Courses 2019

Date:
  • 12 October to 19 October 2019
     

Location:

 

  • Centre de Musique Hindemith at Blonay, Switzerland. Blonay is located near Montreux and Vevey at the Lac Léman; there is a small train from Vevey going up to Blonay.
     

Concerts:

 

  • 17 October 2019 at 20:30h, Hôtel des Trois Couronnes, Vevey
    19 October 2019 at 19:00h, Salle Frank-Martin, Geneva

    Dress code for the concert 
    Men: black shirt + black pants + black socks + black shoes
    Women: black dress, black shirt + black skirt/pants

Faculty:

 

  • Mihaela Martin - violin
    Boris Kuschnir - violin
    Nobuko Imai - viola
    Frans Helmerson - cello
     

Teaching concept:

 

  • Individual training to master of your instrument
     

Students:

 

  • 6 per teacher, admission by discretion of the teachers
     

Programme:

 

  • Masterclasses will be given by the teachers every morning and afternoon; every student will receive four individual lessons of 45 minutes each. 
    Anyone wishing to play chamber music for their own leisure during their spare time, please bring the music Provisional Course Schedule.

Fee:

 

  • CHF 1200 (covering the masterclasses, room and board, applicable for students below the age of 26). 
    CHF 1400 for students over the age of 26. 
    For reserving a place in the masterclasses, students must send a non-refundable advance payment of CHF 300 (CHF 400 for students over the age of 26) to the Association LLMM by bank transfer the latest by 1 August 2019. The remainder amount of CHF 900 (CHF 1000 for students over the age of 26) must be paid the latest by 31 August 2019. Students making bank transfers from outside Switzerland are asked to add CHF 5 to each transfer made for the purpose of covering the banking fees incurred by Association LLMM.

All payments are to be made in the following account:

 

  • Bank name: Banque Cantonale de Fribourg • Boulevard de Pérolles 1 • 1701 Fribourg • Switzerland
    BIC: BEFRCH22 • IBAN: CH30 0076 8300 1244 1540 9 • Acount name: Association LLMM 
    Address: c/o Prof. Pierre Tercier • ch. Guillaume-Ritter 5 • 1700 Fribourg • Switzerland

    Cancellation of registrations for the masterclasses must be in writing and will only be accepted until 
    31 August 2019. Thereafter, the course fee remains payable in full, regarding of the student's participation in the course.
    The LLMM does not assume any liability for any impairment of health or damages to property suffered by students in connection with or in the context of their participation in the masterclasses course organised by LLMM.
    By signing up for the masterclasses each student agrees that photographs or videos / recordings of the masterclasses may be taken for non-commercial purposes. The copyright of all photographs or videos / recordings taken remains in the hands of the Lac Leman Music Masterclasses Association.

 

Download here the application form

Arrival:

 

  • Saturday, 12 October 2019, 15:OOh-18:00h at Le Centre de Musique Hindemith Blonay

Departure:

 

  • Sunday, 20 October 2019 from the host family in Geneva
     

Venue:

 

  • Le Centre de Musique Hindemith Blonay www.hindemith.info/en/music-centre
    Chemin du Lacuez 3, 1807 Blonay, VD, Switzerland
    Tel: +41 (0) 21 943 05 20 / 27, Fax: +41 (0) 21 943 05 21

How to get there:

 

By plane

  • Book the flight arriving at Geneva International Airport (GVA) before 15:00h on Saturday, 12 October 2019.
    Book the departure flight from Geneva (GVA) on Sunday, 20 October 2019.
    Please inform your arrival and departure flight + time to: pittier@geneva-link.ch

 

  • From the Geneva International Airport to the Center

    • Our airport assistant will meet you at the arrival hall and guide you

    • From the arrival hall, move to the airport train station on your left by following the sign "Gare CFF". Download the terminal map

    • Buy a train ticket of CHF 36.40, one way to Château-de-Blonay via Vevey on 2nd class

    • Change the train at the Vevey Station, platform No. 2 to No. 7

    • The train stops at 'Château-de-Blonay' by request. Please press the button after 'La Chiesaz'.

    • The Center is 3 minutes walk from the Château-de-Blonay Station:

    • Walk down along the main street on your right around 200 m.

    • At a church, take a small way on the left, then the Hindemith Center is on your left. 

By train

 

  • From the Geneva Cornavin Station to Vevey

    • Buy a train ticket of CHF 36.40, one way to Château-de-Blonay via Vevey on 2nd class

    • Change the train at the Vevey Station, platform No. 2 to No. 7

    • The train stops at 'Château-de-Blonay' by request. Please press the button after 'La Chiesaz'.

    • The Center is 3 minutes walk from the Château-de-Blonay Station:

    • Walk down along the main street on your right around 200 m.

    • At a church, take a small way on the left, then the Hindemith Center is on your left. 

Lodging:

 

  • All the participants will be lodged at Le Centre de Musique Hindemith Blonay in twin rooms, three bedded rooms or four bedded rooms from the night of 12 October till the morning of 19 October 2019.The night from 19 to 20 October 2019, you will stay at the host family in Geneva after the concert.

Meals:

 

  • Full meals are provided at the dining room of Le Centre de Musique Hindemith Blonay from the dinner on 12 October till the breakfast on 19 October 2019. The lunch on 19 and the breakfast on 20 October will be provided by your host family.

Written or telephone inquiries:

  • Secretariat of the LLMM:

Ryo Pittier 
Av. de Châtelaine 36
1203 Geneva 
Switzerland 

pittier(at)geneva-link.ch

Phone: +41 (0) 22 348 69 25 
Mobile: +41 (0) 79 628 98 39

Association Lac Léman Music Masterclasses, p.a. Prof. Pierre Tercier, Ch. Guillaume-Ritter 5, 1700 Fribourg, pierretercier(at)tercier.net

© Dénervaud 2018.