International Orchestra Camp Lüchow - District 1800

INVITATION International Youth Camp District 1800, Germany
Name/Motto of the Camp: IX. International Orchestra Camp Lüchow
Hosting Rotary Club: RC Lüchow – Dannenberg, District 1800


29439 Lüchow (Lower Saxony, Northern Germany), the nearest airports are Ham-burg (120 km - distance to Lüchow) and Hannover (150 km), next train stations are Salzwedel (15 km) and Uelzen (45 km) – see travel connections


July 20th – July 30th, 2017

Number of participants:

87 students, 13 music teachers from Germany, France and USA
Invitation for: 20 advanced young students (aged 14 to 25), max. 2 from each country who are interested in intensive orchestra work and would like to contribute to the communication within a growing Europe.


German, English, French


We will be working on symphonic works in daily intensive sectional and full re-hearsals. There will be three final concerts, daytrips and various social activities – see timetable!


Participants will stay at the police camp in Lüchow, where meals will also be provided. The double bedrooms are comfortable and newly furnished


For the concerts there will be concert dresses needed. For spare time you will need leisure clothing, swimsuit and sport shoes


Registration fee, accommodation and meals are free. Only travel costs are on own ex-pense to and from Lüchow


Third-party insurance and accident insurance are covered by the Music School Lüchow-Dannenberg.

Arrival at:

usikschule Lüchow, Johannisstraße 15, D - 29439 Lüchow, participants will be picked up at the nearby station of Dannenberg or Salzwedel, agreed upon after booking
Date of arrival: Thursday, 20. July 2017, till 05:00 pm

Departure at:

Musikschule Lüchow, Johannisstraße 15, D - 29439 Lüchow
Date of departure: Sunday 30th , July 2017, from 12:00 am

It will be worked on symphonic works for Symphony orchestra:

Bedřich Smetana (1824-1884) The Moldau (Vltava)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958 Bass Tuba Concerto in F minor
Soloist: Lukas Strieder
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) Symphonie No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

Additional informations:

Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets, Bassoons, Horns, Trumpets, Trombones, Tuba, Harp and Percussion
Music will be send to the participants for individual practice a few weeks before the camp starts.

Applications closing date:

March 31st, 2017

Application to be send to:

Musikschule Lüchow-Dannenberg
Johannisstraße 15
D-29439 Lüchow
Tel.: +49-5841 – 97 97 91
Fax.: +49-5841 – 97 97 92
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You will find more informations under:

Download a file with "Travel connections to Lüchow (Wendland)

Download Timetable for the X. International Orchestra Camp