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56th German-Scandinavian Music Week

International choir and orchestra course

24 march - 03 april 2018

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Announcement DSM 2018

For the 56th time now approx. 120 young musicians will meet again at this workshop for choir and orchestra at the German-Danish border. During these days a challenging program will be rehearsed and presented in two public concerts. Rehearsals will be held in tutti, as well as sectional, conducted by lecturers of the different orchestra and choir groups.

During our music week a major focus lies on international meeting and communication between Germany, Scandinavia and the Baltic States. However, participants from all over the world are most welcome. In 2017, for example, 11 different nations participated.

When registering, please choose for choir or orchestra. Nevertheless all participants are welcome to join the common choir or rehearse chamber music in different formations. The results will be presented in three in-house concerts. We also offer Scandinavian and international folk dancing during the whole event.

Program for orchestra
Edward Elgar, From the Bavarian Highlands, op. 27

Program for orchestra and choir
Sergej Prokofjew, Romeo and Julia, parts from the 1 and 2 act
Carl Nielsen, Maskerade (Ouvertüre)

Program for choir
Karin Rehnqvist, I Himmelen
Folke Rabe, Rondes
Knut Nystedt, Missa Brevis
Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, Pseudo-Yoik
Robert Schumann, Zigeunerleben
John Cage, Story
Lajos Bárdos, Cantemus

Scandinavian and Baltic choir music.

The course is meant for:
Music students and teachers, who like to gain more experience in orchestral playing as well as advanced amateurs, who can meet the high demands of the programme. Furthermore, active choral singers are welcome (choir experience and a good ability to sight-singing will be assumed). Rehearsal language is English. Minimum age: 16 years.

Project Management:
Jonas Siewertsen, Scheersberg (Int. Education Centre Jugendhof Scheersberg)

Course dates:
24 march - 03 april 2018 / departure after breakfast

International Education Centre Jugendhof Scheersberg. Please do not hesitate to contact us via or by post (see registration address).

International Education Centre Jugendhof Scheersberg
24972 Steinbergkirche
Telephone: +49 4632 8480-0
Fax.: +49 4632 8480-30


Accommodation/meals and course fee (all included):

  • shared room 380 € (cut price* 320 €)
  • double room 490 € (cut price* 430 €)
  • single room 575 €

*cut prices for pupils, students and trainees.

AGB: Please notice our general terms and conditions of business.

This project is on behalf of the International Education Centre Jugendhof Scheersberg.

in cooperation with:
Arbeitskreis Musik in der Jugend

supported, amongst others, by:
The German Federal Ministry of Family, senior citizens, women and youth