Veit Hertenstein

Master Class Veit Hertenstein

Class dates:
21.08.-28.08. - Viola (Fully Booked)

Master Class Viola with Veit Hertenstein

  • Arrival: 21.08. until 20.00h
  • Class Start: 22.08 at 9:15
  • Class Location: Horn, Waldviertel
  • Class Scope: Private lessons, overall 180 min, accompaniment, opportunity to perform
  • Deadline: 15. Juni 2021

About Veit Hertenstein

This master class takes place as a joint course with the lecturers Veit Hertenstein and Peijun Xu.

German violist Veit Hertenstein plays with “admirable precision, dedication and strong musical expression“ (Augsburger Allgemeine 2013) as well as “maturity, technique, thoughtful musicianship, and a tone of dark honey” (The Boston Musical Intelligencer 2013). Mr. Hertenstein is Professor for Viola at the Musikhochschule Detmold, Germany and at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England. Furthermore he founded the Orion String Trio. Lecturer of a master class at the Allegro Vivo Summer Academy together with his wife Peijun Xu.

Mr. Hertenstein has been invited to the Marlboro Music Festival, the Seiji Ozawa International Music Academy, the Viola Space Festival Tokyo, Menuhin Festival in Gstaad and the Verbier Festival, where he was awarded the “Henri Louis de la Grange” viola prize. He has also been several times invited to the La Folle Journée Festival in Nantes and Tokyo. As a chamber Musician he collaborated with Trio Wanderer, Modigliani and Ysaye Quartets, Brigitte Engerer, Valentin Erben (Alban Berg String Quartet), Nobuko Imai and with Midori.

In the United States Mr. Hertenstein performed in concert halls such as The Merkin Hall, New York, The Kenendy Center in Washington D.C. after winning First prize as well as eight performance prizes in the Young Concert Artists International Auditions 2011 in New York City.

Born in Augsburg, Germany, Mr. Hertenstein began studying the violin and piano at the age of 5 and switched to the viola when he was 15. In 2009 he graduated with distinction from the Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva, where he worked with violist Nobuko Imai. He also has been artistically influenced by György Kurtag, Krzysztof Penderecki, Gabor Takács-Nagy, Yuri Bashmet and Kim Kashkashian. 2011 until 2017 Mr. Hertenstein was the principal violist in the Basel Symphony Orchestra in Switzerland.

 

Master Classes

Classes are held by renowned artists and lecturers involving at least 3 hours (4x45 minutes) per week per student. Participants have the choice between concert, solo and chamber music literature. Support for existing ensembles and experienced chamber musicians.

In addition to the classes, numerous accompanists will be available to help participants studying and preparing for the music programme within the context of the course.

Registration / Conditions

The master classes are designed for music students, young students and talented young musicians. Our professors choose their students on basis of your information. Detailed description about the musical skills and education increases the chance for a place in the master class. Required age: 15 years.

Registration will be possible from March 2021.

Fees

Registration Fee: € 100.-

  • 21.08.-28.08. - Viola: € 350.-

Master Class Content

(depending on the course date)

  • lessons
  • accompaniment
  • free entry to the concerts of summer academy if available

Travel and shuttle service

Participants are responsible for making and paying for their own travel arrangements. We offer a shuttle transfer from Vienna to Horn (departure always 3 pm), and back to Vienna (departure always 10 am).

Price per trip: € 20,-

Additional Offers

Concerts

Participants may perform in one of the 20 concerts of the Summer Academy. Joint attendance of concerts (Nomination by the lecturer in consultation with the course management)

Accomodation

Accomodation can be booked within your registration (depending on course date)

Bundesschülerheim

The „Bundesschülerheim“ is a boarding school for pupils during the year. The house has been renovated and has now 30 double rooms. Washrooms are on the corridor.

Bundesschülerheim

Campus Horn

Campus Horn has a wide choice of leisure attractions for families. At the outdoor area there is a playground and a sport area, the public swimmingpool is nearby. The centre of Horn offers various pubs, restaurants and shops within walking distance. Indoor there is a playroom for small children, table tennis, meeting rooms and much more leisure offers. The hotel has about 180 beds, many seminar rooms and a special event location, called "Weitblick" with a magnificant view of Horn and its surrounding.

Campus Horn

Hotel Blie

Comfort awaits the guests at the "Gasthof Blie", which is now managed by the 6th generation of the family. The house offers 74 beds. The excellent cuisine offers international cuisine and Austrian specialties. The house is close to the city center, the train station is within walking distance.

www.blie.at

Reductions

10% discount on all courses for participants between 15 – 18 years.

Prize reduction for the 2nd course, booking two course weeks with the same professor: 15 % is reduced. The registration fee is charged only once. This regulation is valid for individual participants and families. Discount applicable only once.

Scholarships

We sincerely thank the public authorities and private sponsors of Allegro Vivo, they enable us to run the courses.

For social hardship cases we offer scholarships (registration fee or 1/2 of the course fee). Applications for scholarships including a letter of recommendation must be received by us until the 17th of May 2021.

General terms

  • Accommodation incl. breakfast at Bundesschülerheim, Hotel Blie, Campus Horn, separate external accommodation is possible
  • Class venues: Kunsthaus Horn
  • Pianos for practice will be available for at least 3 hours per day and participant
  • Participants may practise in their rooms, an additional limited number of practice rooms will be offered.
  • Passive course attendance is not possible this year.
  • Confirmation of registration will be sent after approval by the lecturer and payment of the registration fee. Limited number of places available. Early registration is recommended.
  • We recommend for all participants to effect a personal travel and health insurance.
  • In case of your cancellation by 1st of July the registration of € 100,-, until 1st of August 50% of the course fee (incl. registration fee, course fee, additional offers) and after that 100 % of the course fee (incl. registration). If the courses cannot take place due to an official cancellation, fees paid will be refunded according to the course confirmation.
  • Participants (under 18 years) are subject to the rules of the Children and Youth Protection Act.

CoVID-Prevention Measures

We closely monitor the CoViD situation and potential prevention measures to provide the best Summer Academy experience possible.

By signing up, you agree to any prevention measures active during the summer academy. In case of regulatory cancellation, course fees will be refunded

Terms of Payment

Without charges for the receiver by remittance to account

„Academia Allegro Vivo - Festival Austria“,

IBAN AT16 2022 1000 0000 4952 BIC SPHNAT21XXX

Sparkasse Horn, all prices incl. taxes