Welcome to Hvide Sande Masterclass 2020

Hvide Sande Masterclass is an international masterclass for young classical pianists, violinists, violists, cellists and chamber musicians– at and above academy level.

At Hvide Sande Masterclass 2020 you will have the opportunity to listen to highly qualified classical music at 8 public concerts. The music will be played by the masterclass professors and this year’s eminent participants. The participants in Hvide Sande Masterclass will be chosen by the masterclass professors among the very best young classical talents here and abroad.

Focus will be on chamber music interplay and the professors will join the ensembles in rehearsals and concerts. Children and young people will be invited to attend rehearsals and concerts for free, and there will be a pedagogical introduction for them and all other listeners.

For 14 years Hvide Sande Masterclass has made its name as a powerful centre for spreading the knowledge of classical music to a new audience i western Jutland. Here the experience of the beautiful, harsh landscape splendidly complements the experience of classical music at a high national and international level.

Here, by meeting other young musicians from all over the world, young classical talents from Danish music academies have been inspired to further studies through personal friendships, chamber music interplay and the many joint concerts, all of which is the effect of staying and studing with eminent professors at Hvide Sande Masterclass.

Year after year people from all over the country as well as tourists have flocked to Hvide Sande Masterclass to attend the many concerts and the open rehearsals. It is our intention to continue and strengthen this work by arranging Hvide Sande Masterclass- also in 2020.

 

Anne-Marie Hjelm, who for the past 13 years has been the committed and untiring project manager of Hvide Sande Masterclass, has decided to stop as project manager and instead continue as a board member. However, she leaves the post as manager to her daughter, Sigrid Kongshøj-Munch.

Sigrid Kongshøj-Munch was born in 1990. She is a violist and violinist, and a music teacher. She was educated at The Royal Danish Academy of Music, and in 2015 she graduated with a first in viola. Through her education and several masterclass she has played for -and with – some of the world’s leading musicians and thus built a solid, high-quality education. Furthermore, she has great experience from solo-, chamber music – and orchestra concerts, first performances, recordings and television and theatrical productions. Sigrid plays in Trio con Spirito. At several performances she has played for the royal families of Denmark and Thailand.She has been an assistant in the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Orchestra, Copenhagen Phil, Aalborg Symphony Orchestra and held the position as violist in Ensemble Storstrøm on a 6 month contract. She was soloviolist in the musical Into the Woods in Glassalen in Tivoli, Copenhagen. Since August 2018 she has been employed at Tårnby Music School.

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