Schedule and Overview

Saturday, September 30 2017


1.00 pm   Formal Welcome

2.00–7.00 pm    Workshop for Percussion

2.00–6.30 pm   Workshop – Masterclasses for Brass

7.30 pm  Opening Concert with Ben van Dijk and the Positively Brass & Percussion Ensemble of the University of Trossingen, direction: Hannes Krämer (Entrance is free for participants.)


Sunday, October 1 2017


8.30–9.15 am    Warm up

9.30–12.00 am    Masterclasses, individual lessons

12.00 am   Lecture Prof. Patrick Henrichs: „How to play a baroque piece on a modern instrument? - Baroque stylistics for modern brass players.“

2.00–6.00 pm   Masterclasses, individual lessons
7.00 pm   Lecture Fergus McWilliam – „Blow your own horn - Horn Heresies”. Essential methods for Brass Players

We will spend the evening at a local restaurant with German folk music.


Monday, October 2 2017


8.30–9.00 am    Warm up

9.30–12.00 am    Masterclasses, individual lessons

1.00 pm  Photo Shoot of all participants

2.00–4.00 pm   Open Workshop - Thomas Gansch with the SeppDeppSeptett

6.30 pm    Drawing of lots to determine order of competitors

7.30 pm    Concert with Thomas Gansch and the SeppDeppSeptett


Tuesday, October 3 2017


9.30–12.00 am    Workshop Thomas Gansch (This workshop is open to all instrumentalists)

1.00 pm   Positively Brass Solo Competition (There is the possibility to rehearse with the accompanist.)

Prizes will be awarded immediately after the competition.