the versatility of the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation and its three core areas of
activity Concerts, Research and Museums, the Educational
Department is able to offer an extensive programme. The range of projects undertaken is constantly
being expanded, and topical issues often feature in concerts.
workshops address playgroups, schools, and children who
would like to learn more about Mozart and his life.
Rhapsody in School (for all ages)
Rhapsody in School was created by pianist Lars Vogt and addresses
school classes of all ages.
project, musicians, who otherwise only play on major stages, have the
opportunity to narrow the distance between them and the audience. Outside the
orchestral pit, world-famous personalities relate what music means to them.
Performing live music and giving a personal insight into their profession, the
musicians aim to pass on their enthusiasm about their instrument and music to
season the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation is again a co-operation partner of Rhapsody in School. Our main aim is to
facilitate the encounter between school classes and musicians performing in our
institution. Artists visit the school classes, and pupils have the opportunity
to attend the concert or final rehearsal of the musicians.
Wunderkind Mozart (8-10 years of age)
Wunderkind Mozart (Mozart the child prodigy) is a workshop
especially developed for 3rd to 4th form classes.
reports, narratives and biographical dates about Wolfgang Amadé Mozart, this
workshop takes children through all aspects of the Research Department of the Salzburg
This is particularly
interesting for all those who want to discover more about musical talent and
the term child prodigy.
Mozart & the Sociodrama (10-12 years of age)
The Mystery of the Unknown is a workshop about Mozart’s
opera The Magic Flute.
new workshop series Mozart & the
Social Drama, works by Mozart form the basis for various subjects, which
seem to have relevance for adolescents.
of J. L. Moreno’s method of social drama, these subjects are worked on through
role play, role reversal and so-called mirroring. Engaging in all sorts of questions
and emotions evoked by Mozart’s characters and musical themes thus leads to
enhanced decision-making, responsibility, and a change of perspectives.
The Mystery of the Unknown is the first workshop of the
series Mozart & the Social Drama.
Mozart Week Workshops (10-18 years of age)
Mozart Week is the highlight of the concert season organized by the Salzburg Mozarteum
Foundation. The Mozart Week Workshops, which are arranged and organized by
students in the Music Educational Department of the Mozarteum University, have
become an integral part of the festival.
Pure Keyboard: The
Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation’s keyboard instruments (from 13 years of age)
Mozart himself played them: the
fortepiano, the clavichord, harpsichord and organ – each of these instruments
has its own sound and a very specific mechanism.
All these keyboard instruments
are on display in the Dancing Master’s Hall in the Mozart Residence and will be
performed during this workshop. Besides this, lots of information will be
provided about the history, the manner of playing, how the instruments were
built, and of course one or two anecdotes
Mozart Reporters Produce a Newspaper: Young
journalists report on the Mozart Week 2016 (from 14 years of age)
During the coming season schoolchildren
can report as journalists on the Mozart Week 2016. This cooperation between the Salzburger Nachrichten and the Salzburg
Mozarteum Foundation gives young people insights into topics for arts
journalism and encourages them to present their opinion to the public.
an introductory lecture Karl Harb, arts journalist for the Salzburger Nachrichten, prepares the young reporters for this
task. All forms of reporting are
explained. The Mozart reporters will
have press identity cards and can take a look behind the scenes, do on-the-spot
research, attend concerts and interview the performing artists.
reports, reviews and interviews will appear on the homepage of the Salzburg
Mozarteum Foundation and on the page Mozart
Reporters Produce a Newspaper in the Salzburger
Beatboxing with Mozart: The
art of creating rhythm solely with the mouth (from 15 years of age)
Beatboxing is the imitation of beats,
sounds, percussive and other instruments using only the mouth. All sorts of musical genres and styles will
be explored, varied and newly invented.
means of the humming technique a beatboxer can produce two sounds at the same
time. The first part of the workshop
concentrates on learning this and other techniques. Afterwards participants
will investigate how closely related beatboxing and the spoken word are. Melodious excerpts from Mozart’s letters will
be combined with the beats learned in the first part of the workshop. The resulting corresponding grooves will be
played together as a glorious finale.
DANCE in animated dialogue (from 15 years of age)
In dance and movement workshops
schoolchildren evolve performance interventions as the overture to the concert Sound Club W. A. M.
in improvisation, establishing themes, questioning one’s own experiences, and
developing one’s own dialogic performances in line with the musical form
presented in the context of the concert series Die Kammer (The Chamber)
during the concert Sound Club W. A. M. in the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation.
is an animated project and an extension of the individual’s own animated
expression. A combined choreography will
be created as young people explore the dance-like traces of the musical works
in various rooms of the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation.
director: Brigitte Walk