Szolnok Masterclass 2021

Szolnok Masterclass 2021

 ALBRECHT MAYER OBOE MASTERCLASS & GALA CONCERT

Szolnok Symphonic is honored to present ALBRECHT MAYER OBOE MASTERCLASS & GALA CONCERT together with Franz Liszt Academy of Music. This Masterclass provides young and talented oboe players the opportunity to increase their musical experience and improve their skills under the directions of world famous oboist: Maestro Albrecht Mayer. The Masterclass will also feature exhibition and workshop by oboe and reed makers and instrument repair specialist.

The 3 day training will be followed by a Gala Concert where the Maestro will conduct the orchestra and play solo as well.

Active participants will attend three group sessions where the Maestro will devote one-on-one time to each and everyone. Active participants will have the opportunity to work with two mentors from the Franz Liszt Academy of Music and professional piano correpetitor as well. Every applicant needs to provide exact repertoire that they personally want to practice with the Maestro. One piece shall be from an oboe concerto the other shall be a famous oboe excerpt. (Please check suggestions at the bottom of this page.)

Both Active and Auditor participants will able to attend the morning orchestra rehearsal sessions when the Maestro prepares the orchestra for the Gala concert.

Mentors: Prof. Gábor Dienes, Oboe Professor at Franz Liszt Academy of Music
Fruzsina Káli-Fonyodi, Oboe Teacher at Franz Liszt Academy of Music

Piano Correpeptitor: Rita Budai, Oboe Faculty, Franz Liszt Academy of Music

Exhibition & Workshops: Oboe makers, Reed makers, Oboe repair workshop

Artistic & Educational Director:

Maestro Albrecht Mayer

Participating ensemble:

Szolnok Symphony Orchestra

Schedule:

Oboe Masterclass Teaching Sessions:
2021 October   9th 14:00-18:00
2021 October 10th 14:00-18:00
2021 October 11th 14:00-18:00

Orchestra Rehearsal Schedule:
2021 October   9th 09:00-12:00
2021 October 10th 09:00-12:00
2021 October 11th 09:00-12:00
2021 October 12th 09:00-12:00 (general rehearsal)

Evening Presentations:

Oboe and Reed Repair Workshop
2021 October 10th 20:00-21:30

“Life as an Oboist by Albercht Mayer”
2021 October 11th 20:00-21:00

Gala Concert Date and Place:

2021 October 12th 19:00
Szolnok, Aba-Novák Cultural Center

Gala Concert Repertoire:

Edward Elgar: Soliloquy for Oboe and Orchestra
Richard Strauss:  Oboe Concerto in D Mayor
Intermission
Mozart: Symphony No. 35 “Haffner”

(Detailed itinerary is available upon request.)

General Terms:

  • Language of the Masterclass is English
  • Active Participants will be required to participate in the full length of the Masterclass
  • Active Participants will be required to participate in all sessions indicated in the Masterclass schedule
  • Active Participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the Masterclass
  • Both Active and Auditor Participants acknowledge that video documentary will be made during the Masterclass
  • All practice sessions and concerts will be audio and video recorded; Active Participants will receive the recordings of the entire practice session (not just their own one-on-one time).
  • Both Active and Auditor Participants will be asked to send the bank transfer confirmation of the fees and have a signed Masterclass Rules & Registration document.

Active Participant & Auditor Participant:

Active Participant: Maximum number of Active Participants: 15

  • Active participation at the Masterclass
  • Full access to all orchestra rehearsal sessions
  • Full access to all three group teaching sessions with Maestro Albrecht Mayer
  • During the group sessions one-on-one training with the Maestro Albrecht Mayer, subject to the Maestro’s consideration
  • Full access to evening workshop oboe & reed repair (Oct 10th )
  • Full access to evening presentation with Albrecht Mayer: Life as an oboist (Oct 11th)
  • Full access to instrument & reed maker exhibition,
  • Consultation and practice with Mentors, subject to appointment and availability
  • Piano rehearsal opportunities available daily, subject to appointment and availability
  • Attendance at the Gala Concert & VIP dinner after the Gala Concert

Auditor Participant: Maximum number of Auditor Participants:15

  • Passive participation at the Masterclass
  • Passive access to morning orchestra rehearsal sessions
  • Passive access to all three group sessions with Maestro Albrecht Mayer
  • Full access to instrument & reed maker exhibition,
  • Consultation with Mentors, subject to appointment and availability
  • Attendance at the Gala Concert & VIP dinner after the Gala Concert

Accommodation

Accommodation and full board is included in the participation fee. Buffet style breakfast & dinner and a daily variety of set meals for lunch will be served. Single rooms will be assigned to both Active & Auditor participants. (Participants with scholarships will be assigned in double rooms.

Oct 8th:
Szolnok, Hotel Garden, http://www.gardenhotel.hu/ (Active Participant)

Oct 9th:
Szolnok, Hotel Garden, http://www.gardenhotel.hu/ (Active Participant)
Szolnok, Hotel Trojka: http://trojka.hu/ (Auditor and Scholarship participants)

Oct 10th,11th:
Marfű Thermal Hotel & Spa : http//:martfuspa.hu (All participants)

Oct 12th:
Szolnok, Szolnok, Hotel Garden, http://www.gardenhotel.hu/ (Active Participant)
Szolnok, Hotel Trojka: http://trojka.hu/ (Auditor and Scholarship participants)

Should you have any further questions, please contact the Secretariat of Masterclass contact information: registration@szolnokmasterclass.com

“Last Minute” Online registration between:

September 9, 2021 – September 25, 2021

Fees & Registration deadlines:

“Last Minute” registration period
Participate for half price!
Active participant fees €900

Including: tuition, accommodation, full board & transportation according to itinerary

(50% off from the original Active participant fees: €1,800)

“Last Minute” registration period
Participate for half price!
Auditor participant fees €450

Including: accommodation, full board & transportation according to itinerary

(50% off from the original Auditor participant fees: €900)

Contact:

Kristof Ignacz
registration@szolnokmasterclass.com
Mobile: +36-20-366-5844

Application and Payment Terms:

Applications will be evaluated by the Art Committee of the Masterclass by 15th of August 2021. Applications submitted after 15th of August will be reviewed and processed on a space-available basis. Once the evaluation has been completed, applicants will receive confirmation of acceptance, which will inform them about payment details.(Masterclass Rules & Registration) If the ’Active Participant’ class is full, qualified applicants will be offered participation in the Auditor scheme. €500 non-refundable deposit is due within 10 days upon acceptance both for Active Participants and for Auditors. The deposit will be part of the participation fee. The outstanding part of the participation fee is due by 30th September, 2021. Participation is confirmed upon receiving the payment of the full amount of fees. The Masterclass organizers reserve the right to replace any participant’s position with another applicant if the former fails to meet the deadline for the payment.
All application materials must be submitted in English. Your application is treated as confidential material and it will not be shared with any 3rd party.
The organizing team will be in continuous contact with the applicants.

Personal repertoire suggestions:

Below are the suggestions for the repertoire that each applicant must provide together with their CV. (One concert piece and one excerpt)

Concerto suggestions:

Mozart – Concerto Mvt. 1
Richard Strauss – Concerto for Oboe and Small Orchestra in D major
Ralph Vaughan-Williams – Oboe Concerto
Bohuslav Martinu – Concerto for Oboe and Small Orchestra
ect.

Oboe Excerpts suggestions:

Oboe: Ravel: Tombeau de Couperin, Mvt. I (Beg – [2] & [8] to [9])
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (‘Tuileries”
Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade”
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 (second movement: 1–21)
Rossini: Overture to La scala di seta (beginning–3)
Bartok:  Concerto for Orchestra mvt. 2
ect.

Registration