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31 Sunday
Summer French Horn Courses
Broumovský klášter

Summer French Horn Courses

July 31 -  August 6, 2022 / Monastery Broumov

8th year of an international french horn courses

In the year 2022, The Summer Horn Courses will be held in National Monument of the Broumov Monastery for the sixth time, as an accompanying program of the Za poklady Broumovska Music Festival. During the time, the courses gained their place in the summer cultural program of the monastery, and the organizers' efforts is to further extend the courses of international participation. This has been successful since the second year of teaching (Kerry Turner - member of the American Horn Quartet, Saar Berger - member of Ensemble Modern, finnish horn player Esa Tapani, Ricardo Matosinhos, portugal horn player and composer), and from the year 2018 also by student participation (in 2018 and 2019 the courses welcomed participants from Japan, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovak republic, Russia, Switzerland, Portugal, Germany and Czech Republic).

The courses are intended for pupils of the elementary school, conservatory students and academics, as well as for the public, without any age limit.

Leaders 2020:

Zuzana Rzounkova (CZ / SK) - artistic director and founder of courses, Solo horn player of the Prague Symphony Orchestra, pedagogue at the Janacek Academy of Music in Brno
Olivier Darbellay (CH) - solohorn player, Principal horn with the Berne Symphony Orchestra and the Kammerorchester Basel, holding professorships at music academies of Lucerne and Lausanne
Jens Plücker (DE) - principal solohornist of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester and managing director of the Academy of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester
Prof. Jindřich Petráš (CZ) - dean at the Music Faculty of Janacek Academy of Music and Performing Arts, chairman of the Hornforum Society
Jan Vobořil (CZ) - solo horn player of the Czech Philharmonic, pedagogue HAMU in Prague
Martin Sokol (CZ) - first horn player of the Prague Symphony Orchestra
Lenka Němcová (CZ) - pedagogue of the Primary Music School in Police nad Metují and Broumov

Info and registration: HERE.

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