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International Guest Lecturers

In addition to regular courses and study programmes, the VMI regularly invites international guest lecturers to give workshops, masterclasses and seminars. An overview of the upcoming and previous VMI workshops  with information about the musicians follows.


06.11.2017: Simon Phillips Drum Clinic

Starts at 5.30 pm at the Jazz- und Music-Club 'Porgy & Bess': Tickets


23.11.2017: Jonathan Whiskerd - Workshop & Masterclass

Jonathan Whiskerd is an award-winning songwriter and experienced recording artist. He has collaborated with writer-producers Joshua Blair (Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars), Sophie Daniels (Joelle Moses, Westlife), Paul Stanborough (Guy Chambers, Cathy Dennis), Bruce Hughes (Jason Mraz) and Igor Haefeli (Daughter) in studios across the UK and US. Jonathan works as a standalone songwriter on a range of artist projects in London and Nashville/Miami-based 'AbFab Artists' and is a professional songwriting tutor and coach, with strong background in artist and writer development. He delivered masterclasses at 'Middlesex University', the 'BRIT School', HDPK in Berlin, and for the 'London Song Company'. He also works with the songwriting department at 'Belmont University' in Nasville.

The workshop for all musicians on 23.11.2017 at the VMI starts at 10 am, the masterclass for für Singer/Songwriter starts at 2 pm. Free admission.


15.12.2017: Jelena Jovovic - Vocal Workshop

Jelena Jovovic is one of the greatest Jazz singer in Europe and worked with many international musicians: Chuck Israels, Mark Murphy, Sheila Jordan, Fritz Pauer, Johannes Enders, Peter Herboltzheimer, Johnny Fourie, Bob Mover, Steve Williams or the Vienna Art Orchestra. Jelena worked also as a tutor at the 'College of Music, University of Cape Town' and at the 'College of Music, Tehnikon University Pretoria' in South Africa as well on differnt schools in Belgrad.

On 15.12.2017 Jelena will be a guest lecturer at the VMI for a vocal workshop. Free admission.


Review 1999-2017



                         Mel Verez (A)                                     Chanda Rule (USA)                              Tools at Work (A)                               Xantone Blaqc (GB)



                    Gisele Jackson (USA)                           Konstantin Kräutler (A)                             Tony Zawinul (USA)                           VMI Drummer Night (A)



                    Randy Brecker (USA)                              Drori Mondlak (USA)                               Mike Stern(USA)                             John Abercrombie (USA)



                    Phil Woods (USA)                                    Alegre Correa (BRA)                               Max Grosch (D)                               Conrad Schrenk (A)



                    Christiano Rocha (BRA)                         Elias Meiri (ISR)                                 Steven Mathurin (UK)                             Chema Vilchez (E)



                    Fernando Paiva (BRA)                              Harri Stojka (A)                               Kirk Covington (USA)                             Doug Johnson (USA)



                    Jay Clayton (USA)                                Scott Henderson (USA)                              Alex Gunia(D)                                   Sheryl Bailey (USA)



                    Bernie Galane (USA)                               Dave Fiuczynsky (USA)                        Thomas Lang (USA)                          Markus Setzer (D)



                    Pat Martino (USA)                                    Karl Ratzer (A)                                    Robert Riegler (A)                              Joe Garcia (USA)



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