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Youth course - Easter Camp for young STRINGS

Violin | Viola | Violoncello | solo | preformed Ensembles

28.03.2021 - 03.04.2021

 

Professors:

Aloisia Dauer Aloisia Dauer is appreciated as a young, talented violinist and received several prices and awards. The German-Italian violinist studied at the Music Institute of Chicago and completed her violin and pedagogy studies with honors at the University Mozarteum Salzburg in the class of Prof. Igor Ozim and Prof. Harald Herzl, where she already got accepted as a Pre-College student.  She is very passionate about chamber music and she performed already with different chamber music groups and outstanding artists at many international festivals and concerts, i.a. Stellenbosch Chamber Music Festival in South Africa, Salzburg Chamber Music Festival and Salzburg Palace Concerts, Mendelssohn Summer School Festival, International Festival Narni (IT). Her regular chamber music partners are the Italian pianist Margherita Torretta and the German clarinetist Nicolai Pfeffer. As a soloist she gave concerts together with well-known conductors like Ernst Kovacic, Kazem Abdullah and Thomas Dorsch and orchestras like the Stellenbosch Festival Orchestra, Oberschwäbischen Kammerorchester, Kammerphilharmonie Bodensee-Oberschwaben. Besides her concert engagements as a soloist and chamber musician Aloisia is teaching with great pleasure. After her graduation, she started teaching a violin class at the music school Württembergisches Allgäu and became head of the string department. Since September 2018 Aloisia is living in Munich and is teaching at the music school a violin class and the advanced class for violin. Violin

Michaela Girardi This violinist from Salzburg received her musical education at the Mozarteum University, Salzburg, Indiana University in the USA and Lübeck Music College. Her teachers included Paul Roczek, Mauricio Fuks and Shmuel Ashkenasi. Michaela Girardi gave her first solo performance at the age of 11 with the Salzburg Symphony Orchestra. Since then, she has constantly appeared as a soloist with various orchestras such as the Camerata Salzburg, the Mozarteum Orchestra, the Bruckner Orchestra, Linz, the Nizhny Novgorod Philharmonic and the German Chamber Academy, Neuss. However, her greatest passion is chamber music. She has been permanently influenced in this as a member of the Callino Quartet by her close collaboration with artists such as the Hagen Quartet, Eberhard Feltz, Walter Levin, György Kurtag and Erich Höbarth. Concert tours took Michaela Girardi to Wigmore Hall, the Chamber Music Festival in Bordeaux, Prussia Cove, the Viennese Concert Hall, the Beethoven Festival in Bonn and many other festivals in Europe with partners such as Jörg Widmann, Pekka Kuuisto, Barry Douglas and Nicholas Daniel. From an early age Michaela Girardi developed a strong affinity for contemporary music. With the Austrian Ensemble for New Music, the risonanze erranti Ensemble and Ensemble Plus she has worked closely with composers like Wolfgang Rihm, Peter Ruzicka, Helmut Lachenmann and Johannes Motschmann. Neos recently released a CD with works by Peter Ruzicka including a recording of his 5th string quartet “Sturz” (Fall). Since 2008, Michaela Girardi has been the first violin in Camerata Salzburg and has met many interesting people such as Philippe Herreweghe, Roger Norrington, Leonidas Kavakos and Theodor Currentzis. As a concert master she regularly receives invitations for, among other things, her own orchestra – the Camerata Salzburg -  from the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra and the Vorarlberg Symphony Orchestra. Michaela Girardi teaches the violin and chamber music at the Mozarteum University, Salzburg and gives master classes at the Austrian Masterclasses and the China Conservatory in Beijing. Violin

Inge Jacobsen Inge Jacobsen is the leader of a very active and successful violin class at the Carinthian "Landesmusikschulwerk", and since 2005/2006 responsible for the education of string instrument teaching. She has conducted various projects, such as "Children play for Children", "Oberkärntner Bambini Streicher" and performances of operas for children in the frame of the "Carinthian Summer". Additionally she acts as a jury member at various competitions, as an instructor for string teachers educations and also as an orchestral and chamber music violinist. She is also the founder of the "Collegium Musicum Carinthia" together with the virtuoso E. Denisova and with the pianist A. Kornienko. This ensemble has appeared in numerous concerts together with renowned soloists at international festivals and has made highly esteemed recordings for CD and radio. She is also founder of the ensemble "Tango Trio VIF" mainly focused on Tango and Jazz. Inge Jacobsen is the artistic director of the "Porcia Klassik" Festival in Carynthia. Violin

Isabel Schneider Isabel Schneider started her violin-playing at the Musicschool in Konstanz, where she was born. When she was 13 years old, she had the chance to be a pupil at the St Mary`s Musicschool Edinburgh (Patron Yehudi Menuhin),where she decided to try becoming a professional musician. She continued her studies at the „Musikhochschule Zürich/Winterthur“, with Rudolf Bamert and Rudolf Koelman. After finishing the first diplomas she went to the „Musikakademie Basel“, where she studied with Alexander van Wijnkoop and Walter Levin up to the concert diploma. 1993-1995 she spent in Sydney, playing with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and collecting teaching experience at two different schools. 1995 she moved on to Vienna, working with different ensembles like the Klangforum Wien, Wiener Kammerorchester, Neue Oper Wien, Ensemble Reconsil, Ensemble Zeitfluß. And since 1998 she is teaching a big violinclass at the Musicschool Tulln, looking after 30 pupils  to young string-quartetts and of course coaching the violin sections of the Youth Orchestra, which she enjoys alot. Violin & Viola

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

Estelle Revaz Born 1989 in Switzerland, Estelle Revaz studied the cello in Paris at the CRR with Xavier Gagnepain and subsequently at the Conservatoire with Jérôme Pernoo, as well as in Cologne with Maria Kliegel. Her appearances as a soloist with orchestra and a repertoire ranging from Vivaldi to contemporary music have been highly acclaimed by reviewers and audiences in Europa, Asia, South Africa and South America. From the 2017/18 season onwards, Estelle will for three years be artist in residence with the Orchestre de Chambre de Genève conducted by Arie van Beek. At the same time, she loves to play chamber music with pianists such as Finghin Collins, Frank Dupree or Gérard Wyss and is a member of the Trio Colomba with Sergey Ostrovsky (violin) and Irina Chkourindina (piano) as well as the Trio Window with Damien Bachmann (clarinet) and Christian Chamorel (piano). Concert work has taken Estelle to numerous halls and festivals in Switzerland (Victoria Hall, Geneva; Verbier Festival; Menuhin Festival, Gstaad; Fondation Gianadda, Martigny), France (Paris Louvre; Festival International de Colmar; Festival Pablo Casals), Germany and Italy, to South America and Asia (NCPA, Beijing; Oriental Art Center, Shanghai). Her stage partners included Gautier Capuçon, Lena Neudauer, Pavel Vernikov, Dong-Suk Kang, Ralf Manno, Pierre Génisson, Philippe Muller, the Sine Nomine Quartet, Cédric Pescia, François-Xavier Poizat and François Killian. In 2015, Cantique, her first CD with Bloch’s Schelomo and Pitture, a new concerto by Andreas Pflüger written especially for the occasion, was published. 2017 saw the release of another CD, Bach&Friends, where Estelle successfully combines solo works by Bach with 20 century composers. Radio and television appearances include national radio stations in France, Germany and Switzerland, several visits to the news programs and a documentary about Gautier Capuçon for Swiss National Television. More recently, Estelle coproduced a five-part radio program called „Estelle et le violoncelle“ for Swiss radio Espace 2. Since 2015, Estelle is a member of the „Forum des 100“, a group of personalities considered to be shaping the future of Switzerland. In addition, her professional activities include teaching at the Kalaidos University for Music in Zurich and the publication of articles, her research into „the development of the artistic personality in teaching of an instrument at a superior level” being published shortly. Cello

Register

Class starts on: 28.03.2021, 18:00
Arrival after: 28.03.2021, 15:00
Final Concert: 03.04.2021, 11:00
Class ends on: 03.04.2021, 14:00
Deadline: 01.03.2021

Course fee
from € 320,- plus adminstration fee € 100,- 

Course location
Castle Zell an der Pram in Upper Austria

Accommodation
from € 300,-

 

We pick up from where you are right now ...

Our youth course for violin, viola and cello offers you a great opportunity to intensively prepare for an upcoming competition, such as Jugend musiziert, Prima la Musica or an upcoming exam, to deepen and improve already started or finished programmes and to spend a week of musical experiences with children and young people from all over the world.
The diverse contacts with the students will awaken your sense of fun in making music. Listening to other students participating in youth courses for young pianists and flute instrument players at the same time will widen your musical horizons.

We all live, sleep, eat and make music in a really cool castle in the Upper Austrian Innviertel.

Invited are

Young violin, viola and cello players of all nationalities from the ages of 8 to 18 from preparatory and gifted classes or pre-colleges of universities, colleges, conservatories and music schools and from private lessons. Exceptions to the minimum and maximum age requirement are possible in consultation with the course management

The course languages are German & English

Requirements

Free choice of the pieces you would like to work with on the course – preferably in agreement with your teacher. Depending on your age, you should be able to master at least light pieces from the intermediate-level repertoire for your instrument as well as the lower registers.

The following services are included in the course fee

Depending on the booking, about 40 minutes or 80 minutes private lessons daily | piano accompaniment (by ‘répétiteur’)  | occasionally rhythm training in the group | occasionally chamber orchestra | stage training | workshop concerts | public student concert with free entrance | all classes are open for listening | use of seminar and recreation rooms | free-time supervisor | use of the ping-pong tables and the sports field | all participants receive a participation diploma

You can practice in your living room, extra practicing rooms for string players or participants from outside are not available. 

General timetable as a pdf

Registration deadline

Please note the registration deadline. Due to the high demand and limited number of places, we recommend that you register in good time. Later registrations can be considered if there are any places left.

Final concert

The final public concert will take place in the Fresco Hall of Schloss Zell an der Pram. The teachers select the participants.

Supervision and Leisure

Our supervisor ensures individual and age-appropriate care for the participants and is available to help you with any questions about the course schedule and organisation through to finding the classrooms, from the time you get up until bedtime. Of course, she will also help you if you are homesick or have any other problems.

Sports activities such as football, table tennis and volleyball are as much part of the recreational programme as games such as "Halli Galli", "Phase 10", Activity, etc. 

Recommendation

Go ahead and book a second lesson unit (daily 80-minute private lesson) and / or a second course!