We are the internationally renowned festival for contemporary classical music and young composers. Besides the annual festival early September we offer a broad palette to music lovers across the year. Embrace the here and now and sample the latest work of tomorrow's composers. During the season 2014/2015 we present the Gaudeamus Sessies and the Gaudeamus Muziekdag Planning on visiting our events? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter!
Public events during Gaudeamus Academy 2015 ▸▸
Call for Papers
Together with the Musicology department of Utrecht University, Gaudeamus is organising the conference FOR CRYIN' OUT LOUD: Music and Politics. Full text Call for Papers
A full evening of contemporary music for the lucky few. With a solo performance of Utrecht cellist Maarten Vos, 5 premieres by Trio Rodin and new work from Brendan Faegre's Edge Ensemble ▸▸
a new series of music video's that lead the way in classical contemporary music.
SAVE THE BASSOON
Call for works for new solo bassoon compositions. Are you a composer between 10 and 30? And are you living in The Netherlands? Do you want your music to be heard by an interested and engaged audience? Then read on! ▸▸
Gaudeamus is looking for interns! (Job description available in Dutch only) ▸▸
Founded in 1945 by Walter Maas, Gaudeamus has been presenting, stimulating, organising and supporting the latest music by a new generation of young composers. ▸▸
Utrecht-based cellist Maarten Vos is musician-in-residence this season. ▸▸
Festival Film 2014
Selection Gaudeamus Prize 2015
Five compositions have been selected and nominated for the Gaudeamus Prize 2015. ▸▸
Residencies in Utrecht
New initiative from together with Utrecht Muziek and the city's venues and festivals. ▸▸