Master Classes

General Information:

The IMAS Autumn Academy is directed towards highly gifted, young musicians of student age. In principle, there is no age limit.

Time Frame:

September 17th to 23rd 2018. Final concert on September 23rd, at 5pm in Schloss Bückeburg.

Closing Date for Applications:

August 1st 2018

Course Location:

Bückeburg (Links: Stadt Bückeburg, Google Maps)
Tuition takes place at Schloss Bückeburg, at the State Archives by the castle and at the music school.

Teachers and accompanists 2018:

accompanist cello – N.N.

accompanist voice – Boris Kusnezow

Course Details:

Applicants can register as active or passive participants.

Active participation comprises three teaching units at 60 minutes with one of the teachers. There are usually internal performances in the evenings. Sitting in on classes with all three teachers of the Autumn Academy is included. For selected participants, there is the opportunity to perform at the final concert on October 1st 2017.
All applications will be assessed by the teachers after August 15th 2017. Based upon their decision, the active participants will be selected.
All applicants will be notified immediately.

Passive participation comprises sitting in with all teachers for the duration of the Autumn Academy.

Attendance Fee:

The fee for active participation is 250 Euro.
The fee for passive participation is 130 Euro.

The fee is to be transferred 7 days after the positive admittance to the masterclass at the latest on the following account:

Bankhaus Seeliger
IBAN: DE50 2703 2500 0000 0032 61

Accomodation: Upon request, accomodation with a host familiy is available. It is neccessary, to specify this on the form. A fee of 50 Euros is charged and should be transferred together with the attendance fee (total fee: 250 attendance fee + 50 accomodation fee = 300 Euro)

Practice Space:

For the duration of the course, practice rooms are available at the Bückeburg music school, at Schloss Bückeburg and with the host families. At the beginnning of the couse, a practice plan is drawn up, based on the number of participants, allocating several hours a day per participant. Some host families are able to offer instruments (pianos and grand pianos).  Practice is gerenally welcome in the host families, but should be arranged with consideration to them.


The masterclasses for voice and horn are accompanied by professional accompanists. Early arrangement of the repertoire is strongly advised.

Certificate of Participation:

Participants are given a certificate of participation at the end of the Autumn Academy on request.

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