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Mittenwald International Masterclasses

August 3-8, 2020

Mittenwald, Germany

Instructors: Jeff Bradetich, Andreas Bennetzen (DK), Alex Bayer (DE), Alexis Scharff (DE), and physiotherapist Angela Gebler (DE)

Guest Teacher: Szymon Marciniak (PL)

Set in the idyllic Bavarian village of Mittenwald, Germany, the 15th annual Mittenwald International Double Bass Masterclass offer an exciting week of kontrabass study with Jeff Bradetich, Andreas Bennetzen, Alex Bayer, Alexis Scharff and physiotherapist Angela Gebler. Special guest teacher for the 2020 double bass camp is the great Szymon Marciniak.


The week offers intense technical training, concerts, solo master classes, bass ensembles, improvisation and performance workshops and bass orchestra concerts in the streets of Mittenwald. Students attend from all corners of the world and return home with vital insights into playing and learning, and rich memories of working in a positive, supportive environment.


Mittenwald is the home of Pollmann basses and a tour of the workshop is included. 

Major sponsors for the International Master Classes are Pöllmann Basses and Pirastro Strings.


Highlights include:

  • Multi-level teaching

  • Solo lessons

  • Intense technical training

  • Orchestral training

  • Room and attention for your personal needs

  • Basses that you can borrow for FREE

  • A nice friendly learning environment

  • Highly experienced faculty

  • Focus on your development

  • Concerts, workshops and insight into the world of

       double bass making in company with famous double

       bass maker Michael Krahmer Pöllmann.

For more information, contact:

Andreas Bennetzen

Norddyssen 62

DK-1441 K.

+ 45 28 76 59 96