Gaudeamus Muziekweek

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!


26 Apr 2015

Gaudeamus Sessies #8 ▸▸

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Gaudeamus Sessions # 8

In the Gaudeamus Sessions we present try-outs of our own productions and sneak previews of the Musicweek or a Musicday, but there is also an opportunity for young ensembles and composers who would like to make flighthours. On the coming (8th) edition: Gagi Petrovic, Zeno van den Broek, and the Hombre Quartet.

Gaudeamus Academy

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

Gaudeamus presents:

a new series of music video's that lead the way in classical contemporary music.


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) ▸▸

About Gaudeamus

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. ▸▸

all current events


26 Apr 2015

Gaudeamus Sessies #8 ▸▸

to calender ▸▸