Early Music Summer Course Graz 2021

4th September - 8th September 2021 at University of the Arts, Graz, Austria

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Voice: Emma Kirkby

Recorder: Andreas Böhlen

Historical oboes: Amy Power

Historical violins: Susanne Scholz

Harpsichord and basso continuo: Michael Hell

Historical bassoon: Klaus Hubmann

Historical trombone: Bernhard Rainer

Lutes: David Bergmüller

Violone: Dane Roberts

Basso continuo on the harpsichord and accompaniment: Alexander Gergelyfi

Historical dance: Annabelle Blanc

Solmization - Music theory: Bernhard Rainer

Feldenkrais: Naomi Rogel

Course contents

  • Solo and ensemble repertoire of the 16th to the 18th century
  • Applied Source reading
  • Chamber music
  • Historical dance
  • Consort playing
  • each participant chooses one tutor for individual lessons


Level: advanced to professional

N.B. for individual lessons with Emma Kirkby applicants are required to submit a digital audio file to sommerakademie-altemusik(at)kug.ac.at

In order to ensure enough individual lessons as well as chamber music sessions no more than eight participants will be admitted for every instrument.

The harpsichord lessons with Michael Hell will take place from 7th until 10th September 2021. Participants for the harpsichord course are welcome to take part in the course from 4th September.

Susanne Scholz will teach individual lessons from 4th until 10th September 2021.

Course structure

Saturday 4th September
14:30 Commencement of course for participants with a tour through the university
17:00-18:30 Teaching
19:00 Dinner
20:30 Baroque dance for all course participants
Sunday 5th September – Tuesday 7th September
9.00-10.40 Baroque dance for all course participants
11.00-13.15  Individual lessons
13.15-14.30 Lunch
14.30-16.00 Individual lessons
16.30-18.30 Chamber music/ small groups for baroque dance/ individual lessons
19.00 Dinner
20.30 Seminars and Concerts
Wednesday 8th September
Rehearsal and final course concert

ca 13:00 End of course

Course fees: 350 Euros, 300 Euros (students), 250 Euros (students University of the Arts Graz)

The accommodation is not included in the course fee, but can be arranged by the course office.

Course commencement: 4th September 2021, 15.00

Course end: 8th September 2021 following the morning concert (ca.13.00)

Venue: Leonhardstraße 15, 8010 Graz, Austria

enrollment can be completed using the form below, enrolments close on 15 July 2021

students who wish to have lessons in two instruments are required to pay an additional 50% of the course fee

for more information refer to sommerakademie-altemusik(at)kug.ac.at