General Information

Course address

International Course for Bamboo Pipe Players
‘De Beukenhof’
Capucijnenstraat 46
5074 PJ Biezenmortel
The Netherlands


De Beukenhof is a rather old monastery with group accommodation so don’t expect hotel facilities, but there are many different accommodation options:

  • Luxury single room
  • Basic single room
  • Luxury double room
  • Basic double room
  • Luxury multiple room (at least 4 beds)
  • Basic multiple room (at least 4 beds)

Luxury rooms have en-suite shower and toilet facilities.
Guests in basic rooms will have communal showers and toilets close to their room. 

There is one lift, to be used by disabled participants only.

Travelling to Biezenmortel

Biezenmortel can be reached easily by train from Amsterdam and Eindhoven. Take the train to Eindhoven and then change trains there for the village of Oisterwijk.
In Oisterwijk you will be picked up by a shuttle which the Dutch Guild will organise.
For those coming by car there is plenty of parking space at De Beukenhof.
Detailed information will follow in the final letter which will also include your personal daily programme.

Start and Finish

Arrival on Friday 22 July will be from 16.00 p.m.
Between 17.00 and 19.00 a meal with soup and bread will be served.
Departure on Saturday July 30th is after breakfast.


Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis
Room allocations will also be on a first come, first served basis!
Please note that applications are accepted only after we have received your application form and your deposit
Please make your application via the application form below

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We hope that all measures have been released at the time of our course.
If not, the current Covid-19 measures will be followed during the course.

At this place we will give updates, if necessary!


After the course it is possible to have a few nights hospitality with members of the Dutch Guild (free bed and breakfast facilities hosted by families of the Dutch Guild in the neighbourhood of Amsterdam, Delft, Rotterdam, Groningen, etc.). Arrangements for this will be made during the course. If you are interested, please make a note on the application form.

Further information

After 1 May 2022 you will receive a letter about your personal programme and the balance you have to pay, which also includes further details about the course.


If your own country doesn’t have a Guild, there will be the possibility to take the international exams. If you are interested, please make a note on the application form.


If you have any questions, send an e-mail to:

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Do not hesitate and come!
The Dutch Guild is looking forward to welcome you!