Requirements for your participation at IOIA 2021 are:

  • You play any of the following orchestral instruments: violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, timpani, harp
  • You are aged between 16 and 25 (exceptions are possible)
  • You have sufficient knowledge of German or English
  • You have a health insurance valid in Austria

Duration and Costs:

The duration of the course will be different for different instruments. Accordingly, the course fee will be adjusted to the duration for each instrument, as shown in the following scheme: 

 

Strings 1st week only (1-8 August)     250 €

Strings 2nd week only (9-15 August)     250 €

Strings full course (1-15 August)     400 €

Flute (2-15 August)     400 €

Oboe (6-15 August)     300 €

Clarinet (2-15 August)     400 €

Bassoon (2-15 August)     400 €

Horn (2-15 August)     400 €

Trumpet (3-15 August)     350 €

Trombone (10-15 August)     200 €

Timpani (3-15 August)     350 €

Harp (6-15 August)     300 €

 

It is possible for string players to participate in the first or second week only. However, we recommend participation in the whole course.

The course fee includes:

- tuition (including minimum 50 minutes individual lesson per student per week)

- various excursions (including visits of rehearsals and/or performances of the Vienna Philharmonic at the Salzburg Festival)

- lodging in double rooms with breakfast and one hot meal per day for the whole period

- all travels during the course

 

 

All travel expenses to and from St. Georgen have to be paid by the participants. However, participants with high travel costs may apply for financial aid. Please note that maximum half of the individual travel costs will be refunded.


Registration:

In order to register for IOIA 2021, please submit the online registration form. Additionally, you need to supply unedited videos (one take per movement/excerpt) of yourself performing, either with or without piano/orchestra accompaniment. The repertoire requirements for these videos are: 

  • Violin:

    exposition (or more) of the first movement of a concerto of the classical period
    Mozart: Symphony No.39, 4th movement (1st violin)*
    Wagner: Siegfried, 3rd Act, 3rd Scene (3 bars before 51 to 53)

  • Viola:

    exposition (or more) of the first movement of a concerto of the classical period
    Bruckner: Symphony No.4, 2nd movement*
    Brahms: Symphony No.3, 1st movement*

  • Cello:

    exposition (or more) of the first movement of a concerto of the classical period

    Mozart: Ouverture 'Le nozze di Figaro'*
    Brahms: Symphony No.3, 3rd movement (until letter B)

  • Double bass:

    exposition (or more) of the first movement of a concerto of the classical period
    Mozart: Ouverture 'Le nozze di Figaro'*
    Beethoven: Symphony No.5, 3rd movement*

  • Flute:

    exposition (or more) of the first movement of Mozart K. 313
    Mendelssohn: 'A midsummer night's dream' Op. 61, Scherzo*
    Bizet: Carmen, Prelude to Act III*

  • Oboe: 

    J. Strauss: Overture 'The Gipsy Baron': Andantino (figure 4 to 8)

    one fast movement of free choice

  • Clarinet:

    exposition (or more) of the first movement of Mozart K. 622

    Brahms: Symphony No.3, 1st and 2nd movement*
    Prokoviev: Peter and the Wolf*

  • Bassoon:
    exposition (or more) of the first movement of Mozart K. 191

    Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore, No. 19*

    Mozart: Ouverture 'Le nozze di Figaro'*

  • Horn:

    one fast movement of free choice

    Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5: 2nd movement, beginning until bar 29*
    Brahms: Symphony No.3, 3rd movement*

  • Trumpet:

    Haydn: Concerto, 2nd movement

    Beethoven: Overture 'Leonore' No. 3, Signal*

  • Trombone:
    Mozart: Tuba Mirum
    one piece/movement of free choice
  • Bass Trombone:
    Bach: Suite No.5, Sarabande
    one piece/movement of free choice
  • Timpani:
    Beethoven: Symphony No.9, 1st movement*
    Richard Hochrainer: Etudes for Timpani (Volume 1, Publisher L. Doblinger), No.33
  • Harp:
    Cadenza from 'Swan Lake'
    one piece/movement of free choice

 

*Reference for these orchestral excerpts is the series "Orchester Probespiel" (Publishers C.F.Peters/B. Schott's Söhne).

 

Please provide either Youtube-links or links to Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive or something equivalent.

All videos will be evaluated by a jury formed by members of the Vienna Philharmonic. Invitation to the course will be based on the resulting order.

The registration deadline for IOIA 2021 was 23 May 2021!