Colmar 2019

The Colmar academy is the most ancient and renowned Theremin Academy – it’s where the academy concept was developed by Carolina & Thierry and started in 2010.


18/07/2019 09h –
21/07/2019 18h


Carolina Eyck

Carolina Eyck is, together with Thierry Frenkel, the co-founder of the Theremin Academy which started in 2010 in Colmar/France. In 2013, she initiated the Theremin Spring Academy in Leipzig/Germany which is now continued in Berlin, the German Capital, from 2018 on.

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Thierry Frenkel

Thierry Frenkel is, together with Carolina Eyck, the co-founder of the Theremin Academy which started in 2010 in Colmar/France. Since then, he constantly increased the academy network to make 4 or 5 academies happen in different European towns every year.

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The academy will be held at Thierry’s Theremin atelier,
9 rue des Serruriers, 68000 Colmar, France


Regular activities

From Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th, 9h to 13h and 14h to 18h, Sunday 21st from 9 to 13h:

  • Individual Theremin lessons
  • Theremin group lessons & workshops
  • Theremin chamber music classes
  • Theremin tuning, upgrade, and repair service

Specific program highlights

  • Wednesday 17th, 20h30:
    Informal meeting of all participants at the Jupiler Café (nearby place de la cathédrale) to get to know each other.
  • Thursday 18th, 20h30:
    Seminar and exchange about the newest aspects of theremin playing & “Ask the expert” round table with Thierry. If the weather is fine, we’ll do that at the terrace of the Jupiler Café, again.
  • Saturday 20th, 19h30:
    The usual festive common dinner for all participants
  • Sunday 21st, 14h00:
    Café musical: A final student’s concert around a coffee and pastries table, public announcements about upcoming academies.

Additional options

  • Masha offers group lessons about various topics in German language. For more details, please look at her website.

Information for participants

What you will need to carry with you

  • Theremin
  • Cables
  • Amplifier
  • Music stand
  • Theremin stand

In case you can’t travel with an amplifier and/or a theremin stand, please contact us before registering. In most cases, a solution can be found.

Please try to be present during all days of the academy, so that we might schedule lessons and classes without constraints.

Stay and food

You may book your stay in the neighbored Primo or Ibis hotels, the tourist apartments next door, with the help of the Colmar tourist information, or via AirBnB. Since Colmar is a town of great touristic interest, you’ll find many shops and restaurants in walking distance from the academy location.


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