Masterclass, Side-by-Side & In-Depth Schedule

December 1-4 | Side-by-Side


Daniel Rowland, violin

Dana Zemtsov, viola

Maja Bogdanovic, cello 

Nicholas Schwartz, cello & double bass

One violinist, one violist, one cellist and two pianists will be chosen to participate in this Side-by-Side concert alongside these fantastic musicians.

  • Mozart, Piano Quartet in G minor, Allegro

(Daniel​, Viola Student, Nicholas, Piano Student 1)

  • Arensky, String Quartet No 2, op. 35, Variations sur un thême de P. Tschaikowsky (Daniel, viola student, Maja, Nicholas)

  • Alberto Ginastera - from 5 Canciones Populares Argentinas

Nicholas, Piano Student 2

  • Anton Dvorak, Quintet No 2, op. 77, Allegro con Fuoco

(Daniel, Violin student, Dana, Cello Student, Nicholas) 

  • Brahms Sextet No 2

Allegro non troppo | Scherzo. Allegro non troppo — Presto giocoso | Poco Adagio | Poco Allegro

(Daniel, Violin Student, Dana, Viola Student, Maja, Cello Student​)

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Dec 12-17 | Piano Masterclass with Anna Fedorova


Anna Fedorova is one of the top concert pianists in the world today. Her live recording of Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Piano Concerto has more than 34 million views on YouTube and is highly acclaimed by critics and world-renowned musicians. She regularly performs at the world’s most prestigious concert halls such as the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, New York's Carnegie Hall, Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, Tonhalle Zürich, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo, and many others.

Anna is accepting applicants for one off lessons, or intensive study with students from The Netherlands and abroad.

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Jan 20-22| Violin Masterclass with Daniel Rowland


Dutch/English violinist Daniel Rowland’s playing has been acclaimed as “wonderful, ravishing in its finesse” by The Guardian, as “both naked and highly virtuosic“ by NRC, while The Herald praised his “astonishing sound and uniquely single-minded intensity”. Daniel has established himself on the international scene as a highly versatile, charismatic and adventurous performer, with a wide-ranging repertoire. He is also an acclaimed violin teacher and will combine his teaching activities in The Hague with his work at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

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Daniel is accepting applicants for one off lessons, or intensive study with students from The Netherlands and abroad.

Jan 20-22| Cello Masterclass with Maja Bogdanovic


Hailed by The Strad after her Carnegie Hall recital for “an outstanding performance of exceptional tonal beauty, great maturity of interpretation, and technical excellence”, Maja Bogdanovic continues to reward audiences worldwide as one of the leading cellists of today.

Maja is accepting applicants for one off lessons, or intensive study with students from The Netherlands and abroad.


February 1 | In-Depth with Jared Sacks


Recording engineer and founder of the renowned classical music label, Channel Classics, Jared Sacks goes in-depth discussing his role in the production of a CD, how he chooses his artists and how musicians can get the most out of their recordings.

Open to students and public alike.


Mar 20-24 | Viola Masterclasses

with Dana Zemtsov, Lilli Majala and Santa Vižine


Winner of numerous competitions, Dana Zemtsov is one of the most promising international viola soloists of her generation. She is 1st Prize laureate of several competitions in Luxembourg, Italy, Austria, Germany, Portugal and the Netherlands. 

Viola professor at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Lilli Majala is one of the most sought after solo violists and chamber musicians. Former principal violist of the Helsinki Philharmonic, Lilli was a member of the critically acclaimed, fearless quartet-lab with cellist Pieter Wispelwey and violinists Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Pekka Kuusisto. She appears regularly on the top stages of Europe and abroad.

Principal violist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra since 2022, Santa Vižine is a laureate of many international competitions. Originally from Riga, Latvia, she was principal violist of Gidon Kremer’s chamber orchestra Kremerata Baltica from 2009-2017 until she became a member of the RCO viola section. She has performed in some of the most prestigious music venues, including Carnegie Hall in New York, the Vienna Musikverein, the Royal Albert Hall in London, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, the Sydney Opera House and the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg.

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Spring viola week: students have the unique opportunity to receive lessons from 3 world class violists over the course of 4 short days. 


Apr 22 | Violin Masterclasses with Rosanne Philippens


Rosanne Philippens is an extraordinary communicator, with an innate musicality and an infectiously joyful yet sincere approach to music-making. Her playing is refined, exuberant and profound, and was described by the Dutch daily paper De Telegraaf as “energetic, sensitive and flawless.” She has performed widely across the Netherlands in the major halls and series both as soloist, director and chamber musician and is now increasingly in demand internationally. During the darkest moments of the Covid pandemic, Philippens channelled her energies into the creation of a new ensemble, the Vondel Strings, with whom she worked intensely and which led to a performance at the Concertgebouw and a new recording of Haydn and Stravinsky, released by Channel Classics.

Morning: Private Masterclass - 4 participants

Afternoon: Q&A with Rosanne and small ensemble rehearsals

Evening: Salon Concert of light chamber music together with Rosanne

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