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2022 Major Events

July

Mon 4
10:00 - 17:00
Singers & pianists arrival and check-in – Studentenheim 1st floor lobby

16:00 - 18:00
City tour of Graz
Tue 5
10:00 - 12:00
City tour of Graz

10:00 - 12:30
Period Movement Class (women only) – Michael Ramach – Studentenheim Keller Classroom

14:00 - 15:00
Orientation and Introduction of Staff for Singers & Pianists – Franziskanerkloster, Bernhardinsaal

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

15:00 - 15:30
AIMS Staff Repetitoren meeting – co-coordinators Laurie Middaugh & ChoEun Lee, Studentenheim

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

16:00 - 18:00
Fearless Auditions: FIGHT? FLIGHT? SING? Using adrenaline to your advantage with EFT Tapping Workshop – Elizabeth Hagedorn – Franziskanerkloster, Bernhardinsaal

18:00 - 21:00
Gary Matthewman Workshop for Collaborative Pianists – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard
Wed 6
8:00; 10:50; 13:25
German classes begin – Studentenheim, Keller classrooms

9:00 - 9:45
Creating a German Resume for Agent Auditions – Elizabeth Hagedorn – Studentenheim, 1st floor lobby

9:30 - 12:30
Gary Matthewman Workshop for Collaborative Pianists – Odilien-Institut, Festsaal

9:45 - 10:30
Study in Europe: Tuition free! – Elizabeth Hagedorn – Studentenheim, 1st floor lobby

10:00 - 12:30
MASTERCLASS: Gabriele Lechner #1 – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard

13:00 - 15:00
Fearless Auditions: JUDGEMENT DAY – “It’s not perfect” “What are they thinking?” Winning the mind game with EFT Tapping – Elizabeth Hagedorn – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard

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

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

14:00 - 17:00
Diction Coaching begins – Studentenheim

15:00 - 17:30
MASTERCLASS: Gabriele Lechner #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 7
10:00 - 12:30
MASTERCLASS: Gabriele Lechner #3 – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard

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

11:00 - 11:45
Creating a German Resume for Agent Auditions – Elizabeth Hagedorn – Studentenheim, 1st floor lobby

11:45 - 12:30
Study in Europe: Tuition free! – Elizabeth Hagedorn – Studentenheim, 1st floor lobby

16.00 - 17:00
Lieder Pianists: First meeting with piano teacher – Studentenheim, 1st floor lobby

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

18:00 - 21:00
Gary Matthewman Workshop for Collaborative Pianists – Odilien-Institut, Festsaal

19:30 - 21:30
MASTERCLASS: Gabriele Lechner #4 – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard
Fri 8
10:00 - 12:30
MASTERCLASS: Gabriele Lechner #5 – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard

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

15:00 - 17:30
MASTERCLASS: Gabriele Lechner #6 – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard

18:00 - 21:00
Gary Matthewman Workshop for Collaborative Pianists – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard
Sat 9
9:00 - 11:00
New Faculty Orientation & Division Meetings – Studentenheim 1st floor kitchens

10:00 - 17:00
Orchestra arrival and check-in – Studentenheim 1st floor lobby

10:30 - 12:00
Period Movement Class (women only) – Michael Ramach – Augustinum

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

14:00 - 15:30
Period Movement Class (men only) – Michael Ramach – Augustinum

14:00 - 17:00
Gary Matthewman Workshop for Collaborative Pianists – Augustinum
Sun 10
TBA
AIMS in Graz churches – TBA

10:00 - 12:00
City tour of Graz

12:00 - 15:00
Gary Matthewman Workshop for Collaborative Pianists – Augustinum

13:30 - 15:00
Period Movement Class (women only) – Michael Ramach – Augustinum

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

21:00
Travel Fair: Information on European destinations (Wien, Salzburg, Budapest, etc) – Studentenheim 1st floor lobby
Mon 11
9:00 - 17:00
First day of all classes – Augustinum

9:00
Orchestra Orientation – Studentenheim 1st floor lobby stairs

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

15:05 - 15:50
SPECIAL EVENTS LECTURE SERIES: TBA

15:05 - 15:50
SPECIAL EVENTS HOUR: TBA

17:00
Survival German for Orchestra – Studentenheim 1st floor lobby

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

19:00 - 21:00
Welcome Dinner for the Orchestra – Gösser Bräu
Tue 12
16:00 - 17:00
Voice Studio Class (every Tuesday)
Wed 13
15:05 - 15:50
HENRY PLEASANTS LECTURE SERIES: Gustavo Halley, Presenter – Augustinum

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

18:00
Tour of Schloss Eggenberg & Governor’s Reception at Alte Universitaet – Time to dress up!
Thu 14
19:30
ORCHESTRA CONCERT #1: Galakonzert “50 Jahre AIMS in Graz”  Dirigent: Lukas Beikircher – Stefaniensaal, Grazer Congress

Sun 17
TBA
AIMS in Graz churches – TBA
Mon 18
15:05 - 15:50
SPECIAL EVENTS LECTURE SERIES: TBA

16:00 - 17:00
SPECIAL EVENTS HOUR: TBA
Tue 19
16:00 - 17:00
Voice Studio Class (every Tuesday)
Wed 20
15:05 - 15:50
HENRY PLEASANTS LECTURE SERIES: Gustavo Halley, Presenter – Augustinum

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

19:30
AIMS Artists in Recital – Pfarrsaal St Leonhard
Thu 21
19:30
ORCHESTRA CONCERT #2: Von Zauberern, Hexen und Geistern (Of Wizards, Witches and Ghosts)  Dirigent: Marius Stieghorst – Stefaniensaal, Grazer Congress, Graz
Fri 22
19:00
Spirituals, Gospels and More Concert – Pfarrkirche Kainach

19:30
AIMS 50 Years of Broadway Concert – Pfarrsaal St Leonhard
Sat 23
19:30
AIMS 50 Years of Broadway Concert – Forumkloster Gleisdorf

19:30
Spirituals, Gospels and More Concert – Wallfahrtskirche Maria Straßengel
Sun 24
9:30
AIMS in Graz churches – Herz-Jesu-Kirche

20:00
Spirituals, Gospels and More Concert – Münzgrabenkirche, Graz
Mon 25
15:05 - 15:50
SPECIAL EVENTS LECTURE SERIES: Nico de Villiers – Augustinum

16:00 - 17:00
SPECIAL EVENTS HOUR: Nico de Villiers

19:30
AIMS Artists in Recital – Pfarrsaal St Leonhard
Tue 26
14:45 - 17:00
Meistersinger Competition Registration – Augustinum Info Desk

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

19:30
Operette Concert Benefit for Odilien-Institute – Pfarrsaal St. Leonhard
Wed 27
15:05 - 15:50
HENRY PLEASANTS LECTURE SERIES: Gustavo Halley, Presenter – Augustinum

17:00 - 21:00
MASTERCLASS: Bo Skovhus – Kammermusiksaal, Grazer Congress
Thu 28
16:00 - 17:00
Coach Studio Class (moved from Wednesday – this week only)

19:30
ORCHESTRA CONCERT #3: Jubilate!  Dirigent: Marzio Conti – Herz-Jesu-Kirche
Fri 29
10:00 - 15:00
Meistersinger Competition: Preliminary round – Augustinum

19:30
ORCHESTRA CONCERT #3: Jubilate!  Dirigent: Marzio Conti – Stift St. Paul im Lavanttal
Sat 30
14:00 - 17:00
MASTERCLASS: Nico de Villiers – Pfarrsaal St Leonhard
Sun 31
10:00
AIMS in Graz churches – Stadtpfarrkirche

13:00 - 15:30
Meistersinger Competition: Semi-final round – Augustinum

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

 

August

Mon 1
10:50 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Linda Watson – Augustinum

10:50 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Nathalie Doucet – Augustinum

13:25 - 16:45
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Nathalie Doucet – Augustinum

15:05 - 15:50
SPECIAL EVENTS LECTURE SERIES: TBA – Augustinum

16:00 - 17:00
SPECIAL EVENTS HOUR: TBA – Augustinum

19:30
MASTERCLASS: Linda Watson – Kammermusiksaal, Grazer Congress
Tue 2
10:00 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Linda Watson – Augustinum

10:50 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Nathalie Doucet – Augustinum

13:25 - 16:45
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Linda Watson – Augustinum

13:25 - 16:45
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Nathalie Doucet – Augustinum

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

19:30
Operette Concert Benefit for Odilien-Institute – Priesterseminar, Barocksaal
Wed 3
10:00 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Linda Watson – Augustinum

13:25 - 16:45
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Linda Wtson – Augustinum

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

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

19:30
ORCHESTRA CONCERT #4 – O mia bella Napoli  Dirigent: Marzio Conti – Schlossbergbühne Kasematten, Graz
Thu 4
10:00 - 12:25
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Linda Watson – Augustinum

13:25 - 16:45
PRIVATE COACHINGS: Linda Watson – 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 – Kammermusiksaal, Grazer Congress
Fri 5
19:30
Liederkonzert: Ein Lied-Palindrom (A Song Palindrome) (Timothy Hoekman Studio) – Pfarrsaal St Leonhard

19:30
ORCHESTRA CONCERT #4 – O mia bella Napoli  Dirigent: Marzio Conti – Kunsthaus Weiz
Sat 6
11:00
Liederkonzert: Ein Lied-Palindrom (A Song Palindrome) (Timothy Hoekman Studio) – Meerscheinschlössl

19:30
Fiesta Española! Spanish Concert – Meerscheinschlössl
Sun 7
10:00
AIMS in Graz churches – Münzgrabenkirche

19:30
Liederkonzert: Wein, Weib und Gesang (Wine, Woman and Song) (Gabriel Dobner Studio) – Pfarrsaal St Leonhard
Mon 8
15:05 - 15:50
SPECIAL EVENTS LECTURE SERIES: TBA – Augustinum

16:00 - 17:00
SPECIAL EVENTS HOUR: TBA – Augustinum

19:30
Liederkonzert: Wein, Weib und Gesang (Wine, Woman and Song) (Gabriel Dobner Studio) – Palais Meran, Florentinersaal
Tue 9
16:00 - 17:00
Voice Studio Class (every Tuesday)

16:00 - 18:00
Neill Thornborrow Agent Auditions – Augustinum

19:30
Kammermusik – Instrumental Chamber Music – Priesterseminar, Barocksaal

19:30
Liederkonzert: Galgenlieder bis Liebeslieder (Gallows Songs to Love Songs) (Kenneth Griffiths Studio) – Pfarrsaal St Leonhard
Wed 10
14:00 - 16:00
Neill Thornborrow Agent Auditions – Augustinum

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

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

19:30
Liederkonzert: Galgenlieder bis Liebeslieder (Gallows Songs to Love Songs) (Kenneth Griffiths Studio) – Palais Meran, Florentinersaal
Thu 11
14:00 - 16:00
Neill Thornborrow Agent Auditions – Augustinum

19:30
ORCHESTRA CONCERT #5 – Meistersinger  Dirigent: Marzio Conti – Helmut-List-Halle
Fri 12
Last Day of Classes

18:00
Farewell Party
Sat 13
Departures
Sun 14
Departures