Strings Program - Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass

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  • violin camp in Germany
  • violin camp in Germany
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  • violin lesson in Germany
  • violin camp in Germany
  • violin camp in Germany
  • violin camp in Germany
  • violin lesson in Germany
  • chamber group rehearsal
  • violin lesson in Germany

Strings Program in Germany

    • The Strings Program is extensive, intensive. and unique. It is designed with elements of the Russian school to boost students to the next level of playing. The beauty of their surroundings and cultural experience is ideal for artistic growth.

    • Each student receives two private lessons per week with an internationally-renowned artist faculty member.

    • All participants are preselected into chamber groups and assigned to partners and repertoire choices according to level, matched well in advance. Instrumentalists receive two fourty-five minute chamber coachings per week with an artist faculty member with their chamber group(s).

    • Nikolaj Znaider violin
      New! Violin virtuoso Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider will be joining InterHarmony International Music Festival’s Outstanding Guest Artist Series in Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany this summer on August 8 for a concert of the breathtaking Dvorak Dumky and Tchaikovsky trios. He will be sharing the stage with cellist and Music Director Misha Quint and pianist Robert Kulek. Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider will join the Outstanding Master Class Series at InterHarmony, presenting a violin master class on August 7, where students will have a chance to perform for and work with the master. Eminent pianist Robert Kulek will give an open piano master class on August 6.

      NIKOLAJ SZEPS-ZNAIDER is the most celebrated performer of our time soloing regularly with such orchestras as the Staatskapelle Dresden, Cleveland Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, and Chicago Symphony. As a conductor, Szeps-Znaider was just appointed as the Music Director of the Orchestra National de Lyon and is Principal Guest Conductor of the Mariinsky Orchestra. Znaider continues his Nielson recording project with the Odense Symphony Orchestra and is Artist-in-Residence of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra for the 2019 season.


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    • Christian Vasquez, conductor
      New! After his dazzling success at InterHarmony in Italy last year, Maestro Christian Vasquez will join InterHarmony in Germany, conducting the grand finale of the festival. Principal Conductor of Norway’s Stavanger Symphony Orchestra and Music Director of Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, the rising star Maestro Christian Vásquez represents a new generation of conductors, becoming one of the most in demand in recent years. Graduate of the famous Sistema in his native Venezuela, he is busy with engagements leading world orchestras like: Vienna Radio Symphony, Camerata Salzburg, State Symphony of Russia, Tokyo Philharmonic, Berlin Konzerthausorchester, Prague Radio Symphony, and Singapore Symphony. In North America, he has conducted the National Arts Centre Orchestra (Ottawa) and Los Angeles Philharmonic. For students it is an opportunity to experience the working environment of professional musicians in leading orchestras.
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      InterHarmony Festival Orchestra Program Announced!:

      Arvo Pärt:: Fratres for Strings and Percussion
      Haydn: Cello Concerto No.1
      Soloist: Misha Quint, cello
      Gluck: Che faró senza Euridice for Voice and Strings
      Handel: Lascia chio pianga from Rinaldo
      Wagner: Traume from Wesendonck Lieder for Voice and Strings
      Soloist: Christa Mayer, mezzo-soprano
      Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op.48
      Christian Vasquez, conductor
      Subject to change

    • The orchestra rehearses for the duration of the festival, culminating in the final orchestra concert at the huge Christuskirche. This summer Christian Vasquez will conduct the InterHarmony Festival Orchestra in a concert with Bayreuth Opera mezzo-soprano Christa Mayer and cellist Misha Quint and a program consisting of works by Tchaikovsky, Arvo Pärt, Handel, Gluck, Wagner, and Haydn. Orchestra assignments will be given at the festival.

    • Each year, many of the artist faculty give Master Classes on subjects of their choice. The subjects of these Master Classes vary. In the past we have had lectures on Integrating the Musical and the Technical, Projection in Performance, Stage Presence, Jazz Improvisation, Orchestral Repertoire, Eurythmics, Yoga for String Players, and Alexander Technique. More info - List of Master Classes »

    • Students have the opportunity to sign up to perform either as a soloist or with their chamber group in the performance master classes nearly every day of the festival. Master classes are open to all participants of the festival. Many of these Master Classes focus on specific composers or repertoire. More info - List of Master Classes »

    • Instrumentalists will have ample practice time each day.

    • With concerts almost every night, students are exposed to a high level both from artist faculty and their colleagues as they watch each concert. Students will have an opportunity to perform. Performance is based on approval on preparedness.

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Christian Vasquez conductorWe're excited to announce that Conductor Christian Vasquez will be joining our Outstanding Guest Artist Series and conducting the InterHarmony Festival Orchestra!

InterHarmony Festival Orchestra Program Announced!:

Arvo Pärt:: Fratres for Strings and Percussion
Haydn: Cello Concerto No.1
Soloist: Misha Quint, cello
Gluck: Che faró senza Euridice for Voice and Strings
Handel: Lascia chio pianga from Rinaldo
Wagner: Traume from Wesendonck Lieder for Voice and Strings
Soloist: Christa Mayer, mezzo-soprano
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op.48
Christian Vasquez, conductor
Subject to change

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