Masterclass Clarinet

We are pleased to welcome you to the international clarinet masterclasses with Hermann Stefánsson and Nicolas Baldeyrou.


This masterclass will take place January 6-8 at the Royal College of Music (KMH) in Stockholm. We welcome clarinetists from all over the world with the minimum age of 18 years. We are looking forward to a great masterclass that we are proud to offer!

Teachers at the courses are:

  • Nicolas Baldeyrou is one of the most prominent clarinettists of his generation. He won three high-level awards: the prestigious ARD International Music Competition (Munich) in 1998, the Dos Hermanas International Clarinet Competition (Spain) in 1999 and the ICA Young Artist Competition (USA) in 2001. He was also laureate of the international prizes Carl Nielsen (Odense) and the Jeunesses Musicales (Bucarest), the Révélations de l’Adami, the Natixis Foundation, the Bunkamura Orchard Hall Award, and the extremely prestigious “Rising Star” programme, in 2004. Nicolas has been clarinet soloist with the European Union Youth Orchestra where he worked with Bernard Haitink, Carlo Maria Giulini and Sir Colin Davis from the Mahler Chamber Orchestra to Claudio Abbado and the Orchestre National de France conducted by Kurt Masur, he has since led a triple career as soloist, teacher and orchestra musician at the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra headed by Myung-Whun Chung, where he was appointed first clarinet in 2011. Since 2006 he has taught at the Lyon Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse.
  • Hermann Stefánsson, solo clarinetist at the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and Professor at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. Stefánsson is also a member of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Wind Quintet and the Swedish Serenade Ensemble. He has been a soloist with many Swedish and non-Swedish orchestras, including the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and the Iceland Symphony Orchestra.



For questions you can contact Margreet Houtman at +31614874519 or send an email to



6-8 january



The course is free of charge but there is an application fee 500 SEK (about €50) for the students who are accepted.



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