Courses and Master Classes

from 1 to 50 of 77 24 nations
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Nantwen Chamber Music Summer School
A small, friendly and relaxed course for adult amateur string playersof any level.
A maximum of sixteen participants play alongside our excellent tutors in quartets, trios, & quintets.
During the course, you work intensively on a piece with the option to perform it informally on the final morning of our chamber music summer school.
There are two course to choose from, course 1 runs from Thursday the 2nd to Sunday the 5th of August, and course 2 runs from Thursday the 9th to Sunday the 12th of August.
The cost of the course is £400, this includes all tutoring and delicious organic homemade food. Local accommodation can be found nearby.
period09 Aug 18 - 12 Aug 18
posted 20 Apr 18

Czech Republic Czech Republic
Violin & Viola Masterclass - Maurizio Sciarretta & Jitka Hosprovà
Following year of Violin Masterclass and concerts in Mariánské Lázně, Czech Republic came into existence thanks to the long-term collaboration of Italian professor Maurizio Sciarretta, world-famous viola soloist and founder of the Procházky uměním (Walking in Art) International Festival Jitka Hosprová, and the West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Mariánské Lázně.
In combination with the genius loci of the historical spa town, this alliance results in high educational value for students, topped off with a public performance with the symphony orchestra.
Moreover, the masterclass offer a pleasant way of spending the summer days while enjoying the atmosphere of the most significant spa town of the Czech Republic.
The town mayor has assumed the patronage of the event.
period21 Jul 18 - 04 Aug 18
posted 18 Apr 18

Estonia Estonia
Ivry Gitlis, Albert Markov, Stadler Masterclasses+Orchestra
Alion Baltic Festival - International Violin/Viola Academy -2018
July 18-August 14, 2018. Tallinn, Estonia.
Professors - Ivry Gitlis, Albert Markov, Sergei Stadler
Other Professors include: Alissa Margulis, Leonid Kerbel, Marco Misciagna - viola, Aleksandr Buzlov-cello, Stanislav Pronin.
- All students will receive 3 lessons with each Professor.
- As part of the Academy, students can participate in up to 12 concerts in Estonia, Finland, and Latvia.
- At the end of the course, 1 student will receive Audience Prize - €500.
- Alion Baltic Orchestra - conductor - Sergei Stadler (Sankt-Peterburg Symphony).
Call for instruments with scholarships: www.alionbalticfestival.com/orc
Cost: €600 without accommodation. €550, if apply by May 1.
Apply by May 15.
Scholarships are available. globe333@hotmail.com or use contact form. www.alionbalticfestival.com
ABIMF presents its 5th season: more than 25 classical music events: concerts by Alion Baltic Orchestra, chamber music & m
period18 Jul 18 - 14 Aug 18
closing date01 Jun 18
posted 18 Apr 18

France France
Festival-Academy "Aigues-Vives en Musiques"
Daily individual instruction & opportunities to perform in public
Chamber music coaching
Orchestral audition training seminars for string players
Every course participant receives daily instruction on their respective instrument in the form of masterclasses. The mission of the course is to help prepare participants for the rigors of a professional career in music. Participants therefore have the opportunity to perform in public daily, enlarge their repertoire and gain experience in collaborative and orchestral performance.
NEW FOR 2018!
Student Fellowships - tuition, room and board covered by the festival - available for the following instruments:
Horn (1)
Trombone (1)
Bassoon (1)
Double Bass (1)
Percussion (1)
Student fellows receive no individual lessons.
Fellowship includes coached chamber music projects:
Schubert Octet and Stravinsky "L’Histoire du Soldat".
Additional performance opportunities available.
period03 Aug 18 - 12 Aug 18
closing date15 May 18
posted 18 Apr 18

Germany Germany
Latica Honda-Rosenberg, violin - Blackmore Intl. Music Academy
Welcome to the international violin master class with great Prof. Latica Honda-Rosenberg! Our course services included: individual lessons, accompanist, 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: from 649 €;
Passive listener (entire course): 200 €; Day pass: 50 €;
All participants in Berlin now have the option to perform with a chamber orchestra for the additional price of 350€ (this price includes professional multi-angle video recording of your performance with 3 cameras).
period26 Jul 18 - 01 Aug 18
posted 18 Apr 18

Germany Germany
Prof. Zakhar Bron, violin, Blackmore Intl. Music Academy, Berlin
Welcome to international violin master class with legendary Prof. Zakhar Bron. Our course services: individual lessons, accompanist, 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: 3 lessons - 749 €; 4 - 999 €; 5 - 1249 €. Passive listener (entire course): 200 €; Day: 50 €; solo performance with chamber orchestra: 350 €
period03 Jun 18 - 08 Sep 18
posted 18 Apr 18

Hungary Hungary
Young Musicians' Summer Academy
It is the 18th time University of Debrecen Faculty of Music has organized the Young Musicians’ Summer Academy for highschool students, university students and young music teachers. Besides individual mastercourses, orchestral and chamber music workshops contribute to the participiants’ artistic development. The talented young musicians can take part in an orchestral mastercourse with the leadership of Tamás Vásáry pianist and conductor, awarded Kossuth Price and Zoltán Bolyky assistant conductor. Following the rehearsal period the orchestra will go on an international tour.
In addition to the instrumental mastercourses the Summer Academy announces a vocal mastercourse, which one’s main theme is the performing style of vocal music in the 20th-21st century. The final event of the mastercourse will be the Emil Petrovics Vocal Competition.
Age limit: 16 and over
period12 Jul 18 - 24 Jul 18
closing date15 May 18
posted 18 Apr 18

Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
Internationale Meisterkurse Vaduz
Barbara Doll - Violine; Andreas Willwohl - Viola; Rafael Rosenfeld - Violoncello; Kurt Widmer - Gesang; Hannfried Lucke - Orgel; Bart Spanhove und Tom Beets - Blockflöte;
Unsere Meisterkurse richten sich an Musikstudentinnen und Musikstudenten, Berufsmusikerinnen und Berufsmusiker sowie an hochbegabte Jugendliche. Sämtliche Meisterkurse sind für aktive Teilnehmer und Hospitanten offen. Die Anzahl der aktiven Teilnehmer pro Kurs ist begrenzt, diejenige der Hospitanten ist frei.
Aktive Teilnehmer erarbeiten in mehreren Einheiten Einzelunterricht die von ihnen ausgewählte und vorbereitete Literatur. Dabei steht ihnen ein Korrepetitor zur Verfügung.
Die Unterrichtszeiten werden am ersten Kurstag mit den Dozenten abgesprochen. Aktive Teilnehmer müssen während des gesamten Kurses anwesend sein. Ihnen stehen kostenlos Übungsräume zur Verfügung. Am Ende des Kurses findet ein Schlusskonzert statt.
Hospitanten können allen Veranstaltungen beiwohnen, erhalten selbst aber keinen Unterricht.
period07 Jul 18 - 20 Jul 18
closing date01 Jun 18
posted 18 Apr 18

Netherlands Netherlands
International Masterclass Apeldoorn (soloist & chambermusic)
The following teachers are joining us this year: Ásdís Valdimarsdóttir, viola/ensembles | Lilli Maijala, viola/ensembles | Philippe Graffin, violin | Martii Roussi, cello | Charles Neidich, clarinet | Pascal Devoyon, piano.
They are great and passionate chamber music performersand they have given many master classes all over the world. As a team, their expertise and flexibility add a unique dimension to the course.
This year our composer is: Alisson Kruusmaa, price winner of the Young Composers Meeting 2018
Most of the classes and concerts take place in the Orpheus theatre. Some concerts will be in other nice cultural places in Apeldoorn and surroundings. We try to make sure there is an exclusive atmosphere that enables people to enjoy chamber music. All masterclasses and concerts are open to public.
period23 Aug 18 - 30 Aug 18
closing date01 Jun 18
posted 18 Apr 18

Serbia Serbia
Playing with Ease- Instrument Masterclasses and Music Health Camp
How to achieve an easiness of playing the instrument and happily walk the path of the professional musician? Playing with Ease is an innovative concept of musical development for musicians. In 2018 we offer instrument masterclasses for Oboe (Sanja Romic-www.sanjaromic.com), Flute (Matej Zupan-www.matejzupan.com), Violin (Benjamin Ziervogel) and Violoncello (Milan Vrsajkov). You can practice the improvisation for the classical musicians with Jelena Soro and Music Health Camp teaches the Alexander technique, yoga, movement as an expression and has guided psychological workshops for musicians.
We believe that beside artistic elements in teaching one also must consider psychophysical qualities and limitations each person has, as those influence musician's interpretative possibilities. We support psychophysical guidance and development of musicians in order to improve their overall qualities. Camp is located near Novi Sad, surrounded by beautiful nature.
period30 Jun 18 - 07 Jul 18
posted 18 Apr 18

Spain Spain
XII Encuentro Internacional de Musica de Cieza (Murcia) Spain
Masterclasses, Concerts, IX Competition "Solistas del Encuentro"
Faculty: WIBERT AERTS, ERIK SLUYS (violin), PAUL DE CLERK (viola), MARTIJN VINK, LORENZO MESEGUER (cello), CARMEN M.ROS (guitar), MICHELE MASSINA, GERALDINE NAUS (singing), ANTONIO NAREJOS, CARIDAD GALINDO (piano).
Chamber music, Orchestra, Alexander Technique, Yoga, Barroque dance
period18 Aug 18 - 24 Aug 18
closing date01 Aug 18
posted 18 Apr 18

Switzerland Switzerland
Menuhin Academy Summer Master classes in Rolle - Switzerland
Artistic Director: Maxim Vengerov
Professors: Oleg Kaskiv, violin
Ivan Vukčević, viola
Pablo de Naverán, cello
Olga Sitkovetsky, piano
Admission
Admittance to this masterclass will be based on application accompanied by audio.
Audio links or hard copy must be submitted by the deadline of 20th June 2018.
Please enclose application form, audio (links or hard copy) and a reference from one professional.
Instruments : violin, alto, cello, piano.
Piano lessons will be specialized in piano accompaniment and chamber music.
Minimum audio requirement are as follows:
i) 1 Movement of Solo Bach
ii) 1 Movement of a major concerto
Fees for the week
Courses are free. For accommodation and two meals per day: CHF 600.-
The candidates are responsible for their own travel.
Registration form (on our site or upon request), Curriculum vitae and recording, should be sent to
Juliette Leprince-Ringuet
Paul & Henri Carnal Hall, Château du Rosey, CH – 1180 Rolle,
juliette.leprince@
period26 Jul 18 - 31 Jul 18
closing date20 Jun 18
posted 18 Apr 18

United Kingdom United Kingdom
London Master Classes 30th Anniversary Summer Master Course
London Master Classes will celebrate it’s 30th Anniversary Summer Master Course, July 22-29 2018 at the RNCM, and looks forward to welcoming brilliant young musicians of the highest calibre (pianists, violinists, cellists, singers and conductors) from every part of the world, to work intensively with some of the leading figures in the music world, in a week of public master classes and concerts.
Faculty 2018:
Sir John Tomlinson (Voice)
Gyorgy Pauk (Violin)
Hannah Roberts (Cello)
Norma Fisher (Piano)
Benjamin Zander (Conducting)
Audition by recording or by personal recommendation.
Our opening Gala Concert on Sunday July 22nd, will feature Sir John Tomlinson, Benjamin Zander, Hannah Roberts and many of our Star Alumni. Do join us for this unique and exciting week!! For full details and application from visit www.londonmasterclasses.com
period22 Jul 18 - 29 Jul 18
closing date19 May 18
posted 18 Apr 18

Italy Italy
Festival Virtuoso & Belcanto
Festival Virtuoso & Belcanto Lucca, 16 luglio – 29 luglio, 2018 Il Festival Virtuoso & Belcanto si basa su tre elementi strettamente connessi fra di loro: • Corsi di perfezionamento con la presenza di prestigiosi Maestri internazionali; • Concorsi riservati agli iscritti ai corsi di perfezionamento; • Concerti tenuti dagli artisti ospiti e dai migliori studenti presenti. I corsi di perfezionamento Virtuoso & Belcanto sono dei veri e propri programmi didattici: gli studenti ammessi infatti avranno la possibilità di studiare con alcuni degli artisti più importanti della scena mondiale. L’unicità del nostro progetto consiste nel fatto che ogni allievo potrà fare lezione con tutti i docenti del proprio strumento. Quindi durante le due settimane di corso lo studente potrà fruire di straordinarie occasioni di approfondimento e conoscenza con alcune delle più rilevanti personalità musicali mondiali. Allo stesso tempo gli studenti iscritti avranno un’occasione unica di confronto con giovani musicisti provenienti da tutto il mondo. Nel corso delle passate edizioni abbiamo avuto studenti di altissimo livello provenienti da 41 differenti Paesi del mondo e da tutti e 5 i Continenti. La musica da camera riveste un ruolo centrale nelle nostre attività. Per questo tutti gli studenti ammessi sono automaticamente iscritti sia al programma strumentale che cameristico – salvo specifiche richieste. I seguenti strumenti saranno al centro del programma didattico: violino / viola / violoncello / pianoforte e fortepiano / gruppi cameristici. Tutti gli iscritti strumentisti ad arco potranno prendere parte alle attività dedicate al repertorio di orchestra da camera tenute dal M° Jan Bjøranger. Ci sarà anche uno speciale workshop chiamato Esperienza Classica dove un selezionato gruppo di studenti lavorerà su strumenti originali. Sono previsti cinque concorsi sui temi della virtuosità e della cantabilità riservati agli iscritti ai nostri programmi didattici (pianoforte, violino, viola, violoncello e musica da camera) con importanti premi in denaro, concerti e strumenti musicali di liuteria – maggiori dettagli su www.virtuosobelcanto.com/concorsi-virtuosobelcanto-lucca/ Il programma dei concerti del Festival è molto intenso e prevede numerosi concerti con artisti affermati e giovani musicisti provenienti da tutto il mondo nei luoghi più unici delle terre toscane, un appuntamento imperdibile per gli appassionati di musica di tutto il mondo. ISCRIZIONI, AUDIZIONI, QUOTE Iscrizioni, audizioni e pagamenti quote saranno possibili tramite il sito web www.virtuosobelcanto.com (in italiano e inglese) Link scheda d’iscrizione http://www.virtuosobelcanto.com/scheda-di-iscrizione-lucca/ Le audizioni saranno possibili solo tramite invio di un link YouTube o inviando il video via wetransfer o con altro servizio di condivisione di file di grandi dimensioni a secretary@virtuosobelcanto.com. I candidati dovranno presentare un programma libero della durata massima di 15 minuti insieme ad un breve curriculum vitae da inserire nell’apposito spazio presente nella scheda d’iscrizione. Il pagamento delle quote di frequenza dovrà essere effettuato entro il 17 giugno 2018. Dettagli quote su http://www.virtuosobelcanto.com/quote-programma-didattico-lucca/ Link dettagli regolamento http://www.virtuosobelcanto.com/regolamento-lucca/ Deadline per iscrizioni 10 giugno 2018. DOCENTI Violino Ani Kavafian Eszter Haffner Jan Bjøranger Luigi De Filippi Bård Monsen Viola Bruno Giuranna Paul Cortese Quartetto d’archi Luc-Marie Aguera (Quartetto Ysaye) Violoncello Alain Meunier Xenia Jankovic Adrian Brendel Sandro Meo Ilmari Hopkins Pianoforte Boris Berman Ian Jones Wei-Yi Yang Yejin Gil Fortepiano Riccardo Cecchetti CONCORSI Il Festival Virtuoso & Belcanto Festival organizza cinque concorsi riservati agli iscritti al programma didattico strumentale con importanti premi: 1. Pianoforte – dedicato a F. Liszt 1° premio: € 2.500 / 2° premio: € 1.500 / 3° premio: € 1.000 2. Violino – dedicato a N. Paganini 1° premio: Violino offerto dalla Scuola di Internazionale di Liuteria di Cremona / 2° premio: € 1.500 / 3° premio: € 1.000 3. Viola – dedicato ad A. Rolla 1° premio: Arco offerto dalla Fondazione Lucchi + € 1.000 / 2° premio: € 1.500 / 3° premio: € 1.000 4. Violoncello – dedicato a L. Boccherini 1° premio: Arco Jean-Luc Tauziede / 2° premio: Arco offerto dalla Fondazione Lucchi / 3° premio: € 1.000 5. Musica da camera – Premio Luigi Boccherini 1° premio: € 5.000 / 2° premio: € 3.000 / 3° premio: € 2.000 Premio Adolfo Betti (offerto da Animando-Centro di promozione musicale) per il miglior quartetto d’archi: € 3.000 Sono ammessi a partecipare un massimo di 15 candidati per concorso. In caso le iscrizioni al concorso fossero in numero superiore a 15, sarà effettuata una preselezione durante l’attività didattica. Tutti i vincitori sono tenuti a partecipare al concerto a loro dedicato la sera del 27 luglio, pena la decadenza del premio. Le giurie dei vari concorsi decideranno chi di loro dovrà esibirsi nel concerto dei vincitori. Il quartetto d’archi vincitore del Premio Adolfo Betti dovrà inoltre esibirsi nel concerto organizzato da Animando – Centro di Promozione Musicale il giorno 28 luglio a Bagni di Lucca (LU), pena la decadenza del premio. ==== Virtuoso & Belcanto Festival Lucca, 16 July – 29 July, 2018 The Virtuoso & Belcanto Festival centers on three interconnected elements: • Summer course with prestigious international teachers; • Competitions open exclusively to students enrolled in the masterclasses; • Concerts performed by guest artists and selected course students. A unique feature of this course is that each student will have the opportunity to take lessons with all the teachers of his or her instrument. This means that during the two weeks of the course, the student will be able to take advantage of working with some of the most relevant musical personalities in the world. At the same time, students will be able to compare their musical experiences to the ones of other young musicians from all over the world. Past seasons have welcomed students of exceptional talent, coming from 41 different countries and from all 5 continents. Chamber music has a central role in the course. To this end, all students are automatically enrolled in both the solo instrument category and the chamber music category, save special requests. The following instruments will the mainstay of the course: violin / viola / cello / piano and fortepiano / chamber music ensembles. All registered string players will be allowed to take part in the activities dedicated to the chamber orchestra repertoire, headed by Maestro Jan Bjøranger. There will also be a special workshop called Esperienza Classica in which a selected group of students will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience with period instruments. Five competitions are planned on themes of virtuosity and belcanto, reserved for those musicians participating in the summer course (piano, violin, viola, cello and chamber music). These competitions come with sizable prizes that will be in the form of cash, concert engagements or musical instruments from violin making workshops – more details on http://www.virtuosobelcanto.com/en/concorsi/. The program of the Virtuoso & Belcanto Festival will include a rich series of concerts and presentation throughout the entire two weeks, featuring both renowned artists and talented young musicians from all over the world. The concerts will take place in some of the most unique and beautiful spots in Tuscany. Music lovers will not want to miss out on this special occasion. APPLICATIONS, AUDITIONS, FEES Applecations, auditions as well as all the payments are available via http://www.virtuosobelcanto.com/en/instrumental-festival-lucca/ Link registration form http://www.virtuosobelcanto.com/en/registration-form/ Only video auditions will be accepted. Applicants may either send a YouTube or Vimeo link or send the video file via WeTransfer or other large file sending online service to secretary@virtuosobelcanto.com. The audition program should consist of a free choice of repertoire for a maximum total of 15 minutes. Please include a short CV in the space provided on the registration form. The payment of the tuition fee is due by June 17, 2018. More details about tuition and fees on http://www.virtuosobelcanto.com/en/tuition-and-fees/ More details about course guidelines and organisation on http://www.virtuosobelcanto.com/en/course-guidelines-organization/. Applications deadline 10 June 2018. FACULTY Violin Ani Kavafian Eszter Haffner Jan Bjøranger Luigi De Filippi Bård Monsen Viola Bruno Giuranna Paul Cortese String Quartet Luc-Marie Aguera (Quartetto Ysaye) Cello Alain Meunier Xenia Jankovic Adrian Brendel Sandro Meo Ilmari Hopkins Piano Boris Berman Ian Jones Wei-Yi Yang Yejin Gil Fortepiano Riccardo Cecchetti COMPETITIONS Virtuoso & Belcanto Festival has planned five competitions with substantial prizes, open exclusively to students enrolled in the study program: 1. Piano – dedicated to F. Liszt 1st prize: € 2,500 / 2nd prize: € 1,500 / 3rd prize: € 1,000 2. Violino – dedicated to N. Paganini 1st prize: Violino offerto dalla Scuola di Internazionale di Liuteria di Cremona / 2nd prize: € 1,500 / 3rd prize: € 1,000 3. Viola – dedicated to A. Rolla 1st prize: Arco offerto dalla Fondazione Lucchi + € 1,000 / 2nd prize: € 1,500 / 3rd prize: € 1,000 4. Cello – dedicated to L. Boccherini 1st prize: Arco Jean-Luc Tauziede / 2nd prize: Arco offerto dalla Fondazione Lucchi / 3rd prize: € 1,000 5. Chamber music – Luigi Boccherini Award 1st prize: € 5,000 / 2nd prize: € 3,000 / 3rd prize: € 2,000 Aldolfo Betti Award (offered by Animando -Centro di Promozione Musicale) for the best string quartet: € 3,000 A maximum of 15 candidates will be admitted for each competition. In the event that there are more than 15 requests, there will be a pre-selection during the course. All the winners will be required to perform in the concert dedicated to them on the evening of July 27th. Winners failing to perform in this concert will not be awarded a prize. The juries of the different competitions will decide who will perform in the winners’ concert. The winning string quartet of the Adolfo Betti award will also be expected to perform in the concert organized by Animando -Centro di Promozione Musicale on the 28th of July in Bagni di Lucca LU. Failure to do so will result in forfeiting the award prize. The Adolfo Betti award, offered by Animando -Centro di Promozione Musicale, dedicated to the best string quartet participating in the Virtuoso & Belcanto Chamber Music competition, may also be cumulative with other awards in the same competition.
period16 Jul 18 - 29 Jul 18
closing date10 Jun 18
posted 10 Apr 18

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Strings & Piano UK International Summer School
This summer William Bruce, Head of Strings at Junior Guildhall School of Music and Drama will be delivering the Strings & Piano UK International Summer School at Claremont School in East Sussex, England. A two-week residential course focusing on String, Piano, Choral and Kodály aural training. The 2018 Summer School is set to be an exciting year! Highly acclaimed teachers; Maksim Stsura, Vanessa David, Hugh Molloy, Gonzalo Acosta, Esther Hargittai and Sebastian Mueller will all be joining William Bruce to lead chamber groups, specialist theory classes, orchestral performances and choral workshops with Kodály method teaching.
To complement the daily tuition, students will have the opportunity to see a show on London's West End and tour the Royal Academy of Music.
The Strings & Piano UK International Summer School is for students aged 10 - 17.
We look forward to welcoming you to Claremont School this summer!
period23 Jul 18 - 06 Aug 18
posted 4 Apr 18

Greece Greece
2nd International Kalamata Music Days
The International Kalamata Music Days is a music festival located in Kalamata, Greece, that is consisting of concerts and summer masterclasses.
Our internationally renowned teaching faculty include the violinist Felix Froschhammer, the cellist Indira Rahmatulla and the pianist Alexia Mouza. The masterclasses are open to young musicians (violin, cello and piano) from all around the world, of all ages and in all stages of their musical development.
The goal and the vision of the festival is to offer opportunities to an artistic development and education through an intensive work and inspiring process of performance practice during the music masterclasses. At the same time those 10 days will be enriched with a bouquet of different kinds of concerts all around the city of Kalamata and its surroundings.
period17 Jul 18 - 26 Jul 18
closing date16 Jun 18
posted 28 Mar 18

San Marino San Marino
String Concert Academy - SMIMSC
San Marino,15-23 September 2018
It has the ambitious goal to link the best strings students (tomorrow's performers) to some of the best soloists and teachers in Europe. The name "Concert" is referred to the fact that Throughout the courses some concert will be organized concerts where teachers and students will perform together. A unique opportunity for young musicians to grow and gain experience.
Faculty
Domenico Nordio - Violin and Viola
Dora Schwarzberg - Violin
Carlo Parazzoli - Violin
Roberto Molinelli - Viola
Silvia Chiesa - Cello
Luca Simoncini - Cello
Languages accepted: Italian, English, German, Russian
www.scasm.net -www.sanmarinoartist.com - info@sanmarinoartist.com
period15 Sep 18 - 23 Sep 18
closing date01 Jul 18
posted 28 Mar 18

Sweden Sweden
NO FEE - Master Class & Competition – Aurora Festival Stockholm
Eszter Haffner - Violin professor
Become an integral part of a performing arts community of which many of the world's most important performers are also members.
Welcome to apply for Master classes with renowned professors and also a new competition with 1500 Euros in Prizes and Main Stage Performance Opportunities.
Meet new musical friends and stars from all over the world and gain a significant international new network.
The Master classes takes place during the ongoing Aurora Fine Arts Festival where you will have free entrance to top class concerts.
period18 Aug 18 - 26 Aug 18
closing date05 Jun 18
posted 28 Mar 18

Sweden Sweden
Competition no 2 & Aurora Master Class (NO FEE) - Stockholm
For: Violin, Viola, Cello, D. Bass, Piano, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Percussion
1500 Euros in Prizes
Main Stage Performance Opportunities
The competition is open to all participants at the Aurora Masterclasses (NO FEE)
5/6/2018Expressing your inner love of music. Sharing timeless personal stories, emotions and experiences written by some of history’s greatest creative geniuses through your own personal voice and expression. The opportunity to change the lives of your listeners forever. The burning desire to move, charm, and dazzle your audience.
If this applies to you, then apply now to the Aurora Music Competition. Embedded into the heart of the Aurora Festival experience which includes masterclasses from some of the worlds greatest pedagogues, chamber music coaching and performances and the opportunity to have fun with and listen to musicians from all over the world, is the Aurora Music Competition.
period18 Aug 18 - 26 Aug 18
closing date05 Jun 18
posted 28 Mar 18

Sweden Sweden
NO FEE - Master Class & Competition – Aurora Festival Stockholm
Isabelle van Keulen - Violin Professor
Become an integral part of a performing arts community of which many of the world's most important performers are also members.
Welcome to apply for Master classes with renowned professors and also a new competition with 1500 Euros in Prizes and Main Stage Performance Opportunities.
Meet new musical friends and stars from all over the world and gain a significant international new network.
The Master classes takes place during the ongoing Aurora Fine Arts Festival where you will have free entrance to top class concerts.
period18 Aug 18 - 26 Aug 18
closing date05 Jun 18
posted 28 Mar 18

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Music summer schools
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is one of the world's top 5 performing arts education institutions (QS World Rankings, 2018).
Every summer we offer a range of music summer schools for children and young people who want to develop their music skills and experience what it is like learning in a conservatoire environment.
This year's courses include Piano, Violin and Viola, Percussion, Jazz, Junior Brass, Advanced Brass, Classical Guitar and the National Youth Wind Ensemble of Scotland.
period02 Jul 18 - 31 Aug 18
posted 28 Mar 18

Germany Germany
Festival Schlossfestspiele: masterclass | concerts | competition
Welcome to International Music festival «Schlossfestspiele» to have an intensive violin, viola, cello, harp, piano, jazz piano & improvisation, chamber music and voice courses with our great professors!
Festival «Schlossfestspiele» invites students and young professionals to spend 11 days of intense musical training and performing concerts in the beautiful Baroque Castle Hohenprießnitz built over 300 years ago with its approximately 30 hectares of parkland.
Our course services included individual lessons, accompanist, public performances, closing concert, certificate of participation, career counseling. There are no audition before. All participants will be confirmed after the order of their application. Course fee active: 599 €; Passive listener: 200 €; Day pass: 50 €. We offer accommodation at a more favourable price.
Festival «Schlossfestspiele» include also the competition (open for violin, viola, cello, harp, piano and vocals) with money prize and promptly concerts as a solois
period21 Aug 18 - 26 Jun 18
posted 21 Mar 18

France France
Académie de Musique
A week, music program, in Mirecourt. The city dedicated to the Manufacture of music instruments since the 17th Century.ù
To all students, daily Individual and group technic lessons, chamber music coaching, string orchestra Guided tours of all historical sites and workshops to develop your knowledge on bow and violin making.
Concert and faculty concerts
For more informations www.musiqueacademie.com
period08 Jul 18 - 15 Jul 18
closing date15 Jun 18
posted 18 Mar 18

Austria Austria
Gutenstein Masterclasses Study&Enjoy
The historical Meierhof of Gutenstein Castle lies 70 kilometers south of Vienna. In this idyllic setting, among the mountains and beautiful nature, students of the Gutenstein Masterclasses 2018 have the opportunity to deepen their artistry through a series of intensive masterclasses taught by internationally renowned, first-class musicians and teachers:
CELLO CLASS Adam Javorkai, July 30 - August 5
VIOLIN CLASS Sandor Javorkai, July 31 - August 5
PIANO CLASS FOR YOUNG TALENTS Clara Biermasz, July 31-August 5
VOICE CLASS Linda Watson/Gerhard Kahry, August 6-12
JAZZ CLASS Timna Brauer & Elias Meiri, August 22-26
MUSICAL CLASS Noelle Turner, August 27 - September 2
Application, list for accommodation and more information: www.meisterklassen-gutenstein.com.
For further information: Gabriele Korn, 0043 664 230 20 93 (Artistic&administrative Manager Gutenstein Masterclasses)
period30 Jul 18 - 02 Sep 18
posted 14 Mar 18

Netherlands Netherlands
Intensive Course for string players +performance opportunities
LIPKIND MASTERCLASSES
Intensive International Course for String Players and Ensembles
Cellist Gavriel Lipkind and guest teachers
May 16-22, 2018
Villa Berkenrode in Heemstede, The Netherlands
Gorgeous nature and perfect conditions for meditating on your music making. A unique chance to change instrumental habits, review your way of playing and challenge your musical belief system.
Daily individual lessons and group lessons. Mostly one or two movements is chosen for the whole course in order to be able to work in-depth. Performance opportunity in private events outside the Villa.
Arrival: Wednesday May 16th
Departure: May 21st evening or early morning 22nd
Please note: Depending on the number of participants, arrival could be moved one day earlier (to Tuesday 15th).
Costs: €650 for the full course includes daily individual lessons, accommodation in the villa, simple daily meals, piano accompaniment, group lessons, and performance opportunities outside the villa.
period16 May 18 - 22 May 18
closing date25 Apr 18
posted 14 Mar 18

Cyprus Cyprus
Cultural Crossroads Cyprus
A Week of Intensive Classes & Musical Training:
Master-classes for violin, viola, cello and piano in the picturesque mountain resort of Platres, Cyprus with internationally renowned pedagogues.
The Viola course is given by Ásdís Valdimarsdóttir; former violist of the internationally renowned Chilingirian Quartet and principal violist of the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie and current professor at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague.
period14 Jul 18 - 21 Jul 18
closing date20 May 18
posted 9 Mar 18

Germany Germany
Masterclass for violin – Alexey Semenenko
Masterclass for violin with ALEXEY SEMENENKO – 15 & 16 September 2018 at the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein in Düsseldorf.
Each active participant will get 2 lessons with Alexey Semenenko.
Registrations should be sent online from: http://www.rubinstein-akademie.de/en/msc/5939/.
Registrations are considered according to the date of receipt.
All participants that are accepted will be notified. Deadline for registration: 16th August 2018.
Fee for active participation: 300 €, Fee for the piano accompanist is 80 €.Fee for passive participation: 20 €
period15 Sep 18 - 16 Sep 18
closing date16 Aug 18
posted 9 Mar 18

Lithuania Lithuania
Ars SummerFest : Festival • Masterclasses • Competition
• Be a part of the 3rd Ars SummerFest Academy in Lithuania
• Come for the first weeks of July to have an intensive violin, viola, cello and composition course with the great members of our faculty
• What's new this year? Call for young composers!
• Make Your debut in the Baltics
• Win the “Lithuania Concert Tour 2019”
• Enjoy free Workshops with outstanding artists and ensembles
We proudly present our faculty
of Ars SummerFest 2018!
• Violin
Džeraldas Bidva - July 2-7
Stephan Picard - July 9-14
• Viola
Wolfgang Klos - July 2-7
Garth Knox - July 9-14
• Cello
Reinhard Latzko - July 2-7
Jeroen Reuling - July 9-14
• Composition
Anatolijus Šenderovas - July 2-13
Garth Knox (workshop) - July 9-13
• Workshops
Anna Chekasina - July 2-14
Čiurlionis String Quartet - July 2-14
Application deadlines:
• EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION: 16th of April • to qualify for "Lithuania Concert Tour": 20th of May • General deadline: 1st of July
period02 Jul 18 - 15 Jul 18
closing date01 Jul 18
posted 9 Mar 18

Sweden Sweden
Aurora Solo Master Classes & New Competition - Violin
Mi-kyung Lee - Violin professor at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich
Become an integral part of a performing arts community of which many of the world's most important performers are also members. Welcome to apply for Master classes with renowned professors and also a new competition with 1500 Euros in Prizes and Main Stage Performance Opportunities.
Meet new musical friends and stars from all over the world and gain a significant international new network.
The Master classes takes place during the ongoing Aurora Festival where you will have free entrance to top class concerts.
period25 Jun 18 - 01 Jul 18
closing date18 May 18
posted 9 Mar 18

Switzerland Switzerland
International Summer Academy Biel-Switzerland
Masterclasses for violine, cello, classic accordion, piano and opera (singers, conductors, stage directors) with Orchestra in Residence.
Student play one work with orchestra. Possibility to play at the public concert with orchestra as soloist.
Best students will be playing with SOBS Orchestra at rehearsal in august 2018 and play one work as soloist at the public-new-year-concert of SOBS.
period11 Jul 18 - 23 Jul 18
closing date14 Jul 18
posted 9 Mar 18

United Kingdom United Kingdom
New London Music Society Music Summer School
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA for players Grade 8+
SINFONIETTA for players Grade 5-7
BRASS ENSEMBLE
STRING GROUP for players Grade 3-5
WIND GROUP
CHOIR
period11 Aug 18 - 18 Aug 18
closing date01 Jul 18
posted 9 Mar 18

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Encore Music Projects 5th International Summer School
Welcome to Encore Music Projects 5th International Summer School.
The course will take place in the beautiful and historic setting of Wells Cathedral Specialist Music School.
Courses for Piano, Strings, Guitar, Composition, Chamber Ensembles and Voice, designed for intermediate/advanced students.
Expert tuition and guidance will focus on the development of technique, musical styles and interpretation, stage performance and presentation, competition and exam/audition preparation.
A rewarding programme, with daily one-to-one lessons, chamber music coaching sessions, piano masterclasses, cello ensemble, violin ensemble, guitar ensemble, string orchestra and choir.
Theory and English tuition also available. Evening concert series by our internationally renowned teachers/performers from Royal Academy of Music, Royal College of Music, Royal Conservatoires of Scotland and Birmingham, Guildhall School of Music and Jerusalem Academy of Music.
Apply now for our exciting summer course!
period16 Jul 18 - 28 Jul 18
posted 9 Mar 18

Netherlands Netherlands
Splendor Summer Academy 2018
A creative and inspiring week of master classes, multimedia workshops and lectures. Are you a young musician at the beginning of your career hungry to gain the inside track on musical life as a professional? Then this is the week for you!
Please visit the website to watch a short video with testimonials from 2017.
For the third time, Splendor is organising its very own Summer Academy. The course runs from August 13-19, 2018 in its own beautifully renovated facility in the heart of Amsterdam. While music-making plays a central role in the course, other aspects of having a successful musical career will be covered in detail from media strategies and PR to sponsoring, body & instrument, networking and branding.
The week includes coaching by top professionals in the creative industry. Our faculty will accompany you in creating a concert program complete with PR photo, text and a model for approaching sponsors and raising funds. The week finishes on a high point with a concert as part
period13 Aug 18 - 19 Aug 18
posted 28 Feb 18

Switzerland Switzerland
TICINO MUSICA FESTIVAL - ACADEMY - Marco Rizzi, violin
Participants in the masterclasses are divided into two categories: Active and Observer. There is no limit for observer participants.
Applications for active participants will be accepted in order of application (date of application). Once the limit of active participants will be reached, participants may be asked to audition with a recording. In case of doubt, it will be the teacher to decide whom to accept as an active or observer participant
For those participants who are interested in chamber music activities, we offer the possibility to participate in chamber music ensembles, depending on the level, the availability of other musicians for the ensembles, and in agreement with the teachers.
Teacher will be always assisted by a professional piano accompanist.
At the end of the course, a certificate of participation will be issued for all participants.
Participant who will demonstrate an outstanding preparation will be selected for taking part on the Festival concerts.
APPLICATION AND PAYMENT
Fill in the application form online and pay the deposit (CHF 250.- ) with credit card directly online, bank transfer or postal order. Bank account details for bank transfer:
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Name of the bank
Banca dello Stato del Cantone Ticino
6501 Bellinzona
Svizzera
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Account info
SWIFT code: BSCTCH22
BIC/Clearing: 764
Account number 4267662/001.000.001
IBAN: CH69007644267662C000C
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Account holder
TICINO MUSICA
casella postale 722
CH-6903 Lugano
Svizzera
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The enrolment and the accommodation (if requested) will be confirmed only after having received the application fee. The fee will not be refunded in case of withdrawal. Refunds will be paid only if the class is cancelled by the organizers. The confirmation letter of the enrolment will be sent after having received the deposit. The course fee must be paid in full before the beginning of the masterclass either at the Festival Office with cash in Swiss francs or Euro (we do not accept any other currency), or before your arrival with credit card (VISA or MASTERCARD) through the link you will find on the confirmation letter, or by bank transfer (see details above)
Special offer: 15% discount on the course fee if you enrol before 15 May 2018 (date of payment)
Application deadline: 15 June 2018. After this date, applications will be possible only if places will be still available
COST OF THE COURSE
Application fees (all prices are expressed in Swiss Franks – CHF) may be found in each individual teacher page.
RIGHTS OF THE ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS
Enrolled active participants are entitled to:
- active participation to the chosen course;
- active participation in chamber music lessons and concerts (for the concerts only on the recommendation of the masterclass teacher or of the artistic director);
- collaboration with the contemporary music laboratory (composition masterclass, depending on the course demands);
- free entrance to all Ticino Musica concerts;
- free use of all studying rooms, instruments and material exclusively and explicitly available to participants;
- free participation in complementary courses;
- free participation as listener to all other courses;
Rights of listener participants:
- listeners are entitled to free entrance to all courses and concerts.
SCHOLARSHIPS
Each year Ticino Musica offers a few scholarships for those students that are in need of a little extra help to be able to participate to the courses. If you believe you are one of these students, please send us a request via e-mail to ticinomusica@bluewin.ch, containing the following information:
- your curriculum vitae (both academic and artistic)
- proof of your financial situations, or the one of your family
- a recording with at least two pieces of a different period
- indication of the amount of money you will be able to put together for the course
LODGING
Lodging in private houses, starting at around CHF 250.- for two weeks (no food included; meal tickets are available as per point 17)
Lodging in students’ residence with full board, CHF 850.- (cost for 1-week courses is CHF 450,). Meals included in the agreement: breakfast, lunch and dinner for two weeks (Sundays excluded). Modern rooms (double or single) with WI-FI connection, air conditioning (not all rooms), and shared laundry room. Towels are not included. If you want to confirm the booking of a room, you’ll be asked to pay for a deposit of CHF 250.-
Hotel: the organizers will suggest Hotel accommodation corresponding as closely as possible to the requests of the participants. Participants will have to deal with the booking procedures by themselves. Accommodation is possible in the following categories:
A – two/three-star-hotel (CHF 120.-)
B – one/two-star-hotel (CHF 90.-)
C – youth hostel (CHF 50.– limited places)
The prices are approximate, per person, per day, (two- or three-bed rooms). Single rooms, if available, cost about 30-50% more.
Full board service
Meals will be available at the Mensa. Tickets can be bought at the Ticino Musica Office in Lugano at the price of CHF 12.- for lunch and dinner, and CHF 6.- for the breakfast.
Pictures, audio and video
By applying to the masterclasses, the participant authorises the Ticino Musica Festival to make video and/or audio recordings, to take pictures, to transmit by radio or TV broadcast any of his/her lessons, rehearsals, concerts or Opera presentations, organized either by the Ticino Musica Festival or by selected third party organizations or individuals. In particular, the participant surrenders to Ticino Musica all the rights of said video and/or audio recordings and pictures for any use that might be relevant to the Festival. The Festival Ticino Musica reserves the right to use all pictures, audio and video recordings for promotional purposes related to the present edition of the Festival or to future editions, or to release the audio and/or video recordings for demonstrational or promotional purposes.
TERMS & CONDITIONS ACCEPTANCE
Enrolment to the courses implies full acceptance of these terms of participation. In the event of any disputes, the terms of participation in the Italian language shall be legally binding.
Participants waive all rights to initiate legal proceedings against the Festival.
For matters not explicitly specified in the terms of participation, we refer to Swiss law and especially to the Swiss Code of Obligations and the laws governing the specific matter. The present rules of participation can be changed for organisational reasons; already enrolled participants will be informed about the changes.
 
period19 Jul 18 - 31 Jul 18
closing date15 Jun 18
posted 28 Feb 18

Finland Finland
Katrina Masterclasses for Solo and Chamber Music
Katrina Chamber Music Festival and Katrina Masterclasses welcome individual instrumentalists and pre-formed ensembles on bachelor or master level to perform in masterclasses with well-renowned soloists from the Nordic countries. The solo masterclass is open for baroque violin, violin, viola, cello, flute and jazz singing/songwriting/composing. Students will have lessons each day, access to practice rooms, possibility to perform in the final concert, free tickets to festival concerts, lunch and dinner together with festival artists and team. Katrina Chamber Music Festival is known by artists and audience for its high class concerts, warm and welcoming atmosphere and social environment. Located on the Åland Islands in beginning of August, the festival offers a unique setting in the most beautiful time of the year. For further information about registration, tutors, artists, festival and masterclass program, please download the PDF or visit our website. Registration before May 25th.
period07 Aug 18 - 10 Aug 18
posted 27 Feb 18

Belgium Belgium
3rd International Music Camp
The 3rd International Music Camp will take place in Belgium from July 21 to 27, 2018. It will follow the first edition of the "Ysaye International Music Competition" dedicated to the violin and chamber music. The gala concert of the winners of the competition on Saturday the 21st of July (to which all participants of the Music Camp are invited) will connect both international events.
Any pianist, violinist,violist or cellist may apply for this music camp. There are no limits of age, experience or citizenship. It is open to anyone who wishes to receive advice from experienced teachers during one week of intense musical life.
Participants will receive individual classes as well as chamber music or/and orchestra classes. Concerts will be organized at night to give the chance to all participants to try out what they have learned. In addition to the individual classes that each participant will receive, extra musical and other activities will be organized.
period21 Jul 18 - 27 Jul 18
closing date02 Jul 18
posted 20 Feb 18

Germany Germany
59th Weimar Master Classes
59th Weimar Master Classes
14 to 28 July 2018
Application deadline:
May 01, 2018
April 30, 2018 - Composition | Manfred Trojahn & ensemble recherche
April 01, 2018 5th Weimar Bach Cantata Academy
General Conditions of Participation
Applicants between the ages of 18 and 35 are eligible to apply for active participation. Upon a respective request exceptions to this rule can be considered. There is no age limit for passive participation.
period14 Jul 18 - 28 Jul 18
closing date01 May 18
posted 20 Feb 18

Portugal Portugal
Festival+Masterclasses Verão Clássico - Classical Summer (Lisbon)
Festival and Masterclasses VERÃO CLÁSSICO - CLASSICAL SUMMER 2018
4th edition: from July 29th to August 7th 2018
Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon/Portugal
Festival with daily concerts and Masterclasses of Instrument and Chamber Music with the participation of musicians and teachers from some of the most prestigious international institutions and soloists of the world’s best orchestras:
Piano: Imogen Cooper, Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro, Aleksandar Madžar
Violin: Jack Liebeck, Corey Cerovsek
Viola: Isabel Charisius
Cello: Gary Hoffman, Adrian Brendel
Double Bass: Janne Saksala
Flute: Adriana Ferreira
Clarinet: Pascal Moraguès
Horn: Radek Baborák
Daily Masterclasses and concert oportunities for the participants during the Festival at Lisbon's Centro Cultural de Belém.
All Masterclasses' participants are candidates for VERÃO CLÁSSICO - CLASSICAL SUMMER Awards, whose jury is composed by the Masterclasses teachers.
period29 Jul 18 - 07 Aug 18
closing date15 May 18
posted 16 Feb 18

Germany Germany
Latica Honda-Rosenberg, violin - Blackmore Intl. Music Academy
Welcome to the international violin master class with great Prof. Latica Honda-Rosenberg! Our course services included: individual lessons, accompanist, 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: from 649 €;
Passive listener (entire course): 200 €; Day pass: 50 €;
All participants in Berlin now have the option to perform with a chamber orchestra for the additional price of 350€ (this price includes professional multi-angle video recording of your performance with 3 cameras).
period18 Sep 18 - 28 Sep 18
posted 14 Feb 18

Spain Spain
International Music Festival Vitoria-Gasteiz
Welcome to the eleventh International Music Festival/Course Vitoria-Gasteiz (FCIMV). This year we will work once again with a number of teachers of international prestige and in one of the most spectacular conservatories in this country ¨Conservatorio de Música Jesús Guridi".
Similarly to former years the quality of the teachers, the concerts as well as the course organisation is outstanding. We are convinced that this course will continue to increase its national and international reputation in the near future.
This year we will open an Alexander Technique course, a singing and acting class with the soprano Ruth Gonzalez, new violin teacher Harriet Mackenzie and Nicholas Jones as cello teacher.
Through the international platform that we create and by interaction with teachers and students, we wish to encourage our students to develop musically as well as on a social level.
period17 Aug 18 - 26 Aug 18
closing date27 Jul 18
posted 14 Feb 18

Austria Austria
austrian arts sessions 2018
Kurse / Sommercamps für Kinder & Jugendliche 15. - 22.08.18 (Knappenberg), 12. - 18.08.18 (Ossiach)
Instrumentalkurse & master classes für (angehende) StudentInnen, BerufsmusikerInnen und LehrerInnen 12. - 18.08., 26.08. - 02.09., 02. - 09.09.2018 (Ossiach)
Klavier: Gerhard Hofer, Dimitrios Syringelas, Prof. Igor Cognolato, Prof. Dr. Stanislaw Tichonow
Violine, Viola & Streichorchester: Estelle Lefranc, Ao. Univ. Prof. Regina Brandstätter, Univ. Prof. Georg Hamman, Prof. Igor Coretti - Kuret, Erich Binder (master class)
Cello: Prof. Imke Frank, Christophe Pantillon
Blockflöte: Anne -Suse Enßle
Komposition: Jakob Gruchmann
Chor und Stimmbildung: Apostolos Kallos
Gesang: Annely Peebo
Gitarre: Christina Schorn - Mancinelli, Tomasz Zawierucha
Korrepetition: Dr. Pantelis Polychronidis, Eric Chumachenco, Apostolos Kallos, Gerhard Hofer
Musiktheorie - Vorbereitungskurs Zulassungsprüfungen: Dimitrios Syringelas
period15 Jul 18 - 09 Sep 18
posted 11 Feb 18

Switzerland Switzerland
Sion-Academie: Académie de Musique Tibor Varga
Founded by Tibor Varga, the 2018 Summer Music Academy in Sion (Switzerland) offers a varied and attractive programme from July 16th to August 18th with no less than 33 masterclasses by famous masters (P. Vernikov, M-k. Lee, D. Poppen, A. Chaushian, B. Paradžik, P. Cassard, …).
This 56th edition introduces some new masterclasses:
- four hands piano masterclass with C. Venetz
- the return of a guitar masterclass with G. Vassilev
- an electronic music masterclass with V. Rybicki
- a chamber music masterclass with the SIGNUM Quartet
Each year students from all over the world choose the Tibor Varga Music Academy. The excellent quality of its teachers, the broad pallet of instruments offered, the opportunity to play in public concerts make this Academy an ideal choice for a memorable summer course.
period16 Jul 18 - 18 Aug 18
closing date15 May 18
posted 11 Feb 18

Austria Austria
IOIA - International Orchestra Institute Attergau
A project of the Vienna Philharmonic.
Join us for 9 days of great music-making in the wonderful setting of the Upper Austrian Lake District!
Work on Haydn, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Dvorak with distinguished members of the Vienna Philharmonic, get to know students from all over the world and enjoy the beauties of one of Austria's most charming areas.
For information and registration visit ioia.at!
period04 Aug 18 - 12 Aug 18
closing date11 May 18
posted 7 Feb 18

Netherlands Netherlands
USQ Masterclasses for Strings and Piano in Solo and Chamber music
A solo and chamber music course open to both bachelor and master students of music (minor/major). Both existing ensembles and individual musicians interested in performing in an ensemble for the masterclass are welcome to join. The course focuses on both the standard repertoire and new music – either contemporary music or forgotten repertoire. Students will have each day the possibility to participate in masterclasses (solo and/or ensemble), spend time practicing and perform in the final concerts of the masterclass.
Utrecht String Quartet is ‘Quartet in Residence’ of the Utrecht Conservatory. They have extensive experience in coaching music students in chamber music. The quartet is formed by Eeva Koskinen (violin), Katherine Routley (violin), Mikhail Zemtsov (viola) and Sebastian Koloski (cello).
Frank Peters is a professor at the Conservatory of Amsterdam and regularly leads workshops and master classes in France, Belgium, Italy, Germany and China.
period01 May 18 - 06 Jul 18
posted 7 Feb 18

Switzerland Switzerland
«Classical Highlights» Masterclass
Masterclasses & Workshops & Concerts with renowned professors and great soloists.
Prof. Pavel Vernikov and Maria Solozobova (violin)
2 lessons with Mr. Pavel Vernikov (22.& 23.06.)
2 lessons with Mrs Maris Solozobova on (21.06 & 23.06)
Piano accompaignement
Prof. Konstantin Lifschitz and Cristina Marton-Argerich (piano)
1 lessons with Mr. K. Lifschitz (23.06.)
3 lessons with Mrs C. Marton-Argerich on (21.06 & 22.06.)
Final Concert & Competition (for Violin & Piano)
24. June 2018
Villa Serdang, Solothurn
Course fee: CHF 600.-- for violin or piano
For further information please visit our website
period21 Jun 18 - 24 Jun 18
closing date15 May 18
posted 7 Feb 18

Switzerland Switzerland
Gstaad Academy
Gstaad CONDUCTING Academy:
28 July - 15 August / Jaap van Zweden / Johannes Schlaefli / Gstaad Festival Orchestra / Application deadline: 31 Jan 2018 //
Gstaad STRING Academy:
30 July - 8 August / Rainer Schmidt, violin / Ettore Causa, viola / Ivan Monighetti, cello / Roby Lakatos, workshop / Application deadline: 28 Feb 2018 //
Gstaad VOCAL Academy:
25 August - 31 August / Silvana Bazzoni Bartoli / Application deadline: 31 Mar 2018 //
Gstaad BAROQUE Academy
26 August - 1 September / Maurice Steger and a team of baroque music experts (a.o. Hille Perl) / Application deadline: 31 May 2018
period28 Jul 18 - 01 Sep 18
posted 31 Jan 18

Germany Germany
Prof. Viktor Tretiakov, Violin - Villa Ferrette Academy
Welcome to the international violin masterclass with great & famous soloist - professor Viktor Tretiakov. Our course services included: individual lessons, accompanist, public performances, closing concert, certificate of participation, career counseling. 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: 599 €; Passive listener (entire course): 150 €; Day pass: 50 €.
All participants have the option to perform with a symphony orchestra for the additional price of 390€.
Location: Villa Ferrette Academy
Hans-Thoma-Weg 13, 79837 St.Blasien, Germany (nearby Zurich and Basel)
period19 Nov 18 - 25 Nov 18
closing date19 Oct 18
posted 20 Jan 18

Ireland Ireland
MA in Scoring for Film & Visual Media
Pulse College, in partnership with Ireland's premier recording facility Windmill Lane Recording Studios, offers a unique MA program in Scoring for Film & Visual Media. Designed to harness the creative potential of future composers, this 1-Year Programme is aimed at musicians, composers and engineers who want to develop the technical and musical skills necessary to work within this area.
Study under the tutelage of some of the biggest names in the Global Film & Games Music Industry such as Conrad Pope, Christopher Young, Garry Schyman, Andy Hill and Richard Bellis.
"One of the best colleges in the world for film scoring" musicschoolcentral.com
period03 Sep 18 - 01 Aug 19
posted 20 Jan 18

United States United States
Mountaintop Mastercourse
Mountaintop Mastercourse is an intense 2-week mastercourse for violin, led by violinist and pedagogue David Russell. Located in the incredibly beautiful High Peaks Region of the Adirondack Mountains of upper New York State (58 miles South of Montreal, Quebec), Mountaintop Mastercourse offers a highly-focused experience of 5 daily hours of violin practice, 6 one-hour violin lessons (one every other day), and a group violin masterclass at the end of each week. The course is designed to be free from distractions so that maximum focus may be given to the violin.
The natural setting provides opportunity for balance to the intense violin activities. Hiking, visiting local villages, swimming at Split Rock Falls, and many other activities are possible after the day's work is completed.
Mountaintop Mastercourse is of an intentionally simple design consisting of practice, lessons, and masterclasses. Most students are over age 18. Students under that age must be accompanied by a parent.
period07 Jul 18 - 21 Jul 18
posted 20 Jan 18

Bulgaria Bulgaria
Music Festival and Academy Allegra
WE ARE THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE THE FIFTH EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL AND ACADEMY ALLEGRA
PIANO-SOLO and DUO MASTERCLASS
Genova&Dimitrov, Hanover University of Music, Germany
16.07.-24.07.2018
VIOLIN MASTERCLASSES
Prof. Sebastian Hamann, Freiburg University of Music, Germany
16.07.-24.07.2018
Xiaoming Wang, Philharmonia Zurich, Stradivari Quartett
16.07.-22.07.2018
VIOLA MASTERCLASSES
Prof. Shaowu Wang, Central Conservatory of Music Beijing
15.07.-22.07.2018
Prof. Sebastian Hamann, Freiburg University of Music, Germany
16.07.-24.07.2018
CELLO MASTERCLASS
Peter Somodari, Solocellist at the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
12.07.-20.07.2018
GUITAR MASTERCLASS
Prof. Andreas von Wangenheim, Lucerne University of Arts, Schwitzerland
20.07.-27.07.2018
TRUMPET MASTERCLASS
Prof. Wim Van Hasselt, Freiburg University of Music, Germany
16.07.-22.07.2018
CHAMBER MUSIC MASTERCLASSES
Peter Somodari
Xiaoming Wang
Prof. Sebastian Hamann
period12 Jul 18 - 27 Aug 18
closing date10 May 18
posted 16 Jan 18

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