Module: Academy Orchestra
The Raschèr Quartet is committed to the next generation and founded the Excellence Ensemble in the Nordkolleg in 2021.
The Saxophone orchestra, made up of 12 instrumentalists, was formed for the first time last year and will come together with the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet for special projects in the long term.
The offer is aimed at ambitious instrumentalists who are building their careers. The next generation of musicians is given the opportunity to play at a high level in the orchestra and to engage in international exchange.
In 2022, among other things, the world premiere and a recording of the new composition of Schubert's 'Winterreise' are on the program. Jay Schwarz sets some of the Schubert songs for saxophone orchestra to music in an innovative way.
The application for admission to the Academy Orchestra is addressed directly to the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet: https://raschersaxophonequartet.com/contact
If you are interested, we recommend you to introduce yourself in the solo workshop. If this is not possible, a video audition can be arranged or you can submit a video recording. Details will be clarified after contacting us.
The first phase of the Raschèr Academy Orchestra took place in May 2021 and it ended with a remarkable concert. The cultural journalist Elisabeth Richter accompanied the project and reported on it at Deutschlandfunk Kultur. You can listen to the report here: Dedicated to the young - broadcast from May 31, 2021
The application for admission to the Academy Orchestra is addressed directly to the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet: https://raschersaxophonequartet.com/contact/
Interested parties are recommended to introduce themselves in one of the other modules. If this is not possible, a video audition can be arranged or a video recording can be submitted. Details will be clarified after contacting us.