2018 GUIDE TO SUMMER PROGRAMS

Blackburn Music Academy
Blackburn Music Academy
Festival Napa Valley
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
Situated in the idyllic Napa Valley, the Blackburn Music Academy provides an immersive summer festival experience for talented emerging professional musicians through direct chamber and orchestral performing opportunities with some of the most respected musicians from around the world. An integral part of Festival Napa Valley, academy musicians present concerts throughout the Napa Valley for the thousands of patrons and attendees that come annually.
Academy musicians participate in chamber music concerts, orchestral concerts and workshops, sectionals, and other professional development sessions with Festival Napa Valley artists. Guest artists and clinicians for 2018 include: Joshua Bell; Raimund Lissy, Principal Second Violin of the Vienna Philharmonic; the Principal musicians of the Russian National Orchestra and others.
WHAT DISTINGUISHES THIS PROGRAM
Blackburn Music Academy provides an immersive summer festival experience for talented emerging professional musicians through chamber and orchestral performances with some of the most respected musicians from around the world, including: Joshua Bell; Raimund Lissy, Principal Second Violin of the Vienna Philharmonic; the Principals of the Russian National Orchestra, etc.
LOCATION
Napa Valley, California
MUSICAL FOCUS
Genre: Classical
AGE & LEVEL
18 to 34
DATES
July 13 to July 29, 2018
COST Free
Cost details
• Fall early-bird application fee $50
• Spring final application fee $70
• Registration fee $355*($60 refundable upon arrival on July 13th)
• Tuition free, and housing provided in home stays.
• Transportation to, during, and from the festival is not provided. There are modest transportation stipends available for those who provide their own car and for those that help with carpooling.
STUDENTS 80
TEACHERS 20
Featured Teachers
Joshua Bell; John Corigliano; Raimund Lissy, Principal Second Violin, Vienna Philharmonic; Martin West, Music Director San Francisco Ballet; Joel Revzen, Asst. Conductor, Metropolitan Opera
CONTACT INFORMATION
Martin West
1850 Soscol Avenue, Suite 205
Napa, CA 94559
UNITED STATES
888-337-6272
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