Project Orchestra Week Sept. 2023
of the Children & Youth Philharmonic Salzburg

Photo © Barbara Eger

Date: Monday, September 04.09.2023th, 08.09.2023 – Friday, September 09th, 00, 17 a.m. to 00 p.m., St.Paul (Eduard-Herget-Straße 5), care from 08:40 a.m. to 17:15 p.m., including lunch and snacks

Closing concert: FRI 8 September 2023, 17.00-18.15 p.m. Church of St. Paul, Salzburg Admission free – voluntary donations requested. concert without a break.

The orchestra week of the Children's & Youth Philharmonic Salzburg is aimed at music-loving children and young people aged 7-18 who already have a good handle on their instrument, practice it almost every day, have had instrument lessons for at least 2 years and have good hearing and a sense of rhythm and be able to tune their instrument independently. Orchestra or ensemble experience is an advantage. The focus is on having fun and enjoying making music together, as well as getting to know professional rehearsals.


Violin: Emeline Pierre Larsen, Felicia Zeilner, and Maria Dengg
Cello/double bass: NN
flute: Zerrin Gokce Yalcin
Clarinet: Martin Fabian
Other instruments: on request (if more than 3 participants register for an instrument group, we will be happy to provide sheet music and teachers)
Singing and ear training: NN
mental training: Cornelia Draxler
Musical direction: Elisabeth Fuchs


Daily routine Monday to Thursday:
08:40-08:55 Arrive
9:00 – 9:15 FOR ALL: Welcome + discussion in the Tutti rehearsal room (basement)
9:15 – 10:30 rehearsals in small groups
10:30-10:45 BREAK (cookies & fruit)
10:45-11:00 mental training+physical exercises
11:00-12:00 rehearsals in small groups
12:00-13:30 Lunch and free play time
13:30-14:30 Singing and ear training
14:30-15:00 BREAK (cookies & fruit)
15:00-17:00 Complete rehearsal with Elisabeth Fuchs
17:00-17:15 Parents pick up their children
Daily routine Friday:
08:40-08:55 Arrive
09:00-11:30 dress rehearsal in the church
11:30-12:30 Lunch and free play time
12:30-12:45 Parents pick up their children
16:30 p.m. Meeting point in front of the Church of St. Paul or in the parish hall
17:00-ca.18:20 concert without a break

Dress code (performers) for the concert: festive colorful

REGISTRATION & CONTRIBUTION TO COSTS for children & young people to take part in the ORCHESTER WEEK in September online at

Violin, viola, cello and double bass, flute, clarinet
7-18 years
You already have a good handle on your instrument, you practice almost every day, you have had instrument lessons for at least 2 years, you have good hearing and a good sense of rhythm and you can tune your instrument yourself. Orchestra or ensemble experience is an advantage.

Registration deadline: June 15th
Registration online only – see form below.
Limited number of participants
No audition: sheet music will be sent by e-mail by mid-May.
Good preparation and PRACTICE of all pieces is required.
Wirebound notes will be issued at the 1st rehearsal.
In principle, missing samples are not possible.

Limited number of participants (80 participants). The registration procedure is always based on the principle of first come first serve. However, all participants are expected to listen to the works/songs played and practice all the pieces before the start of the project, and to continue practicing the works at home parallel to the orchestra rehearsals. The orchestra as a WHOLE can only play very well if everyone participates with full commitment.

Contribution towards expenses: 175€ and THANK YOU for your donation because the contribution towards expenses really only covers a very modest part of the total costs.

Tickets for the final concert of the orchestra week in September:
NO tickets can be booked in advance, NO entry. Voluntary donations only.


Orchestral pieces "classic & traditional"
(MIXED line-ups, i.e. not all play everything):

JS Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.3 - ALL
WA Mozart: Divertimento in D – 3rd movement Presto – ALL
L. van Beethoven: Joy beautiful gods sparks - ALL
PI Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite - ALL
A. Piazzolla Verano porteno – only oldies
Thais Meditation: Oldies only
V. Monti: Czardas: only oldies
J. Strauss Under Thunder and Lightning - Polka - ALL

Orchestral Pieces “Rock & Pop & Film Music”

Falco: Rock me Amades - ALL
David Guetta Dangerous - ALL
R. Longfield James Bond - Medley
ABBA: Thank you for the music - ALL
ABBA: Mamma Mia - ALL
M. Jackson: We are the world - ALL
AL Webber: Memory - ALL + solo vocals
Manfred Schmitz Boogie for Strings – ALL
flute piece nn
clarinet piece nn
Canon: The songs sound
Folkwise Hejo hitched up the wagon
L. Armstrong: What a wonderful world - ALL
Folk Irish Blessing – ALL

Registration Form

  • Participants: in the Orchestra Week 2023 project

    data of the child
  • Age: 7-17 Jahre
  • Parent/Guardian

    Data of the legal guardian / legal guardians
  • I have read the privacy policy and I agree that my details and data will be collected and stored electronically to answer my request/participation. Furthermore, this data is collected and used by the Salzburg Philharmonic/Children's Festival for the purpose of direct marketing. It will not be passed on to other recipients. You can revoke your consent for the future at any time by e-mail or phone: +43 650 5172030.
  • I agree to publish image and sound materials produced by me during rehearsals and performances. I agree that all rights to the use, rights of use and publication of these recordings are transferred to the Philharmonie Salzburg. The Philharmonie Salzburg may use the image and sound materials for illustration and advertising purposes. I also agree with a publication in social media.
  • With my commitment to this project, I undertake to comply with the general terms and conditions (see