July 7 - 14

Strings and piano

Private and group lessons - orchestra - masterclass - solo performances

Icelandic and international faculty

Participants in the Junior Division receive: 

  • 3 private lessons (30 min)
  • 6 technique classes
  • string orchestra
  • a masterclass for their instrument (only selected students will perform)
  • a rehearsal with an accompanist
  • the option of performing their solo piece and chamber work in a student recital
  • improvisation class with Greta Salóme
  • Piano Plus class for piano students

Designed for dedicated students aged 8-14, the Junior Division schedule includes daily group technique classes, masterclasses, chamber music, ensemble playing and concerts. We encourage parents to participate in the week's events and accompany their children in the courses as necessary. 

A new addition to the Junior Division this year is the Dancing on Strings workshop in improvisation and rhythm training with Greta Salóme and Chrissie Guðmundsdóttir

Piano students will be offered to participate in Dr. Nína Margrét Grímsdóttir´s Piano Plus program, a workshop that focuses on technical studies, sight-reading and student peer-assessment.


Course Fee: 65.000 ISK
Reduced price for early applications: 55.000 ISK

The application deadline is April 15th. Nonrefundable deposit of ISK 20.000 is required by April 30th. 
To guarantee the discounted price, applications are due by March 15th. Nonrefundable deposit is required by March 30th.
All applicants will receive a reply within 2 weeks of submitting their application.



Ari Þór Vilhjálmsson, Principal 2nd Violin, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Chrissie Guðmundsdóttir, Nýi tónlistarskólinn, Tónlistarskóli Rangæinga
Greta Salóme, Icelandic singer/songwriter/violinist
Helga Steinunn Torfadóttir, Allegro Suzuki School
Lin Wei, Artistic Director of Harpa International Music Academy, Chairman of Lin Yao Ji Music Foundation
Margrét Kristjánsdóttir, Iceland Symphony Orchestra

Sigyn Fossnes, Barratt-Due Institute of Music, Head of Young Talent Department


Sigurgeir Agnarsson, Prinicpal Cello, Iceland Symphony Orchestra


Dr. Nína Margrét Grímsdóttir, Artistic director, Reykjavik Classics Harpa
Svana Víkingsdóttir, Reykjavik College of Music


Elisabeth Vatn




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