Jazz for strings and string ensembles with Stephan Braun | October 29 - November 4, 2017
Booking period 1 (April 1st – May 1st 2017): €265
Booking period 2 (May 2nd – June 1st 2017): €295
Booking period 3 (June 2nd – July 15th 2017): €325
Course Fee for active participants: €260
Course fee for ensembles: €360
When combined with the the other masterclasses, registration fee is made only once (€ 265, €295 or € 325). If you will get an admission to both courses, you have to pay an additional course fee of € 260 or € 360 (ensemble lessons) for each of the courses.
Who can take part?
The course 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.
What can i expect?
Original techniques both with and without the bow: e.g. Chopping – groove style bowing technique, Tapping - percussive pizzicato for both hands. Free & harmony-based improvisation in various styles: including Latin, Swing, Funk and World.
How can I apply?
The jazz masterclass will be offered this year on the same terms and with the same application deadlines as the other masterclasses. The appropriate application form can be found here.
Fill in the registration form for the master classes and transfer the appropriate course fee within the prescribed period to the account of the Academy. In the registration form, please select as "tutor of first choice" Stephan Braun.
Complete the application form and send in to us along with the course fee paid via bank transfer.
What is included in the course fee?
- 3 hours of individual or ensemble lessons with Stephan Braun.
- Private accommodation free of charge throughout the duration of the festival.
- Daily lunch provided in the Mensa.
- Access to listen to all master classes given throughout the duration of the festival.
- Access to all concerts given throughout the duration of the festival.
Stephan Braun: Rococo improvisation
Stephan Braun & Leonard Disselhorst: Medley
Stephan Braun: Someday my prince will come
Stephan Braun: Improvisation for Cello Solo
Stephan Braun: Cherokee
Stephan Braun: My favourite things