BÅSTAD CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

MASTER CLASSES 2226 JUNE 2020

The Master Classes are free standing university courses organised by
Båstad Chamber Music Festival, Musik i Syd and Malmö Academy of Music.

Photo: Musikhögskolan i Malmö

Violinist Marika Fältskog comes from a large music family in Helsinki, Finland. She received her soloist diploma in 1996 and was the same year hired as first violin in the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. She became alternate Principal Concertmaster in 2000, and has also performed as a soloist with the orchestra. Seven years later, Marika Fältskog was appointed as a Professor of Violin at the Malmö Academy of Music. Since 2008 she is Principal Concertmaster at the Malmö Symphony Orchestra.

Photo: Pelle Piano

Henrik Frendin is known as one of the most distinguished and versatile Swedish violists of today. A long career as soloist and chamber musician, since his debut in 1989, has led him to perform in most parts of the world. As a teacher, he has made numerous international master classes. His workshops based on his unique method have broken new ground. Several of his students claim top positions in Swedish orchestras. He is Professor of Viola & Chamber Music and Head of Strings at the Malmö Academy of Music.

Photo: Ida Wang

Andreas Brantelid is one of the most sought-after performing artists from Scandinavia, winning worldwide critical acclaim for his thoughtprovoking interpretations, uniquely colorful sound and engaging personality. Highlights of recent orchestra engagements includes appearances with the London Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, as well as all the major orchestras in the Nordic countries. Andreas Brantelid has won several prizes including European Concert Hall Organization “Rising Star” tour in the 2008/09 season. He is a Senior Lecturer of Violoncello at the Malmö Academy of Music.

Photo: Musik i Syd

The composer Staffan Storm has produced an impressive list of works. In recent years he has worked with choral music and has had commissions from several leading Swedish choirs. He has had close collaborations with musicians like Håkan Hardenberger – in the large-scale trumpet sonata “Three Autumns” – the pianist Francisca Skoogh and the conductors Daniel Hansson and Fredrik Malmberg. In the Spring of 2019 Storm’s symphony “The Persistence of Memory” had its first performance by Malmö Symphony Orchestra. Staffan Storm is a Senior Lecturer in Music Theory and Composition at the Malmö Academy of Music.

Photo: Musik i Syd

 

Erik Karlberg is a pianist in great demand. Since 1986, he has been teaching at the Royal Danish Conservatory of Music in Copenhagen. He has given numerous concerts as a soloist and chamber musician in most European countries. As accompanist he has had long term collaborations with singers like Anne Sofie von Otter and Bo Boje Skovhus. He has great experience working with strings, for example, teaching Scandinavian Master Classes 1991-2009.

MUHB38, Master Class: Violin 7.5 credits

Teacher: Marika Fältskog & Erik Karlberg
Free standing university course Malmö Academy of Music

The course is free of charge and will be held during the Båstad Chamber Music Festival 2226 June 2020, with arrival on Sunday 21 June.

The course is aimed at string players who want to develop their playing in terms of technique, practice methodology and interpretation. An individual plan is drawn up for each participant at the start of the course, based on their specific wishes. The teaching involves daily individual lessons, as well as some seminars. Participants will also work individually with the course pianist on several occasions and will have time to practice on their own.

There will also be opportunities to attend the chamber music concerts that are held during the festival. The course concludes with an official concert at the festival.

Application

Please register between

20 February 16 March 2020 at www.antagning.se or www.universityadmissions.se

Use the specific code for the course. Resumes, repertoire lists and work samples should be sent separately to coordinator Ylva Zurowska no later than 15 April.

Entry requirements

Basic and special qualifications:

Studying or have studied at a music academy/conservatory or equivalent, minimum 7.5 credits in instrumental studies.

Admission to the course

Admission is based on an assessment of the applications and resumes submitted by the applicant. Resumes and repertoire lists should be emailed to coordinator Ylva Zurowska no later than 15 April. ylva.zurowska@musikisyd.se

Playing samples (mp3, audio/video links etc) may be added.

A limited number of participants will be accepted.

MUHB36, Master Class: Viola 7.5 credits

Teacher: Henrik Frendin & Erik Karlberg
Free standing university course Malmö Academy of Music

The course is free of charge and will be held during the Båstad Chamber Music Festival 2226 June 2020, with arrival on Sunday 21 June.

The course is aimed at string players who want to develop their playing in terms of technique, practice methodology and interpretation. An individual plan is drawn up for each participant at the start of the course, based on their specific wishes. The teaching involves daily individual lessons, as well as some seminars. Participants will also work individually with the course pianist on several occasions and will have time to practice on their own.

There will also be opportunities to attend the chamber music concerts that are held during the festival. The course concludes with an official concert at the festival.

Application

Please register between

20 February 16 March 2020 at www.antagning.se or www.universityadmissions.se

Use the specific code for the course. Resumes, repertoire lists and work samples should be sent separately to coordinator Ylva Zurowska no later than 15 April.

Entry requirements

Basic and special qualifications:

Studying or have studied at a music academy/conservatory or equivalent, minimum 7.5 credits in instrumental studies.

Admission to the course

Admission is based on an assessment of the applications and resumes submitted by the applicant. Resumes and repertoire lists should be emailed to coordinator Ylva Zurowska no later than 15 April. ylva.zurowska@musikisyd.se

Playing samples (mp3, audio/video links etc) may be added.

A limited number of participants will be accepted.

MUHB37, Master Class: Cello 7.5 credits

Teacher: Andreas Brantelid & Erik Karlberg
Free standing university course Malmö Academy of Music

The course is free of charge and will be held during the Båstad Chamber Music Festival 2226 June 2020, with arrival on Sunday 21 June.

The course is aimed at string players who want to develop their playing in terms of technique, practice methodology and interpretation. An individual plan is drawn up for each participant at the start of the course, based on their specific wishes. The teaching involves daily individual lessons, as well as some seminars. Participants will also work individually with the course pianist on several occasions and will have time to practice on their own.

There will also be opportunities to attend the chamber music concerts that are held during the festival. The course concludes with an official concert at the festival.

Application

Please register between

20 February 16 March 2020 at www.antagning.se or www.universityadmissions.se

Use the specific code for the course. Resumes, repertoire lists and work samples should be sent separately to coordinator Ylva Zurowska no later than 15 April.

Entry requirements

Basic and special qualifications:

Studying or have studied at a music academy/conservatory or equivalent, minimum 7.5 credits in instrumental studies.

Admission to the course

Admission is based on an assessment of the applications and resumes submitted by the applicant. Resumes and repertoire lists should be emailed to coordinator Ylva Zurowska no later than 15 April. ylva.zurowska@musikisyd.se 

Playing samples (mp3, audio/video links etc) may be added.

A limited number of participants will be accepted.

MUHB35, Master Class: Composition 7.5 credits

Teacher: Staffan Storm
Free standing university course Malmö Academy of Music

The course is free of charge and will be held during the Båstad Chamber Music Festival 2226 June 2020, with arrival on Sunday 21 June.

The course is aimed at composers and music students who want to develop their composition skills and receive constructive criticism of their works. Topics such as composition technique, form, instrumentation, aesthetics, analysis and notation will be covered. There will be both individual lessons and seminars, and the participants also have time allocated during the week to work on their compositions and other assignments.

There will also be opportunities to attend the chamber music concerts that are held during the festival. Material and information will be sent out in good time to admitted applicants.

Application

Please register between

20 February 16 March 2020 at www.antagning.se or www.universityadmissions.se

Use the specific code for the course. Resumes, repertoire lists and work samples should be sent separately to coordinator Ylva Zurowska no later than 15 April.

Entry requirements

Basic and special qualifications:

Studying or have studied at a music academy/conservatory or equivalent, minimum 7.5 credits in the subject of composition or arrangement.

Admission to the course

Admission is based on an assessment of work samples (scores and mp3 audio files) submitted by the applicant. Work samples should be emailed to coordinator Ylva Zurowska no later than 15 April. ylva.zurowska@musikisyd.se

A limited number of participants will be accepted.

Board and Lodging

Accommodation and meals are available at cost price at Apelryd School – which is where many of the festival artists will be staying.

Price for accommodation for five nights (Sunday 21 June–Friday 26 June), in a single room incl. sheets/towels and meals: SEK 4,200

If you wish to stay at the festival for two extra nights (Friday 26 June–Sunday 28 June) incl. meals: + SEK 1,050

Other options

Only the dinner served at the welcome meetup on Sunday 21 June: SEK 210

If you have arranged your accommodation yourself but wish to be served lunch during the course (Monday 22 June–Friday 26 June): SEK 970

We may be able to offer double rooms.

Travel

The nearest domestic airport is Ängelholm/Helsingborg Airport. The nearest international airport is Kastrup Airport in Copenhagen, with direct trains to Båstad station.

 

Head of Båstad Chamber Music Festival Master Class

Peter Wilgotsson

Manager Festivals and International Relations

peter.wilgotsson@musikisyd.se

 

Questions relating to applications

Ylva Zurowska

Coordinator

+46 (0) 703-20 58 04

ylva.zurowska@musikisyd.se

Båstad Chamber Music Festival

www.bastadkammarmusik.se