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22jul(jul 22)0:0027(jul 27)0:00MASTERCLASS | EUPHONIUMSteven MeadEvent Type :Masterclass

Event Details

Meisterkurs Euphonium 

Steven Mead


Mo, 22.07.2024 bis Sa, 27.07.2024


Es werden alle Aspekte der Euphonium- / Bariton-Technik aus drei oder vier Hauptquellen des Methodenbuchs untersucht. Weiters wird auf die Vorbereitung von Solostücken eingegangen. Das Solo-Repertoire für die Teilnehmer ist frei wählbar. Jeder Schüler wird gebeten, drei kontrastierende Solowerke mitzubringen.

Abschlusskonzert: Sa, 27. Juli 2024, 16:00 Uhr, Freskensaal


Studenten sowie begeisterte Amateurspieler jeden Alters. Natürlich sind auch professionelle Spieler willkommen. Empfohlenes Mindestalter 15 Jahre.

Unterrichtssprachen / Languages

Englisch, Italienisch / English, Italian

Steven Mead is well known and respected by his high profile work in brass performance and pedagogy. He is Professor at the Royal Northern College of Music, and also teaches at several specialist schools across Europe, and in Japan. He was recently given the award of Fellow of the RNCM.

Englishman Steven Mead needs no introduction to brass enthusiasts around the world as his playing and teaching have become known to virtually all who have a love for the instrument known as the euphonium.

As a soloist his career as a professional solo performer continues to break new ground. With over 75 solo performances a year his relentless schedule sees him touring almost constantly.

He has played solo concerti with symphony orchestras in many countries of the world including Norway, Finland, Poland , USA, Canada, Italy, Japan, Lithuania and Germany.
As a soloist he has played with most of the leading military bands in the world including Band of the Garde Republicaine (Paris, France), The Central Band of the RAF (London, UK), The Italian Police Band (Rome, Italy), The Dutch Marine Band (Rotterdam,Netherlands), The US Army Band (Washington DC, USA).
He won first prizes at the National Brass Band Championships in London’s Royal Albert Hall on four occasions, as well as the Euphonium Player of the Year on two occasions and the best soloist in the BBC TV series Best of Brass on two occasions.

Steven Mead has been described as one of the world’s most recorded solo brass artists with over 70 CDs to his credit. In addition, his strong contribution to education literature for the euphonium is unmatched, such as specialist publications by publishers such as DeHaske and Studio Music.
He is the owner of a music label, Bocchino Music which produces and distributes his albums.
As an innovator for the whole ‘low brass’ world in general, he has been the Artistic Director of all 6 of the National Tuba / Euphonium Conferences, held in the UK. He was also the Artistic Director of the highly successful International Tuba Euphonium Conference (ITEC), held in Linz, Austria in June 2012.
He has also given concert tours with several leading professional chamber ensembles in Europe, including Sound-Inn-Brass (Austria), Spanish Brass Quintet, Classic Quintet (Bolzano,Italy) ,Trombonisti Italiani (Italy) and London Brass.

His innovation is also evident with his premiere performances of new concerti and major works by Martin Ellerby, Philip Sparke, Torstein Aagaard Nilsen, Tadeusz Kassatti, John Reeman, Derek Bourgeois, Vladimir Cosma, Rolf Rudin,  Thomas Dos, Howard Snell, Hermann Pallhuber, Stephen Roberts, to name but a few. To date he has given over 500 world premiere performances.

He has been responsible for the first ever euphonium masterclasses in Italy, Portugal, Lithuania, Slovenia, Russia, Austria and Croatia. Students from all around the world come to study with him the UK and many of them have gone on to enjoy top professional careers.

Steven Mead was recently awarded the title of the honorary Citizen of Jeju Island, South Korea for his work assisting the Jeju International Wind Ensemble Festival, and from 2013 to 2020 he was also Artistic Director of the festival.

As a designer and instrument consultant Steven has worked with Besson/Buffet Crampon for over thirty years.
He has also been an adjudicator at some of the leading brass band, wind band and solo contests. His webstore is very popular with brass enthusiasts.

Anmeldung / Application

Die Anmeldung erlangt durch Überweisung der Anmeldegebühr von € 50,- ihre Gültigkeit. Anmeldegebühr und Kursgebühr sind bis spätestens 17. Juni 2024 mittels Erlagschein oder Euro-Überweisung auf das Konto des Musikforums, IBAN: AT54 2070 6045 0092 2705, BIC: KSPKAT2KXXX, mit dem Zusatz „Spesenfrei für den Empfänger“ (Verwendungszweck: „Name des Teilnehmers / Name des Kursleiters“) einzuzahlen. Im Falle einer Nichtteilnahme wird die Anmeldegebühr einbehalten.

The Application will be accepted as definite against payment of € 50,-. Application fee and course fee have to be paid till June 17, 2024 by money order to the account of the Musikforum, IBAN: AT54 2070 6045 0092 2705, BIC: KSPKAT2KXXX and marked „Free of charge for the recipient“ (purpose: „participants Name/ teacher’s Name“). The application fee will not be refunded if an applicant is unable to take part.

Mo, 17.06.2024

Gebühren / Fees

Aktive Teilnahme / active participant
Anmeldegebühr / application fee: € 50,-
Kursgebühr / course fee: € 270,-
Gesamtgebühr / total fee: € 320,-

GasthörerInnen / passive participants

Anmeldegebühr / application fee: € 50,-
Kursgebühr / course fee: € 70,-
Gesamtgebühr / total fee: € 120,-

Inskription / Enrolment

Montag, 22.07., 09:00 – 10:00 im Sekretariat des MUSIKFORUM. Der Kurs beginnt um 10:00 Uhr. Im Rahmen der Inskription erhalten Sie auch alle wichtigen Informationen über den detaillierten Ablauf des Kurses.

Monday, July 22nd, 09:00 – 10:00 at MUSIKFORUM office, Stift Viktring. The course starts at 10:00 a.m. The participants will receive all necessary information about their course on enrolment.


Bei rechtzeitiger Anmeldung stellt Ihnen das Sekretariat gerne Adressen von Hotels und privaten Pensionen in der Umgebung des Stiftes zur Verfügung.
If you register in a timely manner, the office will gladly provide you with hotel and private B&B addresses in the surrounding area of the course location.

Das weiträumige Stift bietet ausreichende Übungsräume an.
The spacious course location accommodates an extensive number of rehearsal rooms.


22 (Monday) 0:00 - 27 (Saturday) 0:00


Musikforum Viktring Klagenfurt

Stift-Viktring-Straße 25, 9073 Klagenfurt-Viktring