Requirements for your participation at IOIA 2018 are:

  • You play any of the following orchestral instruments: violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, bassoon, horn
  • You are aged between 16 and 23 (exceptions are possible)
  • You have sufficient knowledge of German or English
  • You have a health insurance valid in Austria

Costs:

The course fee is 750€. It includes tuition, various excursions, lodging in double rooms with break-fast and one hot meal per day for the whole period. The 'Society of the Friends of the Vienna Phil-harmonic' supports every participant with a generous grant of 550€. Thus, the effective amount to be paid by the student is 200€ (payable after admission). 

 

All travel expenses 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 2018, please submit the online registration form. You need to supply unedited videos 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

    Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 'Italian': 4th movement, measures 1 to 52 (1st violin)

    one piece/movement of free choice

  • Viola:

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

    Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 'Italian': 4th movement, measures 34 to 52

    one piece/movement of free choice

  • Cello:

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

    Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 'Italian': 4th movement, measures 34 to 52

    one piece/movement of free choice

  • Double bass:

    Haydn: Symphony No. 8 'Le Soir', Minuet - Trio (Solo)

    Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 'Italian': 4th movement, measures 34 to 52

    one piece/movement of free choice

  • Flute:

    exposition (or more) of the first movement of Mozart K. 313

    Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 'Italian': 4th movement, measures 1 to 22 (1st flute)

    one piece/movement of free choice

  • Oboe:
    Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 'Italian': 2nd movement, measures 3 to 27 (1st oboe)

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

    one fast movement of free choice

  • Bassoon:
    Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 'Italian': 2nd movement, measures 3 to 27 (1st bassoon)
    exposition (or more) of the first movement of Mozart K. 191

    one piece/movement of free choice

  • Horn:
    Schubert Symphony Nr. 9 in C major: 1st movement, first 8 bars

    Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony: 2nd movement, until bar 29
    one fast movement of free choice

     

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 deadline for registration was May 25, 2018!