EMIV Youth Academy

19 - 23 July

Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Chamber Music



Wladislaw Winokurow: Violin

Myriam Labiausse: Assistant Violin and Viola

Héloïse Piolat: Cello

Antonia Sfrangeu: Piano, Music Theory & Feldenkrais®:

Jörg Birhance: Orchestra Ensemble & Chamber Music

Piano accompaniment & Camp Counselors

The aim of the course is to deepening and practicing the fundamentals of instrumental study, complementary to work in orchestra/ensemble playing and also to discover and/or deepen basics in musical theory.

Although the course is designed for young musicians, it can also be booked by participants of any age with the aim of intense instrumental study.

  • Instruments:
    • Daily individual classes
    • Practicing hours
    • Ensemble playing (for Violin and Cello)
  • Music Theory:
    • Music reading and writing
    • Intervals: singing, reading, writing
    • Rhythm and Metre: body exercises, writing, reading
    • Solfeggio: singing and reading
    • Creating own melodies on the ground of simple cantus firmus rules
  • Feldenkrais® 
  • Activities: Camp counselors providing creative indoor and outdoor activities.
  • Limited number of participants (violin and viola: 12, cello: 5, piano: 5)
  • General Daily schedule: 09:00-09:30 Arrival, 09:30-16:30 Individual Classes, Music Theory, Feldenkrais®, ensemble playing and Indoor/Outdoor Activities, 12:00-13:15 joint lunch (included in the course fee) and free time. 16:30-16:45 pickup.
  • Preparation: Individual pieces of free choice.
  • Orchestra Ensemble & Chamber Music:
    • Georg Philipp Telemann, Suite "Don Quichotte"
    • Joseph Haydn, "Kindersymphonie"
    • Henry Purcell, Pavane et Chaconne for 3 Violins and Basso
    • Further pieces and chamber music depending on the level of participants
    • The repertoire can be modified depending on the level of the participating children. Parts will be communicated in due time before the course starts.
  • Qualification: The course is designed for youngsters from age 8 on and older students.
  • Please note: Parents are liable for their under-age children. For more information, please see below under 'Parents Presence on Campus.'
  • Languages:
    • German, English (and other languages, see individual course pages)
  • Course Fee:
    • Deposit payment (as part of the course fee): EUR 230
    • Early Bird (register and pay full course fee until March 15, 2020): EUR 410
    • Regular Course (register and pay until June 01, 2019): EUR 450
    • For participants who wish to participate with two instruments, the additional fee for the second instrument is EUR 200.
  • Application deadline: 15 June 2021 – please consider that this course will sell out!