Germany, Saarbrücken

Strings Academy

when 4 September 2017 - 9 September 2017
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 75

The Strings Academy combines in a simultaneously demanding and participative concept individual playing and collective practice in a novel way. All Participants form a string orchestra (8, 7, 6, 5, 3) that intentionally has no conductor. Besides daily chamber-orchestra rehearsals supplemented with rehearsals in smaller chamber-music ensembles, participants are taught individually by the professors.

o up to three hours of chamber orchestra rehearsal each day under the artistic direction of Prof. David Grimal and Prof. Hans-Peter Hofmann (only for active participants)
o daily individual and class instruction by the professors (only for active participants)
o daily section rehearsals (only for active participants)

Program
• Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) Serenade for Stings C major op. 48

Course leader

Prof. David Grimal (violin) – artistic dirction
David Grimal works as a soloist with, among others, the Orchestre de Paris, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the National Orchestra of Russia,
the Orchestre National de Lyon, the New Japan Phi

Target group

The Strings Academy is aimed at:
o young, ambitious and talented string players who are active internationally
o professional chamber musicians and instrumentalists who are looking for new challenges with respect to ensemble playing

Course aim

The Strings Academy will conclude with a concert by all the participants to be recorded by Saarland Broadcasting Corporation – SR

Fee info

EUR 75: Enrolment fee: € 75 (includes the cost of a daily hot lunch as well as coffee, tea and bottled water for the entire duration of the Academy)
EUR 0: The course fee of 600 euros is financed for the selected active participants through a grant from the Peter and Luise Hager Foundation and the ME Saar Foundation. The course fee is waived for passive participants.

Scholarships

The course fee of 600 euros is financed for the selected active participants through a grant from the Peter and Luise Hager Foundation and the ME Saar Foundation. The course fee is waived for passive participants.