Båstad Chamber Music Festival 2019 – Master Class

The Master Classes are organised by the Båstad Chamber Music Festival, Musik i Syd and Malmö Academy of Music.

Foto: Louise Martinsson

Rolf Martinsson serves as professor of composition at the Malmö Academy of Music and is a sought-after pedagogue and one of the internationally leading Swedish composers. His collaborations include world leading artists and orchestras such as Lisa Larsson, Anne Sofie von Otter, Håkan Hardenberger, Martin Fröst, Andris Nelsons, Alan Gilbert, Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, at the most prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall, Concertgebouw, Musikverein and Berlin Philharmonie.

Foto: 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.

Jakob Koranyi has established himself as one of Europe’s most interesting cellists on the classical music scene. As a soloist he has toured Europe extensively, performing in major cities like Vienna, Hamburg, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, to name a few. He is also artist in residence with the Chamber Music Society of the Lincoln Center, New York. His reflective perspective on cello playing has made him a sought-after pedagogue and he is currently teaching at The Royal College of Music, Stockholm.

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 at the Scandinavian Master Classes 1991-2009.

MUHB29, Master Class: Composition 7.5 credits

The course will be held during the Båstad Chamber Music Festival 24-28 June 2019, with arrival on Sunday June 23rd. The course is free of charge.

The course is aimed at composers and music students who want to develop their composition skills and receive constructive criticism about their works. Topics such as composition technique, form, instrumentation, aesthetics, analysis and notation will be covered.

The teaching will be given both individually and in seminars, and you also have time allocated during the week to work on your compositions and other assignments. There will also be opportunities to attend the chamber music concerts that are held during the festival.

Work materials and information will be sent out in good time to those applicants who have been admitted to the course.

Admission to the course

Admission is based on an assessment of work samples submitted by the applicant (scores, mp3 or audio files). Work samples have to be emailed to Rolf Martinsson by 6 May at the latest. A limited number of participants will be accepted.

Entry requirements

Current or previous studies at a music academy/conservatory or equivalent, minimum 7.5 credits in the subject of composition or arrangement.

Teacher

Rolf Martinsson

Applications have to be submitted by 6 May 2019 at the latest

Link to the online form to apply for the course

Link to the course syllabus

Master Class: Preparation course for bachelor’s level degree – Composition and Arrangement

The course will be held during the Båstad Chamber Music Festival 24-28 June 2019, with arrival on Sunday June 23rd. The course is free of charge.

The course is aimed at people who want to prepare for bachelor’s level studies in composition and arrangement at an academy/conservatory of music.

The focus will be on the elements that the applicant will face in the admission exams for composition and arrangement courses at higher music education, such as composition, arrangement, score analysis, form theory, counterpoint, instrumentation, movement theory with function and chord notations, harmonisation, four-part writing, subject and countersubject, and music theory.

The teaching is given in the form of seminars and you also have time allocated during the week to work on shorter assignments. There will also be opportunities to attend the chamber music concerts that are held during the festival.

Admission to the course

Admission is based on an assessment of work samples submitted by the applicant (scores, mp3 or audio files). Work samples have to be emailed to Rolf Martinsson by 6 May at the latest. A limited number of participants will be accepted.

Entry requirements

Approved work samples.

Teacher

Rolf Martinsson

Applications have to be submitted by 6 May 2019 at the latest

Link to the online form to apply for the course

 

 

MUHB33, Master Class: Viola 7.5 credits

The course will be held during the Båstad Chamber Music Festival 24-28 June 2019, with arrival on Sunday June 23rd. The course is free of charge.

The course is aimed at violists/cellists who want to develop their repertoire and 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’s pianist on several occasions, as well as being given 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 external/internal concert together with the pianist, in which the course participants are given the opportunity to perform.

Admission to the course

Admission is based on an assessment of the application form and resume submitted by the applicant. Resumes and repertoire lists have to be emailed to coordinator Ylva Zurowska by 6 May at the latest. A limited number of participants will be accepted.

Entry requirements

Current or previous studies at a music academy/ conservatory or equivalent, minimum 7.5 credits in instrumental studies.

Teachers

Henrik Frendin & Erik Karlberg

Applications have to be submitted by 6 May 2019 at the latest

Link to the online form to apply for the course

Link to the course syllabus

MUHB34, Master Class: Cello 7.5 credits

The course will be held during the Båstad Chamber Music Festival 24-28 June 2019, with arrival on Sunday June 23rd. The course is free of charge.

The course is aimed at violists/cellists who want to develop their repertoire and 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’s pianist on several occasions, as well as being given 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 external/internal concert together with the pianist, in which the course participants are given the opportunity to perform.

Admission to the course

Admission is based on an assessment of the application form and resume submitted by the applicant. Resumes and repertoire lists have to be emailed to coordinator Ylva Zurowska by 6 May at the latest. A limited number of participants will be accepted.

Entry requirements

Current or previous studies at a music academy/ conservatory or equivalent, minimum 7.5 credits in instrumental studies.

Teachers

Jakob Koranyi & Erik Karlberg

Applications have to be submitted by 6 May 2019 at the latest

Link to the online form to apply for the course

Link to the course syllabus

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

0703-20 58 04

ylva.zurowska@musikisyd.se