Summersymphony international stringacademy (SIS)

Avslutningskonsert _Vennskap Gjennom Musikk (c ) Tom Henning Bratlie _02

Course description

International masterclass- and chambermusic course for young dedicated strings at a high level, born in 2003 or later. 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.

The SIS-course is arranged in week 2 (June 24th - June 29th.) and week 3. (June 30th - July 5th).   

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)  
  • 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