The 3rd International Tel Aviv Early Music Seminar
The Music of the 17th & 18th Centuries.
Tel Aviv, Sukkot, October 1st-9th
Music Director: Drora Bruck
Kees Boeke (Holland) Recorder
Kenneth Weiss (United States) Harpsichord and piano, style coaching for players and singers
Antonella Gianese (Italy) Singing
Rainer Zipperling (Germany) Baroque cello and coaching for bowed string instrument players
Noam Krieger (Holland) Harpsichord, coaching for singers
Drora Bruck (Israel) Recorders
Tamar Lalo (Israel-Spain) Recorder for young players
Dr. Alon Schab (Israel) History, Theory
Ayala Sicron (Israel) Singing
Dr. Myrna Herzog (Israel) Viola da gamba
Sharon Rosner (Israel) Viola da gamba
Orit Messer Jacobi (Israel) Baroque cello
Zohar Shefi (Israel) Harpsichord
A unique course focusing on music from the 17th and 18th centuries. While familiarizing themselves with the culture and customs of the period and their impact on the development of music and musicians, students will enjoy nine days of studying, playing, singing, attending master classes, workshops and listening to and performing in concerts, in the pleasant atmosphere of the new building of
The Israeli Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv.
This year the seminar will focus on the Cantatas from different European countries in various languages.
The number of participants in the seminar is limited and musicians will be accepted after auditions.
The seminar is open to singers and players of the following instruments: piano, harpsichord, bowed string instruments, wind instruments and plucked string instruments.
During the seminar the participants will become familiar with repertoire; learn improvisation, ornamentation, rhetoric and figured bass; and receive lessons for improving technique from a team of international artists, who will be available to
them in classes and workshops. During the week the students and teachers will prepare a concert that will be open to the public.
The structure of the seminar:
09:3013:00 Chamber music sessions
15:0019:00 masterclasses and style enhancement workshops
20:30 evening concerts
450 EU Participation in 3 masterclasses and 2 ensembles A
310 EU Ensembles and no masterclasses B
Registration and Payment procedures:
The Registration to the seminar will end by July 7th 2012.
One should send the completed forms by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you can't send email, please fax ++973-3-6055169
The hard copy should arrive by mail to:
Israeli Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv
19 Stricker st.
Tel Aviv, 62002
(for Drora Bruck)
Registration Fee: 30 EU by check accompanying the registration form.
The registration fee is not refundable.
Cancellation with full refund (excepting the registration fee) will be possible until
August 1st. There will be no refund on cancellations after that date.
Payments can be made by bank transfer to:
Bank Name: Bank Leumi
Branch Name: Gesher Ha'Yarkon
BIC Code - LUMIILIT
Bank Key - LUMIILIT 10-829
IBAN - IL170108290000001111396
(account of Israel Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv)
72 Yehuda Ha'Maccabi st.
Auditions to the course shall take place on the first week of July in Tel Aviv.
If you are unable to attend a Tel Aviv audition, please send us a recording of the following:
a. 2 different pieces, in different languages, one from the 17th century and one from the 18th century, at least one of them including a recitative.
b. One piece of your own selection which best reflects your vocal ability.
One 17th century piece and one 18th century piece of their choice.
Since the course does not provide board, we shall be happy to assist you in finding a place to stay, whether as a guest with one of the other students, or in a local nearby hostel. If you are interested in such assistance, please fill in the relevant part in the form, and we shall be in touch with you about that.
Mailing Address __________________________
Email address ______________________________
Mobile phone __________________________________
Date of birth __________________________
Teacher's name __________________________
Institution where you currently study__________________
Résumé please add a separate page
Interested to participate in:
( ) Full seminar
( ) Ensembles only (please provide a reason)
Pieces I will perform in the audition:
Do you have 415Hz instruments? Yes/No
Please enclose two references from musicians who know you. If one of your teachers is teaching at the seminar then no references are necessary.
The number of participants in the seminar is limited; please register as soon as possible. In some cases scholarships may be available if economic grounds can be shown.