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International Masterclass for Choral Conductors with Conducting Competition
8. - 12. June 2022
In 2022 there will again be an International Masterclass for Choral Conducting held after the International Chamber Choir Competition Marktoberdorf.
The Masterclass is aimed at all choral conductors who wish to improve their knowledge and skills with outstanding experts at a high level. Participants should already have relevant experience in choral conducting.
Applicants from the so-called DAC countries can apply for an extra scholarship. You can find all the information here.
Information for participants
A conducting audition will take place after arrival. Those who do not pass this stage will still be able to take part passively. A second selection process will be held on Thursday, 09.06. All those who pass this stage will take part in the final concert (Sunday 11am). The winners will receive a prize.
Prizes for the winners
Hospitation with the Zurich Singakademie, conductor: Florian Helgath (15.-20.1.2023).
Concert project incl. CD recording of Mendelssohn's "Lobgesang" with the Tonhalle Orchestra under Paavo Järvi.
The prize-winner will have the opportunity to attend all rehearsals, recordings and concerts and to conduct the singing rehearsals before the concerts.
(incl. 6 overnight stays)
Participation in the HfM Saar Summerschool under the direction of Georg Grün (18.-23.9.2022).
(incl. 5 overnight stays)
Hospitation at the 18th International Chamber Choir Competition Marktoberdorf 2023 (26.-31.5.2023).
(incl. 5 overnight stays)
Arrival: Tuesday, 7. June 2022 at around 1pm (first meal: lunch)
Departure: Sunday, 12. June 2022 after the final concert (1pm)
Participants will have to organise their own travel at their own expense.
5 days incl. seminar costs, full board and accommodation in a shared room (2 beds or more) at the Bavarian Music Academy Marktoberdorf (single rooms potentially available at higher rate)
Active participants: 450 Euro / 380 Euro concession (students with identification)
Passive participants: 320 Euro / 280 Euro concession (students with identification) / If eliminated after the first selection round
The International Masterclass for Choral Conductors is organised by MODfestivals e.V. and supported by the Choir Association Bayerisch-Schwaben.
MODfestivals e.V. / International Chamber Choir Competition
Kemptener Str. 4
D 87616 Marktoberdorf
Tel.: +49 8342 / 420 48 14
Event location and accommodation
Bavarian Music Academy Marktoberdorf
Combi-offer International Masterclass and International Chamber Choir Competition
From the 3. – 7. June 2022 the 17. International Chamber Choir Competition Marktoberdorf will take place. In this renowned competition, choirs from around the world will compete in front of an international jury. Concerts and other events will complement the festival. The participation in the Masterclass can be booked in combination with a visit of the International Chamber Choir Competition.
4 days (during the competition) incl. accommodation in a shared room (2 beds or more) with breakfast, lunch together with the singers at the festival tent, festival pass (entry to all events):
450 Euro regular / 380 concession (students with identification)
(only available in combination with the Masterclass)