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Master Classes for FLUTE & CLARINET


15.07.2018 - 21.07.2018


Britta Bauer Britta Bauer MA, is lecturer in flute at the University of the Mozarteum in Salzburg. She is also passionately active as a teacher of children and adolescents at the Leopold Mozart “Hochbegabteninstitut” for talented young musicians as well as at the Pre-College, Salzburg of the Mozarteum. Her students include prize-winners at international competitions. Since 2007, she has been a regular guest lecturer at the international Payerbacher Masterclasses in Lower Austria and has held various seminars, courses and workshops in Austria and abroad, her next engagement being masterclasses in Beijing, China. Britta is also very much active as a concert flautist. She was solo flautist of the Hofgartenorchesters in Bonn for 7 years and has performed as soloist with several orchestras, including the Duisburger Sinfonikern, the Rheinischen Philharmonie in Koblenz and the Barockensemble Rheinklang in Cologne. She has been engaged as a soloist at various festivals, including the Wiener Festwochen, Uferlichter and Rheingau Festival and has appeared in countries such as Germany, Austria, Bolivia, Poland and Norway. As a chamber musician, she has also toured extensively through Europe with her trio, “Sirius” and also plays in a trio whose members include members of the Viennese State Opera Orchestra (Andrea Wutschek, Cello) and University of the Mozarteum (Prof. Eva Salmutter, piano). The trio gave its debut in 2005 at the Wiener Festwochen. Britta has received an international education spanning both the arts and sciences, studying flute, music education, medicine and pedagogy. She has studied in Bonn, Cologne, Berlin, Paris and Salzburg, receiving all her university degrees with distinction. Important influences in her artistic development as a flautist have come from James Galway, Marianne Geise, Peter Lukas Graf, Wolfgang Schulz and Greg Pattillo. In Paris, she studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur in the class of Pierre Yves Artaud, where she gained significant insight into the interpretation of French music of the “Fin de Siècle” period. Through her training in medicine, she developed the idea of the “Body-Instrument” (“Körper-Instrument”) as an important part of her pedagogical work in teaching the flute. After completing an education in “Music Medicine and Music Psychology in Daily Artistic Life”, she developed a concept designed especially for the teaching of the flute: “Der Körper klingt – The Body Sounds”. She has already been invited by several international seminars to present this concept, the latest being in Lodz (Poland) in February 2015. Apart from her engagements as an educator and teacher, Britta is also active as a jury member at various competitions and as an advisor for flute at the German Music Council. She is also author for several music pedagogical magazines. Britta  plays, with much joy, a Nagahara 14 K. Flute

Dario Zingales Dario Zingales is since October 2012 assistant for the clarinet class of Prof. Alois Brandhofer, and since Oktober 2015 also assistant from Prof. Wenzel Fuchs in the Mozarteum Unisiversity. He has performed as first clarinet with freat conductors as André Previn, Gerd Albrecht, and Dennis Russell Davies. I played also with Teatro Petruzzelli, Milano Classica, Junge München Philharmonie. From August 2009 to September 2012, Zingales was principal clarinet for the Philharmonie der Nationen conducted by Justus Frantz (performing many concerts in America, Belgium, Germany, France, Greece, Italy, Austria, Spain, Switzerland, and Russia). He was also invited to play with the Luigi Cherubini Orchestra under the baton of Riccardo Muti. As a soloist, he as performed the Sinfonia Concertante KV 297b and the Clarinet Concerto by Mozart with the Symphony Orchestra of the Mozarteum University. In December 2011 he performed the Clarinet Concerto from Mozart with much critical acclaim under the direction of Josef Wallnig in Linz. As a chamber music musician, he has performed with many great performers such as Lukas Hagen, Benjamin Schmid, Pierre Amoyal, Thomas Riebl, Pavel Gililov, Peter Lang, Jacques Rouvier. He is a founding member of the clarinet quartet Fusion Clarinet Quartet with whom he won the Ferrero award for wind ensembles in 2005. Zingales was invited to play for the Società del Quartetto and had also participated in the international MITO Festival in September 2007. Dario Zingales studied in Milan, with Prof. Luigi Magistrelli where he graduated with honors for both his first and second degrees. Since 2007, he has studied at the University Mozarteum with Prof. Alois Brandhofer. In 2012, he completed his Master's degree at Mozarteum with honors.  Clarinet


Class starts on: 15.07.2018, 18:00
Arrival after: 15.07.2018, 15:00
Final Concert: 21.07.2018, 11:00
Class ends on: 21.07.2018, 14:00
Deadline: 15.06.2018

The Master Classes for flute and clarinet with international renowned professors addresses to students of music, professional musicians, teachers of instruments, ensembles and soloists, as well as to ambitious amateurs. During this week they prepare themselves intensively for trial performance, a concert, a competition, or an exam; or they simply can elaborate a program of free choice.

The castle Zell an der Pram with its generous seminar-rooms, its stimulating atmosphere and its unique and romantic setting in the Upper Austrian "Innviertel", offers an excellent background for intensive work with internationally renowned professors and guarantee a further artistic and professional development.

Following obligations are offered and contained in the fee
Daily ca. 40 minutes resp. 80 minutes individual lessons, additional woodwind ensemble, 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. All participants will receive a diploma of participation. Free use of the open WLAN.


A main focus lies in specific individual support in technique, in interpreting your selected program. We also will work on an improvement of your musical power of expression and the promotion of your musical personality also to prepare you for concerts, contests, auditions and examinations or just to prepare a program for your pleasure.

You can freely choose the program for the course.

Invited are
The International Master Courses of the Austrian Master Classes aimed at advanced students (soloists and ensembles) at music schools, conservatories or music highschools (music universities) and professional musicians and instrumental teachers who for a week want to prepare for a concert performance, an audition or an audit intensive or simply want to develop a program their own choice.

Also welcome are advanced amateurs who are able and willing to engage in the work in a professional manner.

The class is open for participants older than age 14.

Castle Zell an der Pram in Upper Austria.

The class starts at 6 p.m. with a "meet & greet" in the Freskensaal.

The class ends after the public concert in the Freskensaal 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 Freskensaal of the castle. The participants will be selected by the professors.

Leisure-Time Activities
There are sports grounds, a swimming-bath and a gym for ball-games, table tennis, etc. You will certainly have time for a trip to explore the surroundings of Zell an der Pram.

Right away book a lesson-unity daily, a second class and/or the chamber music class!