Access tests for 2018-19 academic year

Pruebas de acceso para el curso 2018-19

The eaccess tests for 2018-19 academic year will take place on September 19 at 9:30.

Said tests will be at the J.C. Arriaga Conservatory of Bilbao.

Queries: lutheria@conservatoriobilbao.com

Application period opens for 2017-18

Application period to access BELE basque violin making school

Application period for the 2018-19 academic year opens on the 12th of march.

The course is divided in three years and based on five main subjects, Building the instruments of the string quartet, Restoration and repair techniques , Bow maintenance and repair, Acoustics and Work and business studies.

Workshop on Mineral Ground with Michele Dobner

M Dobner Notizia

Last February, from the 11th to the 18th we had Michele Dobner at BELE, teaching at the workshop entitled “Mineral Ground for contemporary makers”.

This italian violin maker told us how to prepare the wood prior to varnishing and the use of

Edgar Moreau visits BELE

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Edgar Moreau brought his 1711 David Tecchler cello and Sartory bow with him, so we could see and hear this great great instrument and bow.

Mineral ground for contemporary makers

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MINERAL GROUND FOR CONTEMPORARY MAKERS. Michele Dobner

Methodology and application techniques of mineral ground (primary varnish coat) relative to oil-resin varnishes intended for classical bows instruments

Place:
BELE.Basque School of Violin Making.
Bele. Conservatorio de Musica – Juan Crisostomo de Arriaga
Plaza Ibarrekolanda 1, 48015 Bilbao. Spain.
Date: 16th- 18th February 2018. Friday through Sunday

Lecturer: Michele Dobner

Duration: 21 hours

Timetable: Friday and Saturday 9:00-13:00/ 14:00-19:00 and Sunday 10:00-15:00.

APPLICATION PERIOD OPEN FOR ERASMUS+ 2017-18 GRANTS

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These Erasmus + 2017 grants are for BELE students to do job practices in professional workshops accross Europe. These financed mobilities have a duration of three months and will be carried out between September 2017 and December 2018.

WHO CAN APPLY FOR THIS GRANT?

Any BELE student who is currently attending 3rd year.
Any BELE alumnus who has finished vilon making studies during 2016-2017.

“A new tool for violin making”

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“A new tool for violin making”. Workshop about carving soundboard and backs following the method used by Peter Westerlund.

Violin, viola and cellos on loan to music students

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Throgh a program designed by the Department for Education, Language Policy and Culture of the Basque Government, BELE, Basque Violin Making School, will lend the instruments built by them to music students from the Conservatoires within the Basque Country. For next 2017-18 academic year there will be 34 instruments, 15 violin, 15 viola and 4 celli […]

Approved ERASMUS+ grants for 2017-18

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The Spanish Service For Internationalization of Education (SEPIE) has approved the grant applications submitted by BELE for the 2017-18 academic year.

These are four job training scholarships for students, allowing them subsidized job practices in diverse workshops in Europe, such as Italy, France and UK .

Application period extended to the 6th of June

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Application period goes from 24th of april to 25th of May, both included.

The course is divided in three years and based on five main subjects, Building the instruments of the string quartet, Restoration and repair techniques , Bow maintenance and repair, Acoustics and Work and business studies.
Our studies include work practices in workshops of different luthiers and possibility to apply to the European Erasmus + grant program.