2018 GUIDE TO SUMMER PROGRAMS


AUSTRIA
International Music Academy Orpheus, Vienna
LOCATION
Vienna, Austria
MUSICAL FOCUS
Music master classes for strings, piano, flute, clarinet, chamber music.
AGE & LEVEL
8-30, professional musician.
DATES
July 29-Aug, 9, 2018
STUDENTS 150
TEACHERS 18
CONTACT INFORMATION
Professor Mario Hossen, Artistic Director
Lilyana Kehayova, Gen. Sec'y
Operngasse 26/35
AUSTRIA
(1) 943 85 90, 699 1050 4978
SOCIAL LINKS
Salzburg International Summer Academy Mozarteum
LOCATION
Mozarteum University, Salzburg
MUSICAL FOCUS
Music master classes for composition, conducting, voice, piano, violin, etc.
AGE & LEVEL
Most students aged 20-30; university level; audition required.
DATES
July 16-August 26, 2017
STUDENTS 1000
TEACHERS 70
CONTACT INFORMATION
Mirabellplatz 1
AUSTRIA
662-6198 0
SOCIAL LINKS
Wiener Meisterkurse (Vienna Master Courses)
LOCATION
Schloss Laudon, Vienna
MUSICAL FOCUS
Master classes in conducting, voice, opera, lied, piano, string instruments & all symphonic wind instruments.
AGE & LEVEL
16 to 35; high to top level; audition depends on teacher.
DATES
July 8-August 9, 2018
COST 630 euros (tuition).
STUDENTS 180
TEACHERS 18
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jorg Bierhance, Artistic Director
Kandlgasse 5a/1
AUSTRIA
43 (676) 385 37 44
SOCIAL LINKS

BULGARIA
Spring & Summer Music Academy & International Festival
LOCATION
Bulgaria, United States, Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
Festival, master classes (violin, viola, cello, piano, chamber music), individual lessons, ensemble lessons, chamber orchestra, advanced chamber music workshop & concerts; audition required.
AGE & LEVEL
No age limit; intermediate & advanced students, professional & amateur.
DATES
Spring & summer
STUDENTS 30-60
TEACHERS 10-20
CONTACT INFORMATION
Kalin Ivanov, Artistic Director
367 Bay Eighth Street, #1B
BULGARIA
347-587-7174

CANADA
Alberta
Music & Sound, The Banff Centre
LOCATION
Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
Jazz, master classes, chamber music, residencies.
AGE & LEVEL
Age varies; pre-professional to professional levels; audition by CD.
DATES
Year-round
STUDENTS 250
TEACHERS 50
CONTACT INFORMATION
Henk Guittart, Director, Fall & Winter Residencies
Box 1020, Station 23
Banff, AB T1L 1H5
CANADA
403-762-6100

British Columbia
PRISMA Festival
LOCATION
Powell River, British Columbia, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
Summer music academy & festival.
AGE & LEVEL
All ages; most applicants are university level & above.
DATES
June 11-23, 2018
COST $1670 CAD, including tuition & housing/meals
CONTACT INFORMATION
Arthur Arnold, Music Director
Suite D, 7061 Duncan Street
Powell River, BC V8A 1W1
CANADA
855-5PRISMA
SOCIAL LINKS

Ontario
Canada's National Arts Centre Summer Music Institute - Young Artists Program, Conductors & Composers Programs
LOCATION
University of Ottawa & Canada's National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
Young Artists Program (strings, winds, piano, vocal).
AGE & LEVEL
Young Artists Program (12-18 years for Pre-College, 18-26 for Seniors, up to 35 for vocal program).
DATES
June 2017 (Seniors, three weeks; Pre-College, two weeks)
COST CAD 1000 (Seniors), CAD 540 (Pre-College); financial support available.
STUDENTS 70
TEACHERS 25
Featured Teachers
Hans Jorgen Jensen, Nicholas Mann, Grigory Kalinovsky, Joel Quarrington, NAC Orch. five wind principals, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Pinchas Zukerman, Director; Patty Kopec, Co-Artistic Director
Admissions: Christy Harris, Manager
1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1
CANADA
613-947-7000 x 568
SOCIAL LINKS
Music at Port Milford
LOCATION
Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
World-class faculty, family atmosphere; chamber music experience for serious young string students & pianists; chamber, orchestra, individual lessons; singing, improvisation, performances.
AGE & LEVEL
12-18.
DATES
July-August
STUDENTS 40 per session
TEACHERS 16 per session
Featured Teachers
Marie Berard, Kelly Parkins-Lindstrom, Susan Gagnon, Angela Park, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Meg Hill, Artistic Director
288 Washington Avenue
Pleasantville, NY 10570
CANADA
914-439-5039
SOCIAL LINKS
Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute
LOCATION
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
14-day training program in instrumental & vocal performance practice; classes in voice, strings, woodwinds, harpsichord, lute, & guitar; program for conductors/directors also available.
AGE & LEVEL
Advanced students; pre-professional & professional musicians.
DATES
June 5-17, 2017
STUDENTS 80-90
TEACHERS 20+
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jeanne Lamon, Director; Ivars Taurins, Vocal/Choral Program; Charlotte Nediger, Artistic Coordinator
Admissions: Caitlin Cross, Administrative Coordinator
427 Bloor Street West, Box 14
Toronto, ON M5S 1X7
CANADA
416-964-9562 x 241

Quebec
Domaine Forget International Music & Dance Academy
LOCATION
Sain-Irenee, Quebec, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
AGE & LEVEL
Intermediate to advanced; audition required, depending on request for financial aid, cassette.
DATES
May-Aug
STUDENTS 600 students, no diplomas, only attestations
TEACHERS 125
CONTACT INFORMATION
5 Saint-Antoine Street, PO Box 672
Saint-Irenee, QC G0T 1V0
CANADA
418-452-8111, 888-336-7438

FRANCE
Academie de Jeunes Solistes
LOCATION
Mézin (Theater & St Jean-Baptiste Church), Mezin, France
MUSICAL FOCUS
Master classes of interpretation, individual lessons, daily public concerts, chamber music, chamber orchestra, & piano accompaniment. Classes, lessons, concerts & lodging are free.
AGE & LEVEL
Advanced students, young professionals (18 & up); CV required; CD, DVD, tape or video requested.
DATES
One week in early March (or end of February) & one week in summer
COST Free.
STUDENTS 8-30
TEACHERS 3-6
CONTACT INFORMATION
Professor Christophe Boulier, Artistic Director & President
Christiane Lafaye, Secretary-General, Marie-Christine Santoli, Treasurer, Regis Boulier, Technical Director
Mairie - Place du Club
FRANCE
(5) 62.29.48.20
SOCIAL LINKS
Cellos at Belle Serre
LOCATION
Belle Serre, southwestern France
MUSICAL FOCUS
Individual tuition, duo repertoire, group technical workouts & ensemble playing from duos to octets, chamber music sessions with guest musicians, & discussions about all aspects of cello playing.
AGE & LEVEL
All levels: amateur, student & professional cellists (Courses 1 & 2); advanced cellists (Course 3).
DATES
July
STUDENTS 10
TEACHERS x
CONTACT INFORMATION
Lowri Blake
La Caulie
FRANCE
(5) 63.35.68.46
SOCIAL LINKS
Prades Summer Academy - Festival Pablo Casals International Master Classes
LOCATION
Prades, France
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music & instruments master classes.
AGE & LEVEL
18 & up; superior level; no audition.
DATES
August 1-14, 2017
STUDENTS Approx. 160
TEACHERS Approx. 34
CONTACT INFORMATION
BP 24, 33 Rue de l'Hospice
FRANCE
(4) 68.96.33.07

GERMANY
Euro Music Festival & Academy (Organized by Euro Arts)
LOCATION
Halle Saale, Germany
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive individual lessons/master classes; public performances.
AGE & LEVEL
No age limit; advanced level.
DATES
July 16-August 17, 2018
COST 450 to 600 euros & 1690 euros.
STUDENTS 300
TEACHERS 30
Featured Teachers
Bernd Goetzke, Maria Kliegel, Tomasz Tomaszewski, Gilead Mishory, Brigitte Lindner, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Christina Kim, Managing Director
Kleine Marktstr. 7
GERMANY
82 (2) 539-2952
SOCIAL LINKS
International Opera Academy IOA
LOCATION
Villigst Mansion House, near Schwerte in the Ruhr region, Germany
MUSICAL FOCUS
Daily singing lessons/coaching/yoga, performance & audition training, master classes, language coaching, method breathing, mental relaxation, 3-4 concerts, auditions for agencies & theaters, lectures, acting class, workshops.
AGE & LEVEL
Young opera singers, students & emerging professionals; two scholarships for young piano accompanists; two partial scholarships for young singers from the US.
DATES
July 30-August 13, 2017
STUDENTS 18
TEACHERS 14
CONTACT INFORMATION
Assistant Professor Yamina Maamar, Professor Elisabeth Werres, Norbert Schmittberg, Directors
Schutzenhof 23
GERMANY
(2303) 33 00 30, (177) 367 44 11
SOCIAL LINKS
Internationale Meistersinger Akademie
LOCATION
Neumarkt i.d. Opf., Germany
MUSICAL FOCUS
Auditions with agents, presenters & opera directors; master classes, voice lessons, daily coachings, language coaching, make-up consultation, professional demo recordings; concerts with orchestra, recitals broadcast on radio.
AGE & LEVEL
Young professional singers (30 & under)
AUDITION REQUIRED? Required [https://meistersingerakademie.com/course]
DATES
July 11-August 9, 2018
COST Free
Cost details
Full scholarship program for emerging artists, including housing
STUDENTS 15
TEACHERS 10
Featured Teachers
Matthew Horner IMG, John Fisher, Malcolm Martineau, Craig Terry, KS Anna Tomowa-Sintow, Pierre Vallet, Anne Sofie von Otter, Professor Dr Edith Wiens, Tobias Truniger, Marcelo Amaral, GMD Michael Hofstetter
CONTACT INFORMATION
Edith Wiens, Artistic Director
Admissions: Linda McAlister, Artistic Administrator
IMA, c/o Professor Dr. Edith Wiens, The Juilliard School of Music, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023-6588
UNITED STATES
SOCIAL LINKS

GERMANY
Internationale Sommerakademie Schwetzingen-Worms
LOCATION
Schwetzingen, Worms
MUSICAL FOCUS
Master classes for violin, viola, & cello.
AGE & LEVEL
13-30; audition required.
DATES
July-August
STUDENTS 20-30
TEACHERS 4
CONTACT INFORMATION
Professor Joshua Epstein, Artistic Director
Admissions: Michaela Simane, Org.
ISA/Simane, Kaiserstr. 7
GERMANY
(6224) 17 24 230
SOCIAL LINKS
Weimar Master Classes (Weimarer Meisterkurse - Hochschule fur Musik Franz Liszt Weimar/The Univ. of Music Franz Liszt Weimar)
LOCATION
Weimar, Germany
MUSICAL FOCUS
Master classes for violin, piano, voice, winds, & other instruments.
AGE & LEVEL
18-32 years old.
DATES
July 14-28, 2018
COST 300-450 euros.
STUDENTS 200
TEACHERS 13
CONTACT INFORMATION
Professor Dr. Christoph Stolzl, Director
Postfach 2552
GERMANY
(3643) 55 51 50
SOCIAL LINKS

ITALY
Arcidosso - InterHarmony International Music Festival: Session 1 & 2
LOCATION
Arcidosso, Tuscany, Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
DATES
June-July
CONTACT INFORMATION
Misha Quint, Director
PO Box 286252
ITALY
212-426-5556
Corso d'Opera/Opera Course
LOCATION
MUSICAL FOCUS
Professional opera course for singers at the beginning of their careers; also includes seminars on physical & mental health, career management, personal image, public relations, preparing for auditions, etc.
AGE & LEVEL
No age level; professional & pre-professional.
DATES
July-August
STUDENTS 10-15 participants
TEACHERS 5 principal teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Via de Macci 17R
ITALY
055-214705
Festival of the Gulf, Italy
LOCATION
San Marco di Castelabatte (SA), Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
Festival, master classes (all orchestra instruments, piano, chamber music, opera singing, jazz, conducting, composition), individual lessons, ensemble lessons, advanced chamber music workshop & concerts; audition required.
AGE & LEVEL
No age limit; intermediate & advanced students, professional & amateur.
DATES
August 17-26, 2018
STUDENTS 60-100
TEACHERS 25-30
CONTACT INFORMATION
Kalin Ivanov, Artistic Director, BV Artists Int'l, representing Festival of the Gulf
367 Bay Eighth Street, #1B
ITALY
347-587-7174
SOCIAL LINKS
Rome Festival Summer Institute/Rome Festival Opera Institute/Rome Festival Ballet Institute
LOCATION
The heart of the inspirational historic center of Rome & Vatican City, Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
Professional level program; performance of symphonic, opera, ballet, choral, & chamber music; 20 performances during the Festival.
AGE & LEVEL
20 & older; average age 29; professional & pre-professional; audition required.
DATES
June-July
STUDENTS 60 participants
TEACHERS 21 artist teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Fritz Maraffi, Director
Via Francesco Duodo 49
ITALY
Siena Music Institute
LOCATION
Siena (Florence), Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
Music performance, language, vocal, instrumental.
AGE & LEVEL
19 & above; audition required.
DATES
July 19-August 17, 2018
COST $3000.
STUDENTS 30
TEACHERS 8
Featured Teachers
Joseph Del Principe, Laura Polverelli, Paolo Gragnoli, Joseph Irrera, John Irrera, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Joseph Del Principe, Director
Admissions: Ann Testa, Admissions Director
595 Prospect Road
ITALY
203-754-5741

MALTA
Malta International Music Festival
LOCATION
Valletta, Malta
MUSICAL FOCUS
Piano master classes.
DATES
April
CONTACT INFORMATION
36 Merchants Street
MALTA
7772 7222
Malta International Piano Festival
LOCATION
Valletta, Malta
MUSICAL FOCUS
Piano master classes.
DATES
October
CONTACT INFORMATION
36 Merchants Street
MALTA
7772 7222

NORWAY
Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition ACADEMY
LOCATION
Trondheim, Norway
MUSICAL FOCUS
For piano trios (2018, 2022), string quartets (2016, 2020).
AGE & LEVEL
16-34, for single members of a piano trio; maximum of 87 years total for piano trio's members, 116 years for string quartet (by Sept. 1, year of the Academy).
DATES
September
COST Free application, free stay, two meals a day free; participation fee of 160
STUDENTS 4 ensembles
TEACHERS x
CONTACT INFORMATION
Sigmund Tvete Vik, Artistic Director; Kristin Reigstad, Executive Director
Postboks 8867
NORWAY
92 03 50 53
SOCIAL LINKS

ROMANIA
Summer Music Academy Sinaia
LOCATION
Sinaia, Romania
MUSICAL FOCUS
Violin, viola, cello, flute, chamber music; customized training, individual master classes; coaching & mentoring; rehearsals & hours of study assisted by a professor; auditions; public concerts.
AGE & LEVEL
10-35; all nationalities & all levels.
DATES
July 12-24, 2018
STUDENTS 20-50
TEACHERS 5-10
Featured Teachers
Remus Azoitei, Irina Muresanu, Matteo Evangelisti, Mario Caroli, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Luigi Gageos, Director
PO Box 13-63
ROMANIA
740-75 95 66
SOCIAL LINKS

SERBIA
Belgrade Baroque Academy
LOCATION
Kolarac Foundation Concert Hall, Belgrade
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive, specialist short study courses of historically informed performances in voice, opera, baroque string & wind instruments & basso continuo with leading early music professionals.
AGE & LEVEL
Intermediate-advanced professional.
DATES
October, March & June
COST 150 euros per person; 30 euros admin. fee.
STUDENTS 20
TEACHERS 6
Featured Teachers
Marijana Mijanovic, Evelyn Tubb, Florian Deuter, Andre Laurent O'Neil, Predrag Gosta, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Marijana Mijanovic, Predrag Gosta, Artistic Directors
Admissions: Vladanka Malesic, Administrative Director
Kolarceva Zaduzbina, Studentski trg 5
SERBIA
(66) 961 21 11
SOCIAL LINKS

SPAIN
Barcelona Festival of Song
LOCATION
Barcelona, Spain
MUSICAL FOCUS
For classical singers & accompanists; focus on the history & interpretation of the Latin-American, Spanish & Portuguese vocal repertoire; students learn vocal repertoire & diction of Spanish, Catalan, & Portuguese; concerts.
AGE & LEVEL
No age limit; open to students & teachers.
DATES
June 26-July 5, 2018
STUDENTS 15
TEACHERS 6
CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Patricia Caicedo, Director
SPAIN
SOCIAL LINKS
Encuentro de Música y Academia de Santander
LOCATION
Santander, Cantabria, Spain
MUSICAL FOCUS
Piano, strings, winds, chamber music, voice, orchestra.
AGE & LEVEL
Advanced level; audition required for participation as an active student.
DATES
June-July
STUDENTS 80
TEACHERS 15
CONTACT INFORMATION
Paloma O'Shea, President
Peter Csaba, Art. Dir.
Calle Requena 1, c/o Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia
SPAIN
(91) 523.04.19
SOCIAL LINKS

SWITZERLAND
Crans-Montana Classics Violin Masterclasses
LOCATION
Crans-Montana (Valais, Switzerland)
MUSICAL FOCUS
High-level masterclasses for young violinists; masterclasses, open lessons, one-to-one with world-renowned masters & with Shlomo Mintz; student concerts & final gala.
AGE & LEVEL
27 (maximum age).
DATES
Annually in August
Featured Teachers
Shlomo Mintz, Sungsic Yang, Hagai Shaham, Cihat Askin, Sonig Tchakerian
CONTACT INFORMATION
Shlomo Mintz, Artistic Director
Gerard Bagnoud, President, Veronique Lindemann, Executive Director, Belen Alonso, Artistic Coordinator & Masterclasses Organizer
Rue Centrale 19
SWITZERLAND
(27) 480 36 93, (79) 132 56 67
SOCIAL LINKS
Lucerne Festival Academy
LOCATION
Lucerne, Switzerland
MUSICAL FOCUS
Contemporary orchestral, ensemble, & chamber music repertoire in daily rehearsals & lessons; supervised by Wolfgang Rihm, Matthias Pintscher, other conductors & the instrumental coaches of the Ensemble Intercontemporain.
AGE & LEVEL
Age limit of 28 years; advanced music students & professional musicians, conductors & composers
AUDITION REQUIRED? Required; see repertoire[http://www.academy.lucernefestival.ch/apply/orchestra/audition-repertoire-2018/]
DATES
August 13-September 3, 2018
Date details: Covered costs: travel from your home or place of study to Lucerne and back; accommodation with breakfast in a local host family; and daily fees for food and beverage.
STUDENTS 120
TEACHERS 15
CONTACT INFORMATION
Wolfgang Rihm, Artistic Director; Matthias Pintscher, Principal Conductor
Dominik Deuber, Mng. Dir.
Hirschmattstr. 13
SWITZERLAND
(41) 226 44 00
SOCIAL LINKS
Ticino Musica Festival
LOCATION
Ticino, Switzerland
MUSICAL FOCUS
Masterclasses, opera studio, workshop for contemporary music, individual lessons, chamber music, concerts, seminars, music exhibitions.
AGE & LEVEL
No age limit.
DATES
July 15-28, 2018
STUDENTS 250
TEACHERS 20
CONTACT INFORMATION
Gabor Meszaros, Artistic Director
Casella Postale 722
SWITZERLAND
(91) 980 09 72
SOCIAL LINKS
Verbier Festival Academy
LOCATION
Various venues in Verbier, Switzerland
MUSICAL FOCUS
Master classes for emerging professional instrumentalists (piano, violin, viola, cello), chamber ensembles & singers (lied & opera), & artist training in audience & community engagement.
AGE & LEVEL
Young professionals aged 16-30 (as young as 14 to be considered as student-in-residence); selection through online evaluation, including audio/video recordings.
DATES
July 18-August 5, 2018
COST Up to $125 (application fee); tuition & housing provided; students responsi
STUDENTS 60-70
TEACHERS 20 + guest coaches & speakers
Featured Teachers
Sergei Babayan, Yuri Bashmet, Pamela Frank, Frans Helmerson, Gabor Takacs-Nagy, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Stephen McHolm, Academy Director
4 Rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau
SWITZERLAND
(21) 925 90 60
SOCIAL LINKS

UNITED KINGDOM
Cadenza International Music Summer School
LOCATION
Purcell School, London, Great Britain
MUSICAL FOCUS
Strings & piano; solo lessons, master classes; chamber music, chamber orchestra & general musicianship.
AGE & LEVEL
10 & up; serious & specialist school-age children (Purcell & Menuhin schools, junior colleges), under- & post-graduates, teachers & amateur adults.
DATES
July
COST 650 pounds, fully inclusive.
STUDENTS 65
TEACHERS 14
Featured Teachers
Krysia Osostowicz, Pascal Nemirovski, Robin Ireland, Alexander Baillie, Leland Chen, Featured Teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
John Thwaites, Course Director
16 Street James' Road
UNITED KINGDOM
121-446-4836
Cambridge Early Music
LOCATION
Cambridge, Great Britain
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive, specialist short study courses in practical & stylistic music-making focused on the Renaissance & Baroque periods.
AGE & LEVEL
Adults (18+), intermediate-advanced/professional; no audition, but demo tapes sometimes requested.
DATES
July 30-August 11, 2017
STUDENTS 35-60 each week
TEACHERS 4-5
CONTACT INFORMATION
Mary Archer, John Bickley, Peter Fielder, Annabel Malton, Peter Holman, David McKitterick, Libby Percival, Frankie Williams, Mark Williams, Dirs.
Admissions: Christopher Roberts, Administrator
Cambridge Early Music, Box 111, 23 King Street
UNITED KINGDOM
844-808 2412
SOCIAL LINKS
Dartington International Summer School
LOCATION
Medieval estate, South Devon, England
MUSICAL FOCUS
A broad range of classical music, with some world music & dance courses; early application & audition required for some specialised & advanced courses.
AGE & LEVEL
All ages & abilities, from beginners & amateurs to students & professionals; under 18s must be accompanied.
DATES
July 28-August 25, 2018
STUDENTS 1500-2000
TEACHERS 200
CONTACT INFORMATION
Joanna MacGregor, Artistic Director
The Elmhirst Centre, Dartington Hall, Totnes
UNITED KINGDOM
+44 (0)1803 847000
SOCIAL LINKS
Sherborne Summer School of Music
LOCATION
Sherborne School, Sherborne, Dorset, United Kingdom
MUSICAL FOCUS
Four choirs, wind ensemble, chamber orchestra, symphony orchestra, mixed chamber music: master classes for piano, piano accompaniment & singing; orchestral, wind & choral conducting; composition, jazz; art course.
AGE & LEVEL
18 & up; student/amateurs & professionals
AUDITION REQUIRED? Not required
DATES
July 29-August 12, 2018
STUDENTS 600 over two separate weeks
TEACHERS 40 over two separate weeks
CONTACT INFORMATION
Malcolm Binney, Music Director
Admissions: Maggie Barton Wilby, Administrator
PO Box 629
UNITED KINGDOM
+44 (0)1342 893963
SOCIAL LINKS
 
 

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