Seminar for teachers (MasterClass)

01. 01. 1970

Dear friends,

for this years competition we have prepared again educational course for teachers. This years seminar it themed MasterClass and it will be held by Mr. Conrad Chow. Main focus of the Seminar will be on motivation of students, their artistic growth and some specifics of violin teaching. 

Attendees will receive a certificate.

Price of this course is 500 CZK. Please, use bank transfer for paying for this seminar – you can find all necessary information in the application. Please note: if your student is in the competition, the seminar is free for you, but you need to fill the application nonetheless. The deadline for applications is April 12th, 2019.


In case you want your student to be part of MasterClass with Mr. Chow (it is free for students), please fill the application for active participant. 

The seminar will be held in concert hall of Music school in Usti nad Orlici (full address Smetanova 1500, 562 01) on May 2nd 2019, from 2PM to 6PM.

Master Class

  • teacher: Conrad Chow
  • main focus: violin music without limitation
  • technical issues: left hand technique, creating tone, expressive elements

    1) left hand:

  • different kinds of vibrato (focus on 4th finger)
  •  finger motor skills, small movements of fingers above the string, small movements during shifting – both in order to improve technique in fast parts

2) right hand

  • creating tone (mainly down bow)

3) movements that combine bow movement and violin movement from left to right – for effective usage of long and short bowing

Application for Masterclass

Application for MasterClass 2019

Application active participant 2019


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