• Workshops

    Monday-Friday, October 12-16, 2020

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    Participants’ Fees
    The fee for participation in the Organ Academy (Friday 9 through Sunday 18 October) is 3,000 SEK (for students 2,000 SEK). The fee covers all events during the chosen period.

    It is also possible to participate by attending only the first weekend (Friday 12 through Sunday 14 October), the week programme (Monday 15 October through Friday 19 October) or the second weekend (Friday 19 through Sunday 21 October). The fees for these options are:


    Weekend-1
    9 through 11 October: 800 SEK (students 600 SEK)

    Week program
    12 through 16 October: 2,000 SEK (students 1,250 SEK)

    Weekend-2
    17 through 18 October: 800 SEK (students 600 SEK)

    The fee covers all events during the option’s period.
    Accommodation costs are not included in the course fee.

    Also, day passes are available. A day pass gives you access to all Academy events for one day, including the morning workshops and afternoon seminars (where you may participate as an observer): 500 SEK. Please, contact us by e-mail
    info@organacademy.se if you want to order one or more day passes.

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  • MORNING WORKSHOPS 9:00-11:30


    I.

    Monday–Wednesday

    9:00-11:30 October 12–14, 2020

     

    Each participant may register for one of the following workshops (Nos. 1–5)

     

     

     

     

     

    1.

    Simple Solace: exploring the power of monodies in the medieval repertoire; repertoire and improvisation for organetto

     

    WORKSHOP LEADER

    Catalina Vicens

     

    VENUE

    Artisten, A503

     

     

    2.

    Organ works by Buxtehude

     

    WORKSHOP LEADER

    Bine Bryndorf

     

    VENUE

    Örgryte New Church

     

     

    3.

    Bach for claviorganum

     

    WORKSHOP LEADER

    Edoardo Bellotti

     

    VENUE

    German Church

     

     

     

    4.

    Hymn playing and improvisation

     

    WORKSHOP LEADER

    Sietze de Vries

     

    VENUE

    Backa church

     

     

    5.

    Organ and historical keyboards for pianists

     

    WORKSHOP LEADER

    Ulrika Davidsson

     

    VENUE

    Artisten, C313

    MORNING WORKSHOPS 9:00-11:30

     

    II.

    Thursday–Friday

    9:00-11:30 October 15-16, 2020

     

    Each participant may register for one of the following workshops (Nos. 6-10)

     

     

     

     

    6.

    Improvisation and partimento

     

    WORKSHOP LEADER

    Edoardo Bellotti

     

    VENUE

    Artisten (room to be announced)

     

     

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    Music by Torsten Nilsson and his contemporaries

     

    WORKSHOP LEADER

    Hans Hellsten

     

    VENUE

    Bethlehem Church


     

    8.

    The alchemy of organ sound: composing the organ’s sound through improvisation


    WORKSHOP LEADER

    Thomas Lacôte

     

    VENUE

    Artisten, B301

     

     

    9.

    Music and health

     

    WORKSHOP LEADER

    Kimberly Marshall

     

    VENUE

    Artisten, A503

     

     

    10.

    Organ transcriptions


    WORKSHOP LEADER

    Nathan Laube

     

    VENUE

    Vasa Church

    AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS

     

    III.

    Monday–Friday

    14.00-17:00 October 12-16, 2020

     

    Participants will take part in all of the following afternoon workshops. Due to Covid-19, nonregistered workshop guests have to sign up for the Afternoon Workshops separately no later than Friday October 2, 2020 at info@organacademy.se.

    (Admission free)

     

     

    MONDAY OCTOBER 12, 14:00-17:00

    Hymn playing and improvisation

     

    WORKSHOP LEADER

    Sietze de Vries

     

    VENUE

    Vasa Church

     

     

    TUESDAY OCTOBER 13, 14:00-17:00

    The Music of Torsten Nilsson (1920–1999)

     

    WORKSHOP LEADER

    Hans Hellsten

     

    VENUE

    Bethlehem Church

     

     

    WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 14, 14:00-17:00

    Music and Health

     

    WORKSHOP LEADER

    Kimberly Marshall

     

    VENUE

    Vasa Church

     

     

    THURSDAY OCTOBER 15, 14:00-17:00

    Muffat’s Apparatus Musico-Organisticus

     

    WORKSHOP LEADER

    Joel Speerstra

     

    VENUE

    German Church

     

     

    FRIDAY OCTOBER 16, 14:00-17:00

    Organ works by Thomas Lacôte

     

    WORKSHOP LEADER

    Thomas Lacôte

     

    VENUE

    Artisten, B301

  • Instructions

     

     

    REGISTER BY CLICKING HERE
    By submitting the registration, you confirm that you have read and understood the practical information below.

    We look forward to your registration!

    Stay updated
    We strongly advise all participants to like our Facebook page for staying updated and connected with everything that happens during the Academy:
    https://www.facebook.com/organacademy/

    Concert Tickets
    Information about admission fees at the Festival’s concerts and workshops / lectures, etc. will be included in the program overview. Some of the concerts are free of charge. For Academy participants, entrance to all concerts and other events in the Festival is free. Tickets can only be purchased at the door. You can pay with credit card or via Swish no. 123 166 80 60. Payment in cash is not possible.

    Acceptance of Participants
    All applicants to the Organ Academy will be accepted. Please note, however, that the number of active workshop participants is limited. If you would like to be an active participant, you must fill in a curriculum vitae form when registering. The workshop leaders will select the active participants, who will be notified. Auditions may be held or recordings requested if necessary for the selection process. Those who are not accepted as active participants will automatically be accepted as observers.

    Participants’ Fees
    The fee for participation in the Organ Academy (Friday 9 through Sunday 18 October) is 3,000 SEK (for students 2,000 SEK). The fee covers all events during the chosen period.

    It is also possible to participate by attending only the first weekend (Friday 12 through Sunday 14 October), the week programme (Monday 15 October through Friday 19 October) or the second weekend (Friday 19 through Sunday 21 October). The fees for these options are:

    Weekend-1
    9 through 11 October: 800 SEK (students 600 SEK).

    Week program
    12 through 16 October: 2,000 SEK (students 1,250 SEK).

    Weekend-2
    17 through 18 October: 800 SEK (students 600 SEK).

    The fee covers all events during the option’s period.
    Accommodation costs are not included in the course fee.

    Also, day passes are available. A day pass gives you access to all Academy events for one day, including the morning workshops and afternoon seminars (where you may participate as an observer): 500 SEK. Please, contact us by e-mail info@organacademy.se if you want to order one or more day passes.

     

    Pay via PayPal or Charge Card at the top of this page.

     

    Cancellation and Refunds
    Participants cancelling prior to September 15 will receive a full refund. After September 15, participants will receive a full refund minus a fee of SEK 500.

    Visas
    Please check the Swedish visa regulations concerning your country when making your travel arrangements. Information can be obtained from your nearest Swedish Embassy or Consulate, or from your travel agency.
     
    Accommodation
    The Organ Academy Office does not book hotel rooms for participants. It is up to the individual to make the necessary reservations. Since everyone who applies for participation in the academy will be accepted, you can make your hotel reservation as soon as you have decided to attend. You should book your room as soon as possible!

    The internet offers many hotel options, when you search for “hotel Göteborg.” By searching for “youth hostel Göteborg,” you can find a number of youth hostels. Basically, the websites that you will find are in Swedish, but if you click on the “language” flag in the top menu bar and change that into English, you will get a translation.

    We recommend the following options for accommodation:

     

    City Lägenhetshotell (apartment hotel with basic accommodation)
    Mölndalsvägen 17, SE-412 63 Göteborg www.citylagenhetshotell.com
    Phone: +46-(0)31-40 19 11, fax +46-(0)31-313 48 58, cell phone: +46 (0) 709-359294.
    E-mail: info@citylagenhetshotell.com

    Hotel Lorensberg (three-star)
    Berzeliigatan 15, SE-412 53 Göteborg www.hotel-lorensberg.se
    Phone: +46-(0)31-81 06 00, fax: +46-(0)31-20 50 73.
    E-mail: info@hotel-lorensberg.se
    Centrally located rooms near the Academy of Music and Drama.

    The Organ Academy Information Office
    The Information Office will be open during specified hours, and will be happy to answer all your questions about the Academy. The main office is located at the Academy of Music and Drama (Artisten). Artisten is in the middle of the city (street address: Fågelsången 1), near Götaplatsen, where the Concert Hall, the Art Museum and the City Theater are located.

    Please register at the Office directly upon arrival to receive your program along with your participant’s card, which gives you access to all of the Academy events.

    Opening hours of the Information Office during the first weekend
    Friday October 9

    Örgryte New Church 18:00-19:00

     

    Monday October 12

    Academy of Music and Drama (Artisten) 08:00-08:45

     

    Thursday October 15

    Academy of Music and Drama (Artisten) 08:00-08:45

     


    FURTHER INFORMATION


    Language
    The offical language of the Academy is English.

     

    Recordings
    Private sound and video recordings of Organ Academy recitals are not allowed. (Recordings may be made by the Organ Academy staff and by Swedish Radio and Swedish Television).

    Insurance
    Neither the University of Gothenburg (Academy of Music and Drama) nor the Göteborg International Organ Academy Association is responsible for any financial consequences due to loss, theft, illness, accident, etc. We advise participants to make appropriate insurance arrangements.

    Programme
    The Academy programme may be subject to changes.

    Certificate
    On request, each participant will receive a certificate of participation.

    How to Reach Us
    Mailing address:
    Göteborg International Organ Academy
    c/o Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg, Box 210, SE-405 30 Göteborg, Sweden
    Telephone +46 704 05 34 49
    E-mail info@organacademy.se

    Project leader of the Organ Academy
    Lars Storm lars.storm@organacademy.se