Summersymphony international stringacademy (SIS)

Alma F.S.Kraggerud huskonsert 2017

Course description

International masterclass- and chambermusic course for young dedicated strings at a high level. All participants will be closely monitored, both individually and in groups by our great musicians and educators.

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.

Cours for strings born i 2004 or later in our 1st course period; June 19th - 24th

Course for strings under the age of 18 in our 2nd course period; June 24th - 29th

Course details

Course content

  • Daily individual-/masterclasses (40 min) with a well known artist/teacher
  • Daily mentoring by young teachers
  • Daily ensemble/chambermusic classes
  • 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
  • Recommended minimum level for stringplayers equals the repertoair needed for international competitions. (For example: Menuhin, Spohr, Kocian m.fler)  
  • All participants born in 2009, or later, MUST be accompanied by one guardian. The guardian understands that minor tasks may be required during the course
  • 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. The video must be added in the application form