Requirements for your participation at IOIA 2020 are:

  • You play any of the following orchestral instruments: violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, 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

 

It's possible to apply for participation:

- during the first week only (31 July - 9 August)

- during the second week only (9 August - 16 August)

- during the whole course period (31 July - 16 August)


Costs:

The course fee is:

- € 250 for participance during either the first or second week

- € 350 for the whole course

 

It includes:

- tuition (including a 50 minute individual lesson per student per week)

- various excursions

- lodging in double or triple 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.


Registration:

In order to register for IOIA 2020, 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
    Haydn: Symphony No. 103 'Drum roll', 2nd movement (violin solo)*

    Mendelssohn: 'A midsummer night's dream' Op. 61, Scherzo (1st violin)*

    one piece/movement of free choice

  • Viola:

    exposition (or more) of the first movement of a concerto of the classical period
    Mendelssohn: 'A midsummer night's dream' Op. 61, Scherzo*

    one piece/movement of free choice

  • Cello:

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

    Mozart: Ouverture 'Le nozze di Figaro'*
    Mendelssohn: 'A midsummer night's dream' Op. 61, Scherzo*

    one piece/movement of free choice

  • Double bass:

    exposition (or more) of the first movement of a concerto of the classical period
    Mozart: Ouverture 'Le nozze di Figaro'*

    one piece/movement of free choice

  • 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

    Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf Op. 67 (Nervoso)*
    Mendelssohn: 'A midsummer night's dream' Op. 61, Scherzo*

  • 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:

    Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, 1st movement*

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

    one fast movement of free choice

  • Trumpet:

    Haydn: Concerto, 2nd movement

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

    one fast movement of free choice

  • Timpani:
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, 1st movement*
    Richard Hochrainer: Etudes for Timpani (Volume 1, Publisher L. Doblinger), No. 33
  • Harp:
    Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Cadenza*
    one movement/piece of free choice

 

*Reference for all 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 2020 is postponed for an indefinite time!