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2019 Major Events

July

Mon 1
10:00 - 17:00
Singers & pianists arrival and check-in – Studentenheim 1st floor lobby

16:00 - 18:00
City tour of Graz
Tue 2
10:00 - 17:00
Orchestra arrival and check-in – Studentenheim 1st floor lobby

10:00 - 12:00
City tour of Graz

Orientation and Introduction of Staff for Singers & Pianists – Franziskanerkloster, Bernhardinsaal

15:00 - 15:30
Work/Study recipient meeting – Franziskanerkloster, Bernhardinsaal

15:30 - 16:00
AIMS Chorale meeting – Franziskanerkloster, Bernhardinsaal

16:00 - 18:00
Breathing & Posture Workshop with Roberta Cunningham – Franziskanerkloster, Bernhardinsaal
Wed 3
8:00; 10:50; 13:25
German classes begin – Studentenheim, Keller classrooms

9:00 - 10:00
Mindfulness for Singers – Studentenheim, 3rd floor lobby

10:00 - 11:00
Diction Introductory Class (all languages) – Studentenheim, 1st floor lobby

10:00 - 12:00
City tour of Graz

10:00 - 12:30
MASTERCLASS: Helene Schneiderman #1 – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard

11:00 - 12:30
Creating a German Resume for Agent Auditions – Studentenheim, 1st floor lobby

13:00 - 16:30
Hearings begin: Lieder Studio – Odilien-Institut, Festsaal

13:00 - 17:00
Diction Coaching begins – Studentenheim

14:00 - 15:30
Tisch Talks with Roberta Cunningham – Studentenheim, 1st floor brown kitchen

15:00 - 17:30
MASTERCLASS: Helene Schneiderman #2 – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard

18:00 - 19:00
Social Hour – Wine, beer, water and juice available for purchase – Gösser Bräu Terrace

19:00 - 21:00
Welcome Dinner for Singers, Pianists, Faculty & Staff – Gösser Bräu
Thu 4
9:00
Orchestra Orientation – Studentenheim 1st floor lobby stairs

9:00 - 10:00
Mindfulness for Singers – Studentenheim, 3rd floor lobby

10:00 - 12:30
MASTERCLASS: Helene Schneiderman #3 – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard

10:00 - 15:00
Orchestra Seating Auditions – Studentenheim Practice Rooms

10:00 - 17:30
Hearings continue: Opera Studio – Odilien-Institut, Festsaal

10:30 - 12:00
Tisch Talks with Roberta Cunningham – Studentenheim, 1st floor brown kitchen

13:00 - 14:00
Diction Introductory Class (all languages) – Studentenheim, 1st floor lobby

14:00 - 15:30
Creating a German Resume for Agent Auditions – Studentenheim, 1st floor lobby

15:30 - 17:00
Period Movement Class (women only) – Studentenheim, Classroom 1

16.00 - 17:00
Lieder Singers & Pianists: First meeting with coaches – Studentenheim, 1st floor lobby

17:00
Survival German for Orchestra: Teacher, David Limburg – Studentenheim 1st floor lobby

18:00
Orchestra music pick-up – Studentenheim 3rd floor lobby

19:00 - 21:00
Welcome Dinner for the Orchestra – Gösser Bräu

19:30 - 21:30
MASTERCLASS: Helene Schneiderman #4 – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard
Fri 5
9:00 - 10:00
Mindfulness for Singers – Studentenheim, 3rd floor lobby

9:00 - 10:30
Period Movement Class (women only) – Studentenheim, Classroom 1

10:00 - 12:30
MASTERCLASS: Helene Schneiderman #5 – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard

10:00 - 17:30
Hearings continue: Opera Studio – Odilien-Institut, Festsaal

10:30 - 12:00
Tisch Talks with Roberta Cunningham – Studentenheim, 1st floor brown kitchen

14:00 - 15:30
Tisch Talks with Roberta Cunningham – Studentenheim, 1st floor brown kitchen

15:00 - 17:30
MASTERCLASS: Helene Schneiderman #6 – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard

15:30 - 17:00
Period Movement Class (women only) – Studentenheim, Classroom 1

17:45 - 18.45
Diction with Conviction: Nina Radtke & Robert Rocco – Odilien-Institut, Festsaal
Sat 6
9:00 - 11:00
New Faculty Orientation & Division Meetings – Studentenheim 1st floor kitchens

10:30 - 12:00
Living/Singing in Europe Part I – Augustinum

11:00 - 12:30
Period Movement Class (women only) – Studentenheim, Classroom 1

13:00 - 14:30
Hearings: Make ups – Odilien-Institut, Festsaal

13:00 - 18:00
Gary Matthewman Workshop for Collaborative Pianists – Augustinum

13:30 - 15:00
Living/Singing in Europe Part II – Augustinum

15:30 - 17:00
Period Movement Class (men only) – Studentenheim, Classroom 1

21:00
Travel Fair: Information on European destinations (Wien, Salzburg, Budapest, etc) – Studentenheim 1st floor lobby
Sun 7
9:00
AIMS in Graz churches – Kirche St. Leonhard

11:00 - 12:30
Opening Ceremonies Dirigent: Marzio Conti – Minoritensaal

15:30 - 16:30
Orientation & Faculty Introductions (mandatory attendance) – Augustinum

16:30 - 17:00
Voice & Piano Registration w/ Teachers (mandatory attendance) – Augustinum

17:00 - 17:30
Voice & Piano Registration w/ Coaches (mandatory attendance) – Augustinum

18:00
German Language Stammtisch – Gösser Bräu

19:00-21:00
Gary Matthewman Workshop for Collaborative Pianists – Augustinum
Mon 8
9:00 - 17:00
First day of all classes – Augustinum

10:00-12:00
Gary Matthewman Workshop for Collaborative Pianists – Augustinum

13:00 - 15:00
Gary Matthewman Workshop for Collaborative Pianists – Augustinum

15:05 - 15:50
SPECIAL EVENTS LECTURE SERIES: Mark Stoddard from CS Music – Preparing the Singer’s Public Face (bios, resume, website, etc) & Being Financially Smart Setting Up the Singer’s Business – Augustinum

16:00 - 17:00
Coach Studio Class (moved from Wednesday – this week only)

18:30
Faculty & Staff Party – MurInsel
Tue 9
10:00 - 11:35
Workshop: Singers Negotiating Naturally Without Fear with Mark Stoddard from CS Music – Augustinum

13:00 - 16:00
Gary Matthewman Workshop for Collaborative Pianists – Augustinum

13:25 - 15:00
Workshop: Singers Negotiating Naturally Without Fear with Mark Stoddard from CS Music – Augustinum

16:00 - 17:00
Voice Studio Class (every Tuesday)

19:30- 21:30
Presentation by Mark Stoddard from Classical Singer Magazine – Augustinum
Wed 10
10:00 - 11:35
Workshop: Singers Negotiating Naturally Without Fear with Mark Stoddard from CS Music – Augustinum

13:25 - 15:00
Workshop: Singers Negotiating Naturally Without Fear with Mark Stoddard from CS Music – Augustinum

15:05 - 15:50
HENRY PLEASANTS LECTURE SERIES: Gustavo Halley, Presenter – Augustinum

19:00 - 21:30
Governor’s Reception – Schloss Eggenberg
Thu 11
19:30
ORCHESTRA CONCERT #1: Im Himmel und auf Erden (In Heaven and on Earth) Dirigent: Pietro Rizzo – Herz-Jesu-Kirche
Sun 14
10:15
AIMS in Graz churches – Grabenkirche

18:00
German Language Stammtisch – Gösser Bräu
Mon 15
10:50 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Ewa Iżykowska – Augustinum

13:25 - 15:50
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Ewa Iżykowska – Augustinum

15:05 - 15:50
SPECIAL EVENTS LECTURE SERIES: Alison Acord – Vocal Health – Augustinum

16:00 - 17:00
SPECIAL EVENTS HOUR: Clemens Klug – Preparing for agent/auditions in Germany and Austria – Augustinum

19:30
MONTAGSKONZERT: AIMS Artists in Recital #1 – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard
Tue 16
10:50 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Ewa Iżykowska – Augustinum

19:30
MASTERCLASS: Ewa Iżykowska – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard
Wed 17
10:50 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Ewa Iżykowska – Augustinum

13:25 - 15:50
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Ewa Iżykowska – Augustinum

15:05 - 15:50
HENRY PLEASANTS LECTURE SERIES: Gustavo Halley, Presenter – Augustinum

16:00 - 17:00
Coach Studio Class (every Wednesday)

19.30
The Story of Graz told by a Graz Native – Werner Haas – Augustinum
Thu 18
10:50 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Ewa Iżykowska – Augustinum

13:25 - 15:50
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Ewa Iżykowska – Augustinum

19:30
ORCHESTRA CONCERT #2: Liebe, immer die Liebe! (Love, Always Love!) Dirigent: Lukas Beikircher – Stefaniensaal, Grazer Congress, Graz
Fri 19
10:50 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Ewa Iżykowska – Augustinum

13:25 - 15:50
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Ewa Iżykowska – Augustinum

16:30
AIMS Shorts: Broadway – MurInsel

19:00
Spirituals, Gospels and More Concert– Pfarrkirche Kainach
Sat 20
19:30
Broadway Concert – Konferenzsaal der ams AG, Premstätten

19:30
Spirituals, Gospels and More Concert – Wallfahrtskirche Maria Straßengel
Sun 21
9:30
AIMS in Graz churches – Herz-Jesu-Kirche

18:00
German Language Stammtisch – Gösser Bräu

20:00
Spirituals, Gospels and More Concert – Münzgrabenkirche, Graz
Mon 22
15:05 - 15:50
SPECIAL EVENTS LECTURE SERIES: Beth Parker – All the Pianists in Your Life – Augustinum

16:00 - 18:30
MASTERCLASS: Linda Watson – Augustinum

19:30
MONTAGSKONZERT: AIMS Artists in Recital #2 – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard
Tue 23
10:50 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Linda Watson – Augustinum

13:25 - 15:50
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Linda Watson – Augustinum

14:45 - 17:00
Meistersinger Competition Registration – Augustinum Info Desk

19:30
Broadway Concert – Casino Graz, Casineum
Wed 24
Ulrich Eisenlohr visits Lieder & Collaborative Piano Studios – Augustinum

10:50 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Linda Watson – Augustinum

10:50 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Claudia Kunz-Eisenlohr – Augustinum

13:25 - 15:50
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Linda Watson – Augustinum

13:25 - 15:50
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Claudia Kunz-Eisenlohr – Augustinum

15:05 - 15:50
HENRY PLEASANTS LECTURE SERIES: Gustavo Halley, Presenter – Augustinum

19:30
Operette ConcertLiebesleid und Liebesfreud (Love’s Suffering and Love’s Joy) Benefit for Odilien-Institute – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard
Thu 25
Ulrich Eisenlohr visits Lieder & Collaborative Piano Studios – Augustinum

10:50 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Linda Watson – Augustinum

10:50 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Claudia Kunz-Eisenlohr – Augustinum

13:25 - 15:50
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Linda Watson – Augustinum

13:25 - 15:50
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Claudia Kunz-Eisenlohr – Augustinum

19:30
ORCHESTRA CONCERT #3: Eine Reise durch Italien (A Journey through Italy) Dirigent: Rani Calderon – Stefaniensaal, Grazer Congress, Graz
Fri 26
Ulrich Eisenlohr visits Lieder & Collaborative Piano Studios – Augustinum

10:50 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Linda Watson – Augustinum

10:50 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Claudia Kunz-Eisenlohr – Augustinum

afternoon
Lynda Kemeny visits Operette Studio – Augustinum

13:25 - 15:50
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Linda Watson – Augustinum

13:25 - 15:50
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Claudia Kunz-Eisenlohr – Augustinum

16:30
AIMS Shorts: Operette – Casino Graz, Restaurant

19:30 - 21:00
MASTERCLASS: Ulrich Eisenlohr – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard
Sat 27
10:00 - 17:00
Meistersinger Competition: Preliminary round – Odilien-Institut, Festsaal

13:00 - 17:00
MASTERCLASS: Bo Skovhus – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard

17:00
AIMS Shorts: Italian – aiola upstairs
Sun 28
11:30
AIMS in Graz churches – Franziskanerkirche

13:00 - 16:00
Meistersinger Competition: Semi-final round – Odilien-Institut, Festsaal

13:30 - 18:00
Conductor coachings for Orchestra Concert #4 with Darryl Cooper & Marzio Conti – Studentenheim

18:00
German Language Stammtisch – Gösser Bräu

18:00
Kolody’s Komody Konzert – Odilien-Institut
Mon 29
Lorraine DiSimone visits ATS Classes – Augustinum

Lynda Kemeny visits Operette Studio – Augustinum

15:05 - 15:50
SPECIAL EVENTS LECTURE SERIES: Emily Newton – Singing in the German Speaking System – Augustinum

16:00 - 18:30
MASTERCLASS: Gabriele Lechner – Augustinum

19:30
MONTAGSKONZERT: AIMS Artists in Recital #3 – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard
Tue 30
Lorraine DiSimone visits ATS Classes – Augustinum

Lynda Kemeny visits Operette Studio – Augustinum

Tisch Talks with Emily Newton – Augustinum

10:00 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Gabriele Lechner – Augustinum

13:25 - 16:45
PRIVATE COACHINGS:Gabriele Lechner – Augustinum

19:30
Viva Espana! Spanish Concert – Schloss Piber

19:30
Operetta ConcertLiebesleid und Liebesfreud (Love’s Suffering and Love’s Joy) Casino Graz, Casineum
Wed 31
Lorraine DiSimone visits ATS Classes – Augustinum

Lynda Kemeny visits Operette Studio – Augustinum

Tisch Talks with Emily Newton – Augustinum

10:00 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Gabriele Lechner – Augustinum

13:25 - 16:45
PRIVATE COACHINGS:Gabriele Lechner – Augustinum

15:05 - 15:50
HENRY PLEASANTS LECTURE SERIES: Gustavo Halley, Presenter – Augustinum

19:30
ORCHESTRA CONCERT #4 – Operette aus aller Welt (Operetta Around the World) Dirigent: Marzio Conti – Schlossbergbühne Kasematten, Graz

 

August

Thu 1
Lorraine DiSimone visits ATS Classes – Augustinum

Lynda Kemeny visits Operette Studio – Augustinum

Tisch Talks with Emily Newton – Augustinum

10:00 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Gabriele Lechner – Augustinum

14:00 - 17:00
MASTERCLASS: Aria Reading with the AIMS Festival Orchestra – Marzio Conti, Dirigent & masterclass teacher – Augustinum, Festsaal

19:30
Buona sera, Graz! Italian Concert – Minoritensaal
Fri 2
Lynda Kemeny visits Operette Studio – Augustinum

19:30
Liederabend: … nicht nur Spanisches! Vertonungen von Gedichten Emmanuel Geibels (… not only Spanish! Musical settings of poems by Emmanuel Geibel) Coach: Kenneth Griffiths – Musiksalon Erfurt

19:30
ORCHESTRA CONCERT #4 – Operette aus aller Welt (Operetta Around the World) Dirigent: Marzio Conti – Kunsthaus Weiz
Sat 3
11:00
Liedermatinée: … nicht nur Spanisches! Vertonungen von Gedichten Emmanuel Geibels (… not only Spanish! Musical settings of poems by Emmanuel Geibel) Coach: Kenneth Griffiths – Priesterseminar, Barocksaal

16:00
AIMS Shorts: Spanish – Cafe Promenade

19:30
Liederabend: Wer verbirgt sich hinter dem Namen? (What’s in a name?) Coach: Timothy Hoekman – Priesterseminar, Barocksaal
Sun 4
10:00
AIMS in Graz churches – Münzgrabenkirche

11:00
Liedermatinée: Wer verbirgt sich hinter dem Namen? (What’s in a name?) Coach: Timothy Hoekman – Meerscheinschlössl

18:00
German Language Stammtisch – Gösser Bräu

19:30
Viva Espana! Spanish Concert – Meerscheinschlössl
Mon 5
15:05 - 15:50
SPECIAL EVENTS LECTURE SERIES: Elizabeth Hagedorn – Studying in Europe & EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) for Singers – Augustinum

16:00 - 17:00
SPECIAL EVENTS HOUR: Elizabeth Hagedorn – Studying in Europe & EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) for Singers – Augustinum

19:30
MONTAGSKONZERT: AIMS Artists in Recital #4 – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard
Tue 6
18.00
Liederabend: Sünder und Heilige (Sinners and Saints) Coach: Gabriel Dobner – LKH Kirche

19:30
Kammermusik – Instrumental Chamber Music – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard
Wed 7
15:05 - 15:50
HENRY PLEASANTS LECTURE SERIES: Gustavo Halley, Presenter – Augustinum

19:30
Liederabend: Sünder und Heilige (Sinners and Saints) Coach: Gabriel Dobner – Priesterseminar, Barocksaal
Thu 8
19:30
ORCHESTRA CONCERT #5 – Meistersinger Dirigent: Marzio Conti – Helmut-List-Halle
Fri 9
Last Day of Classes

13:30 - 16:30
MASTERCLASS: Barbara Bonney – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard

18:00
Farewell Party
Sat 10
Departures
Sun 11
Departures