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Youth course - Summer Camp for young STRINGS

Violin | Viola | Violoncello | Orchestra

23.08.2020 - 29.08.2020


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

Heidi Eidenberger Heidi Eidenberger is currently member of the Pöstlingberg Quartet, with this ensemble she won the Klassik Special Prize at the Streicher-Plus-Competition in 2015. In addition, she plays in various chamber music formations and performed with Andreas Pözlberger, Firmian Lermer, Peter Langgartner, Werner Neugebauer and Maria Ehmer. She regularly performs in various orchestras, such as the Innviertler Symphonieorchester and the Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra. She works as Violin Teacher at the Oberösterreichisches Landesmusikschulwerk. Heidi Eidenberger graduatet at the Anton Bruckner Private University Linz with Albert Fischer, Lily Francis and Frank Stadler. She completed the bachelor's and master's degree with honours and received a scholarship from the Bruckneruniversität. In addition to that, she studied at the Bern University of the Arts with Monika Urbaniak-Lisik at the Bern University of Music and attended master classes with Christian Altenburger, Thomas Fheodoroff, Johannes Meissl and Brian Finlayson. Violin

Jessica Hartlieb Since 2002 Jessica Hartlieb was teaching at the 'Friedrich-Alexander-Universität' in Erlangen/Nürnberg. After her studies she was first of all busy as a free-lance violinist as a soloist and as a chamber musician in well-known ensembles such as the 'Bayerisches Kammerorchester Bad Brückenau'. She also appeared successfully inland and abroad as a concert-master of the 'ensembleKONTRASTE' and as a soloist with several other ensembles. Her activity with the Emanon-Trio was repeatedly distinguished with international prizes. She acted also as a concert-master in the 'Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn'. In 2006 she was appointed as leader of the second violins in the 'Philharmonisches Orchester Nürnberg'. Jessica Hartlieb is a prize-winner of numerous national and international competitions and was also distinguished with the 'Kulturförderpreis des Bezirks Mittelfranken' and with the 'Förderpreis des Kulturforums Franken'. She started violin playing at the age of 4 with Sylvia Reichardt at the 'Erlanger Musikinstitut'. Afterwards she studied with Dieter Hebecker at the 'Nürnberger Meistersinger-Konservatorium' and with Rainer Kussmaul and Hansheinz Schneeberger at the 'Musikhochschule Freiburg. During her studies she attended several master classes such as Menahem Pressler (Beaux-Arts-Trio), Amadeus-Quartet and Alban-Berg-Quartet. At the same time she collaborated in the European Youth Orchestra and in the Gustav-Mahler-Orchestra under the direction of Claudio Abbado. After her diploma she got a two year's scholarship at the 'Karajan Akademie' from the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. In the frame of a scholarship from the 'Herbert von Karajan-Stiftung' she completed a practical training with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra between 1996-1997 as a substitute under the direction of Claudio Abbado, Zubin Metha, James Levine and others. She also took part and coached in the 'Bayerisches Landesjugendorchester'. 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

Brigitte Steinschaden Brigitte Steinschaden teaches at the Musikum Salzburg. Numerous concert tours to Japan, Mexico, USA and to many European countries were done together with her siblings Georg and Eva Steinschaden, as well as several appearances as a soloist and as a chamber musician - for instance as a concert master of the national theatre´s orchestra Mannheim in the production of the chamber opera "Fraulein Julie" by A. Bibalo. As a soloist she appeared together with the Salzburg youth orchestra, with the Leopold Mozart chamber orchestra, with the ensemble CIS, with the Capella Academica, with the Kammerphilharmonie Salzburg and with the Viennese Kammerorchester. She is also a member of the Chamber Soloists Salzburg. She studied with Bruno Steinschaden and with Jürgen Geise. She completed her studies as a concert violinist with Ruggiero Ricci with distinction. She won several first prizes at the competition "Jugend musiziert", and she was awarded with the Christa-Richter-Steiner-prize for outstanding successes. Additionally she attended master classes with Thomas and Helmut Zehetmair, Igor Oistrach and Valery Klimov. Violin & Viola

Eva Landkammer Since 1983 Eva Landkammer teaches at Viennese music schools and since 2005 at the Viennese University for Music. After her studies at the Conservatory and at the Viennese College with André Navarra she continued studying in Düsseldorf with Johannes Goritzki and assisted at the Robert-Schumann-Institute. She also obtained essential stimulations in master classes with Pierre Fournier, and was deeply occupied with the baroque violoncello as well as with historical performance. Her concert activities focuse in various chamber music combinations. CD-recordings with Hungaroton, Camerata Tokyo and Gramola. 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


Class starts on: 23.08.2020, 18:00
Arrival after: 23.08.2020, 15:00
Final Concert: 29.08.2020, 11:00
Class ends on: 29.08.2020, 14:00
Deadline: 15.06.2020

Our Youth Class for Violin, Viola and Violoncello 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, 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 40 minutes resp. 80 minutes individual lessons, additional chamber orchestra for strings, piano coach, free use of piano instruments and of the practising premises, workshop-concerts, training in rhythmics, 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 3 years and master basic positions and techniques.

Castle Zell an der Pram in Upper Austria

The class starts with dinner at 6 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 and/or secoand class!