the concept of chamber music.
2. Individual lesson for students: flute repertoire (especially alto) for advanced students. Specialization in the instrumental music of the Middle Ages and the polyphonic music of the Renaissance.
Study Levels: -> Flute, Clarinet, Horn, Saxophone Preliminary School 1 to 2 years Junior School 2 to 4 years Middle School 2 to 4 years Senior School 3 to 4 years
For particularly talented students or for those who have taken private lessons, the years of study can be reduced following placement tests. Study Levels – > Oboe, Bassoon, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba Preliminary School 1 to 2 years Junior School 1 to 2 years Middle School 2 to 4 years Senior School 3 to 6 years For particularly talented students or for those who have taken private lessons, the years of study can be reduced following qualifying exams. Compulsory Courses for all wind schools, except for saxophone: Theory 3 classes Harmony 3 classes Solfège 5 classes Chamber Music 2 years (starts from the 3rd year of middle school or the 1st year of high school) Music History 2 years Prima Vista 1 year (from the beginning face reading) Teaching practice 1 year (starts from the 1st year Senior) Piano Level 2 Junior school Orchestra From the 1st year Middle school until the completion of the studies Transfer of Wind Instruments 1 year Compulsory Courses for the Saxophone school Theory 3 classes Harmony 3 classes Solfège 5 classes Chamber Music 2 years (starts from 3rd year Middle or 1st year Senior) History of Music 2 years Prima Vista 1 year (first sight reading) Morphology 1 year Teaching practice 1 year (starts from 1 year Senior) Piano Level B Undergraduate Transfer of Wind Instruments 1 year