Music Summer Camps Experiences in the Salzkammergut Region of Austria

This summer again, children, young people, students and adults are given the opportunity to enjoy high-quality lessons with renowned teachers in the midst of the idyllic Salzkammergut holiday region.

The AME Music Camps combine cultural and nature experiences as well as intro cultural exchange in a harmonious way.


(Focus Piano and Brass Instruments)
15. - 20. AUGUST 2017


(Focus Piano and String Instruments)
20. - 25. AUGUST 2017

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12 am: Arrival in the AME Headquarter at the Landesmusikschule Bad Goisern, Meet & Greet with the lecturers, building groups

2 pm: body awareness, movement and music

7 pm: Welcome celebration with regional music in scenic Salzkammergut location

9 - 12 am: One-on-One lessons 45 mins./student

2 am: Hallstatt visit with sightseeing focussed on cultural and music history, focus on baroque epoque

7.30 pm: Music and voice: Holistic voice work, fun with yodeling

9 - 12am: One-on-One lessons 45 mins./student

2 pm: Body awareness, movement and music: horse riding surrounded by mountain landscape

7.30 pm: Music & Rhythm

9 - 12am: One-on-One lessons 45 mins./student

2 - 5pm: Bad Ischl visit with sightseeing focussed on cultural and music history, focus on classic and romantic period

7.30 pm: Interactive multimedia lecture about european culture and music history, improvisation training

9 - 12am: One-on-One lessons 45 mins./student

2 - 5pm: Preparation for evening concert

7 pm: Concert with diploma ceremony, graduation party


9 am - 6pm: Excursion to the "Gjaidalm" mountain hut by cable car in the Dachstein mountains on 1.700m altitude, Visit to the world-famous Dachstein ice caves, outdoor-activity "Land Art" with an outdoor education specialist.

9 am - 4pm: Excursion to Salzburg, Musical- and historical tour, visit to Mozarts birth house, Visit to the castle Hohen Salzburg



Studied piano at the Bruckner-University Linz, afterwards at the University Mozarteum Salzburg with Alfons Kontarsky and with Claude Helffer in Paris. He holds a doctor degree from the Mozarteum University Salzburg.

Since 25 years he is the principal of the Federal Upper Austrian Music School in Bad Goisern and Director of the International Austrian-Music-Education department. He performed international piano recitals throughout Europe, China, Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, Egypt and Brasil, also together with famous musicians like Philippe Entremont, Benjamin Schmid, Alois Brandhofer, Ayami Ikeba and members of famous orchestras like the Vienna Philharmonic and Symphonic Orchestra.


Born in Vienna, studied violin and string quartet at the LaSalle Quartet and at the College Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati. From 1971 to 1981 he was concertmaster of the “Brucknerorchestra” Linz and a member of the international Festival "Strings Lucerne". He performed as a soloist in Germany and abroad (USA, Japan, Germany, Spain, Belgium, etc.). Josef Sabaini has been director of the famous “Harmonices mundi Chamber Orchestra” since its founding in 1986. From 2002 to 2009 he was the director of the Institute of String Instruments at the Anton Bruckner University Linz, he is still Professor for Violin in this University, many of his students are members of famous orchestras.


Her most influential teachers were Stefan Popov, Mstislav Rostropovitch and Serafim Antropov. Her concerts have taken her from Tokio to Quito, from Capetown to Mexico, from New Delhi to Santiago de Chile, from Seoul to Panama., Yvona received several international awards, among which First Prize at the International Cello Competition of Vina del Mar, Chile, 1986 Gold Medal of the International String Competition of the UNISA, 1988 Regular participation in renowned Festivals as well as intensive appearances as soloist or in chamber music concerts in most European countries, in Americas Southeast Asia and the Orient. 2008 she was invited to play the "Winterreise" of Franz Schubert before Arvo Pärt at Tallinn and before Pope Benedict XVI at Castel Gandolfo. Given her dedicated involvement in contemporary music, a number of works were written for and first performed by her, recently one of Henri Pousseur's last works.


Bernhard Pronebner studied with Prof. Krammer at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and Prof. Pomberger at the Music University of Vienna. He taught at the Musikum Salzburg, then as an assistant at the Bernstein Institute of the University of Music in Vienna, followed by his appointment as lecturer at the Franz Schubert Institute of the University of Music in Vienna. Many of his students have won prizes at national competitions. His career as a musician led him through the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg to the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, then to the Symphony Orchestra of the Austrian Broadcast and to the Vienna Symphonic Orchestra. As a member of the famous ensemble Juvavum Brass, he has played with many productions of the Salzburg Festival.

Optional Upgrades




  • Use your voice during singing and voice training
  • Enjoy rhythmical and body awareness lessons
  • Get to know historical instruments
  • Visit local instrument manufacturers



  • English, French or German lessons
  • Arts lessons
  • Art related museums and hikes (Gustav Klimt)
  • Guided tour to famous baroque library and monastery



  • Bake your own bread
  • Ride through the Austrian countryside in an local horse carriage
  • Take a leisurely hike in our UNESCO-world-heritage region