Masterclass Jörgen van Rijen
in the Punto Arte Festival

From 6 - 10 July 2021 Jörgen van Rijen (principal trombonist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra) will organize an intensive trombone masterclass for a maximum of 8 advanced students in Volterra, Tuscany. A week full of individual lessons with Jörgen van Rijen, ensemble playing and orchestra section coaching, a day of lessons with a guest teacher Daniele Morandini, principal trombonist of La Scala in Milano, mock auditions, stage performance training and baroque trombone sessions with conductor and old music specialist Jan Willem de Vriend. All of this while enjoying Tuscany's beautiful surroundings, food and culture and the swimming pool of the wonderful accomodation, where we all stay together. During the week we will play several concerts in the area, including in the Punto Arte Festival in Volterra from 6 - 9 July.


  • Arrival from Monday July 5th

  • Start of the programme: Tuesday July 6th

  • Until Saturday July 10th

  • Prize: €1250,-

  • Prize includes all lodging, 3 meals a day and tuition. Not included are your travels to and from the masterclass and drinks. 

  • Villa Palagione - Volterra - Tuscany - Italy

  • Language: English

  • Individual lessons with Jörgen van Rijen 

  • Lessons with piano accompaniment

  • A day of lessons with guest teacher Daniele Morandini

  • Baroque trombone sessions with conductor and old music specialist Jan Willem de Vriend

  • Ensemble coaching

  • Ensemble concerts

  • Mock audition

  • Orchestra section coaching

  • Stage Performance training

  • Concerts in the Punto Arte Festival


  • Contact us if you need a recommendation letter for scholarships (unfortunately we don't offer scholarships)

To subscribe, please fill out this form.  Once you have e-mailed the pdf-form to, you will receive an e-mail confirmation from Punto Arte. In that e-mail we will inform you about the further procedure. Please check your spam-folder and contact us if you haven’t received an e-mail within a week. 

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