Target Group, Course Structure and Course Language
Graduate and postgraduate students or highly advanced undergraduates.
Arrival: 18 August
Departure: 28 August
Welcome meeting & Commencement of activities: 19 August
Participants are taught individually and in groups.
The participants will work to finish the compositions they have brought with them to the course; these works will be prepared for their première performances under the guidance of Jean-Bernard Matter and leading specialists as part of the workshop “Just composed!”.
1–5 instruments in any combination chosen among the following instruments: Strings (violin, viola, violoncello, contrabass), Winds (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn), Piano
Workshops, Lectures and Coaching Sessions
Alongside the master classes given by well-known, leading artistic personalities, isa also offers participants additional learning opportunities in the form of workshops, lectures, and coaching sessions.
All supplementary workshops and lectures are accessible only in combination with a master class and are included in the course fee.
Auditions during the second week, prizes will be awarded for outstanding interpretations of certain works (Prize money € 1,000 – € 2,000 , isa-wide competition).
Application and Application requirements
A prerequisite for participation is having attained a high artistic level, to be certified.
Following files are required:
1. Two demo recordings (video)
2 compositions: recordings (video link) and scores (.pdf)
(Upload video links)
2. Letter of recommendation
A letter of recommendation from a renowned professor or a recognised personality of international musical life that addresses one’s artistic qualification for this master class is required
(Upload .doc or .pdf file)
Application deadline: February 15- June 15, 2022
Application fee € 100
Course tuition fee €350
Master class including practice opportunities
Participation in workshops, lectures, and competitions
Free admission to all concerts of the isaFestival
The course fee is to be paid after confirmation of participation by July 1, 2022 at the latest.
From July 1, 2022 the course fee can only be reimbursed in proven cases of force majeure (e.g. illness, accident, death in the family, etc.). In no case will the registration fee be refunded!
Travel and accomodation
Participants are responsible for making and paying for their own travel arrangements.
We do offer a shuttle service at each course location that runs between the local train station and the hotel on the arrival and departure dates, as well as to concerts and by special arrangement.
Full board (10 overnight stays and 3 meals daily)
Accommodation costs (per person/ night)
Twin Room € 47,00