Young KC Summer Festival

The School for Young Talent traditionally ends the school year with the Young KC Summer Festival, an intensive week of choral singing, chamber music, workshops and concerts. The week gives the internal and external pupils of Young KC a chance get to know one another better, both on a musical and a personal level. There is a lot to enjoy this week, with fantastic concerts in the Arnold Schönbergzaal practically every day.

Monday: AKO-Junior String class and Atheneum Chamber Orchestra
The opening event of the Young KC Summer Festival will as always be a concert by the Atheneum Chamber Orchestra. AKO Junior is the string class for pupils of primary school age. AKO Junior organises two projects every year: one in the autumn and one in the spring. Under the guidance of violin teacher Kerstin Hoelen, the children learn the basics of orchestral playing, including ensemble playing and the culture of playing, intonation, quality of sound, bowing, phrasing and articulation, dynamics and performance, and discipline. Every spring project concludes with a concert during the Young KC Summer Festival.

Tuesday: Winners of the Composition Prize
Every year the Young KC Composition Prize is awarded to participants in Op weg naar de Nieuwjaarsconcert, the annual event for composers organised by the Nederlands Blazers Ensemble (NBE). Young people who have distinguished themselves in the craft of composing compete for the prize that will be presented on 23 December 2018. The winners will be selected by a jury composed of representatives of the Royal Conservatoire and the NBE. They will get the opportunity to attend workshops by Reza Namavar (Composition teacher at Young KC), making a composition for the New European Ensemble, which will be performed at the Young KC Summer festival.

Thursday: Atheneum Blazers Consort and Young KC Jazz
Also not to be missed is the special and varied concert on Thursday, July 18, performed by the Atheneum Blazers Consort and Young KC Jazz.

Friday: Young KC Summer Festival Closing Concert
After an intensive week of preparation, the pupils of Young KC form a variety of chamber music ensembles for an evening-long programme to bring the school year to a close.

Details

Date

Mon 15 July 2019 19:30

Location

Arnold Schönbergzaal, Royal Conservatoire

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AKO-Junior String class
Atheneum Kamerorkest

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Gratis

Date

Tue 16 July 2019 19:30

Location

Arnold Schönbergzaal, Royal Conservatoire

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Winners of the Composition Prize

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Date

Thu 18 July 2019 19:30

Location

Arnold Schönbergzaal, Royal Conservatoire

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Atheneum Blazers Consort
Young KC Jazz

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Date

Fri 19 July 2019 19:00

Location

Arnold Schönbergzaal, Royal Conservatoire

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Closing Concert

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Admission is free