Poslední vydání / Last update 04.11.2003
Professional music programs at the Abbaye aux Dames
Jeune Orchestre Atlantique
It is the oldest training program of the CCR. Originally, the JOA program consisted of a symphony orchestra course once a year in July. Gradually, this course extended to different courses along the year. Students can apply to one or more of the courses, all centered on the study and practice of the classical and romantic repertoire on period instruments.
Advanced studies program details
Created in 2000, the advanced studies program complements and extends the courses of the Jeune Orchestre Atlantique. It includes 12 courses over two years and aims to discover specific stylistic elements on classical and romantic repertoire on period instruments. A new class for 2004 and 2005 of the Advanced Studies Program will be recruited this year.
Philippe Herreweghe, artistic director and conductor
Jos van Immerseel, guest conductor
Robert Levin, guest conductor
Jane Booth, education manager, clarinet
Jean-Philippe Vasseur, viola
Ageet Zweistra, cello
Axel Bouchaux, double bass
Marcel Ponseele, oboe
Marc Vallon, bassoon
Claude Maury, horn
Jean Saint-Arroman, Éditions Fuzeau
In addition to these regular instructors, the CCR regularly invites other instructors. They are members of the Orchestre des Champs-Élysées and from other leading period instrument ensembles. Not all teachers are present for all courses. Details on request.
Room and board
Students are housed and take their meals on site at the Abbaye aux Dames in Saintes, where the courses are held.
Application deadline is November 14, 2003 or until all places are filled.
Auditions are for all music courses at the Abbaye aux Dames (JOA and advanced studies program). For applicants to the advanced studies program, an audition is mandatory. For the JOA, it may be possible to send a recorded tape or a CD.
Auditions take place unaccompanied.
String applicants may audition on modern instruments or on historical ones. (Classical style strings and bows may be available to successful applicants during the first year of study at the CCR for a small additional fee.) Wind players must audition on classical instruments pitched at A 430Hz.
Dates and audition locations 2004
27 November in Lyon
28 November in Paris
29 November or 1 December in Brussels (to be announced)
Auditions can also be organized in other locations (European cities only) based on demand, according to the number of applicants.
An application form may be downloaded, completed, and returned to our offices via email or postal mail.
application form 2004 from http://www.abbayeauxdames.org
CCR partners for the professional music
L’Orchestre des Champs-Élysées, provides the highly acclaimed international orchestra teachers. Éditions Fuzeau, which provides a large repertoire and generous supply of their own research material. Guidance on editing is given by Jean Saint Arroman. The Centre d’Études Supérieures de Musique et de Danse de Poitou-Charentes, which awards the final diploma for the Advanced Studies Program. Additional support from the Direction Régionale des Affaires Culturelles, the town of Saintes and the Conseil Régional de Poitou-Charentes.
For further details, application forms or other queries, please contact:
E-mail- mailto:email@example.com or www.abbayeauxdames.org
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