Courses and Master Classes

from 1 to 50 of 66 19 nations
Austria Austria
isa - International Summer Academy
isa – International Summer Academy is the summer campus of the mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. This annual event sees more than 300 students from over 40 nations come together in the Semmering region for two weeks of master classes led by high-calibre instructors. The associated isaFestival presents international stars and top-flight young musicians in over 40 concerts at venues from the Semmering area to Vienna.
period12 Aug 18 - 26 Aug 18
closing date15 Apr 18
posted 24 Feb 18

United States United States
Chamber Music & Opera Program
We proudly present the Chamber Music and Opera Program for string players at Chicago Summer Opera. Artists will enjoy intensive sessions filled with lessons, coachings, master classes and performance opportunities. Chamber music and Opera repertoire will be studied and performed.
Artists will work together with our chamber music faculty and our opera faculty to create a unique performance environment. Chicago Summer Opera operates in 2 separate sessions over the summer. Artists are welcome to attend one or both sessions.
Dates
Session 1: June 25 - July 19, 2018
Session 2: July 30 - August 23, 2018
Tuition Fee
$1,550 per session
Audition based scholarship & payment plans available
Audition Info
Audition Locations and Dates
Recording: March 20, 2018
Chicago, IL: April 8, 2018
New York, NY: April 15, 2018
Application Deadline: March 20, 2018
period25 Jun 18 - 19 Aug 18
closing date20 Mar 18
posted 24 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

Estonia Estonia
V Alion Baltic International Music Festival 2018
Located in Tallinn Estonia, The Alion Baltic International Music Festival and summer Academy is one of the top rapidly developing classical music festivals in Northern Europe.
Alion Baltic is a 4-week scholarship-supported international music festival for college students and young professionals. Open to pianists, instrumentalists, composers, and vocalists, the festival offers lessons/masterclasses with world-renowned musicians: violinists Ivry Gitlis and Albert Markov, pianist Dmitri Bashkirov, Metropolitan Opera Soprano Olga Makarina, and others. Opportunities include chamber music, orchestra program, concert performances, career seminars, and sightseeing trips to a variety of stunning locations in Estonia, Finland, Sweden, and Latvia.
Annualy, the ABIMF presents a 1 month-long summer season, which includes more than 25 classical music events: concerts by Alion Baltic Orchestra, chamber music, opera production, master classes, educative career seminars, with over 5,000 audience.
period10 Jul 18 - 07 Aug 18
closing date15 Mar 18
posted 16 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

Italy Italy
Listen 2.0 Scholarship
A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR A GREAT EXPERIENCE!
LISTEN 2.0 SCHOLARSHIP for young musicians!
The competition is for the following categories: violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute and piccolo, oboe, English horn, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone.
È online il bando per le BORSE DI STUDIO LISTEN 2.0!
Il bando è rivolto a giovani strumentisti di violino, viola, violoncello, contrabbasso, flauto e ottavino, oboe, corno inglese, clarinetto, clarinetto basso, fagotto, controfagotto, corno, tromba, trombone.
period03 May 18 - 06 May 18
closing date12 Mar 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

China China
China Gonggeng Academy Summer 2018
Gonggeng Music Festival (GMF) is a tuition-free, 3-week intensive orchestral program, interwoven with Chinese cultural immersion. The internationally acclaimed faculty provide collegiate students personal mentorship, chamber music coachings and side-by-side playing experience with faculty in the orchestra. The repertoire ranges from Western classics to newly-composed Eastern works (from Chen Qigang Composer workshop). The training culminates in a national concert tour, ending with a grand feast at Dragon Well Manor, an iconic restaurant landmark in Hangzhou.Beyond the music training, students are immersed into Chinese culture through nature, music-exchanges, and personal friendships. Every day begins with a boat-ride into Gonggeng Academy, where students experience the landscape that inspired centuries of Chinese poets and painters. Once at the Academy, students may further explore the surrounding natural landscape of farming communities, which provide delicious farm-to-table meals.
period01 Aug 18 - 20 Aug 18
closing date20 Mar 18
posted 11 Feb 18

Spain Spain
Reina Sofia School of Music
APPLY NOW FOR 2018-19 ACADEMIC YEAR’S AUDITIONS!
www.escuelasuperiordemusicareinasofia.es/audiciones
The Reina Sofía School of Music (Madrid, Spain) shapes the great musicians of today and tomorrow.
PERSONALIZED TRAINING BY RENOWN PROFESSORS: Zakhar Bron, Ivan Monighetti, Dmitri Bashkirov, Radovan Vlatkovic, Hansjörg Schellenberger, Nobuko Imai, Ryland Davies, among others.
MASTER CLASSES WITH EXCELLENT PEDAGOGUES: during the 2017/18 academic year, for example, the School invited Sir András Schiff, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Ruggero Raimondi, Sabine Meyer, Torleif Thedéen, Christoph Poppen, and Menahem Pressler, among others.
PROGRAMMESS: Bachelor’s Degree in Music, Master’s Degree in Music Performance, and a personalized course aimed to students during the final phase of their training.
SCHOLARSHIPS: The School has a broad scholarship programme, so that anyone who passes the auditions may enter regardless of their financial resources.
period01 Oct 18 - 21 Jun 19
closing date02 Mar 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

Germany Germany
Orchesterakademie, Violin - Buchenau Spring 2018, Germany
Young musicians and students from all over the world can apply for the Orchestra Academy of the International Festival "Buchenau Spring 2018".
The commitment is aimed at the promotion of young up-and-coming artists in the field of stringed instruments, who would like to join the great Georgian Symphony Orchestra of the Tbilisi Conservatory with 60musicians, in order to aim for music together with our great soloists and conductors while still serving the educational purpose.
They participate in our symphony concerts and conducting master classes with world-famous maestros.
With a curriculum vitae and possibly a video link or a short audition, the musicians qualify for a one-week orchestral academy period (25-31 March or 01-07 April 2018) and are one step closer to the profession of orchestral musician.
Course fee 350 €.
period25 Mar 18 - 31 Mar 18
posted 7 Feb 18

Germany Germany
Prof. Tomasz Tomaszewski, Violin - Blackmore Intl. Music Academy
Welcome to the international violin master class with great violinist - Prof. Tomasz Tomaszewski. 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: 549 €; 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).
period23 Mar 18 - 02 Apr 18
posted 7 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).
period23 Mar 18 - 02 Apr 18
posted 7 Feb 18

Germany Germany
Prof. Sachika Mizuno,Violin -Blackmore Int. Music Academy, Berlin
Welcome to the international violin master class with great violinist - Prof. Sachika Mizuno. 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: 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).
period23 Mar 18 - 02 Apr 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

Germany Germany
Kirill Troussov, Violin - Villa Ferrette Academy, St. Blasien
Welcome to the international violin masterclass with great & famous soloist - Kirill Troussov.
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 For your convenience we can provide transfer service from Zurich, Basel or Freiburg
period20 May 18 - 25 May 18
closing date20 Apr 18
posted 2 Feb 18

Switzerland Switzerland
CRANS-MONTANA CLASSICS VIOLIN MASTERCLASSES
High-level violin Masterclasses, under the direction of Shlomo Mintz. Guest professors: Hagai Shaham and Zhou Qian.
All participants will receive Masterclasses for all three professors, as well as private lessons. They will also have the opportunity of performing in our Students concerts.
CMClassics guarantees 10 days of inspiration, education and excitement at a high level in the fascinating world of the violin !
* Practical:
- Dates: From August 1st - 10th, 2018. Closing concert on August 12th (*)
(arrival day: July 31st, departing day: August 13th)
- Accommodation and food is provided thanks to the generous support of "CMClassics Friends".
- Open to young talented violinists (up to 27 years age) whatever their nationality (candidates under 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian). Official language: English
- Application fee: 100 CHF (not refunded) / Admission fee: 750 CHF (to be paid when the candidate is accepted)
* How to apply
- Sign up the online application in our site: https://www.cmclassics.ch/master-classes/3204-inscription.html
- Prepare a video with a work of your election and a duration of 15 minutes max., and upload it on YouTube (with hidden link, if you wish) or otherwise. Send the link in the same email, together with the payment (see next point)
- Pay the application fee and send the proof of the payment by sending an email to balonso@cmclassics.ch.
DEADLINE: April 15th, 2018 ----- ⇒ Candidates accepted will be informed via email by May 2nd, 2018.
period01 Aug 18 - 10 Aug 18
closing date15 Apr 18
posted 1 Feb 18

Germany Germany
ORCHESTERAKADEMIE, Violin - Buchenau Spring 2018, Germany
Young musicians and students from all over the world can apply for the Orchestra Academy of the International Festival "Buchenau Spring 2018". The commitment is aimed at the promotion of young up-and-coming artists in the field of stringed instruments, who would like to join the great Georgian Symphony Orchestra of the Tbilisi Conservatory with 60 musicians, in order to aim for music together with our great soloists and conductors while still serving the educational purpose. They participate in our symphony concerts and conducting master classes with world-famous maestros.
With a curriculum vitae and possibly a video link or a short audition, the musicians qualify for a one-week orchestral academy period (25-31 March or 01-07 April 2018) and are one step closer to the profession of orchestral musician.
Course fee 350 €
period25 Mar 18 - 31 Mar 18
posted 31 Jan 18

Sweden Sweden
RSPO Orchestra Academy
RSPO Orchestra Academy – one year of education offered on site at Konserthuset Stockholm in collaboration with the Piteå School of Music at the Luleå University of Technology.
period17 Sep 18 - 29 Jun 19
closing date15 Mar 18
posted 31 Jan 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

Italy Italy
3rd Musical Summer Course in Firenze. Conservatorio Luigi Cherubini
A specialised course by world renowned faculty for Advanced level students (17+ years old) advanced level amateurs or professionals.
The instrumental and voice tuition classes are conducted by exceptional teachers and internationally known performers.
We offer music as an enhancement in the preparation of young already professionals or future professionals (minimum level Grade 8 (English) / Performer Certificate)
We do prepare young instrumentalists for auditions for entry to the Higher Musical Schools
period30 Jul 18 - 12 Aug 18
closing date01 Mar 18
posted 17 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

Mozambique Mozambique
San Francisco Academy Orchestral Studies Diploma
The San Francisco Academy Orchestra's Artist Diploma Program is designed to offer an intensive ONE-YEAR fellowship that focuses solely on the practical skills necessary to prepare for auditions and a career in orchestral music. Coursework includes weekly private instruction, weekly group excerpt classes, master classes, mock auditions, and the opportunity to rehearse and perform alongside members of the San Francisco Symphony. Completion of two curriculum sessions will result in the Academy Orchestra's Artist Diploma in Orchestral Studies and potentially the Academy Prize in recognition of one musician who demonstrates outstanding artistry.
Applications for Autumn 2018 are Due on April 1st 2018
Applications for Spring 2019 are due on Nov 1st 2018
period01 Oct 18 - 27 May 19
closing date01 Apr 18
posted 16 Jan 18

Spain Spain
Masterclass Al-Andalus
Masterclass Al-Andalus is an intensive 10-day violin masterclass led by distinguished violinist/pedagogues David Russell and Andres Cardenes.
Five public masterclasses and two high-profile public performances are the focal point of the experience, while lecture/presentations on the history of Al-Andalus, and its influence on the classical repertoire will be included, as well as tours of important sites such as the Alhambra in Granada, Cordoba's 8th century Mosque/Cathedral "Mezquita", a Medieval Islamic fortress known as "La Mota", and an archaeological park highlighting the cultures that influenced the musical culture from times pre-dating the Roman era.
A performance-intensive masterclass, participants should come prepared to publicly perform a variety of repertoire during the masterclasses and concerts.
Application deadline is February 1st, but will remain open until full.
period19 May 18 - 28 May 18
posted 16 Jan 18

Germany Germany
Kirill Troussov, Violin - Villa Ferrette Academy, St. Blasien
Welcome to the international violin masterclass with great & famous soloist - Kirill Troussov. 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)
period20 May 18 - 25 May 18
posted 27 Dec 17

Germany Germany
Pavel Vernikov & Svetlana Makarova, Violin
Welcome to the international violin masterclass with great & famous soloists - Pavel Vernikov and Svetlana Makarova. 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)
period15 Oct 18 - 18 Oct 18
posted 27 Dec 17

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: 300 €
period21 May 18 - 26 May 18
posted 15 Dec 17

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: 300 €
period08 Jun 18 - 14 Jun 18
posted 15 Dec 17

Hungary Hungary
3rd Danube International CONCERTO MASTERCLASS & COMPETITION 2018
3rd Danube International
CONCERTO MASTERCLASS & COMPETITION 2018
for VIOLIN and PIANO soloists.
The first masterclass based on working with a professional symphony orchestra!
24th June - 2th July 2018, Budapest, Hungary
with the Danube Symphony Orchestra (one of the Hungarian state orchestras) and Andras Deak – principal conductor of DSO
and the professors: Nadja Nevolovitsch – violin (Antwerp, Belgium)
Kalina Mrmevska – piano (SUNY Stony Brook, New York).
Music programme of the course: Individual choice of one concerto movement from a recommended list of music.
All the further information can be found on our website:
www.concertomasterclass.com
period24 Jun 18 - 02 Jul 18
posted 15 Dec 17

United States United States
Miami Music Festival
Spend the summer in Miami studying and performing with world-class faculty! Miami Music Festival is accepting applications for programs in Orchestra, Piano, Conducting and Opera. Highlights include master classes, private lessons, symphonic concerts, chamber music, and a Concerto Competition granting winners from all institutes a solo performance in concert with the MMF Symphony Orchestra. Faculty includes members of Leading Orchestras and Universities from the Metropolitan Opera, NY Philharmonic, San Fransisco Symphony, Juilliard School and many more other leading arts organizations around the world.
Fellowships and scholarships available.
Please visit miamimusicfestival.com for application and audition information.
period05 Jun 18 - 29 Jul 18
closing date01 Mar 18
posted 15 Dec 17

Canada Canada
Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at Whistler
The VSO Institute at Whistler offers young musicians an experience and education like no other, joining together the GRAMMY® and JUNO Award-winning VSO with Whistler, one of the world’s finest mountain resorts. Students will be immersed in a collaborative musical environment alongside and mentored by a world class symphony orchestra, under the direction of the VSO’s internationally acclaimed music director, Maestro Bramwell Tovey.
VSOIW 2018: June 24 – July 3
Stravinsky: Petrouchka
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé Suite. No. 2
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
-Whistler Institute Orchestra
-chamber music program
-masterclasses, lessons
-concerto competition (grand prize winner plays with VSO)
-extend your time in Vancouver with the brand new University of British Columbia Chamber Orchestra Festival (July 3-8), featuring an elite, intimate chamber orchestra experience, opportunities for concerto performances, and intensive study for student conductors.
period24 Jun 18 - 03 Jul 18
closing date11 Mar 18
posted 9 Dec 17

France France
Cubertou - Intermediate String Chamber Music
For string players of grade 5 to ARSM diploma and pianist of grade 8 to ARSM diploma (or above).
Repertoire is drawn from the classics and we do our best to accommodate requests, especially from pianists. Most players come as individuals, but pre-formed groups are also welcome.
Tutors James Young (violin and viola) and Vivienne (cello and bass) will bring out the best in your playing for a fun an rewarding week.
The venue is a tranquil old farm in deepest rural SW France. Facilities include acres of woods and meadows and a lovely saltwater pool. Delicious and healthy food and plenty of local wine.
period22 Jul 18 - 28 Jul 18
posted 9 Dec 17

Hungary Hungary
Crescendo Summer Institute
The 12-day-long Crescendo Summer Institute will be organized for the 15th time this year, in the fabulous Hungarian town, Tokaj.
Musician professors coming from all over the world welcome students to their solo lessons, chamber and orchestral music courses.
Our students are provided with numerous opportunities to play at concerts, take part in audition master classes, to play baroque, contemporary music and even jazz.
A special feature of the Crescendo Summer Institute is the opportunity to participate in small group or private talks where the personal, psychological problems, difficulties that musicians have to face are discussed.
period01 Aug 18 - 13 Aug 18
posted 9 Dec 17

Canada Canada
PRISMA 2018: June 11-23
Do you want to play The Rite of Spring this June? Applications are open for the 2018 PRISMA Festival until Feb. 28. Substantial full and partial scholarships are available. The Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy provides two weeks of world-class music education on the beautiful West Coast of Canada, June 11-23.
The 2018 repertoire includes:
Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring
Respighi – Fountains of Rome
Elgar – In the South (Alassio)
R. Strauss – Josephs Legende
Berlioz – Harold in Italy (soloist Máté Szücs, principal viola Berlin Philharmonic)
Participants receive dedicated support daily from Guest Artists:
Dennis Kim is Concertmaster of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. He served as the youngest Concertmaster in the history of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, before going on to lead the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra and the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra in Finland.
Richard Roberts serves as concertmaster of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, and is a violin professor at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University.
Martin Chalifour has played solos with the Auckland Philharmonia, the Montreal Symphony, the Hong Kong Philharmonic, the National Orchestra of Taiwan, and the Malaysian Philharmonic.
Explore the PRISMA website, which includes information about in-depth audition training and the Concerto Competition.
Connect with your passion in an inspiring natural setting.
period11 Jun 18 - 23 Jun 18
closing date28 Feb 18
posted 28 Nov 17

Austria Austria
Prof. Yair Kless, violin - Blackmore International Music Academy
Welcome to the international violin master class with worldfamous and imprtant violin pedagogue - Yair Kless, professor in Manchester, Graz and Tel Aviv. Our course services included: individual lessons, accompanist, closing concert, concert engagements in Vienna 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: 4 lessons – 599 €; 5 lessons – 699 €; 6 lessons – 799 €,
Passive listener (entire course): 200 €; Day pass: 50 €
period02 Dec 18 - 07 Dec 18
posted 24 Nov 17

Austria Austria
Kirill Troussov, violin - Blackmore International Music Academy
Welcome to the international master class of the Blackmore International Music Academy in Berlin - our violin master class with worldfamous soloist - Kirill Troussov. 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: 649 €
passive: 200 €, day pass 50 €
period07 Dec 18 - 11 Dec 18
posted 24 Nov 17

Germany Germany
Prof. Yair Kless, violin - Blackmore International Music Academy
Welcome to the international violin master class with worldfamous violin pedagogue - Yair Kless, professor in Manchester, Graz and Tel Aiv. Our course services included: individual lessons, accompanist, closing concert, concert engagements in St. Blasien 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: 4 lessons – 599 €; 5 lessons – 699 €; 6 lessons – 799 €,
Passive listener (entire course): 200 €; Day pass: 50 €; solo performance with chamber orchestra: 300 €
period21 May 18 - 26 May 18
posted 24 Nov 17

Germany Germany
Kirill Troussov, violin - Blackmore International Music Academy
Welcome to the international master class of the Blackmore International Music Academy in Berlin - our violin master class with worldfamous soloist - Kirill Troussov. 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: 649 €
passive: 200 €, day pass 50 €, solo performance with chamber orchestra: 300 €
period20 Oct 18 - 24 Oct 18
posted 24 Nov 17

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: 649 €;
Passive listener (entire course): 200 €; Day pass: 50 €; solo performance with chamber orchestra: 300 €
period19 Mar 18 - 23 Mar 18
posted 24 Nov 17

Germany Germany
Yair Kless, violin - Blackmore International Music Academy
Welcome to the international violin master class with worldfamous and imprtant violin pedagogue - Yair Kless, professor in Manchester, Graz and Tel Aviv. Our course services included: individual lessons, accompanist, closing concert, concert engagements in Vienna 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: 4 lessons – 599 €; 5 lessons – 699 €; 6 lessons – 799 €,
Passive listener (entire course): 200 €; Day pass: 50 €
period10 Jun 18 - 15 Jun 18
posted 24 Nov 17

Germany Germany
Yair Kless, violin - Blackmore International Music Academy
Welcome to the international violin master class with worldfamous violin pedagogue - Yair Kless, professor in Manchester, Graz and Tel Aiv. Our course services included: individual lessons, accompanist, closing concert, concert engagements in St. Blasien 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: 4 lessons – 599 €; 5 lessons – 699 €; 6 lessons – 799 €,
Passive listener (entire course): 200 €; Day pass: 50 €; solo performance with chamber orchestra: 300 €
period22 Oct 18 - 27 Oct 18
posted 24 Nov 17

United Kingdom United Kingdom
Nantwen Chamber Music Summer School
A small, friendly and relaxed course for adult amateur string players of 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. If you book the course before the 1st of December 2018 then benefit fro our early bird fee of £377
period09 Aug 18 - 12 Aug 18
posted 24 Nov 17

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