Jazz for strings and string ensembles with Stephan Braun | October 30 - November 5, 2016
++++Application for the upcoming master classes will be possible soon. All information on this website refers to the master classes in 2016 and will be updated soon.++++
++++New application deadline: July 25, 2016++++
Application Fee: €315
Early Birds: €265
Applicable to completed applications received by the 15th June 2016.
Course Fee for active participants: €250
Course fee for ensembles: €350
Total Course Costs: €565
Early Birds: €515
When combined with the the other masterclasses, registration fee is made only once (€ 265 or € 315). If you will get an admission to both courses, you have to pay an additional course fee of € 250 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