MeetMikulski invites you to:

International Horn Masterclass – Łódź 2024

July 7-12, 2024


prof. dr hab. Dariusz Mikulski (AM Łódź)
prof. Pater Arnold (Germany)
dr hab. Tomasz Bińkowski (UMFC Warsaw)
Mr. Dávid Bagoly (Hungary, Kosice Philharmonic)
Ms. Monika Paprocka-Całus (Poznań Philharmonic)

Daily Schedule:

9:30 – 11:00 group horn warm-up
11:00 – 13:00 individual lessons
13:00 – 14:00 lunch
14:00 – 17:00 individual lessons

Topics of the classes:

  • warm-up, technique, flexibility, scale connections, lip trills, double and triple staccato, stopping technique, breathing technique
  • working on repertoire
  • preparing for orchestra auditions
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French horn is an instrument with a unique sound and a rich history. Its sound can move the hearts of listeners and transport them to the world of beauty and emotions. For many musicians playing this instrument, the French horn poses a real technical and artistic challenge. That is why it is so important to regularly improve your skills by participating in master classes, where you can gain valuable tips from experienced educators.

Soon, the next edition of the prestigious French Horn Master Class will take place, to which we invite all French horn enthusiasts. This year’s edition will be held from July 7th to 12th, traditionally at the Music Academy in Łódź.

During the course, we will have the opportunity to work with the best educators in the field of French horn. Dariusz Mikulski, Pater Arnold, Tomasz Bińkowski, Monika Paprocka-Całus, and David Bagoly are masters in their profession who share their extraordinary skills and experience with the course participants. This is a unique opportunity to develop your skills under the guidance of true experts.

In addition to individual and group classes, the course will also include lectures, presentations, and concerts that will expand musical knowledge and experience the beauty of French horn sound performed by masters. Joanna Kowalewska, an experienced pianist who collaborates with French horn players at the Music Academy in Łódź, will accompany the participants during the course.

The course topics include many technical issues such as breathing techniques, lip care, lip trills, double and triple staccato, and legato techniques. We will also work on the appropriate repertoire and preparation for orchestra auditions, which will help improve your musical and artistic skills.

The number of places on the course is limited, so register your participation immediately to ensure that you do not miss this unique opportunity. The French Horn Master Class is a unique chance to develop your musical skills under the guidance of true experts. Don’t wait, apply today and join the French horn enthusiasts!

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