─ 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.

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─ 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.

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─ Clarinettist and pedagogue Jože Kotar lives 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.

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From 24th through 30 August 2017

Our summer school enables young musicians from different countries to enrich themselves with artistic, technical and life experience.

Each member of this summer school will have individual lessons as well as chamber music lessons with a chosen professor. The latter will be carefully devised on the basis of instrumentation and the knowledge of a particular participant.

EMARS summer school is not only intended for highly talented children or well-educated musicians. Everybody who wants to upgrade their musical knowledge with a renowned professor is kindly invited to take part.
One of the main goals we offer our students is to spend the days together. Regular lessons usually bring a student and his professor together only at the time of their lecture, while our summer school offers a better way of building a strong bond between students, mentors and peers throughout the day. The idea is also supported by developmental psychologists – especially the contact among the younger and the older is very important because the younger spontaneously follow the example of the older ones.

Summer school EMARS 2017