Summer Solo&Chamber Music Course

It is possible to apply only for the OrkesterkamP SOLO or choose the option SOLO + Festival Symphony. Course fee remains the same.
Please choose the desired option in the application form.
Course fee does not include accommodation and food.
Bed and breakfast (hotel Alp) costs 22 € per day, voucher for each meal (lunch / dinner in school Bovec) costs 4,5 €.

 

Dušan Sodja

Instrument: clarinet
Date: 14. - 19. July 2017
Course fee:  220 €

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With Student Prešeren Award awarded clarinettist, graduated at the Academy of Music Ljubljana, and fiished his specialization of chamber music at the Hochschule für Musik Köln. As soloist he performs with orchestras such as Slovene Philharmonic, Darmstadt National Opera and Bohdan Warchal Slovac Chamber Orchestra.

Petra Vidmar

Instrument: percussion
Date: 14. - 19. July 2017
Course fee:  220 €

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She is an assistant for percussion at Ljubljana Academy of Music and solo percussionist of the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra. She collaborates regularly with different orchestras such as Slovenian Philharmonic, Slovenian National Theatre Opera and Ballet Ljubljana, and Slovenian Army. She enriched her performance skills with internationally renowned percussionists (Nebojša Jovan Živković, Ivana Bilić, Katarzyna Mycka, Eriko Daimo, Eric Sammut, Svet Stoyanov, Raymond Curfs, Rainer Römer). Her most acclaimed project of 2014 was Slišati barve (Color hearings – pictures and music), and in 2015 Lenora (poetry and music), and Rhythm of Life (music for percussion without percussion).

Rok Zgonc

Instrument: violin
Date: 20. - 26. July 2017
Course fee:  220 €

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Rok Zgonc is violinist of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra and professor at the Ljubljana Music and Ballet Conservatory. He graduated at Academy of Music Ljubljana, and obtained his master degree at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles (USA). During his studies he was awarded with student Prešeren Award, at the national music competition TEMSIG he won two first awards in the highest categories. As soloist he regularly performs with Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, and RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra. As violinist and professor he collaborates with amateur youth orchestra NOVA filharmonija (Nova Gorica), and in the summer he teaches at Orkesterkamp Bovec. He is a member of piano trio K3O, with which in last year he recorded for Radio Slovenia.

Peter Ugrin

Instrument: viola
Date: 20. - 26. July 2017
Course fee:  220 €

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Peter Ugrin completed Viola at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana. During his studies at the Academy he won several awards as a member of the string quartet - including the Student Prešeren Award and first prize at the national competition of chamber groups. He continued his studies in Klagenfurt, at the Carinthian State Conservatory in Jazz Violin direction, parallel he always continued studies with classical viola. After Conservatory he continued his studies at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York where he graduated in the direction of jazz violin. Peter has recorded viola, violin and voice on several CDs, among which are most important albums recorded with his own group Artbeaters where Peter works as a group leader, violinist and composer. In Slovenia, he works as a professor of viola at Conservatory for music and ballet in Ljubljana. His students receive various awards at national and other competitions. He performs in various chamber ensembles of classical and contemporary music (Guud quartet, string quartet, quintet). In 2014 and 2016 Peter gave premier performance in Slovenia and Russia of music works by Russian composer Sergey Lunev. In the field of jazz improvisation, Peter works as a professor for Jazz violin at Ljubljana Music Academy. His main expression is band Artbeaters where he works as a leader, composer and string player. With Artbeaters Peter won first prize at the 6th International Jazz Competition in Bucharest. In 2013, at the festival and workshop Jazzinty Peter won all three awards: for best group (Artbeaters), best performance and best own composition. As a conductor Peter leads Big Band Gverillaz whit whom he regularly performs on national and foreign festivals.

Matej Grahek

Instrument: flute
Date: 14. - 19. July 2017
Course fee:  220 €

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He is a solo flautist of Slovenian Philharmonic, he is a professor at Conservatory for Music Ljubljana and professor at Academy of Music Ljubljana. He graduated and post-graduated at Academy of Music Ljubljana (prof. Fedja Rupel), he made his specialization at Salzburg Mozarteum (prof. Irena Grafenauer). With Wind Quintet ArtVento he was placed among 8 best groups at the international competition ARD in München. With Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra he performed under baton of Carlos Kleiber, Riccardo Muti, Sir Neville Marriner. He performs with Big Band RTV Slovenia. His records are on 10 CD’s, five of them are solo projects.

 Stefan Hofer

Instrument: trumpet
Date: 14. - 19. July 2017
Course fee:  220 €

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Stefan Hofer studied trumpet at the University for Music and Performing Arts in Graz with Prof. Stanko Arnold. During 2000 and 2012 he taught trumpet at the University for Music and Performing Arts in Graz. Now he is working as trumpet teacher at the Musikschulen des Landes Kärnten. He is a regular member of the Austrian Brass Quintet HoViHoLoHoff, Lakeside Jazz Band, and Brass Cussion, and works as substitute in orchestras such as Stadttheater Klagenfurt, Brucknerorchester Linz, and Carinthian Symphony Orchestra. As soloist he has performed with Carinthian Symphony Orchestra and Collegium Musicum, Wiener Bachsoloists, and Chamber Orchestra Villach. He is a principal Cornet-player at the Brassband of Carinthia. He is a managing director of regional Music school in Millstatt and he leads Conductor-Course at the School of Music in Spittal.

Gorazd Strlič

Instrument: violoncello
Date: 20. - 26. July 2017
Course fee:  220 €

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Gorazd Strlič, first cellist of the symphony orchestra of the Slovenian National Theatre Opera and Ballet Maribor, is one of the most recognized Slovenian cellist of younger generation. He started musical training with Vladimir Kovačič at the age of seven. In 2007 he completed his master degree at the Academy of Music Ljubljana in the class of prof. Ciril Škerjanc. He was awarded with different national awards and prizes. He achieved many top-most results at national and international competitions. He regularly collaborates at festivals, such as Festival Ljubljana, Lent, Maribor, Stična, Glasbeni september. He dedicates himself to chamber music, and is a member of groups, such as Spiri Art as well as Trio Maribor and many others

Jaka Stadler*

Instrument: violoncello
Date: 15. - 19. July 2017
Course fee:  220 €

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Winner of the Student Prešeren Award, graduated at the Academy of Music Ljubljana, and continued his studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in München. Under the baton of Claudio Abaddo, Mariss Jansons, Lorin Maazel he has performed with orchestras such as Bavarian National Opera, Bamberg, and Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. He was a member of the Qatar Philharmonics, since 2010 he is a member of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Currently is working as a professor at the Academy of Music Ljubljana.

Dušan Kranjc

Instrument: trombone
Date: 14. - 19. July 2017
Course fee:  220 €

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Graduated at the Academy of Music Ljubljana. For several years he was principle tromboist of the Slovene Philharmonics and the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg. He studied with Branimir Slokar in Trossingen (Germany). He teaches at the Academy of Music Ljubljana, and in Austria. He is a solo tromboist of the Camerata Academica Salzburg, Musica antiqua Salzburg, the OENM and the Lungau Big Band.

Josef Steinböck

Instrument: tuba
Date: 14. - 19. July 2017
Course fee:  220 €

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Josef Steinböck studied bass tuba as well as music education and instrumental education at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and jazz music at the Vienna Conservatory. He has been tuba-player at Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg since 1991 and professor for brass chamber music and tuba at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich since 2002. Brass chamber music and contemporary music has always been of particular interest to Josef Steinböck, he played and performed with numerous well known international ensembles, such as Art of Brass Vienna, Munich Opera Brass, and Klangforum Wien, OENM Salzburg. He is a jury member at many national and international music competitions as well as being in great demand both as a lecturer and a tutor. He is the initiator and artistic director of Bläserurlaub – a very successful summer music course since 20 years in Bad Goisern, Austria.

Janez Avšič

Instrument: double bass
Date: 20. - 26. July 2017
Course fee:  220 €

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Member of the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra (since 2011) and professor at the Ljubljana Music and Ballet Conservatory, graduated with distinction at the Academy of Music Ljubljana. He won several prizes and was during his studies member of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra and Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra.

Bea Barcza

Instrument: piano
Date: 14. - 24. July 2017
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She started her musical lessons in the Joseph Haydn Music School of Fertőd. She obtained her pianist degree in 2012 at the University of Pécs (Music and Visual Arts), and at the University in the same time she worked part-time as a piano accompanist and continued her PhD studies. She participated in different competitions several times, and won a great amount of awards. As a pianist she has recitals regularly in Pécs and in the National Theater of Pécs with the opera singer Marianna Váradi. In 2015 she was awarded with a scholarship and one semester spent in class of Jasminka Stančul at Ljubljana Academy of Music. In the summer of 2015 she successfully performed with cellist Jaka Stadler and pianist Miha Haas. Currently, she is a piano teacher and accompanist at the Ljubljana Conservatory of Music and Ballet. In 2016, she will perform on many projects with trumpet player Tibor Kerekeš and violinist Vasilij Meljnikov.