International Violin solo & Chamber music masterclass Triomphe de l’Art given on 11-12 October 2022 by 2 famous violinists and professors of violin and chamber music:
Marc Danel and Alexis Galpérine
Do not miss this unique masterclass in Brussels, Belgium. The number of places is limited!
Dates: 11-12 October 2022
Place: Pianos Maene Brussels, Rue de l’Argonne 37, 1060 Brussels, Belgium
Application deadline: 30 September 2022
Active participants are free to choose the number of lessons they would like to take with each professor. An official pianist of the masterclass will be available for lessons for the additional fee. Please, see the tables below for details.
Violin solo lesson:
|Professor||Duration||Price without pianist||Price with pianist|
|Marc Danel||1 hour||140 €||190 €|
|Alexis Galpérine||1 hour||140 €||190 €|
Chamber music group lesson:
|Professor||Duration||Price for the entire group|
|Marc Danel||1 hour||190 €|
|Alexis Galpérine||1 hour||190 €|
If the masterclass is cancelled due to the COVID-19 circumstances or by initiative of organizers (Triomphe de l’Art, asbl), the full refund is due to be paid within 14 days of cancellation in these circumstances.
People wishing to apply for the masterclass as passive participants also need to register to the masterclass by writing in advance an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Passive participants have to pay a special fee per day. The masterclass is private. Attending the masterclass without registration is not allowed for the public.
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Founder of the famous Quatuor Danel
Artistic director of the Dutch National String Quartet Academy (Amsterdam), Netherlands
Professor at Lyon Conservatoire (CNSMD), France
Professor at The Music and Education Higher School of Namur, Belgium
Marc Danel grew up in Lille, France, where both he and his sister learned violin with Jezdimir Vujicic. He continued his studies with Prof Igor Ozim in Cologne graduating with high hours in 1992.
In 1991, he founded the Danel Quartet, studying extensively with the Amadeus and Borodin Quartets, as well as with Pierre Penassou, Hugh Maguire, Walter Levin and Fiodor Druzhinin.
As leader of the quartet, he was major prizewinner of all the six competitions they entered between 1991 to 1995, including Evian, London and St Petersburg.
Since 1991, Marc Danel has performed 2500 concerts with the quartet including 25 performances of the complete cycle of Shostakovitch quartets and numerous performances of the Beethoven, Weinberg and Bartok cycles in the major halls in Europe, USA, Russia, China, Japan, Taiwan, South America and Central Asia. The quartet have recorded more than 20 CDs, garnering numerous awards in Europe and the US.
The quartet have championed the great but neglected soviet composer Mechtislav Weinberg, playing his quartets extensively since the ‘90s and recording the all of his 17 string quartets, (2009). For Weinberg’s centenary this year, the quartet will give 7 performances of the complete cycle of quartets, some of which the quartet have premiered. The quartet residence at Manchester University.
Marc Danel is artistic leader of the Dutch National String Quartet Academy (NSKA), many students of which have won major competitions. A highly sought-after teacher, he teaches at CNSDM Lyon and IMEP Namur, and at Manchester University where the quartet are artists in residence. He has also given Masterclasses in Europe, USA, Japan, Taiwan, Bielorussia and has a regular collaboration with the National Youth Orchestra of Chile.
Professor at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris, France (violin and pedagogy)
Professor at the American Conservatory of Fontainebleau, France
Violinist Alexis Galpérine was born in Paris in 1955. In his nearly forty-year career he has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in most European countries, Russia, Israel, America and Japan.
He studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris and at the Juilliard School in New York. His main teachers were Roland Charmy, Ivan Galamian and Henryk Szeryng. He is laureate of the Carl Flesch (London) competition, Paganini (Genoa) competition and First Prize at the Belgrade competition. He also holds a degree in philosophy from the Sorbonne.
He has performed as a soloist with the Orchester Lamoureux, the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchester Mondial des Jeunesses Musicales, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchester Philharmonique de Lorraine, the American Chamber Orchestra and chamber orchestras from Sofia, Belgrade, Cologne, Tuscany, Bratislava etc., under the direction of Manuel Rosenthal, Michel Tabachnick, Antoni Ros-Marba, Paul Méfano, Charles Groves, Bruno Mantovani, Marcello Viotti…
As a chamber musician, he has performed many festivals such as the Library of Congress Summer Festival in Washington DC, the Musicades de Lyon, the Nancyphonies, the Arcs, Siena, Asolo, Cremona and in the concert series of Radio-France. A founding member of the American Chamber Players, an ensemble that was ten years in residence at the Library of Congress, he has given hundreds of concerts in the United States and Canada. In France, he is a permanent guest artist of the Ensemble Stanislas.
Alexis Galpérine has created nearly a hundred works, notably with the 2e2m and Musicavanti ensembles. He is the dedicatee of Alone by Paul Méfano, Légendes of Laurent Martin (concerto for violin, with winds and choir), the concerto by Yassen Vodenitcharov, sonatas by Frédérik Martin and Roger Boutry, Adagio by Olivier Greif , Belgirate by Carlos Roqué-Alsina, Edouard Souberbielle Quartet …
The cinema called on him and he composed stage music (for Coline Serreau, Benno Besson …)
Professor at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris (violin and pedagogy) and at the American Conservatory of Fontainebleau, he sits on the juries of international competitions (president of the Ginette Neveu Competition in 2013) and gives masterclasses in France and abroad . He was notably invited to Bloomington University.
His discography currently has around sixty recordings. A number of CDs and DVDs were distinguished (“Choc” from the World of Music, “10” from Repertory, “Coup de Cœur” from the Charles Cros Academy, “Diapason d’Or”, “Disc of the Month” from Classica …)
Alexis Galpérine is the author of musicological books and articles. The Olivier Greif book, in which he participated under the direction of Brigitte François-Sappey and Jean-Michel Nectoux (Editions Aedam Musicae), won the Singer-Polignac Foundation Prize and the Critics’ Prize, best musical book of the ‘year. He is a member of the editorial board of La Revue du Conservatoire, he is now President of the French section of ESTA (European String Teachers association) and directs the violin collection of Delatour-France editions.