Violins, violas and cellos on loan for 2021-22 academic year

Via a loan program designed by the Department for Education of the Basque Government, BELE, Basque Violin Making School, will lend the instruments built in their workshops to music students from the conservatoires and music schools within the Basque Country.

For next 2021-22 academic year there will be 18 instruments, 6 violin, 6 viola and 6 celli availiable.

New inscription and Access Tests for the 2021-22 academic year

Inscription period goes from the 3rd to the 14th of May 2021. Inscription will be filled in via inscription panel on the web page of the Education Department of the Basque Government . Access Tests will be held the 14th of June 2021 at 9:00 in BELE, Basque Violin Making School. More details here: Access […]

We´ve finished the 2019-20 academic year

After all that has happened the last five months, we did it, we managed to close the year with a fairly good feeling (and better health !).

During two months of lockdown we taught on-liné, or at least tried to. It´s not  an easy task  to explain the use of certain tools and techniques through a camera (just ask first year students…). In fact, all of them have made a great effort to keep learning and working in such a complicated period.

By the end of May we were

List of admitted students for the 2020-21 academic year

Inscription period goes from the 11th of May to the 5th of June 2020.

Inscription will be filled in via inscription panel on the web page of the Education Department of the Basque Government (here).

This link will take you to the following page:  Convocatorias Conservatorios de Música_Filtro de Convocatorias

Workshop with Silvio Levaggi

From the 27th of January to the 2nd of February we had the visit of Silvio Levaggi, straight from Cremona.
We covered some functional aspects on cello making, and it was a great pleasure to have Silvio sharing his knowledge with us.

Varnish antiquing with Gábor Draskóczy

Cancelled until further notice due to COVID-19   Place: BELE.Basque School of Violin Making. CPM – Juan Crisostomo de Arriaga- MKP. Plaza Ibarrekolanda 1, 48015 Bilbao. Spain. Lecturer: Gábor Draskóczy.  draskoczy-violin.com Date:  from 24th to 26th April 2020. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Duration: 21 hours Timetable: Friday and Saturday 9:00-13:00/ 14:00-18:00 and Sunday 10:00-15:00. Languaje: English Materials needed: Violin varnished […]

Anima Nova visits BELE

Last Friday, Pal Molnar and Hans -Peter Bestehorn, Anima Nova visited BELE.

We had a demostration of the Anima Nova, the adjustable carbon fiber sounpost on a cello and a viola. Playing the instruments we had

Functional aspects on cello making

Lecturer: Silvio Levaggi. /www.levaggi-tartari.com Schedule: Work will be done on instruments brought by the participants Discussion on all the subjects related to the functional aspects, through the specific cases of each professional and each instrument provided. These functional aspects could cover: Arching Thicknesses Bass bar Neck Fingerboard Nut Set up: Bridge Soundpost Strings Tailpiece Date: […]

Resultado provisional Pruebas de Acceso 2019-20 Septiembre

Resultado provisional de las pruebas de acceso a la Escuela Vasca de Lutheria BELE, realizadas el 3 de septiembre para el curso 2019-2020:   Listado provisional de admitidos/as: 41595875-F Puntuación: 69,0. 17530035-K Puntuación: 68,6. 43559695-H Puntuación: 67,2.   No admitidos/as: 15236363-J Puntuación: 0. L2R78P981 Puntuación: N.P.

EN – Resultado provisional Pruebas de Acceso 2019-20

Resultado provisional de las pruebas de acceso a la Escuela Vasca de Lutheria BELE, realizadas el 21 de junio para el curso 2019-2020: Listado provisional de admitidos/as: 1. D.N.I: 50246420-E Puntuación: 80,2 2. D.N.I: 71522746-Z Puntuación: 75,7 3. D.N.I: 47800866-N Puntuación: 73,3 4. D.N.I: 15490721-Z Puntuación: 71,4 Admitido/a con matrícula condicionada a presentación de documentación: […]