About the Academy
In 2017 the Cello Akademie Rutesheim provides an intense and exciting mix of masterclasses and concerts for all participants, teachers and visitors.
MASTERCLASSES | elite school for young professional cellists
Selected students from around the world get the unique opportunity to study with internationally renowned cello teachers for one week. Studying in Rutesheim is a plus for any young cellist in their CV - and just to be there is also a very special personal experience for each of the students.
JAZZ-MASTERCLASS | look beyond the box
A course that is open to all strings players (violin, viola, cello & double bass) and string ensembles (or ensembles with at least one string player), who are interested in improvisation, groove, jazz and chamber music.
AUDITION TRAINING | preparation for future orchestra musicians
This course is aimed at all cello students who want to prepare intensively for an audition. The audition for inclusion in an orchestra is a very special situation, which can not be simulated at home. This intensive course includes 3 daily modules: individual lessons with Jakob Spahn, audition (15 min.) under realistic conditions and constructive personal debriefing with Jakob Spahn.
CELLO-ORCHESTRA | youth support is a top priority
In the course for cello-orchestra for children, teens and adults cello enthusiasts of all generations - from beginners to competition winners - can participate. The integration into an international cello-festival and making music together gives many valuable impulses to their personal development. 120 participants are expected.
CONCERTS | Rutesheim becomes Mekka for Violoncello
6 concerts and more than 200 participants during one week is attracting numerous cello-lovers and music enthusiasts from the region and across Europe to Rutesheim.