August 9 - 15, 2019

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
  • improvization class
  • 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 recent addition to the Junior Division is a workshop in improvisation and rhythm training

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 March 31st. A nonrefundable deposit of ISK 20.000 is required. 
To guarantee the discounted price, applications are due by February 1st.
All applicants will receive a reply within 2 weeks of submitting their application.



Ari Þór Vilhjálmsson, Principal 2nd Violin, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, General Manager of HIMA
Chrissie Guðmundsdóttir, Nýi tónlistarskólinn, Tónlistarskóli Rangæinga

Gróa Margrét Valdimarsdóttir, Allegro Suzuki Music School
Helga Steinunn Torfadóttir, Allegro Suzuki Music School
Lilja Hjaltadóttir, Allegro Suzuki Music School
Lin Wei, Artistic Director of HIMA, Chairman of Lin Yao Ji Music Foundation
argrét Kristjánsdóttir, Iceland Symphony Orchestra


Sarah Buckley, Iceland Symphony Orchestra


Sigurgeir Agnarsson, Prinicpal Cello, Iceland Symphony Orchestra


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


 Jane Ade




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