25 years TIHMS

Since 1988 lessons and master classes in combination with stage experience form the core of The International Holland Music Sessions (TIHMS).
During the Summer Academy a new generation of soloists is intensively supervised and coached by internationally renowned musicians and pedagogues. The classes, together with the public concerts taking place during the Summer Academy, may be the first step toward an invitation to perform in prestigious concert halls in the Netherlands as well as around the world.

New Masters on Tour 2014-2015

During the concert season 2014-2015 we offer our new New Masters on Tour series with five concerts. These concerts will take place in Amsterdam (Recital Hall) and will be repeated in Zwolle (Theater Odeon).
We selected great young musicians for you again!
See concerts or refer to our agenda.

Summer Academy on social media

A special Social Media team coördinates the messaging on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter. Everyone, concert visitors, participants, is invited to share news, enthusiasm and information! You will find reports with text, photo and video.

TIHMS on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter!

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Chinese Meal

Tuesday evening: Chinese meal! Participants, faculty, staff and guest parents gathering in the school garden for the traditional Chinese meal.

Summer Academy 2014

104 summer concerts (and masterclasses)

About 104 summer concerts are presented by young musicians from all over the world, in the period July 13 until August 17. See the page concerts or refer to our agenda.

Masterclasses take place in the afternoon in the Remonstrantse Kerk in Alkmaar. This gives you the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes of the education, or coaching, of young talented musicians by a world famous faculty, often prominent musicians on the concert stage themselves.

A piano trio, the Ludus Piano Trio is participating, and concertizing this year. In the years to come, TIHMS will stimulate the participation of piano trios and even piano quartets.

New page: This year an overview can be seen of all participants, with a short bio (in dutch..) and sometimes a photo. You will find that page here.

25 years TIHMS

Upcoming events

Below you see the first upcoming TIHMS concert. Please refer to our agenda for all events.

Woensdag 30 juli 2014 20:00 uur
Muiderslot - Muiden
Chieri Tomii, viool (Japan)
Sander Sittig, piano
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Sonate voor viool en piano nr. 6 in A, opus 30-1
- Allegro
- Adagio molto espressivo
- Allegretto con variazioni
Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931): Sonate voor viool solo nr. 3 in d, opus 27

Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937): Nocturne en Tarantella voor viool en piano, opus 28

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Nikolay Kozhin, piano (Rusland)
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897): Scherzo in es, opus 4

J.Haydn (1732-1809): Pianosonate in c, Hob. XVI:20
-Andante con moto
-Finale. Allegro
S.Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
- Etude Tableaux op.39 no 9 in D
- Etude Tableaux op. 33 no 8 in g
F.Kreisler (1875-1962) arr. S.Rachmaninov: 'Liebesfreude'
Chieri Tomii Photographer Ayako Krumizawa
Chieri Tomii Photographer Ayako Krumizawa
Nikolay Kozhin Photo Kirill Kusmin
Nikolay Kozhin Photo Kirill Kusmin
Sander Sittig Photo Dirk Rietveld
Sander Sittig Photo Dirk Rietveld

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