NOBUS - strings

Alf Richard og Harry

Course description

Course for strings under the age of 18. For young strings who aim to further develop individually and in interaction with others. The focus of the course will mainly emphasize in the skills of chamber-, ensemble- and orchestra playing. All studens will also benefit from the daily individual lessons adjusted to each students level. The teachers are dedicated educators who are especially talented in working with youth.

Valdres summer symphony reserves the right to assemble the course and it's participants in accordans with the information given in the application form as well as the submited recording.

The course takes place in our 2nd course period; June 24th - 29th 2020

Course details

Course content

  • Daily individual lessons/master classes (40 min)
  • Daily chamber/orchestra rehersals
  • Daily group/section rehersals
  • Performance at a course concert (provided correctly information in the confirmationform, before the given day as announced in the letter of admission)
  • Free admission to a given number of festival concerts, as well as all course conserts
  • Final concert
  • The Festival ground offers plenty of extra curricular activities such as soccer, volleyball, chess and swimming (in company with adults).

Criteria for participation

  • Instruments: Violin, viola, cello and double bass
  • Recomended minimum level should correspond with:
    • Violin: Violin concerto by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Lalo
    • Viola: Viola concerto by Stamitz/Hoffmeister, Webers Andante e Rondo Ungarese, Hummels fantasy, Bruchs romanze
    • Cello: Cello concerto by Haydn/Saint-Saëns
    • Double bass: Eccels sonata, Dittersdorf concerto
  • The application will not be considered unless the application fee of 300 NOK has been paid
  • Participation requires that the fees have been paid in full before the course starts
  • All applicants must submit a recording of a self-chosen piece, 3-5 min. The video must be added in the application form