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I, CULTURE Orchestra Workshops

This year sees the ICO’s format expanded to include a series of master classes enabling young musicians to hone their skills and gain additional experience prior to the 2017 I, CULTURE Orchestra auditions.

During the master classes held throughout the year, participants will study the secrets of orchestral playing with members of leading European symphony orchestras.

The workshops are intended for musicians aged 17-28. Everyone else is welcome to attend as auditor. Participation is free of charge.

List of events:

17-19 October 2016, Kiev – P. Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music / 20 October – R. Glier Institute


Paul CorteseMark Van de WielJeff Bryant

26-28 October 2016, Minsk – Belarusian State Academy of Music


Zsolt Tihamer VisontayRobin O’NeilDan Jenkins

2-7 November 2016, Warsaw, Wrocław, Poznań and Gdańsk

Warsaw – 2 November – Fryderyk Chopin University of Music

TutorsPaul CorteseWieland Welzel

Wrocław – 3 November – K. Lipiński Academy of Music

TutorsJeff BryantNathaniel Anderson Frank

Poznań – 4 November – I.J. Paderewski Academy of Music

TutorsJeff BryantNathaniel Anderson Frank

Gdańsk – 7 November – S. Moniuszko Academy of Music

TutorLeon Bosch

14 – 16 November 2016, Yerevan – Komitas State Conservatory in Yeveven


Leon BoschJeff Bryant

21-23 November 2016, Chișinău – Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts in Chișinău (AMTAP)


Nathaniel Anderson FrankDavid StrunckDan Jenkins

24 November 2016, Warsaw – Fryderyk Chopin University of Music

Tutor: David Strunck

28-29 November 2016, Baku – Baku Academy of Music


Zsolt Tihamer VisontayMark Van de WielAndrew Cresci



Download: Guide to Orchestral Playing