Bohuslav Matoušek and Jakub Junek international violin master courses

18. – 28. 8. 2019

Under patronage of Mr. Constantin Kinsky, the owner of the Castle
Žďár nad Sázavou

Thanks to an enormous kindness and helpfulness of Mr. Kinsky all participants are going to have the exclusive use of the castle’s beautiful premises for their practice and individual lessons with lecturers as well. Each participant is guarańteed 6 individual lessons. Here you can find more information about the castle Žďár nad Sázavou:

The main course events are two concerts and also two masterclasses of visiting artists including a respectable guest, renowned czech violinist and pedagogue Ivan Ženatý.
The „Opening concert“, where the both lecturers, violinists Bohuslav Matoušek and Jakub Junek will perform along with pianist Martina Mergentalová and the „Closing concert“, in which can the course participants perform pieces of their choice.
There are two masterclasses taking place during the course, of which one is given by the professor of the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen Ivan Ženatý and the other, focused on a theme „musical – therapy and improvisation“ is going to be led by violinists and artists Jana Kubánková and Anna Romanovská.
The course fee is 8 500 Kč (Czech crowns) or 350 €. It includes 6 individual lessons, accommodation for 10 nights with breakfast and free attendance to the concerts and masterclasses.

You can find more about the course lecturers Bohuslav Matoušek and Jakub Junek at their official websites.

We are looking forward to the great summer experience with beautiful music in a wonderful city Žďár nad Sázavou!

I know that the most joy in my life has come to me from my violin.Albert Einstein

18. 8. at 19.00 – Opening concert, baroque hall

23. 8. at 14.00 – Masterclass "Musical therapy and improvisation", baroque hall

26. 8. at 14.00 – Masterclass by Ivan Ženatý, baroque hall

28. 8. – Closing student concert, baroque hall

All the participants will be accommodated in „Vysočina“ pension (guest house) in a small city of Škrdlovice, Žďár nad Sázavou district. Right in front of the pension there is a direct bus going about 10 minutes to the castle’s entrance.
Each room has got its own bathroom with shower, accommodation includes breakfast (cold and hot buffet).

There are going to be 5 two double-bedded and 2 triple-bedded rooms prepared for the participants.
Pension has got a parking lot, summer terrace, garden and also wellness services (several types of massages and an infra-sauna).

More about the pension:

Zámek Žďár nad Sázavou

Zámek 8/8
591 02
Žďár nad Sázavou

Jakub Junek

  • (+420) 732 757 791
  • 1017239557/6100

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Deadline for applications is till the limit of 16 students is fullfilled or untill the 26th of July 2019.
For the evidence of application please pay non-refundable deposit of 1 000 Kč (or 40 €) to account no. 1017239557/6100, for identification of payment state your name and surname to „message for the recipient“. The complete course fee has to be payed untill the 26th of July 2019.
Many thanks to our partners for their sponsorship!