Heidelberg Spring

Heidelberg, April 20-22


This mini-Institute is scheduled to coincide with the Heidelberg Spring Festival. Thursday evening April 19, Thomas Hampson sings a lieder recital which is always one of the highlights of the festival. „If you are interested to visit this concert, please visit here for further information and booking.

The Institute itself takes place in the studio of Jens Schlichting, classical and jazz pianist, improvisor and composer, with the ATM lessons held across the street at the local music school, where there will also be practice pianos made available for participants.

Alan Fraser teaches in English, and there will be German translation available if needed. This is the fifth Alan Fraser Institute to be held at Klavierstudio Hirschberg.

17:00-17:30 Welcome, Registration
17:30-18:15 Opening session
18:30-20:30 Group lecture/lessons
20:45-22:00 ATM
8:00-8:45 Optional private Lesson
(not included in workshop fee)
9:00-10:00 Group ATM
10:15-12:15 Group lecture/lessons
12:15-13:45 Lunch
13:45-15:15 Group lecture/lessons
15:15-16:00 Coffee - Discussion Q & A
16:00-18:00 Group lecture/lessons
18:00-24:00 Chill Out & Heidelberg Concert
8:00-8:45 Optional private Lesson
(not included in workshop fee)
9:00-10:00 Group ATM
10:15-12:15 Group lecture/lessons
12:15-13:45 Lunch
13:45-15:15 Group lecture/lessons
15:15-16:00 Coffee - Closing Discussion



Click here for travelling directions to the:

Klavierstudio Hirschberg
Siebenbürgerhof 6
69493 Hirschberg/Großsachsen



There are a couple of hotels in Hirschberg, and many more in Heidelberg as well - all easily available at Booking.com. One of the local hotels offers a special rate; contact Jens Schlichting to reserve it.

We also recommend www.airbnb.com which has a small selection of affordable rooms in private homes in Hirschberg. Book early to be sure to get your choice. Or check out the vast selection of beautiful places in Heidelberg on airbnb!


There are a few eateries within walking distance of the studio, and the Schlichting family will provide certain meals. Meal expenses are paid separately from tuition fees.



To register, please click on the approptiate link in the table below. You will be sent the information package well before the workshop. For any other questions, please contact Klavierstudio Hirschberg by sending them an
or calling +49 (0) 6201 / 262 05 70.

Active participation (one 45-minute individual lesson plus participation in all group activities):
€280 (€190 Pupils/Students). Maximum 9 active participants.

Passive participation (participation in all group activities, "mini-coaching session" during the lecture-seminars):
€160 (€130 Pupils/Students) Maximum 5 passive participants.

Payment prices are in US dollars due to regulations of our payment partner, 2CheckOut.com.

Um sich anzumelden, klicken Sie bitte auf den entsprechenden Link in der Tabelle unten. Sie werden das Informationspaket lange vor dem Workshop erhalten. Für andere Fragen, wenden Sie sich bitte an das Klavierstudio Hirschberg
oder telefonisch unter +49 (0) 6201/262 05 70.

Aktive Teilnahme: € 280.- (€ 190.-Schüler/Studenten). Maximal 9 aktive Teilnehmer.

Jeder aktive Teilnehmer erhält eine 45 minütige öffentliche Unterrichtsstunde bei Prof. Fraser. Zusätzlich erhlten alle teilnehmer im Verlauf der Gruppenstunden "Mini-coaching sessions"

Passive Teilnahme: € 160.-(€ 130.-) Maximal 5 passive Teilnehmer.

Die Zahlungspreise sind in US-Dollar aufgrund der Bestimmungen unseres Zahlungspartners 2CheckOut.com.

For more information in German please visit Alan Fraser Institute Info

For further information about lodging and travelling, please contact Studio Schlichting.

Participation Regular Student
Active participation
Aktive Teilnahme
$341 $232
Passive participation
Passive Teilnahme
$195 $158

After registration, please return here to fill out this detailed participant information form.




Canadian pianist Alan Fraser gives master classes and recitals worldwide and conducts ongoing research and refinement on the ideas put forth in his three books, The Craft of Piano Playing (also in DVD), Honing the Pianistic Self-Image, and All Thumbs: Well-Coordinated Piano Technique. He is at work on several new volumes. Visit here for more on Alan Fraser.

If you have concerns or questions about your participation in the institute and would like to address them directly to Alan Fraser, contact him at Contact Alan Fraser.


For more information on Jens Schlichting, please visit his site and go to the Kurs/Dozent link on the menu bar.