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!
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! ▸▸
a new series of music video's that lead the way in classical contemporary music.
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. ▸▸
Conlon Open Call + Competition
Utrecht-based cellist Maarten Vos is musician-in-residence this season. ▸▸
New video: Festival Film
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. ▸▸
Muziekweek 2014 in retrospect
We look back on the 4th Utrecht edition of our beautiful festival. Savour all new sounds by young composers on our own youtube channel or VPRO's blog (in Dutch). We also have a very own channel at the Concertzender with recordings of previous editions of the Muziekweek. Craving for more? Do leaf through the Muziekweek archives.