2023 Virtual Winter Session 

2nd-9th of January 

We are happy to announce the 2023 Virtual Winter Session is now accepting applications! 

We invite dedicated violinists and violists to join the one-week session and explore the world of orchestra music together with renowned artists.

Orchestra

Intensive

  • ​Daily Lessons

  • Daily Masterclasses

  • Performance classes

  • Mock auditions

  • Group Classes

  • Special Lectures and Workshops​

  • Backstage Talks 

Application fee & deadline

The application fee is €75.00. This fee is non-refundable and not included in the tuition fees  (for tuition fees see information below). The application deadline is December 1st, 2022

Please contact us if you are applying after the deadline.

Ages

Virtual Winter Session is recommended for advanced students from age 14 upwards. In case you do not meet the age threshold, we advise you to contact us before applying. 

Younger students between ages 6-13 are encouraged to check out our Summer Session.

Hours

Lectures and masterclasses will be held approximately between 8:00 -12:00 EST | 20:00 - 00:00 HKT | 13:00 PM-16:00 CET. Private lessons will be scheduled individually.

Audition requirements for applicants

Applicants are required to submit recent videos uploaded either on YouTube or Vimeo.

 

Please upload two contrasting pieces in separate videos:

  • Standard concerto repertoire: 1st movement (exposition and cadenza)

  • Violin:

    • Strauss Don Juan: mm1-62

    • Mozart Symphony Op.39 K543, mvt II: beginning to m27

    • One excerpt of your choice (including solos)

  • Viola

    • Strauss Don Juan: mm1-62

    • Mozart op.35, mvt IV K385: mm134-181

    • One excerpt of your choice (including solos)

Please be sure your audition videos are clearly titled (e.g., Peter Pan, violin – J.S. Bach: Violin Partita No. 2, III. Sarabande)

ATTENTION:

  • Application videos must be taken from a single camera perspective and display the hands and face of the applicant at all times.

  • Video/Audio editing is not permitted, with the exception of applause, truncating, or excerpting movements from longer pieces. Performances edited otherwise will be rejected.

  • Please label each video submission clearly with the applicant’s name and the title of the piece.

  • Each video must be uploaded separately.

  • We do not require applicants to audition with a collaborative pianist but bear in mind that audition videos will be judged in terms of the overall level of artistic performance.

  • Please make sure that all links are working and do not require any password to access.

  • Please contact us if you wish to submit a video that does not meet the above requirements or if you have any other questions concerning your application. 

Tuition fees & programs

ORCHESTRA Intensive  €650

  • ​Lessons

  • Masterclasses

  • Performance classes

  • Mock auditions

  • Group classes

  • Special lectures and workshops​

  • Backstage talks 

AUDIT Day Pass €45

NOTE: In addition to the programs offered, students can request extra lessons.

Please inquire here.