JÄRVI ACADEMY 2024

MASTERCLASSES FOR WINDS, PERCUSSION AND STRINGS

Järvi Academy 2024 for winds, percussion and strings will take place between 6.-17. July 2024 in Tallinn and Pärnu, Estonia.

The course consists of 3 individual masterclasses and for selected participants the Järvi Academy Youth Symphony Orchestra (JAYSO). In addition, we offer a lecture and individual lessons in music physiology.

Time schedule:
6.-10. July – JAYSO project 1
11.-15. July – Masterclasses
11.-17. July – JAYSO project 2

TEACHERS 2024

The Järvi Academy 2024 masterclasses take place on 6.-10. July in Pärnu Concert Hall (Aida 4, Pärnu). 

FLUTE: Loïc Schneider
OBOE: Diethelm Jonas
CLARINET: Jens Thoben
BASSOON:  Amy Harman
SAXOPHONE: Jörgen Pettersson
FRENCH HORN: Ozan Çakar
TRUMPET: Zach Buie
TROMBONE: Jonas Bylund
PERCUSSION: Xavi Castelló

VIOLIN (5):
Tanja Becker-Bender
Sophia Jaffe

Eva-Cristina Schönweiß
Elisabeth Kufferath

TBA

VIOLA (2):
Barbara Buntrock
Tomoko Akasaka

CELLO (2):
Wayne Foster-Smith
Indrek Leivategija

DOUBLE BASS (1):
Alberto Bocini

Teacher: Lisanne Altrov

Additional information

JAYSO 2024

Järvi Academy Youth Symphony Orchestra consists of two projects. 

Playing in the orchestra is a part of the course and is compulsory for the students, who have been selected to play in the orchestra. 

This year,  no saxophones are needed in the orchestra. 

Schedule: 6.-10. July
Location: Tallinn ja Pärnu

Conductors: Neeme Järvi and Jonathan Bloxham (rehearsal period)
Sectional rehearsals: Petri Komulainen (winds), Maarja Nuut (percussion), Triin Ruubel & Marike Kruup (violins), Indrek Leivategija (cellos), Regina Udod (double basses)

Program:

F. Schubert – Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished” in B minor, D. 759
L. van Beethoven – Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21

Schedule: 11.-17. July
Location: Pärnu

Conductors: Participants of the Järvi Academy 2024 conducting masterclass
Sectional rehearsals: Members of the Estonian Festival Orchestra

Program:

TBA

REGISTRATION

To apply to the course, a video recording is necessary. 

Requirements for the video: 

FLUTE:

OBOE:

CLARINET:

BASSOON:

SAXOPHONE:

  • A solo piece or a piece with piano accompaniment. Free of choice.

FRENCH HORN:

TRUMPET:

TROMBONE:

  • A solo piece or a piece with piano accompaniment. Free of choice.
  • Orchestral excerpts

PERCUSSION:

VIOLIN:

 VIOLA:

CELLO:

DOUBLE BASS:

The orchestral excerpts have to be in one unedited video. Excerpts and the piece can be in separate videos. Any kind of editing of the recordings is not permitted. Please upload the recording(s) to Youtube. 

The recordings are listened and evaluated by the artistic direction of the Järvi Academy 2024. Based on the recordings, participants of the masterclass and the Järvi Acacemy Symphony Orchestra are selected. 

Available places in the course are limited.

COURSE COSTS

PARTICIPATION FEE

(3 individual lessons, free entrance to Pärnu Music Festival concerts and a festival T-shirt)

300€

ACCOMMODATION

Niidupargi dormitory – Niidupargi 14
(double/triple rooms, breakfast included)

20€/day (*)

CATERING

(2 meals per day, lunch and dinner)

10€/day (*)

(*) – Accommodation and catering is FREE OF CHARGE for Estonian citizens, international students studying in Estonia and all participants chosen to play in the FIRST JAYSO project. 

Järvi Academy does not cover travel costs to and from the festival. 
Participants are allowed to choose their own accommodation and catering, mark accordingly in the application. 

APPLY HERE!

Application deadline 15/04!

Additional information: 

Taavi Orro (winds and percussion)
taavi.orro@parnumusicfestival.ee

Liina Žigurs (strings)
+372 551 6609
liina.zigurs@parnumusicfestival.ee