Masterclass 1 July – 7 July 2018 Belgrade

Masterclass 1 July – 7 July 2018 Belgrade

14. INTERNATIONAL MASTERCLASS FOR CONDUCTORS


Sunday 1 July – Friday 7 July 2017

With maestro Martin Akerwall
Belgrade Chamber Orchestra, Serbia

Deadline 8th of June 2018

The masterclass includes 630 minutes podium time including orchestral rehearsals, sessions in conducting technique, individual video analysis, evaluation, lecturing and personal coaching. All orchestral sessions will be recorded on video. The masterclass has no age limit or level-limit.

We welcome you to an inspiring week in Belgrade City, known as the smaller version of Berlin and New York City. While you conduct Belgrade Chamber Orchestra enjoy your stay at the peak of the Serbian summer in one of the most important prehistoric cultures of Europe. The masterclass takes place at Dr Vojislav Vučković Music school, Kondina 5, Belgrade.

We offer you an intense week where you will conduct four symphonic masterpieces of the classical and romantic standard repertoire in a non-competitive atmosphere. The masterclass gives you the opportunity to sharpen your conducting technique, strengthen your understanding of yourself as a conductor and gain a thorough and important practical knowledge in aspects of score analyzing, psychological aspects of orchestral conducting, rhetoric communication and rehearsal techniques.

The masterclass allows max 10-12 conductors. Each conductor is granted 140 minutes podium-time in front of Belgrade Chamber Orchestra, 255 minutes additionally personal coaching/training including sessions in basic/advanced conducting technique, podium conducting a piano duo, individual video analyzing, personal coaching and individual feedback sessions. The masterclass also includes a 240 minutes workshop in how you build, achieve and retain long lasting goals in your life or career as a conductor.

Maestro Akerwall is renowned as a sought-after teacher for conductors all over the world and has given masterclasses in USA, Finland, Latvia, Bulgaria and in Denmark. His teaching is rooted in the Finnish conducting tradition with world class conductors such as Jorma Panula, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Jukka Pekka Sareste and Leif Segerstam.

Akerwall’s teaching gains benefit from his acquisition of the German conducting school as conductor at German theaters. He has a master in NLP, Hypnosis and Leadership. His many years of professional experience, psychological insight parred with his musical comprehensive and effective conducting technique makes his teaching extended, individualized, nuanced and differentiated.

REPERTOIRE 
A repertoire:
Schubert 5
Wagner Siegfried Idyll 

B repertoire:
Mozart 39
Beethoven Symphony 4
Mendelssohn Symphony 4

All repertoire will be rehearsed during the masterclass with Belgrade Chamber Orchestra. The minimum mandatory amount of repertoire is one piece of both A and B repertoire. To gain the maximum benefits from the course we recommend you to prepare and study the complete repertoire prior to the start of the masterclass.

FEE
Participation fee:
€ 1250 active (140 minutes podium-time, 255 minutes additionally personal coaching/training including sessions in basic/advanced conducting technique, podium conducting a piano duo, individual video analyzing, personal coaching and individual feedback sessions. Fee also include the 240 minutes workshop)

The masterclass is public with free entrance and welcome music students and everybody with the interest of knowing more about how an orchestra works with an conductor.

PAYMENT
To fulfill you booking your payment has to be transferred 3 weeks after the acceptance of your application or no later than deadline.You can pay the fee via PayPal (link) or via bank transfer. Due to administration please be aware of the extra fee of €40 when paying with PayPal.

 




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Bank name JYSKE BANK
Account number 5050-0001575802
Iban DK0550500001575802
Swift code JYBADKKK
Bank address Tvedesvej 7, 3000 Helsingør, Denmark

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DAILY SCHEDULE
Saturday 30 June
19.00 – 21.00 Welcome and opening of the masterclass

Sunday 1 July
10.00 – 13.00
– Conducting session in front of a piano-duo / Wagner and Schubert
– Analyzing of scores

14.00 – 17.00
– Conducting session in front of a piano-duo / Mozart, Beethoven and Mendelssohn
– Analyzing of scores

17.15 – 19.00
– How to analyze and what to look after in your video
– Intro to workshop “The launch of your life and career”

Monday 2 July
– 09.00 – 09.45 Conducting technique and training
– 10.00 – 13.00 Orchestral rehearsal with Belgrade Chamber Orchestra
– 14.00 – 17.00 Orchestral rehearsal with Belgrade Chamber Orchestra
– 17.15 – 19.00 Feedback / evaluation

Tuesday 3 July
– 09.00 – 09.45 Conducting technique and training
– 10.00 – 14.00 Orchestral rehearsal with Belgrade Chamber Orchestra / Wagner and Schubert
– 15.00 – 18.00 Orchestral rehearsal with Belgrade Chamber Orchestra / Wagner and Schubert
– 19.15 – 21.00 Workshop “The launch of your life and career” part one

Wednesday 4 July
– 09.00 – 09.45 Conducting technique and training
– 10.00 – 13.00 Orchestral rehearsal with Belgrade Chamber Orchestra / Mozart, Beethoven and Mendelssohn
– 14.00 – 17.00 Orchestral rehearsal with Belgrade Chamber Orchestra / Mozart, Beethoven and Mendelssohn
– 17.15 – 19.00 Feedback / evaluation

Thursday 5 July
– 09.00 – 09.45 Conducting technique and training
– 10.00 – 13.00 Orchestral rehearsal with Belgrade Chamber Orchestra / entire repertoire
– 14.00 – 18.00 Orchestral rehearsal with Belgrade Chamber Orchestra / entire repertoire
– 19.15 – 21.00 Workshop “The launch of your life and career” part two

Friday 6 July
– 10.00 – 13.00 Video analyze / personal coaching
– 14.00 – 18.00 Orchestral rehearsal and video concert with Belgrade Chamber Orchestra / entire repertoire
– 19.00 – 24.00 Closure of the masterclass and dinner

EXPERIENCE BELGRADE CITY

While participating in the masterclass explore the outspoken, adventurous, proud and audacious Belgrade. The gritty exuberance of this old city makes it one of the most happening cities in Europe with art nouveau masterpieces, and remnants of the Habsburg legacy contrast with Ottoman relics. Read more

LOCATION & TRANSPORT
Belgrade center is located 12 km from the international airport Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport. Read more

ACCOMMODATION
The Masterclass takes place at Dr Vojislav Vučković Music school. We recommend Belgrade City Hotel located 15 minutes from the airport and in walking distance to the masterclass. However, there are plenty of fine hotels near the Music school.

VIDEO
All participants will receive a personalized video of their rehearsals with Belgrade Chamber Orchestra. Participants are welcome to bring their own recording device. Last orchestral rehearsal are open for making concert-video of your performance on the podium.

ONE-TO-ONE COACHING SESSION
A 60-minutes one-to-one conversation/coaching with Maestro Akerwall is possible at additional cost.

LANGUAGE
The course will be taught primarily in English and German and secondarily Swedish or Danish for Scandinavian participants.

BELGRADE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
The Belgrade Chamber Orchestra newly established in 2018 with Martin Åkerwall as its principal conductor. The orchestra consists of leading musicians from Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra and the elite of young musicians in Belgrade. The players pursue parallel careers as international soloists, members of eminent chamber groups, and as tutors and professors of music. The Belgrade Chamber Orchestra share the culture of Orchestral Conductors Academy by being an active and supportive part of the masterclasses for conductors. The Belgrade Chamber Orchestra and Conductors Academy believe that true development of conductors only takes place through honest  knowlegde-sharing and dialogue with the orchestra.

TERMS
OCA reserves the right to changes at any time without notice. The masterclass is financed entirely on the fee from the participants. Your fee is completely refundable before the deadline. After the deadline we refund in case your place can be taken over by another applicant. In case OCA cancels the masterclass OCA will refund paid fee at any time. Any additional costs such as flight, etc will not be refunded.

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26/12/2013