The Art of Piano Playing
Master Class A: July 06-10,
2015 (Five days)
B: July 13-17, 2015 (Five days) (Five days)
Master Class C: July 20-24, 2015
(Pianist of the Pierrot
Lunaire Ensemble Wien)
Masterclasses in Vienna 2015
Based in the City of Vienna, the International Piano Masterclasses in Vienna
seeks to create a community of professional concert artists and young
students from all over the world.
Gustav Balanesco, the founding member, pianist and artistic director of the
Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble Wien, earned his master’s degree at the Moscow
Tchaikowsky Conservatory, where
he was a student of Emil Gilels. Mr. Balanesco is widely recognized as
pianist of extraordinary sensitivity with a special gift for chamber music.
Pianist Gustav Balanesco’s repertoire ranges
from baroque and classical to a number of new commissions or
re-interpretations of modern masterworks.
Gustav Balanesco has appeared on the world’s great concert stages –the
Musikverein (Vienna), the Konzerthaus (Vienna), BrucknerHaus (Linz), Teatro
Colon (Buenos Aires), Centro de Artes Reina Sofia (Madrid), Manoel Theatre
(Malta), Salihara Theater (Jakarta), Tonhalle Düsseldorf (Germany),
Philharmonic Hall (St. Petersburg), Gran Teatro de La Habana (La Habana),
Concert Hall (Beijing)- and at the great international festivals in Austria,
Germany, Finland, Spain, Italy, Sweden, France, Serbia, Poland, Estonia,
Greece, Russia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Mongolia, Japan, Israel, Malta, Cyprus,
Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Mexico, Costa Rica, China, Canada and USA.
He has given master classes at the leading conservatories in Moscow, St.
Petersburg, Warsaw, Budapest, Paris, Madrid, Istanbul, Berlin, Estonia,
Beijing, and throughout Australia and the Far East.
June 25, 2015
Please send your documents by email to:
]instrumentalunterricht-wien.comor by post to
Please register early! When the maximal number of participants is met, the
registration will be closed.
Participants are kindly requested to take care of their accommodation
One course fee is: Euro 500,-
The refund of the
course fee is only possible if the master class must be cancelled by the
Applications are taken in temporal order; there are no auditions. A copy of
the transfer document of the course fee must be included.
Please, do not mail cash!
The course fee should be transferred by
bank (bank charges are the responsibility of a sender) to the following
UniCredit Bank Austria AG
IBAN: AT16 1200 0516 4459 7101
Please activate “no changes for receiver”
In case somebody else pays for you make sure your name is on the bank
Checks and Credit cards are not accepted.
Soon after the closure of the enrolment deadline and the completed payment
of the enrolment fees, each student will receive an e-mail of the
International Piano Master classes
with the details and academic schedules.
This international piano master classes in Vienna are aimed at young advanced pianists and music students as
well as interested educators.
are held between:
Master Class A: July 06-10, 2015
Master Class B: July 13-17, 2015
Master Class C: July 20-24, 2015
The participation in the course is
only active. Selection on the basis of the
submitted application material. There are no auditions!
work with individual lessons. Free repertoire. From baroque to contemporary
*General tips for students.*The artistic image of the
contemporary work.*Working on the contemporary music technique.*About
the sound in contemporary music.*Preparatory aspects to achieve a
great sound.*Achieving a sound diversity.*About
rhythm.*Through the mastery of rhythmic structure.*About
the right basic tempo of a piece.*Complex rhythmic figures and
how to learn them.*The fingering.*The uniformity of
fingerings.*The pedal.*Slow playing.*Concert
languages: German, English,
Lunaire Ensemble Wien
Instrumental Unterricht Wien
Guidelines and application form
Piano Masterclasses 2015 (PDF)