Graz, Austria
12th July – 18th July 2020

Chamber music

Not only individual lessons and workshops are planned. If you like, you can take part in the ensemble music. Experience to work on pieces with other participants of the ACADEMY.


One-to-one tuition

A mix of one-to-one tuitions and workshops will make your week varied, excited and full of new experiences.

Orchestral and solo repertoire

We want to enable you to work on each piece with the lectures, whether solo or orchestra repertoire

Success coaching

Success begins in the mind! Thoughts, emotions and the competence to control your inner processes contribute to optimum performance.

Mental strength

Development of self-regulation techniques, relaxation capability, power of concentration and mental performance preparation.

Stress competence

Maintaining the ability to perform in stressful situations, retaining composure and confidence when under pressure and emerging fortified from it.



The most important information you have to know at a glance:
– Beginning: 12th July 2020 at 2 p.m. (Location: Graz, Steiermarkhof)
– End: 18th July 2020 (after breakfast)
– Registration: 21th January 2020 to 10th May 2020
– for more details/pricing, click here




The highlight of the week – the final concert PERCUSSIONISTS UNITED 2020 at the Steiermakhof, Graz.
The participants and tutors will perform togehter on stage on 17th July 2020 at 7.30 p.m.
Entrance free, no ticket needed.

Meet our Tutors 2020

These world-famous and successful percussionists will travel to Graz this summer to experience an unforgettable week with percussionists like you.

Markus Rhoten

Percussion Tutor


Principal Timpani New York Philharmonic

Lecturer at the Julliard School of Music New York

Raphael Haeger

Percussion Tutor


Percussionist Berliner Philharmoniker


Frédéric Macarez

Percussion Tutor

Soloist Timpanist Orchestre de Paris

Director of Percussion Studies at Conservatoire Régional de Paris

Lecturer at ISEM Aix-en-Provence

Jörg Hannabach

Percussion Tutor

Percussionist Münchner Philharmoniker

Ensemble “Municussion”, Percussion Quartett Münchner Philharmoniker

“Hochschule für Musik und Theater München”

Simone Rubino

Percussion Tutor


International Soloist

1st place ARD competition

Manuel Clemente Alcaraz

Percussion Tutor

Ensemble Schallfeld

1st place Jeunesses Musicales National Competition

Workshops and Masterclasses in Europe

Ulrike Stadler

Percussion Tutor and artistic director

Lecturer of a percussion class at the University of Art Graz and at the Joseph Haydn Conservatory in Eisenstadt

Timpanist recreation Großes Orchester Graz

certified mental and sports mental trainer

Ulrich Katzenberger

Identity Trainer


Mental and empathy training

Team development

Leonhard Königseder

Identity Trainer


1st percussionist and principal timpanist of the Graz Philharmonic Orchestra & Opera Graz

certified mental and sports mental trainer