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Berlin International Harp Masterclass

With the friendly support of Salvi Music Germany (


PK Passacaglia Kultur-gGMBH (



Dear Harpists


It is with great pleasure that I announce the 4th Berlin International Harp Masterclass in Brandenburg, Berlin!

From 11-25  of August 2023 (The masterclass will happen in one of those 2 weeks, exact dates will be communicated in 2024)  young harpists from different countries will gather again for one week in beautiful Brandenburg (close to Berlin) to spend one inspiring week with each other and work on their solo repertoire. There will be daily lessons and a final concert in the end of the week where all participants will perform at least one piece.



August 11 2023 - August 25 2023



Schloss Gollwitz in Brandenburg (


For whom:

Young professionals that are about to study harp and professional harp students.

The focus will be on solo repertoire.



Joel von Lerber (


What to expect:

Daily lessons, approximately 40min for each participant every day,

Performance Training

Culture Trip

Meeting other harpists from all around the world

The arrival will be on Sunday afternoon 14th of August, lessons will be given Monday to Friday.
Short lessons on Saturday and a closing evening concert.
On Sunday the 13th
 the masterclass will come to an end.
There will be a possibility to rent bikes for free and explore the beautiful surrounding nature, or take a swim in a lake within a 5 min walk.



The official language of the masterclass is english.

Teaching will be possible in German, english and french



7 nights in a shared double room + Food (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) and lessons: 950€

7 nights in a single room + Food (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) and lessons: 1100€


Travel expenses:

Travel to and from Schloss Gollwitz is at the participants own cost.


Application procedure:

If you are interested in participating, visit ""  and send your CV and the filled out application-form via email to ""


Deadline for the application and important information concerning the application:

The 31st of march 2024 is the deadline for the application.
Participants will be notified April 2024 if they got a place. A nonrefundable fee of 200€ to secure a place has to be transferred by First of June 2024. If accepted participants have not transferred the fee by then, the place will be given to someone else from the waiting list.
In case the masterclass will not take place due to unforeseen circumstances, the 200€ will be transferred back.
The final decision, whether the masterclass will take place will be made by mid-June.
Participants are expected to transfer the rest of the masterclass fee till July 1st, if an accepted participant has not transferred the fee by then, the place will be given to someone else from the waiting list. If a participant cancels within 2 weeks before the masterclass starts without a medical reason, only 50% of the money will be refunded.


Looking forward to meeting you in Brandenburg!




Berlin International Harp Masterclass application form
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Trailer of the first Berlin International Harp Masterclass 2021