August 6 - 15, 2019

Strings - winds - piano

Private lessons - masterclass - chamber music - solo performance - orchestra

Icelandic and international faculty

Participants in the Senior Division receive:

  • 3 private lessons (45 min)
  • 4 chamber music coachings
  • technique clinic
  • a masterclass for their instruments (only selected students will perform)
  • an opportuntity to perform a solo piece and chamber work in a student recital
  • rehearsal with an accompanist
  • Piano Plus class for piano students
  • symphony orchestra

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

Intended for intermediate to advanced students, participants are typically aged 15-25 


Course Fee: 72.000 ISK
Reduced price for early applications: 62.000 ISK

The application deadline is March 15th. Nonrefundable deposit of ISK 20.000 is required by April 1st. 
To guarantee the discounted price, applications are due by February 1st. Nonrefundable deposit is required by February 15th.
All applicants will receive a reply within 2 weeks of submitting their application.



Anton Miller, The Hartt School, USA
Ari Þór Vilhjálmsson, Principal 2nd Violin, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra             
Auður Hafsteinsdóttir, violinist
Guðný Guðmundsdóttir, Iceland Academy of the Arts
Lin Wei, Artistic Director of the Harpa International Music Academy, Chairman of Lin Yao Ji Music Foundation


Rita Porfiris, The Hartt School, USA
Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir, Prinipal Viola, Iceland Symphony Orchestra


Henrik Brendstrup, Den danske Kvartet
Sigurgeir Agnarsson, Principal Cello, Iceland Symphony Orchestra


Þórir Jóhannsson, Iceland Symphony Orchestra


Dr. Nína Margrét Grímsdóttir, artistic director Reykjavik Classics, Harpa
Peter Maté, Iceland Academy of the Arts


Anna Guðný Guðmundsdóttir
Helga Bryndís Magnúsdóttir
Ingunn Hildur Hauksdóttir




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