Masterclass Horn

We are pleased to welcome you to the international horn masterclass with Markus Maskuniitty at Framnäs folkhögskola in Piteå.

About the masterclass

The masterclass with Markus Maskuniitty will take place 14-16 January 2022 at the Framnäs Folkhögskola in the north of Sweden. We welcome horn players 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!

 

MARKUS MASKUNIITTY

Markus Maskuniitty assumed the position as section leader of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra’s horn section in the 2007 season. He most recently held the position of solo horn player with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and previously held the same position with the Berlin Philharmonic and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Since 2000, he has also held a horn professorship at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media. Maskuniitty studied at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki and then in Berlin. He has won awards in numerous international competitions, including the ARD competition in Munich, which is Germany’s largest competition for classical musicians. He regularly appears as a soloist in different chamber music contexts. With the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, he has been a soloist in Britten’s Serenade for Horn, Tenor and Strings and in Oliver Knussen’s Horn Concerto.

 

Contact

For questions you can contact Margreet Houtman at +31614874519 or send an email to margreethoutman@hotmail.com

 

DATES

14-16 January

 

PRICE

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

 

ALTERNATIVES FOR ACCOMMODATION & FOOD AT FRAMNÄS

Food and accommodation per day: 750 SEK

Accomodation with bedding and breakfast included: 500 SEK

Accomodation with bedding included: 415 SEK.

You pay at the reception upon your arrival. We prefer to receive card payment. If the restaurant is to be open, we must have at least 10 guests registered for both food and accommodation.

 

APPLICATION

Application deadline is 1 December. You can apply to this masterclass by completing the form below and sending your link or audio file with a recent recording of your playing (piece is free of choice) to masterclasses@framnas.nu

Welcome to a great time at Framnäs folkhögskola!

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