Within the framework of the “7th International Masterclasses for Chamber Music 2022” the forum alte musik : sankt gerold will be holding masterclasses and concerts in Feldkirch (Vorarlberg, Austria). These will be held by renowned baroque specialists with international acclaim.
Schedule of Masterclasses
The “7th International Masterclasses for Chamber Music” will take place in the Kapuzinerkloster Feldkirch from July 31st - August 07th 2022. The participants will receive solo and ensemble lessons from several of the teachers with daily varying schedules. Lessons are open to the public. Additionally workshops, choir and orchestra rehearsals will be held.
Availability of practice facilities
The participants are allowed to practice in classified practicing rooms, in the (free) class rooms as well as on the campus of the Kapuzinerkloster.
Masterclass participants are kindly requested to find their own accommodation for the duration of the event. Should you have any questions regarding your stay in Feldkirch, please do not hesitate to contact our team.
Arrival and departure
The arrival is on July 31st, until 4:00 pm. latest.
Departure is scheduled for August 7th 2022.
Exceptions from the above times can be made under special circumstances if they are appointed with forum alte musik : sankt gerold beforehand (e.g. at registration).
Breakfast will be organised individually. The shared meals (lunch and dinner) will take place at different restaurants in Feldkirch. The fee for the meals is 19 € per day. This fee is to be paid before the start of the masterclasses (-> Deadlines and -> Fees).
A complete application including the application form and the application fee may be handed in until the deadline of June 30th 2022 to the office of forum alte musik : sankt gerold.
The directors of the masterclasses will choose the active participants in agreement with the teaching staff.
Requirements for Participation
Applicants are expected to have experience or even made studies in historically informed performance. Participants have to bring their own instruments, except for harpsichord and organ. Minimum age for participation is 18. In particular cases of outstanding talent exceptions can be made regarding the artistic vita of the applicants; a supervisor has to be present in this case.
Video – and Audio Recording (if available, not obligatory)
The submitted recordings should contain pieces of the actual repertoire of the applicant. The recording should not be older than one year. It has not to be a professional recording. Nevertheless, cut and edited recordings are not permitted. The recordings can be sent to email@example.com, Dropbox- or WeTransfer links are possible. Videos can be uploaded on YouTube as “unlisted”, so that they are not public.
Closing date for registration: 30th June 2022
Payment of application fee: with the application
Payment of course fee: after confirmation of participation, at the latest 15th July 2022
Payment of fee for the meals: at the latest 25th July 2022
The fees include application fee, masterclass and meals.
The application fee is 100 €.
This fee becomes due with the application. The applicants will receive the account details via e-mail.
This fee has to be paid in any case; it serves as a processing fee.
The course fee is 250 €.
This fee becomes due after the applicant’s participation has been confirmed, at the latest 15th July 2022 (-> Deadlines -> Payment of course fee). All participants will receive an invoice for the course fee.
Partial participation in the Masterclasses (i.e. fewer days than the full duration) is possible, depending on the availability of free spots. A discount on the full course fee is only possible, however, if the partial participation is equal to, or less than half of the full duration of the Masterclasses.
A refund of the fees is only possible in case of the cancellation of the Masterclasses. If a participant cancels his participation at the masterclass, the fee will be kept as processing fee.
The fee for lunch and dinner is 19 € per day. The fee is to be paid at the latest 25th July 2022 (-> Deadlines -> Payment of fee for the meals).
The kitchen will be able to accommodate you, whether you suffer from any food intolerances or allergies (celiac disease, lactose, histamine, etc.) or are vegetarian or vegan.
The participants of the International Masterclasses get free entrance to all concerts during the Masterclasses. This includes the "Eröffnungskonzert" of the teachers on July 31st 2022 at 05.00 pm. in the Kapuzinerkirche Feldkirch.
The final concert of the “7th International Masterclasses for Chamber Music 2022” is taking place on August 06th 2022. Other concerts and performances will take place during the course of the week. Concert programmes will be compiled by the director of the masterclasses in agreement with the teaching staff. Participation at a concert cannot be requested.
Granting of Rigths
forum alte musik : sankt gerold reserves the right to take photos, audio and video recordings during the masterclasses. The participants transfer all rights of use to forum alte musik : sankt gerold, especially the rights to use photos and videos for future advertisements (flyer, poster, website, etc.).
The participants have to care for and handle carefully all rooms and furnishings, such as their private rooms, class rooms and open spaces as well as the furniture and equipment therein. This includes, but is not limited to, musical instruments, media equipment, conference technique and any other inventory. Damages are the sole liability of the participants.
Limitation of Liability
forum alte musik : sankt gerold is not responsible for any loss or damages of personal items of the participants. This includes, but is not limited to, musical instruments.
forum alte musik : sankt gerold saves contact data of the participant in order to enable the organization of the International Masterclasses for Chamber Music 2022. Data will only be used with this purpose and is not being passed on to third parties.
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