Courses and Master Classes

from 1 to 22 of 22 11 nations
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Nantwen Chamber Music Summer School
A small, friendly and relaxed course for adult amateur string playersof any level.
A maximum of sixteen participants play alongside our excellent tutors in quartets, trios, & quintets.
During the course, you work intensively on a piece with the option to perform it informally on the final morning of our chamber music summer school.
There are two course to choose from, course 1 runs from Thursday the 2nd to Sunday the 5th of August, and course 2 runs from Thursday the 9th to Sunday the 12th of August.
The cost of the course is £400, this includes all tutoring and delicious organic homemade food. Local accommodation can be found nearby.
period09 Aug 18 - 12 Aug 18
posted 20 Apr 18

Sweden Sweden
No fee - Master Class & Competition – Aurora Festival Stockholm
Become an integral part of a performing arts community of which many of the world's most important performers are also members.
Welcome to apply for Master classes with renowned professors and also a new competition with 1500 Euros in Prizes and Main Stage Performance Opportunities.
Meet new musical friends and stars from all over the world and gain a significant international new network.
The Master classes takes place during the ongoing Aurora Fine Arts Festival where you will have free entrance to top class concerts.
period18 Aug 18 - 26 Aug 18
closing date05 Jun 18
posted 18 Apr 18

Germany Germany
Mittenwald International Double Bass Masterclass
Set in the idyllic Bavarian village of Mittenwald, Germany, the 13th annual Mittenwald International Master Classes offer an exciting week of kontrabass study with prof. Jeff Bradetich, Andreas Bennetzen, Alex Bayer, Dominik Wagner, Alexis Scharff and physiotherapist Angela Gebler.
Guest artist for 2018 is Dominik Wagner, first prize winner at the International Bradetich Competition and numerous other international competitions.
The week offers intense technical training, concerts, solo master classes, bass ensembles, improvisation and performance workshops and bass orchestra concerts in the streets of Mittenwald.
Students attend from all corners of the world and return home with vital insights into playing and learning, and rich memories of working in a positive, supportive environment.
Mittenwald is the home of Pollmann basses and a tour of the workshop is included.
Major sponsors for the International Master Classes are Pöllmann Basses and Pirastro Strings. • Intense Technical Training • Concerts • Solo Masterclasses • Bass Ensembles • Tour of Pollmans workshop • Improvisation and Performance Workshops • Bass Orchestra in the streets of Mittenwald, a beautiful and historical town at the foot of the Karwendel Spitze, Germany's 2nd highest mountain.
The town is also a popular tourist attraction so it´s full of cosy restaurants, hotels and bavarian good spirits. Price €480
period06 Aug 18 - 11 Aug 18
closing date31 Jul 18
posted 10 Apr 18

Sweden Sweden
Competition no 2 & Aurora Master Class (NO FEE) - Stockholm
For: Violin, Viola, Cello, D. Bass, Piano, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Percussion
1500 Euros in Prizes
Main Stage Performance Opportunities
The competition is open to all participants at the Aurora Masterclasses (NO FEE)
5/6/2018Expressing your inner love of music. Sharing timeless personal stories, emotions and experiences written by some of history’s greatest creative geniuses through your own personal voice and expression. The opportunity to change the lives of your listeners forever. The burning desire to move, charm, and dazzle your audience.
If this applies to you, then apply now to the Aurora Music Competition. Embedded into the heart of the Aurora Festival experience which includes masterclasses from some of the worlds greatest pedagogues, chamber music coaching and performances and the opportunity to have fun with and listen to musicians from all over the world, is the Aurora Music Competition.
period18 Aug 18 - 26 Aug 18
closing date05 Jun 18
posted 28 Mar 18

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Music summer schools
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is one of the world's top 5 performing arts education institutions (QS World Rankings, 2018).
Every summer we offer a range of music summer schools for children and young people who want to develop their music skills and experience what it is like learning in a conservatoire environment.
This year's courses include Piano, Violin and Viola, Percussion, Jazz, Junior Brass, Advanced Brass, Classical Guitar and the National Youth Wind Ensemble of Scotland.
period02 Jul 18 - 31 Aug 18
posted 28 Mar 18

France France
Académie de Musique
A week, music program, in Mirecourt. The city dedicated to the Manufacture of music instruments since the 17th Century.ù
To all students, daily Individual and group technic lessons, chamber music coaching, string orchestra Guided tours of all historical sites and workshops to develop your knowledge on bow and violin making.
Concert and faculty concerts
For more informations www.musiqueacademie.com
period08 Jul 18 - 15 Jul 18
closing date15 Jun 18
posted 18 Mar 18

United Kingdom United Kingdom
New London Music Society Music Summer School
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA for players Grade 8+
SINFONIETTA for players Grade 5-7
BRASS ENSEMBLE
STRING GROUP for players Grade 3-5
WIND GROUP
CHOIR
period11 Aug 18 - 18 Aug 18
closing date01 Jul 18
posted 9 Mar 18

Netherlands Netherlands
Splendor Summer Academy 2018
A creative and inspiring week of master classes, multimedia workshops and lectures. Are you a young musician at the beginning of your career hungry to gain the inside track on musical life as a professional? Then this is the week for you!
Please visit the website to watch a short video with testimonials from 2017.
For the third time, Splendor is organising its very own Summer Academy. The course runs from August 13-19, 2018 in its own beautifully renovated facility in the heart of Amsterdam. While music-making plays a central role in the course, other aspects of having a successful musical career will be covered in detail from media strategies and PR to sponsoring, body & instrument, networking and branding.
The week includes coaching by top professionals in the creative industry. Our faculty will accompany you in creating a concert program complete with PR photo, text and a model for approaching sponsors and raising funds. The week finishes on a high point with a concert as part
period13 Aug 18 - 19 Aug 18
posted 28 Feb 18

Portugal Portugal
Festival+Masterclasses Verão Clássico - Classical Summer (Lisbon)
Festival and Masterclasses VERÃO CLÁSSICO - CLASSICAL SUMMER 2018
4th edition: from July 29th to August 7th 2018
Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon/Portugal
Festival with daily concerts and Masterclasses of Instrument and Chamber Music with the participation of musicians and teachers from some of the most prestigious international institutions and soloists of the world’s best orchestras:
Piano: Imogen Cooper, Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro, Aleksandar Madžar
Violin: Jack Liebeck, Corey Cerovsek
Viola: Isabel Charisius
Cello: Gary Hoffman, Adrian Brendel
Double Bass: Janne Saksala
Flute: Adriana Ferreira
Clarinet: Pascal Moraguès
Horn: Radek Baborák
Daily Masterclasses and concert oportunities for the participants during the Festival at Lisbon's Centro Cultural de Belém.
All Masterclasses' participants are candidates for VERÃO CLÁSSICO - CLASSICAL SUMMER Awards, whose jury is composed by the Masterclasses teachers.
period29 Jul 18 - 07 Aug 18
closing date15 May 18
posted 16 Feb 18

Spain Spain
International Music Festival Vitoria-Gasteiz
Welcome to the eleventh International Music Festival/Course Vitoria-Gasteiz (FCIMV). This year we will work once again with a number of teachers of international prestige and in one of the most spectacular conservatories in this country ¨Conservatorio de Música Jesús Guridi".
Similarly to former years the quality of the teachers, the concerts as well as the course organisation is outstanding. We are convinced that this course will continue to increase its national and international reputation in the near future.
This year we will open an Alexander Technique course, a singing and acting class with the soprano Ruth Gonzalez, new violin teacher Harriet Mackenzie and Nicholas Jones as cello teacher.
Through the international platform that we create and by interaction with teachers and students, we wish to encourage our students to develop musically as well as on a social level.
period17 Aug 18 - 26 Aug 18
closing date27 Jul 18
posted 14 Feb 18

Switzerland Switzerland
Sion-Academie: Académie de Musique Tibor Varga
Founded by Tibor Varga, the 2018 Summer Music Academy in Sion (Switzerland) offers a varied and attractive programme from July 16th to August 18th with no less than 33 masterclasses by famous masters (P. Vernikov, M-k. Lee, D. Poppen, A. Chaushian, B. Paradžik, P. Cassard, …).
This 56th edition introduces some new masterclasses:
- four hands piano masterclass with C. Venetz
- the return of a guitar masterclass with G. Vassilev
- an electronic music masterclass with V. Rybicki
- a chamber music masterclass with the SIGNUM Quartet
Each year students from all over the world choose the Tibor Varga Music Academy. The excellent quality of its teachers, the broad pallet of instruments offered, the opportunity to play in public concerts make this Academy an ideal choice for a memorable summer course.
period16 Jul 18 - 18 Aug 18
closing date15 May 18
posted 11 Feb 18

Austria Austria
IOIA - International Orchestra Institute Attergau
A project of the Vienna Philharmonic.
Join us for 9 days of great music-making in the wonderful setting of the Upper Austrian Lake District!
Work on Haydn, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Dvorak with distinguished members of the Vienna Philharmonic, get to know students from all over the world and enjoy the beauties of one of Austria's most charming areas.
For information and registration visit ioia.at!
period04 Aug 18 - 12 Aug 18
closing date11 May 18
posted 7 Feb 18

Germany Germany
Double Bass Camp with Prof. Jeff Bradetich & Dominik Wagner
Since it´s foundation in 2005, professor Jeff Bradetich has held a Double Bass Camp every summer in Mittenwald together with Andreas Bennetzen.
Faculty: Alex Bayer(jazz), Alexis Scharff and Angela Gebler(Physiotherapist)
Guest teacher: Dominik Wagner
---Highlights---
-Solo lessons
-Multi-level teaching
-Intense technical training
-Highly experienced faculty
-Orchestral training
-Attention and room for your personal needs
-Basses that you can borrow for FREE
-A nice friendly learning environment
-Concerts, workshops and insight into the world of double bass making in company with famous double bass maker Michael Krahmer Pöllmann.
Mittenwald is a historic town situated in the Bavarian Alps 938 meters up the Karwendelspitz- this area has always had excellent wood for building instruments and is the home of the Pöllmann double basses.
The town is also a popular tourist attraction so it´s full of cosy restaurants, hotels and bavarian good spirits.
Price €480
period06 Aug 18 - 11 Aug 18
closing date30 Jul 18
posted 12 Jan 18

France France
Cubertou - Intermediate String Chamber Music
For string players of grade 5 to ARSM diploma and pianist of grade 8 to ARSM diploma (or above).
Repertoire is drawn from the classics and we do our best to accommodate requests, especially from pianists. Most players come as individuals, but pre-formed groups are also welcome.
Tutors James Young (violin and viola) and Vivienne (cello and bass) will bring out the best in your playing for a fun an rewarding week.
The venue is a tranquil old farm in deepest rural SW France. Facilities include acres of woods and meadows and a lovely saltwater pool. Delicious and healthy food and plenty of local wine.
period22 Jul 18 - 28 Jul 18
posted 9 Dec 17

Hungary Hungary
Crescendo Summer Institute
The 12-day-long Crescendo Summer Institute will be organized for the 15th time this year, in the fabulous Hungarian town, Tokaj.
Musician professors coming from all over the world welcome students to their solo lessons, chamber and orchestral music courses.
Our students are provided with numerous opportunities to play at concerts, take part in audition master classes, to play baroque, contemporary music and even jazz.
A special feature of the Crescendo Summer Institute is the opportunity to participate in small group or private talks where the personal, psychological problems, difficulties that musicians have to face are discussed.
period01 Aug 18 - 13 Aug 18
posted 9 Dec 17

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Nantwen Chamber Music Summer School
A small, friendly and relaxed course for adult amateur string players of any level. A maximum of sixteen participants play alongside our excellent tutors in quartets, trios, & quintets. During the course, you work intensively on a piece with the option to perform it informally on the final morning of our chamber music summer school. There are two course to choose from, course 1 runs from Thursday the 2nd to Sunday the 5th of August, and course 2 runs from Thursday the 9th to Sunday the 12th of August.
The cost of the course is £400, this includes all tutoring and delicious organic homemade food. Local accommodation can be found nearby. If you book the course before the 1st of December 2018 then benefit fro our early bird fee of £377
period09 Aug 18 - 12 Aug 18
posted 24 Nov 17

France France
Cubertou - Advanced Mixed Chamber Music
For performance diploma level woodwind, brass, strings and piano players. Up to 19 players in total. We are aiming to include Stravinsky Soldier's Tale, Walton Façade and Wagner Siegfried Idyll and other excellent works. Repertoire is, however, dependent on getting the right line up of players.
We'll work hard and play hard with gentle but highly productive guidance from Peter Davies.
The venue is a gorgeous old farm in deepest rural SW France. Facilities include acres of woods and meadows and a saltwater pool. Delicious and healthy food and local wines.
period29 Jul 18 - 04 Aug 18
posted 15 Nov 17

France France
Cubertou - Advanced String Chamber Music
For diploma level string players and pianists. Repertoire is drawn from the classics and we do our best to accommodate requests. Most players come as individuals but pre-formed groups are also welcome.
Tutors Paul Barritt and Josephine Horder will bring out the best of your playing for a fun an rewarding week.
The venue is a tranquil old farm in deepest rural SW France. Facilities include acres of woods and meadows and a lovely saltwater pool. Delicious and healthy food and plenty of local wine.
period05 Aug 18 - 11 Aug 18
posted 15 Nov 17

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Certificate: The Practice of Music Making
The Certificate: The Practice of Music Making is a unique one-year distance learning programme developed by Trinity Laban, in partnership with the Open University.
Delivered online with a residential learning week at Trinity Laban in London, CPMM is available as a stand-alone programme, and can also count towards degree study with the Open University.
The programme is designed for adult instrumentalists and singers who participate in any genre of music and there are no auditions to gain entry. It’s suited to those who make music regularly in a group or ensemble who would like to further develop their skills. You might be an army musician, jazz, folk, rock or pop performer, sing in a choir or play in an orchestra, for example.
Perfect for those who have learned to sing or play music without gaining a formal qualification, those who wish to return to music making after a time away and those who have previously studied music and wish to further develop their performance skills.
period06 Oct 18 - 31 May 19
closing date28 Aug 18
posted 15 Nov 17

United States United States
TSO/OSU Graduate Fellowships in String Orchestral Performance
Oklahoma State University, the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra, the Patti Johnson Wilson Foundation, and the OSU Department of Music's String Area announce three graduate fellowships for 2018: one violin, one cello and one bass position.
A two-year program, this fellowship will allow qualified applicants to pursue a graduate degree at OSU while performing as section players with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra.
Accepted applicants can expect to receive tuition waivers as well as health benefits while they are enrolled in the program.
Candidates must apply to and be accepted by both the OSU Graduate College and the Department of Music Master of Music program.
The application for admission to the Graduate College must be submitted online.
To arrange an audition or submit a video audition, contact Dr. Laura Talbott-Clark directly: laura.talbott@okstate.edu.
https://tulsasymphony.org/
http://music.okstate.edu/
https://gradcollege.okstate.edu/apply
period14 Aug 18 - 02 May 20
posted 6 Oct 17

United Kingdom United Kingdom
The Ingenium Academy International Summer School for Music
The Ingenium Academy offers students between the ages of 14 and 18 a unique musical and cultural experience.
Held at the beautiful and prestigious Winchester College, the course includes tuition from world-renowned musicians, performances in top British venues and the opportunity to meet like-minded friends from all over the world within our environment of creative excellence.
Our three-week courses include orchestral, vocal, piano, saxophone and conducting programmes.
period22 Jul 18 - 12 Aug 18
closing date22 Jul 18
posted 26 Sep 17

United Kingdom United Kingdom
XXI International LMFL Summer Music Course – Llandovery College
XXI International Summer Music Course – Llandovery College Carmarthenshire (Wales) UK
Pre-course – 7th to 12th July 2018 – Arrival on 6th July.
Main course – 13th to 25th July 2018 – Arrival on 12th July afternoon and departure on 26th July morning.
A specialised, intensive Music Course for young musicians preparing exams, auditions and competitions with some of the world’s s best teachers
Instrumental and vocal tuition, Choir, Chamber Music, Composition, string ensembles , orchestra , jazz sessions
we take unaccompanied students from 11 years old in full board and lodging , supervised .
We welcome accompanied students with parents
Students can come as day only students
Language tuition in one to one or in very small groups : English, French, German, Italian , Spanish and Mandarin for students and accompanying parents
period07 Jul 18 - 26 Jul 18
posted 25 Sep 17

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