August 1 - 6, 2019

Sibbi Bernhardsson

Coaching - masterclass - rehearsals - eight hours daily

Final performance - Harpa Northern Lights Hall

This is a rare opportunity to greatly enhance your quartet playing skills under the guidance of one of the most successful string quartet violinists in the world today.

Up to five string quartets can participate in this unique seminar taught by Sibbi Bernhardsson, violin professor at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and former member of the world-renowned Pacifica String Quartet.

Students may apply individually or as a pre-formed ensemble.  

Participants will rehearse for several hours every day, and receive both a coaching and masterclass with Sibbi. The course concludes with a quartet concert in Harpa's Northern Lights Concert Hall on July 4th, the Academy's official opening concert. Each group will introduce and perform one or more movements from their piece to the audience.


Course fee:  ISK 48.000 

Last day to submit applications is March 31st.

If the student also participates in the Senior Division, we offer a 30% discount, making the total course fee ISK 86.000. A nonrefundable deposit of ISK 20.000 is required. All applicants will receive a reply within 2 weeks of submitting their applications.



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