The EMARSMaster tutors will be
─ Violinist Janez Podlesek is the Concertmaster of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra and the Slovene Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra. He teaches at the Conservatory of Music and Ballet Ljubljana. In 2012 he was appointed violin docent.
─ is a Full Professor at the Academy of Music at University of Ljubljana. From 1996 to 2008 he was the principal flutist of the Slovenian National Radio Symphony Orchestra. He completed his graduate and post graduate studies at the Academy of Music at University of Ljubljana under Professor Fedja Rupel, and later went on to complete advanced studies with Mario Ancillotti and to attend Masterclasses led by Trevor Wye, Michel Debost, Peter-Lukas Graf and James Galway.
─ Clarinettist and pedagogue Jože Kotarlives and works in Ljubljana, where for 12 years he served as principal clarinet of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra. Currently he holds the same position with the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra. He is tenured professor of clarinet at the Academy of Music and also teaches at the Conservatory for Music and Ballet, both in the Slovenian capital.
Through the course of the school year the students will meet with their professors in five lectures, each lasting 60 minutes, and will be joined by an accompanist in their final lecture. The lectures will be followed by a final assessment in the form of a festive concert in front the music board who will select the most promising individuals who will perform a solo piece with the Slovene Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra during the EMARS Festival in the 2018/19 concert season.