“High musicality, concentrated devotion to the work and a strong will to express are characteristic features of the violin playing of Nina Reddig”
Nina Reddig studied with Vesselin Paraschkevov in Essen and with Jean-Jaques Kantorow in Paris. She completed her studies by masterclasses with Herman Krebbers, Igor Oistrach and Michele Auclair.
In 2007 she passed her examination with distinction. 2006 – 2010 she has been teaching violin at the Folkwang-Hochschule Essen. Since Januar 2011 she is leading a class in main subject violin at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen. Since 2004 she has been performing with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe under conductors as Bernard Haitink and Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
As violinist of the Morgenstern Trio (2005-2009) she won the 1st Prize at the Haydn-Competition in Vienna, the 2nd Prize at Melbourne-Competition and the 2nd Prize (combined with the Audience Award) at the ARD-Musikwettbewerb in Munich, three of the most prestigious international competitions for piano trio. Concerts of the Morgenstern Trio have been broadcasted by every main classical radio stations in Germany and Austria (ORF, WDR, BR, SWR.), as well as ABC classic in Australia.
Since then she has appeared in many different constellations. For example with William Youn, Nils Mönkemeyer, Werner Dickel, Nicolas Rimmer, the Amsterdam Ensemble, Vladimir Mendelssohn, Natalia Gutman and her new Trio, the Clara Haskil Trio.
The violinist won the 1st Prize at the International Violin Competition “I. Petrela” in Albania, in 2004, the Lions-Club Music Competition and the Academy Competition Essen in 2001, in 2005 she was granted the Folkwang Prize.
Nina Reddig was scholarship holder of the Werner Richard – Dr. Carl Dörken – Foundation, of the Märkische Kulturkonferenz as well as of the renowned German foundation, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 until 2 pm
Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 2 pm
Sunday, August 27, 2017 until 4 pm
All aspects of violin playing:
Posture, resonance, articulation, vibrato;
Each student receives:
- a total of 4 individual forty-minute lessons; possibilities to observe other participants’ instructions
- participates in the closing concert on August 27 at the concert hall of the academy villa
Solo, chamber and orchestral repertoire.
Up to five rehearsal rooms with pianos are provided.
For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us!
Students are hosted on a double-room basis in a beautiful, fully remodeled, 1892 villa on the bank of the Rhine river.
A kitchen for self-catering is provided!
In order to be accepted, you must meet one of the following criteria:
(a) be recommended by Ms. Reddig or
(b) submit an unedited video audition (YouTube link) for review by Ms Reddig.
In addition, you must complete and submit our application form and pay a €40,- application fee. In case of a successful registration and participation of the masterclass, €30,- will be considered part of your payment.
Housing (shared double-room) with breakfast and usage of the facilities: