From 2nd until 7th of October will take place Iserlohn Masterclass in the framework of the ‘Internationale Herbsttage für Musik’ in Iserlohn, Germany. In collaboration with the music school of Iserlohn, a scholarship to attend the master class is offered to five EMCY prize winners.
This year the prestigious German trumpeter Matthias Höfs will give an international master class in the music school of Iserlohn. He receives his training from Prof. Peter Kallensee at the University of Music and Performing Arts Hamburg and Prof. Konradin Groth at the Karajan Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic. At the age of 18, he became the principal trumpeter of the Philharmonic State Orchestra Hamburg. At the same time Höfs became a member of the ensemble GERMAN BRASS, with which he was successful worldwide. Since the first concert of the ensemble in 1985, he has written arrangements for himself and his colleagues that inspire the brass world in an innovative, sustainable and cross-genre way.
The lessons will start on 2nd October and end in the final „Concert of the Master Students“ on Friday, 5th October (8 p.m.).
Active participants of the masterclass will have single lessons in front of the group or following the advice of the guest artist. The lessons will be held in German and English language. Passive participation (as listener) is possible for the whole time of the masterclass (limited number)
The EMCY prize winners that will partecipated this year will be: Anne-Marie Duhr winner of Luxembourgish Competition for Young Soloists and trumpet quartet Oberengadin (Noa Sendlhofer, Janic Sendlhofer, Gianduri Gabriel and Simon Gabriel) winners of Schweizerischer Jugendmusikwettbewerb (SJMW) CLASSICA.