Information on the Master Classes Winter 2021

Participation Terms and Conditions on the Winter Master Classes of Wiener MusikSeminar

Our Offer for face-to-face Master Classes

  • We guarantee to every active participant at least 4 hours à 60 min. lessons (Online Master Classes: 5 hours à 60 min. - for more information about the online master classes see "Online Master Classes").

  • Accompanying during the instrumental- and singing lessons is free of charge (Online Master Classes: accompanists will not be provided).

  • Listeners / passive participants can apply in consultation with the organiser.

  • Participants can listen to other participants’ lessons with approval of the professor.

  • Interpreters (Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Russian) and visa applications can be booked for an additional fee (see „Fees“).

  • Course location: University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna

  • Practice rooms: Practice rooms will be available to the participants at Klaviergalerie (address: Kaiserstrasse 10, A-1070 Wien; at least 60 minutes per day/participant free of charge). For reservation of the practice rooms the participants have to register into our reservation lists, which we will hand out to all professors, within the first two course days. For any additional practice rooms we recommend booking rooms at Klaviergalerie independently at the participant’s own expense.

  • Concerts: Wiener MusikSeminar organises two concerts: one Class Concert and the Final Concert. All concerts take place at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. Only students recommended by the professor can perform at the concerts. All concerts of Wiener Musikseminar are public and free of charge.

  • Diploma: All active participants get a diploma. Listeners / passive participants receive a letter of confirmation if asked for.

General Conditions

  • Participants, who want to take the course of a particular professor, will be required to register on time. The applications are considered on a first come first serve basis.

  • A change of course afterwards is only possible in consultation with the organiser and if free places are still available.

  • Every student should prepare at least 3 pieces from different composers (excluding singing master classes, where a sufficient number of pieces should be prepared).

  • The lesson hours will be arranged with the professor on the first course day.

  • Concerning the course start: All participants meet at the "Orientation" on 9th Feb 2021 at 09.00 a.m. at Austria Trend Hotel Ananas. Afterwards we go to Klaviergalerie to show the practice rooms. Then we go to the University of Music and Performing Arts where we will where the lesson rooms are located. Most of the professors will start their master classes on the next day, 10th Feb 2021.

  • Highly talented adolescents and children are welcome to participate. The participation of children below a certain age limit is only possible with adult supervision.

  • Concerning the coronavirus: Please inform yourself about travel restrictions, preferably by contacting the Austrian embassy in your country. Please note that their information is also constantly changing. We ask for your understanding.

  • Wiener MusikSeminar is entitled to use photos and videos taken during the master classes for their own marketing purposes (e.g. facebook, YouTube, website). If there are any objections, we would kindly ask you to contact us.

  • We only process your personal details (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number) in accordance with the regulations of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679, and only use the personal details provided by you to carry out your requests. We do not pass your details on to third parties. If you have any questions or require further information, please feel free to contact us per email ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

Fees

  • Each participant pays a registration fee (€ 143,-), which is valid for all master classes of the Winter Course 2021.

  • For each master class the participant pays a course fee according to the course rates (€ 588,-).

  • Interpreters (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian) and visa applications can be booked for an additional fee:

    • Fees for interpreters are € 165,- per course or € 206,- per online course.

    • Those participants who require the travel visa to attend the master class pay a visa application fee (€ 90,-).

Refund of Fees

Paid course fees (and possible interpreter fees) can be refunded in the following cases (the registration fee will only be refunded in case 2. and 3.):

  1. by prevention of force majeur

  2. when a course is cancelled by the management

  3. no more available places in the course

  4. if participants cancel their registration by no later than 4 weeks before course start, 100% of the course fee (and possible accommodation or interpreter fee) will be refunded - if they cancel by no later than 2 weeks before course start, 50% of the course fee (and possible accommodation or interpreter fee) will be refunded - cancellations within the last 2 weeks before course start are non-refundable.

Registration

  • For registration please apply online.

  • Registration is possible until 18.01.2021.
  • The transfer of the registration fee (€ 143,-) must be made immediately together with the registration.

Online Master Classes

We offer our master classes of the International Master Classes Winter 2021 ONLINE - parallel to our master classes at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna from 9th to 18th February 2021! (If you are interested in dates other than 9th to 18th February 2021, please contact us per email at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .)

  •  5 hours à 60 min. lessons per Zoom (09:00-17:00 Austria’s time zone; we will show consideration for the participant's time zone)
  • Accompanists will not be provided.

  • At the beginning of the winter master classes, a separate "Orientation"-event will be held for online master class participants (with detailed information and explanation for the online master classes). 

  • The diploma will be sent per post after the attended master class. 

  • For better sound quality, we recommend using a microphone and laptop - if possible.

  • The lessons will be held using Zoom: https://zoom.us 

 If interested, please contact us per email at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. !

Payment and Bank Account

  • We cannot confirm the registration fee separately - only after receiving all of the fees  (registration fee, course fee and possible additional fees for interpreters and visa application), the participants will get a confirmation via email.

  • All payments have to be made in € / EURO with the note “free of charge for the recipient” prior to the beginning of the master class. If there are transfers to the debit of Wiener MusikSeminar (e.g. transfer fees charged by the bank), they have to be paid on the participant’s first course day at the "Orientation".

  • We do not accept credit cards or personal cheques.

  • All payments have to be transferred to the following bank account:
 

Bank Austria UniCredit Group

Account holder: Wiener Musikseminar

IBAN: AT05 1100 0016 4320 0700

BIC: BKAUATWW

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