MASTER CLASSES FOR WIND SOLOISTS & WIND CHAMBER MUSIC
1327 August 2017 in Payerbach

Flute   
Vicens Prats / Andrea Lieberknecht

Oboe
Christian Wetzel

Clarinet 
Harri Mäki / François Benda

Horn
Will Sanders / André Cazalet

Bassoon    
Carlo Colombo / Dag Jensen

Chamber Music for Winds
Gottfried Johannes Pokorny

TARGET GROUP, COURSE STRUCTURE, REPERTOIRE and COURSE LANGUAGE

TARGET GROUP
Postgraduates or highly advanced undergraduates with performing experience

COURSE STRUCTURE
Lessons are taught by one professor or by a pre-determined combination of professors.
Every participant will receive at least 6 lessons of 45 minutes each.

REPERTOIRE
The master class repertoire ranges from baroque to contemporary music. Previous years have always seen special attention paid to Viennese Classicism, to works by Central and Eastern European Composers, and to the music of the Second Viennese School. isa also encourages all students to bring along repertoire that has to do with the current year's motto or is linked to it in terms of music history.
Learn about the background of your works, and use your power of imagination! 

COURSE LANGUAGE
English

WORKSHOPS, LECTURES and COACHING SESSIONS
Alongside the two-week master classes given by well-known, leading artistic personalities, isa also offers participants additional learning opportunities in the form of workshops, lectures, and coaching sessions.

All supplementary workshops and lectures are accessible only in combination with a master class and are included in the course fee.
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COMPETITIONS
As part of the concerts and auditions during the second week, prizes will be awarded for outstanding interpretations of certain works (master class-specific and isa-wide).
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AUDITION
For the orchestra concert on 21 August participants will have the opportunity to make an audition for the solo positions.
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CONCERTS
The isaFestival is the presentation platform for all isa participants, providing the opportunity to perform in public as part of its concerts.
Exceptionally high artistic quality (soloist-level) is required.
Selection and final decisions regarding invitations to perform are made by isa´s artistic director.

APPLICATION and APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
A prerequisite for participation is having attained a high artistic level, to be certified by:

1. Two demo recordings (audio or video)
2 movements or pieces( one slow, one fast):

  • One from the context of Viennese Classicism (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven) or by a related composer
  • One from a stylistic era of your choice.
    (Upload .mp3 files or links )

2. Letter of recommendation
A letter of recommendation from a renowned professor or a recognised personality of international musical life that addresses one’s artistic qualification for this master class is required.
(Upload .doc or .pdf file)

3. Foto
(Upload .jpg. png. gif)

Application form

FEES

Application fee € 150
Course tuition fee, soloists: € 495

Course tuition fee, ensembles: € 345 (per person)

  • Master class including practice opportunities
  • Participation in workshops, lectures, and competitions
  • Free admission to all concerts of the isaFestival

Accommodation fee: € 595

• Full board (14-night stay and 3 meals daily )
 
Generally, accommodations are arranged by isa. If you plan to make your own accommodation arrangements, please indicate this when registering.

Accommodations
Hotel Payerbacherhof
Hauptstraße 2  
2650 Payerbach
 

TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATIONS
Participants are responsible for making and paying for their own travel arrangements.
We do offer a shuttle service at each course location that runs between the local train station and the hotel on the arrival and departure dates, as well as to concerts and by special arrangement.
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ACCOUNT INFORMATION
Name: Universitaet fuer Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien
Purpose: VA31SA17
Bank: UniCredit Bank Austria AG
Please choose the option “no charges for recipient”.
IBAN: AT121200051428590201
BIC/SWIFT: BKAUATWW

If someone else is paying for you, please ensure that your name is noted on the bank transfer form.

SCHOLARSHIP
We would like to point out that the regular fees cover only a small percentage of the actual cost of your participation and thus represent a partial scholarship for all participants.
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CONTACT INFORMATION

isa – International Summer Academy of the mdw
Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1
1030 Vienna
AUSTRIA


Mag.a Siana Rabeck
T +43-1-71155-5110
F +43-1-71155-5199

isa-music@mdw.ac.at
www.isa-music.org

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