Andreas Böhlen

Masterclass Recorder

photo: Helen White

22 – 26 January 2025
Masterclass recorder
Andreas Böhlen, Basel SCB/Zürich ZHdK
Répétiteur: N.N.

Course repertoire: freely selectable
Masterclass and individual lessons
Technique and interpretation

Course start: Wednesday, 22 January 2025, in the afternoon
End of course: Sunday, 26 January 2025 in the early afternoon

395.00 Euro course fees/active for professionals
345.00 Euro course fees/active for students
150.00 Euro course fees for passive participation
325.00 euros Costs for accommodation (double room) incl. full board at the Forum Artium
Single room supplement: 25.00 Euro per day if available
Temporary energy costs flat rate: 2.00 Euro per day/person
Participation without accommodation/catering: 100.00 Euro surcharge

The recorder and jazz-saxophone player Andreas Böhlen focuses on both early music and jazz. He is particularly interested in various improvisational styles of the renaissance and baroque as well as jazz. Andreas leads his own groups Theatrum Affectuum, Satyr’s Band, Andreas Böhlen Band and Crank and has collaborated with various other groups and orchestras in Europe such as Residentie Orkest Den Haag, Capriccio Barockorchester, Bach Collegium Japan, Ensemble Arcimboldo and many others.

Born in 1983 Andreas began playing recorder at the age of six, and several years later he started alto saxophone. While a high school student Andreas undertook lessons at the conservatories of Bremen and Cologne. He was awarded many prizes in several national and international competitions. Between 2003 and 2007 he attended the Conservatory of Amsterdam, studying recorder with Walter van Hauwe and jazz saxophone with Jasper Blom and Ferdinand Povel. After completing his recorder degree with distinction, Andreas studied musicology at the University of Bologna, Italy.

He has completed both a Masters degree in early music improvisation with distinction under Rudolf Lutz and a Masters degree in jazz saxophone in 2011 with Domenic Landolf and Andy Scherrer.

Andreas has appeared on many CDs and radio and TV broadcasts in Europe, USA, Japan and Australia and is touring regularly (Europe, USA, Japan, Australia).

Andreas teaches recorder at the University of the Arts Zurich and at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Switzerland.