Workshop

We offer workshops for the following addressees:
  • Flutists (adolescents, amateurs, students of music, professionals)
  • Instrumentalists and chamber music ensembles
  • Teachers
  • Pupils/students (minmum requirements "Unterstufe")
  • Students of composition classes


Topics:

  • Das Floetenuniversum (The Universe of Flutes)
    History and "magic" of flutes
    Types of flutes and flute playing in different cultures
    Modern instruments and their technical possibilities
  • Contemporary Music and Contemporary Technique
    Historical outline
    Demonstration and sound samples
    Ways and problems of notation

    Guidance to interpretation
  • Activities with Instruments
    Contemporary playing techniques and their practicability
    Technical studies and exercises
    Improvisation in contemporary music
    Scenic aspects of contemporary music
    Breathing techniques
    Group lessons with improvisation parts
    Individual lessons for soloists and ensembles
    Preparation for concerts and competitions

  • Contemporary Flute Music
    Stiles and trends (with sound and notation samples)
    Teaching library
    Ways of teaching contemporary music
    Special aspects of studying and rehearsing contemporary music
  • NEUEN FLÖTENTÖNE- Behind the Scenes
    From sketches to first performance about cooperation with composers
    Interpretation and improvisation
    Introduction to works of the repertoire: Analysis, aesthetics, notation, etc.
    Performing excerpts from the compositions


Duration:

  • The workshop is designed for a length of 1-2 days including a lecture concert. Other approaches possible.