Master Classes for VOICE
Lied | opera | operetta | oratorio | musical | cantatas
30.08.2020 - 05.09.2020
Class starts on:
Arrival after: 30.08.2020, 15:00
Final Concert: 05.09.2020, 11:00
Class ends on: 05.09.2020, 14:00
The master classes for singers offers individual participants as well as existing piano-chant - ensembles the possibility to prepare intensively concert recitals, contests, auditions or exams or just to prepare a program of free choice. Students, professional singers as well as teachers, who lack time and possibility during the school year for making music, have the possibility to work together for a week in the magic ambience of castle Zell an der Pram and to exchange experiences. Individual technical, musical and methodical-didactic support for singers will represent the further focuses of these master classes.
Following obligations are offered and contained in the fee
Daily ca. 45 minutes resp. 90 minutes individual lessons, piano coach, free use of piano instruments and of the practising premises, internal class-concerts resp. workshop-concerts, 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 WLAN.
Free choice of program from the international repertoire of Lied, cantata, oratorio, opera, operetta and musical. Thecourses focus on basis of technique, vocal training, control of respiration, part writing, use of voices, training of pronunciation, quality of correct exercises, and particularly for singing teachers "Methodology and didactics of vocal instruction".
Expansion of musical power of expression and promotion of the musical personality will help to find ways to independent interpretation. Coping with stress and fear of performance, among others, through mental training by playing in front of the group during lessons and in the workshop concert. Theprogram of the Master Class with Bernhard Landauer is beside the normal repertoire also the interpretation of Baroque music, phrasing, text interpretation in Recitative and Aria, ornaments and cadenzas.
Please take with you all your scores with the piano parts.
Primarily singing students from music universities, music colleges and conservatories, music schools and young singers who want to prepare for entrance examinations at music universities, music colleges and conservatories, for competitions and concert performances or simply want to work on a programme of their choice, as well as professional musicians and singing teachers.
Semiprofessional singers/amateurs who are willing to work according to professional criteria can only be admitted to a limited extent for the time being. Further places can only be bindingly accepted after the deadline of 15 May in accordance with the availability of places.
The courses are open to participants aged 16 and over. Exceptions are possible in consultation with the course management
CastleZell an der Pram in Upper Austria.
The class starts at 6 p.m. with a "meet & greet" in the Entrance Hall.
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 encourage you to get your application in on time.
The workshop concerts and the official closing concert are in the Freskensaal of the castle Zell an der Pram. The participants will be selected by the professors.
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.
take also part in the Seminar Seminar "Body & Voice" with Bernhard Landauer.