11th July – 17th July 2021!

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: 11th July 2021 at 2 p.m. (Location: Graz, Steiermarkhof)
– End: 17th July 2021 (after breakfast)
– Registration: 1st February to 9th May 2021 (Early Bird Bonus until 14th March)
– for more details/pricing, click here










The highlight of the week – the final concert PERCUSSIONISTS UNITED 2021 at the Steiermakhof, Graz.
The participants and tutors will perform togehter on stage on 16th July 2021 at 7.30 p.m.
Entrance free, Pre-Registration needed: Klick here for Pre-Registration





Meet our Tutors 2021

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, Conductor

Frédéric Macarez

Percussion Tutor

Soloist, Timpanist Orchestre de Paris, Director of Percussion Studies at Conservatoire Régional de Paris, Lecturer at ISEM Aix-en-Provence

Florian Klinger

Percussion Tutor

Percussionist at the Volksopera Vienna, Founder of the performance group “Louie’s Cage Percussion”

Thomas März

Percussion Tutor

1. percussionist of the bavarian state opera, OPER-cussion – the percussionists of the bavarian state opera

Manuel Clemente Alcaraz

Percussion Tutor

Percussionist Ensemble Schallfeld, 1st place Jeunesses Musicales National Competition, Workshops and Masterclasses in Europe



Your ACADEMY 2021

Ask our tutors questions you always wanted to know and make ACADEMY 2021 an unforgettable week.

The only thing missing…

Alexander Georgiev

Percussion Tutor

Soloist-Percussion Professor at the Gustav Mahler Privatuniversität Klagenfurt

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

Leonhard Königseder

Identity Trainer

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

certified mental and sports mental trainer

Ulrich Katzenberger

Identity Trainer

Mental and empathy training Team development


Meet our

Identity-Tutors 2021

Our identity trainers will be at your side throughout the week to work with you on individual tips and tricks to help you mentally in any situation.

Would you like to have this experience too?

Then don’t forget to sign up for Identity as well.