Joel is offering private lessons, if you´re interested just contact him through the Website.

Berlin International Harp Masterclass

I´m excited to present this years invited guest harpist Maud Edenwald! 

Maud will join us for a day and share her valuable knowledge with us.


Maud Edenwald has been solo harpist of the radio orchestra Berlin since November 2015.

She regularly plays as a guest in well-known orchestras like the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, the Staatskapelle Berlin, the Konzerthaus

Orchestra Berlin, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Staatskapelle Dresden and others, under the baton of Vladimir Jurowski, Sir Simon Rattle, Donald Runnicles, Christian Thielemann, Alain Altinoglu, Marek Janowski and others.

Concert tours have taken her to Africa, Asia and Europe.

With the friendly support of Salvi Music Germany (


PK Passacaglia Kultur-gGMBH (



Dear Harpists


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

From 6.-13th of August 2023, 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 6 2023 - August 13 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,
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.
People that are interested in playing duos/trios can write it in their application and there is a possibility to play parts of these also in the final concert. I am open for suggestions.
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.



Teaching will be possible in German, english and french



7 nights in a shared double room + Food (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) and lessons: 900€

7 nights in a single room + Food (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) and lessons: 1000€


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 may 2023 is the deadline for the application.
Participants will be notified mid of June 2023 if they got a place. A nonrefundable fee of 200€ to secure a place has to be transferred by First of August 2023. 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.


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