Course information

The course is designed for advanced students who intend to study music and students already on the university level. The subject matter of the lessons includes technical basics, the interpretation of works and/or preparation for competitions, exams and auditions. The participants should be challenged musically and personally.
Concerts held by participants are an important component of the course. The concerts will be held at Musikinsel Rheinau, Hofgut Albführen, Dettighofen (DE),at Rathauslaube Schaffhausen and Musikschule Konservatorium Zürich, Musikzentrum Florhof, Zürich.

The participants receive:
  • intensive private lessons with a teacher of choice
  • chamber music lessons and/or chamber orchestra
  • single coaching and group lessons in improvisation with Tim Kliphuis
  • on request viola as a minor instrument for violinists with José G. Flores (participants must bring their own instruments)
  • concerts of participants in Schaffhausen and Zurich
  • free entry to festival concerts
  • physiotherapy
  • inspection of the instrument by accoustic expert, Zeljko Haliliti, is offered

From all the participants at the 2017 festival, 6 - 8 musicians will be selected to perform as soloist with the YOUTH CLASSICS Orchestra at the YOUTH CLASSICS gala concert on 15.9.2017 at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste.