Orchestra

Consort playing, chamber music, baroque orchestra playing

EARLY MUSIC (1600-1800)

Corona update

For the orchestral internship part, we keep a close eye on the guidelines. As an alternative, smaller chamber music ensembles can be arranged in consultation with the teachers.

We provide sufficient space for wind instruments and the presence of plexiglass walls.

Lecturers

Violin:Ann Cnop
Viola:Jonathan Ponet
Cello:Eve François
Contrabas/violone:Pasquale Massaro
Traverso/blockfluteWim Brabants
Oboe:Griet Cornelis
Horn:Jeroen Billiet
Musette:Jean-Pierre Van Hees
Cornetto:Teacher Marleen Leicher cancels her course due to Covid-19.
Trumpet:Niranjan Wijewickrema
Trombone/sackbut:Wim Becu
Historical timpani:Alexander Ponet
Basso continuo:David Van Bouwel
Baroque orchestra playing:Luc Ponet / Rupert Gough
Tai Chi / Qi gong:Philippe Libberecht
Body awareness for musicians:Arnaud van de Cauter
Lute Nicolas Achten

Course contents

  • Solo and ensemble repertoire of the 16th to the 18th century
  • Consort playing
  • Chamber music
  • Baroque orchestra playing
  • Body awareness for instrumentalists
  • Tai chi / Qi gong (daily warming up)
  • Concert practice

Level

Advanced to professional

There are a number of vacations for instrumentalists who want to have an initiation on historical instruments

Course fees

Students: € 250
Others: € 280

(costs for lodging and catering not included)

Enrollments close on

30th June 2020

Course structure

MONDAY 10.08 2020

10.00u. Registration
11.00u. Welcome Apero
12.00u. Lunch
13.30u. Guided tour through the beautiful Castle Alden Biesen
14.00u. Individual and group lessons
18.00u. Dinner
19.00u. Individual study
21.30u. Musicians club

TUESDAY 11.08.2020

08.00u. Tai chi / Qi gong (warming up)
08.30u. Breakfast
09:30u. Body awareness (session by prof. Arnaud van de Cauter)
11.00u. Individual and group lessons
12.30u. Lunch
14.00u. Chamber music/consort playing/individual lessons
18.00u. Dinner
19.00u. Individual study
20.00u. Concert (Tutors) – Alden Biesen
21.30u. Musicians club

WEDNESDAY 12.08.2020

08:00u. Tai chi / Qi gong (warming up)
08:30u. Breakfast
09.30u. Body awareness / Individual study
11.00u. Individual and group lessons
12.30u. Lunch
14.00u. Chamber music/consort playing/orchestra
18:00u. Dinner
20.00u. Concert – organ and chamber music by the participants (Cellebroederskapel in Maastricht)
22.00u. Musicians club (Alden Biesen)

THURSDAY 13.08.2020

08.00u. Tai chi / Qi gong (warming up)
08.30u. Breakfast
09.30u. Chamber music/consort playing/orchestra
11.00u. Individual lessons / study
12.30u. Lunch
14.00u. Chamber music/consort playing/orchestra
18.00u. Dinner
20.00u. Choir Concert – Begijnhofkerk St.-Truiden
22.00u. Musicians club (Alden Biesen)

FRIDAY 14.08.2020

08.00u. Tai chi / Qi gong (warming up)
08.30u. Breakfast
09.30u. Chamber music/consort playing/orchestra
11.00u. Rehearsal choir & orchestra
12.30u. Lunch
14.00u. Chamber music/consort playing/orchestra/individual lessons
16.30u. Rehearsal choir & orchestra (Basilica Tongeren)
22.00u. Nocturne – Basilica Tongeren

SATURDAY 15.08.2020

08.00u. Breakfast
09.00u. Individual lessons/chamber music/consort playing
12.00u. Free lunch in Tongeren
13.00u. Rehearsal – Basilica Tongeren
15.00u. Final concert – Basilica Tongeren
16.30u. Reception & certificates of participation