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Youth course - Summer Camp for young STRINGS

Violin | Viola | Violoncello | Orchestra

22.07.2018 - 28.07.2018


Raphael Brunner Raphael Brunner received his first violin lessons from his father at the music school in Lienz. Afterwards he studied at the University Mozarteum in Salzburg with Prof. Jürgen Geise, where he also graduated with distinction. In addition he studied with Prof. Helfried Fister at the Carinthian „Landeskonservatorium“. Several times he was awarded at „Prima la Musica“ at the federal level. He attended masterclasses with Prof. Helmut Zehetmair, Prof. Zakhar Bron, Prof. Josef Hell a.o. At the age of 14, he did his first solo performances accompanied by Orchestras. For example, W. A. Mozart: Violin Concerto in G, K. 216 with the International Youth Symphony Orchestra Bremen. Several solo performances wih the Ensemble CIS or the Festival Chamber Orchestra Salzburg followed. Concerning chamber music he has played with musicians like Michaela Girardi (University of Music "Mozarteum" Salzburg, Camerata Salzburg), Florian Simma (principal cellist of the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg), Tibor Benyi (awarded with the Hungarian State Prize for Cello), Monika Kammerlander (concertmaster of the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg), Alexander Burggasser (concertmaster of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra), Prof. Jürgen Geise (University of Music " Mozarteum" Salzburg), Prof. Gunter Teuffel (principal violist of the Radio Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart, professor at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart). He also has played in ensembles such as "Camerata Salzburg", the "Salzburg Soloists" the "Camerata Carinthia" or the "Festival Chamber Orchestra Salzburg". As a violin teacher he works at the „Musikum Salzburg, where he teaches violin and strings classes. He also runs a children's orchestra there and instructs the kids of a violin-section of the „Mozart Children´s  Orchestra“.  Violin

Hannelore Ramminger For more than seven years she played with the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg. Currently she is Concertmaster of the Chamber orchestra Gleisdorf and leads a violin and viola class at the Musicschool Gleisdorf. She also teaches regularly at the Joseph Haydn Conservatory Eisenstadt. Hannelore Farnleitner started playing the violin at the age of three. At the age of eleven she was already accepted to the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, and remained there for eight years, studying with professors Ernst Kovacic, Klara Flieder, and Thomas Fheodoroff. After that she studied violin in the master class of Prof. Benjamin Schmid and Klara Flieder Pantillon at Mozarteum University in Salzburg. Thanks to a scholarship that is given to especially talented students, she had the opportunity to study at the famous Guildhall School of Music in London with internationally acclaimed teachers as Alasdair Tait, Louise Hopkins, Evan Rothstein, Matthew Jones or David Dolan. Mrs. Farnleitner had her orchestral solo debut at the age of thirteen. She now has a very active solo and chamber career throughout Austria and has appeared as a soloist in many other countries in Europe and Asia. She has also performed as part of the Salzburg Festival, the International Brahmsfestival Mürzzuschlag, the Neuberger Kulturtage, the Attergauer Kultursommer, the Musicfestival St. Gallen, the Chamber Music Festival Hopfgarten and also in the renowned Radio Kulturhaus Wien, Wiener Konzerthaus and Wiener Musikverein. Violin

Saskia Lermer Since 2008 Saskia Lermer directs her own violin class at the music school in Murau/Styria and she is also occupied with a new string-project at the Alfred-Bäck-primary school in Taxham/Salzburg as well as (since 2012) at the 'Übungsvolksschule der Pädagogischen Akademie in Salzburg' (2 year's teaching at a primary-school-class). At the same time she performs with ensembles such as the 'Camerata Salzburg' and the chamber choir 'KlangsCala'. She acquired her teaching experience in the music school organisations in Upper Austria and in Salzburg. Saskia Lermer studied violin-educational-theory at the Viennese Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst and graduated with distinction at the Universität Mozarteum in Salzburg. Violin

Wladislav Winokurow Wladislav Winokurow, who was born in Kiev, Ukraine in 1980, came into contact with music very early. Coming from a musical family, he received his first musical training from his father at the age of five. His attendance of the Special Musical College for Gifted Children and Young People was followed by intensive musical training and the support of Alexander Panov, Avanes Buludian and later Isaak Kuschnir. He had his first major experience on stage when only ten years old with solo performances with the Kiev Chamber Orchestra. In 1992 he moved to Austria. His musical education continued at the Vienna Musikgymnasium (Vienna Music School), combined with professional instrument tuition initially with Eugenia Polatschek. This was followed by a Music Degree at the Vienna University of Music and Dramatic Arts under Gernot Winischhofer and Boris Kuschnir, which he passed with distinction. In addition to master classes with Abraham Stern and Viktor Tretyakov, he participated in, among other things, chamber music collaborations with artists like Mischa Kugel, Rainer Honeck, Rudolf Leopold, Michael Hell, Dominika Falger, Benjamin Gilmore, Milan Karanovic, Arkadij Vinokurov and the like. He entered into regular collaboration with the Vienna Symphonic, Viennese string soloists (ensemble of Vienna Philharmonic players), the Vienna Concert Association (ensemble of Vienna Symphonic players), Vienna Classical Players (ensemble of Vienna Symphonic players), the Strauss Festival Orchestra and Academia Allegro Vivo. In 2010 he was appointed to teach his own violin class at the Margareten Music School. From 2012 to 2013 he was a Senior Lecturer (representing the preparatory class) at Graz University of Music, and in the subsequent audition in 2014 he was one of two shortlisted. His successes to date include winning numerous national and international competitions. He has provided a great deal of private preparation for entrance examinations, interim examinations and final examinations at the Vienna Private University of Music and Art, Vienna Music and Performing Arts, Santa Cecilia Conservatoire, Rome, Prayner Conservatoire in Vienna, Gustav Mahler Conservatoire and others. In 2011-2013 he was Deputy Headmaster at the Margareten State Music School, Vienna and was on the jury at competitions such as the Prima la Musica State and Federal Competition (Austria). He was also a founder and chairman of the Art and Culture Association with its focus on promoting music and art and project and concert management. He was the artistic director of the “Kulturwelten.at Sommerkurs” (summer course) master classes initiated by himself. Since 2015 he has been the spokesman for the specialist group of higher string players for music schools in Vienna with responsibility for 17 sites. Violin

Theresia Kainzbauer Theresia Kainzbauer works as a teacher in the Grein and Feistadt State Music College and as a freelance artist. She is a cellist in the Triton piano trio, with which she received the Stepski Special Prize for the best interpretation of a contemporary work in 2009. In 2010 the trio was awarded the ABPU Scholarship. She has performed in concerts with, among others, the L´Orfeo Baroque Orchestra, the Harmonices Mundi and Ensemble Sonare Chamber orchestras and the Tassilo Quartet and has toured Europe and China with various orchestras. Theresia Kainzbauer is heavily involved in early music and has been studying the Baroque cello with Claire Pottinger-Schmidt since 2009. Her artistic education was enriched by courses with Gerhard Mantel, Ramon Jaffé, Tamás Varga, Luca Simoncini and the International Conference on Early Music. Having completed her studies at the Linz School of Music, she went on to study at the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz in Andreas Pözlberger’s cello and chamber music class, obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in 2006 and a Masters with distinction in 2009. She supplemented her studies with a one-year stay in Germany at the Carl Maria von Weber College of Music, Dresden, where she studied under Clemens Krieger. In addition, during her Masters studies at the ABPU she was taught by Predrag Katanic. Cello

Barbara Lübke Barbara Lübke, born in Wiesbaden/Germany, studied in Würzburg, Freiburg and Düsseldorf. At the age of 18 she became solo-cellist of the Cologne Chamber Orchestra, with which she toured through Europe and America. In 1978 she became solo cellist of the Camerata Salzburg. At the same time she became member of the “Pro Arte Quartet”. With this ensemble she made international career. Concerts at several renowned chamber music festivals and tours. CD-records with RCA Victor BMG. Chamber music partners of Barbara Lübke are among others Benjamin Schmid, Radovan Vlatkovic, Sabine Meyer, Hermann Baumann, Eduard Brunner, Julius Berger and Dimitri Sgouros. Cello


Class starts on: 22.07.2018, 18:00
Arrival after: 22.07.2018, 15:00
Final Concert: 28.07.2018, 11:00
Class ends on: 28.07.2018, 14:00
Deadline: 15.06.2018

Our Youth Course in Summer for Violin, Viola and Violoncello with orchestra will offer you a good possibility to intensively prepare an imminent contest such as Jugend musiziert, Prima la Musica, Gradus ad Parnassum or an examination, and you can also deepen and improve programs already started or finished.

Solo lessons, orchstra and training in rhythmics will widen your musical horizon and promote your creativity and talent in playing the instrument.

Due to the varied contact with the course participants, listening to other participants of the piano and flute course taking place at the same time will expand your sound experience, promote your creativity and rouse your joy in making music. Specific technical support will facilitate the transformation of your musical ideas.

Following obligations are offered and contained in the fee:
Daily ca. 40 minutes resp. 80 minutes individual lessons, additional chamber orchestra for strings, training in rhythmics, piano coach, free use of piano instruments and of the practising premises, a workshop-concert, a public final concert admission free for participants and visitors, all classes open for listeners, free use of the open WLAN.

All participants will receive a diploma of participation. 

You can freely choose the solo program for the course.

 A main focus of this master class lies in techniques, rhythms, ear training, intonation in the group and in the orchestra and interpreting your selected program. 

You will get individual technical support and we will work on an improvement of your musical power of expression and the promotion of your musical personality and find ways to independent interpretation.

 Correct exercises, practicing playing by heart and the correct posture at the instrument are also main components of the course work. 

We deal with coping any fears of performance, among others, by mental training, by mutual recitals in group lessons, in the workshop concert and during the public final concert, and by preparing for competitions and exams.

Invited are
young string instrument players of every nation from age 8 up to age 18 from Universities, Music schools, Conservatories or from private teachers.

We expect an adequate selection of the course program according to your skills and age preferably in consultation with your teacher. You should have lessons for more than 2 years and master basic positions and techniques.

Castle Zell an der Pram in Upper Austria

The class starts at 6 p.m. with dinner. Arrival after 3 p.m.
The class ends after the public concert in the Knights Hall of the castle.


Late applications will be considered if possible, but due to high demand and limited space, we recommend to submit your application in time.

Final Concert
The class ends with a public concert in the Knights Hall of the castle. The participants will be selected by the professors.

Leisure-Time Activities
There are sports grounds and a gym for ball-games, table tennis, etc.

Right away book two lesson-unities daily, a second class or the chamber music class!