Open Strings Masterclass 2023 will be held from the 24th July to 2nd August in Denmark. Open Strings offers an intensive week of cello and violin lessons, ensemble, workshops as well as a focus on the physical and mental aspects of playing.

The course is located in Ebeltoft where it is held in conjunction with the international festival Klassiske Koncerter in Djurs & Mols.

Basic information:

Dates: 24th July – 2nd August

Price: 6.000 DKK incl. accommodation (2000 DKK deposit* to be paid before 1st June 2023, the rest is to be transferred before the start of the course)

Updated Application Deadline: 20th June 2023

It is still possible to submit a late application until 1st July, however, the fee will be raised to 6.350DKK.

Please click here to submit your application.

*Please Note: Under no circumstances will the deposit be refundable if the student chooses not to attend the course.


Food is not included in the price, there is a small kitchen at the accommodation and grocery stores in Ebeltoft.

Basic timeline:

The course is structured where is a focus on solo masterclasses and rehearsing for string orchestra and cello ensemble in the first half of the course. The second part of the course students will be part of the festival environment at Klassiske Koncerter in Djurs & Mols with various concerts with the different ensembles.

Check out the location here (the website is unfortunately in Danish, but some of the pictures can give a good idea of the place):

24th July to 2nd August: