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Music Learning Expeditions

Our Music Learning Expeditions are the best ways to inspire students to pursue the knowledge of music and to explore the world through a unique music & cultural experience!

'Music Learning Expeditions' are comprised of three aspects – Music Academy Trainings & Master Classes, Music Performances and Cultural Exchanges, Heritage Site Visits and Excursions. We provide customizable tour arrangements based on the no. of days you require, no. of participants, learning objectives and any other needs.

Music Academy Trainings & Masterclasses

Participants will receive music trainings at top music academies. Target-oriented and progressive programmes allow students to achieve a number of learning objectives in a short period of time and strengthen their music knowledge and performance skills.

Music and Cultural Exchange

Through various art workshops, such as experiencing folk music and dance, making traditional handicrafts, exchanging with local groups through friendly performances etc., students can learn to appreciate different cultures and make connections with people from around the world.

Cultural Heritage Site Visits and Excursions

We will also design a tailor-made itinerary that suits your needs best – to discover the artistic and intellectual legacies and cultures of nearby cities and countries by visiting heritage sites, past musicians’ residences, museums, opera houses etc. By completing a simple travelogue, students can summarize their learning achievements in the trip.

Upon the end of tour, every participant will receive a certificate to acknowledge their accomplishment.

The King’s Singers Summer School

THE KING'S SINGERS

A unique opportunity to work with one of the world’s leading a cappella groups!

"The King’s Singers are supremely talented guys – legends – and such fun to be around. I’d participate in another K.S. Summer School again in a heartbeat.”

 

Eric Whitacre (2015 Clinician)

The King’s Singers ‘..voices of spun gold..’

BBC Music Magazine

"Their vocal production was effortless, stylistically varied and beautifully blended."

The Washington Post

 
  • June or July every two years

  • Suitable for conductors, ensembles, teachers and choral lovers

  • Participants must be aged 16 or above

  • Attend a Public King’s Singers Concert

 

Focus of 2017 : Concept of Listening

the course will cover a great breadth of repertoire with a clear emphasis on the art of Close Harmony singing

 

Day 1

Day 2 – 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 8 – 10

 

 

 

 

Last day

Arrive in the UK / US

King’s Singers Summer School Every day schedule

- Warm-up session

- Customized Music Workshops on special targets

- Work with one King’s Singer on A cappella Singing

 

Special events on the Finalday

Attend a Public King’s Singers Concert, packed full of King’s Singers favorites

Perform in a Gala Concert & Participate in the Gala Party

A fully customized tour to embrace local cultures and discover the artistic and intellectual legacies of the country, e.g. attending concerts at the BBC Proms (one of the world’s largest classical music festival!), visiting heritage sites, museums etc.

Home time!

European Choral Association – Europa Cantat

Organized every three years by the European Choral Association, Europa Cantat is the biggest non-competitive choral festival in the world since 1961. Held in a different country for 10 days each time, the event gathers over 4000 participants coming from all over the world to share their passion for singing, to discover other (musical) cultures by listening to invited choirs, attending ateliers and performing in final concerts.

Next Edition:

07/2018         Tallinn, Estonia

   

‘Ateliers’ make up the heart of the festival and it refers to the many ‘choral topics’ that participants can choose to learn in the festival. Atelier topics varies greatly from Folklore, African, Film, Medieval, Jazz, Broadway, Experimental, Classical etc. and all the conductors are renowned experts from all around the world of the respective topics. At the end of the festival, there will be concerts where the singers perform the pieces they learned. In addition, Open Singings are held in the evenings where songs in all kinds of languages and genres are performed. No matter if you sing in a choir, ensemble or alone – Europa Cantat has something for you!

 

 

Day 1

 

Day 2 – 11

 

Day 12 – 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 15

Arrival day

European Choral Association – Europa Cantat

Cultural Heritage Site Visits and Excursions including

 

Tallinn, Estonia

- Medieval Old Town (UNESCO listed World Heritage Site)

 

Helsinki, Finland芬蘭赫爾辛基

- Ainola – Sibelius’s Residence

 

St Petersburg, Russia 

- Winter Palace 冬宮(World’s Top Four Museums! )

 

Home time!

Three top destinations for music study tours around Vienna

The perfect opportunity for students to gain first-hand experience of living and studying music in Europe!

 

  • A world-leading music specialist school in a cozy Austrian town, Mürzzuschlag

  • Established in 1948, the School’s principal patron is the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.

“International Music Course”

– Johannes Brahms Music School

  • The Course was started in 2005 and more than thousands of students from Hong Kong, China, Russia, Germany, Croatia and many other countries have attended.

  • The instructors of the Course are teachers of the music school – renowned teachers and artists from Austria and the neighboring countries.

“Austrian Master Classes”

Music Castle Summer Camps

  • A music summer camp inside a castle (Zell an der Pram) near Salzburg!

  • With over 30 years of history, the “Austrian Master Classes” is amongst the oldest and most successful music camps in Austria.

  • Students would spend a week studying with respected European music professors from universities, conservatories and the international concert life。

Australian International Music Festival (Sydney)

Running for more than twenty years the Australian International Music Festival is fully supported by the Minister for the Arts and the New South Wales Government in Australia. Established as the most outstanding festival in the south pacific area, it celebrates inspiring and adjudicated performances, top-tier masterclasses & workshops and international cultural sharing at some of the area’s most iconic buildings such as the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Town Hall and St Andrew’s Cathedral. And together with educational excursions to zoos with Kangaroos and Koala (exclusive in Australia!) and to The Rocks (first developed area of Sydney), the festival aims to nurture and support a new generation 

[*for reference only – against other competitions listed in this booklet]

of fine performers and young leaders by connecting budding musicians with an invaluable opportunity for cultural and musical exchanges.

Liszt Academy Short Music Programme

  • Established in 1875 by Franz Lizst, the Liszt Academy in Hungary is one of the world’s most respected music colleges.

  • The instructors are renowned teachers and artists from Hungary and the neighbouring countries.

Did you know?

JBMS is located in Mürzzuschlag, Austria where Brahms stayed for two summers and composed his 4th Symphony & over 30 vocal works!

Dates


Flexible

10-14 days of immersive and intensive musical training with top-tier instructors:

  • daily instrumental/vocal lessons

  • masterclasses

  • choral trainings

  • orchestral/chamber music training

  • music appreciation lessons

  • folk music & dance workshops

  • German lessons

  • graduation performance, etc.

Suitable for...

Students or teachers

 

International Academy of Musical Arts (Melbourne, Australia)

IAMA’s offers cutting-edge and tailor-made music learning and teaching programmes. Their instructors are teachers at the Monash University and musicians from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Dates

 

​Flexible

Suitable for...

Students or teachers

10 – 14 days of immersive and intensive musical training with top-tier instructors:

  • instrumental/vocal lessons

  • masterclasses

  • choral trainings

  • orchestral/chamber music trainings

  • music appreciation lessons

  • composition class

  • computer music class

  • exchange sessions with local students

  • learning about Australian culture through singing Australian children's/folk songs

  • observing classes at local schools for accompanying teachers

  • English lessons

  • graduation performance