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Switzerland Switzerland
Wolfgang Rihm, Artistic Director
Matthias Pintscher, Principal Conductor
Pierre Boulez † Honorary President
Sir Simon Rattle, Peter Eötvös, Duncan Ward, London Symphony Orchestra, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Tamara Stefanovich, Fritz Hauser, and many more…
Through daily rehearsals and master classes, participants in the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY will work on contemporary orchestral, ensemble, and chamber music repertoire by an exciting range of composers, including Kurtág, Eötvös, Hauser, Zimmermann, Stockhausen, Nono and many others. Each participant’s work will be supervised by internationally acclaimed conductors, composers, and performers. Academy participants will perform several concerts at LUCERNE FESTIVAL and on tour.
There is no fee for active participation in the academy. Travel, accommodation, and meals, as well as scores and instrumental parts are provided.
period16 Aug 18 - 19 Sep 18
closing date15 Jan 18
posted 18 Oct 17

Estonia Estonia
Baltic Academies Orchestra
The Baltic Academies Orchestra (BAO) Masterclass was established in 2017. It has been founded to fill the gap between the education and professional practice and create an opportunity to introduce Baltic music. The masterclass takes place mostly in Tartu. Tartu is considered the intellectual center of the country, especially since it is home to the nation's oldest (established 1632) and most renowned university, the University of Tartu.
The accepted students (all orchestra instruments, conductors and composers) will get the chance to work with Glasperlenspiel Sinfonietta and the Baltic Academies Orchestra. BAO Masterclass collaborates closely with the Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic, offering it forms a bridge and road for young professionals to enter a professional practice. The contact with professionals will be both formal and informal.
BAO Academy is a great opportunity for young musicians to develop their skills in a supporting atmosphere.
period02 Feb 18 - 18 Feb 18
closing date20 Nov 17
posted 11 Oct 17

United States United States
TSO/OSU Graduate Fellowships in String Orchestral Performance
Oklahoma State University, the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra, the Patti Johnson Wilson Foundation, and the OSU Department of Music's String Area announce three graduate fellowships for 2018: one violin, one cello and one bass position.
A two-year program, this fellowship will allow qualified applicants to pursue a graduate degree at OSU while performing as section players with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra.
Accepted applicants can expect to receive tuition waivers as well as health benefits while they are enrolled in the program.
Candidates must apply to and be accepted by both the OSU Graduate College and the Department of Music Master of Music program.
The application for admission to the Graduate College must be submitted online.
To arrange an audition or submit a video audition, contact Dr. Laura Talbott-Clark directly:
period14 Aug 18 - 02 May 20
posted 6 Oct 17

United Kingdom United Kingdom
The Ingenium Academy International Summer School for Music
The Ingenium Academy offers students between the ages of 14 and 18 a unique musical and cultural experience.
Held at the beautiful and prestigious Winchester College, the course includes tuition from world-renowned musicians, performances in top British venues and the opportunity to meet like-minded friends from all over the world within our environment of creative excellence.
Our three-week courses include orchestral, vocal, piano, saxophone and conducting programmes.
period22 Jul 18 - 12 Aug 18
closing date22 Jul 18
posted 26 Sep 17

Germany Germany
Prof. Matthew McDonald, Doublebass-Blackmore Intl. Music Academy
Welcome to the international doublebass master class with worldfamous and important double bassist - Prof. Matthew McDonald.
Our course services included: individual lessons, closing concert, concert engagements in Berlin for the best participants, certificate of participation.
Please include with your application: completed application form, copy of ID, C.V. and artist photo.
There are no audition before.
All participants will be confirmed after the order of their application.
Course fee active: 649 €; Passive listener (entire course): 200 €; Daily: 50 €; solo performance with chamber orchestra: 300 €
period26 Feb 18 - 04 Mar 18
posted 25 Sep 17

United Kingdom United Kingdom
XXI International LMFL Summer Music Course – Llandovery College
XXI International Summer Music Course – Llandovery College Carmarthenshire (Wales) UK
Pre-course – 7th to 12th July 2018 – Arrival on 6th July.
Main course – 13th to 25th July 2018 – Arrival on 12th July afternoon and departure on 26th July morning.
A specialised, intensive Music Course for young musicians preparing exams, auditions and competitions with some of the world’s s best teachers
Instrumental and vocal tuition, Choir, Chamber Music, Composition, string ensembles , orchestra , jazz sessions
we take unaccompanied students from 11 years old in full board and lodging , supervised .
We welcome accompanied students with parents
Students can come as day only students
Language tuition in one to one or in very small groups : English, French, German, Italian , Spanish and Mandarin for students and accompanying parents
period07 Jul 18 - 26 Jul 18
posted 25 Sep 17

Spain Spain
III Agustin Aponte International Music Competition, 2018
III Agustin Aponte International Music Competition, 2018
Divided in two categories: Piano and Strings (violin, viola, cello, double bass and guitar).
The competition is open to all nationalities to all musicians up to 32 years of age.
Grand Prize for all categories: 2000€
Prizes for each category:
1st Prize: 1000€
2nd Prize: 500€
3rd Prize: Diploma
period10 Feb 18 - 13 Feb 18
closing date22 Dec 17
posted 11 Aug 17

Italy Italy
Obiettivo Orchestra : Orchestral Training Course
The course aims to prepare young graduating and graduate students for the orchestral profession.
The training program will involve teachers who are the first chairs of the Filarmonica Teatro Regio Torino and will have as its core stages an internship with the same Filarmonica Teatro Regio Torino in which students will be able to play with the teachers and other professionals, and an exam which is structured and organized in the manner of orchestral auditions.
The suitable candidates will be invited to collaborate under compensation with the Filarmonica Teatro Regio Torino in its various activities, as needed by its committments.
period16 Nov 17 - 04 Jun 17
closing date31 Oct 17
posted 4 Aug 17

United States United States
Artist Diploma in Orchestral Studies (San Francisco Academy)
Now accepting applications for Spring semester 2017 and Autumn semester 2017.
Financial aid available to qualified applicants.
The San Francisco Academy Orchestra Artist Diploma Program offers an intensive one-year education that focuses on the skills necessary to prepare for auditions and an orchestral career.
Coursework includes weekly private instruction, weekly group excerpt classes, mock auditions, and the opportunity to rehearse and perform alongside members of the San Francisco Symphony.
Two semesters of completed coursework will result in the Academy Orchestra's Artist Diploma!
period01 Feb 17 - 31 May 18
closing date01 Dec 17
posted 9 Oct 16

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