Valdres Beethoven orchestra

19-06-30 Avslutningskonsert _Vennskap Gjennom Musikk (c ) Tom Henning Bratlie _04

Course description

International masterclass- and orchestra course for strings at a very high level, aged 18-30. All participants will receive close follow-up, both individually and in collaboration with our foremost musicians and educators. The course is designed to give music students and young musicians an extra boost on their way to becoming a professional musician. 

If you do not have the possibility to attend the course without a scholarship, please contact course manager Anne Camilla on e-mail: and write her about you situation and how the course scholar ship could help you. 

Please study our list of teachers closely and send you wishes to the course manager if you have a specific wish or wish to play on a public master class. Or if you wish to replace some of you lessons for extra time with an accompagnist. 

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 1st course period; June 19th - 24th 2020

Course details

Course content

  • One-to one lessons/master classes
  • Daily ensemble/chambermusic
  • 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 will be played as a part of the festival

Criteria for participation

  • Instruments: Violin, viola, cello, double-bass, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, horn and trumpet
  • Recomended minimum level correspoding to the repertoire for higher musical education
  • 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 (one is enough). The video must be added in the application form