A course for baroque lutenists taught by Andres SchlegelVinicius Perez and Paul Beier. Masterclasses, lectures and concerts centered on the theme of historical lute technique.

The course is located near the town of Chiavenna, in the Italian Alps north of Milan, in a small village named Lotteno. Click here to view a gallery of photos of Lotteno.

Application fee € 35 (Due upon application. Not refundable)
Basic fee € 300 (Due in full by July 1. Full refund if cancellation by July 15)
The basic fee includes tuition and concerts. Meals and accommodation are not included.
Lunch in Lotteno (optional) € 10 per meal.

Participants must make their own arrangements at a hotel or B&B in Chiavenna. See the official Chiavenna web site here.

To apply, send an email to Andreas Schlegel (lute.corner@sunrise.ch)

Course schedule

  • Sunday, 4 August
    • Arrival at accommodations in Chiavenna
    • 19:30 Group Dinner in Chiavenna
  • Monday – Tuesday, 5-6 August
    • 10-13 Morning session
    • 13-15 Lunch
    • 15-18 Afternoon session
  • Wednesday, 7 August
    • 10-13 Morning session
    • 13-15 Lunch
    • Afternoon: Free time and/or organized activities:
      • Hike to Uschione
      • Visit to the Palazzo Vertemate Franchi
  • Thursday – Friday, 8-9 August (See 5-6 August above.)
  • Saturday 10 August
    • 10-12 Final session
    • 12:30 Lunch and Departure

Evening Concerts

  • Monday 5 August: Vinicius Perez
  • Tuesday 6 August: Paul Beier
  • Thursday 8 August: Andreas Schlegel
  • Friday 9 August: Student Concert