Courses

Please choose the course you want more information on:

Junior Talents Voice
Summer Academy Winds & Voice

Summer Academy Chamber music

Repertoire and audio/video recording

You are welcome to submit a self-chosen piece, but you should choose a piece that shows your level. Duration should be 2 – 5 minutes.

If you apply for the chamber music course, please submit a a self-chosen piece with duration of 3 – 15 minutes.

If you submit a shared link, it must be available until 14 May and for everyone with the link.

Summer Academy Winds, Voice, and Strings:

August 2 – 7: winds & voice
August 9 – 14: strings

The course is for music students on instruments within the classical music tradition, and primarily for youth ages 18 to 28. The academy consists of open masterclasses and individual coaching.

The aim is to give the participants highly qualitiative teaching, and musical inspiration.

The Summer Academy is continuously evolving, with the Norwegian Academy of Music as its main collaboration partner. There is also a close and inspired cooperation with the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Royal College of Music in London, Dextra Musica and the Swedish – Norwegian Cooperation Fund.

The Academy focuses on complex teaching, to help the students become better musicians. The teachers are amongst the best of their instrument, as teachers and/or performers.

The Artistic leaders of the Summer Academy is violinist Peter Herresthal, clarinetist Andreas Sundén and Mezzo-soprano Randi Stene.

The course fee is NOK 5250,- and it grants 3 ECTS from the Norwegian Academy of Music.

Please visit the teacher page to see the teachers of the Summer Academy 2021. Teachers of 2021 will be published as soon as possible.

Chamber music*:

August 9 – 14

The course is for music students on instruments within the classical music tradition, and primarily for youth ages 18 to 28.

Each chamber music group receives group lessons, but each student also receives single lessons with a teacher from the Summer Academy. Each student receives 200 minutes of lesson on the main course (Summer Academy), but on the chamber music course the minutes will be divided;
100 minutes of single lessons
100 minutes of chamber music lessons
That means for a quartet each student has 100 minutes for chamber lessons, i.e. the quartet receives a totalt of 4 x 100 = 400 minutes of chamber lessons.

The course fee for the chamber music course is the same a the main course; NOK 5250,- and it grants 3 ECTS from the Norwegian Academy of Music.

*All members of the chamber group need to apply individual.

Junior Talents Voice:

August 2 – 5

An opportunity for especially talented juniors, who have not commenced higher education, a three and a half day Junior Talent Program.

The participants will have master classes with Åshild Kyvik Bauge and also the legendary voice teacher Susanna Eken. During the course they are always welcome to follow all other master classes with the other students. They will get the chance to be inspired by the older students and also join the warm-up and lecture session.

The course is starting August 2 together with the other students, but ends with a final concert August 5 in the noon followed by a lunch. Departure is after the lunch on the 5th.

The course fee for Junior Talents voice is NOK 3250,-


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