2023 SUMMER PROGRAMS GUIDE


1VIRTUAL
CMO: Conductors Masterclass Online
LOCATION
Virtual
MUSICAL FOCUS
Beginner, intermediate, and advanced online masterclasses for conductors, as well as private lessons for conductors. Technique, repertoire study, performance improvement and empowerment and career counseling.
AGE & LEVEL
All ages; beginner, amateur, intermediate, and advanced professional
DATES
By appointment only
COST $150 per hour masterclass; $250 per hour private lessons
CONTACT INFORMATION
John Axelrod, artistic director
9 rue Jacques Chardonne
SWITZERLAND
+41 79 629 03 66
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Inside Music Academy
LOCATION
Virtual
MUSICAL FOCUS
One-of-a-kind, wildly popular virtual festival. We have built a virtual music department with a lobby, homerooms, gym & library. Daily electives, Zoom class, rise-and-shine workouts, and lessons with teachers from Juilliard and Curtis. Daily 1:39 nanoconcerts and a wide range of electives from podcasting 101, conducting, blogging, composition, improv, Saturday market challenge, and more. Come expand your world from the safety of your own living room!
AGE & LEVEL
Junior (8 to 13), intermediate (13 to 18), college+ (18 and older), adult learners. Students of all levels, from advanced college students to young students expanding their knowledge.
DATES
June - August, as well as classes during the school year
COST $275-$540 per session
STUDENTS 200
TEACHERS 40
Featured Teachers
Jennifer Frautschi, Jeffrey Biegel, James Dunham, Hans Jensen, Kenji Bunch
CONTACT INFORMATION
Anthea Kreston
Almita Vamos; Charles Castleman; Avi Friedlander; Jason Duckles; Desirée Ruhstradt
UNITED STATES
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OAcademy
LOCATION
Virtual
MUSICAL FOCUS
OAcademy is an innovative orchestral training platform that combines professional caliber artistic instruction with cultural exchange & leadership development. By connecting a powerful network with emerging technology, OAcademy delivers a transformative 360° curriculum centered on 21st century, industry-oriented tools. The result is an unparalleled 6-month journey empowering high-potential musicians from all corners of the Americas to become job-ready global artists.
AGE & LEVEL
Open to any musician who is a citizen, resident, or student of the Americas, and age 18 to 30
DATES
January - June
COST Enrollment fee
Featured Teachers
Faculty from The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, and MET Opera Orchestra
CONTACT INFORMATION
Carlos Miguel Prieto, musical director
Katarina Weir, co-CEO, executive director; Mark Gillespie, co-CEO, creative director & general manager
1701 Rhode Island Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
UNITED STATES
703-236-0010
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PYPA Piano Festival
LOCATION
Virtual
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive 9-day piano festival that features world class concerts, master classes, lectures and competition.
AGE & LEVEL
10 to 25, pre-professional, professional
DATES
July 29 - August 6, 2023
COST $2,750
STUDENTS 24
TEACHERS 12
Featured Teachers
Gary Graffman, Ching-Yun Hu, Kathryn Brown, Alexander Korsantia, Chen Jiang
CONTACT INFORMATION
Ching-Yun Hu, director
Admissions: Mike Slobodien, executive administrator
833 North Capitol Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
UNITED STATES
215-607-5773
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Virtual Woodwind Academy & Audition Prep Course
LOCATION
Virtual
MUSICAL FOCUS
The Virtual Woodwind Academy offers innovative online training for high school aged musicians who play flute, saxophone and clarinet. The Academy includes private study, masterclasses, chamber music and music theory in both classical and jazz genres. Audition Prep is a 3-day audition "boot camp" for high school aged participants (juniors and seniors preferred), to help master your auditions!
AGE & LEVEL
High school (ages 13 to 18); flute, clarinet, and saxophone players
DATES
Academy: July; audition preparation: August
COST Academy: $300, $25 registration fee; audition prep: $150, $30 registration fee.
Cost details
Early bird discount and audit options available
TEACHERS 2
Featured Teachers
Ana Nelson, Amanda Dame
CONTACT INFORMATION
Ana Nelson, Amanda Dame
UNITED STATES
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EASTMAN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
Eastman School of Music, Institute for Music Leadership
LOCATION
Virtual
Expanded information for

EASTMAN LEADERSHIP BOOTCAMP
Eastman School of Music, Institute for Music Leadership
LOCATION
Virtual
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AUSTRIA
AIMS in Graz, Austria (American Institute of Musical Studies, AIMS Festival Orchestra in Graz)
LOCATION
Graz, Austria
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive study program for pre-professional/professional singers & pianists.
AGE & LEVEL
No age limits; from student to young pro; audition required
DATES
July 3 - august 13, 2023
COST $6,695, due May 15
STUDENTS 100-105
TEACHERS 65
CONTACT INFORMATION
Sarah Halley, general director; Theresa Ruperd, administrator director
28 East 69 Street
Kansas City, MO 64113
UNITED STATES
816-268-3657
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European Music Institute Vienna (formerly Wiener Meisterkurse)
LOCATION
Schloss Laudon, Vienna, Austria
MUSICAL FOCUS
Summer Academy Program in conducting, voice, opera, lied, piano, string instruments. Classroom and online, study opportunities online throughout the year. Online with top quality connection.
AGE & LEVEL
15 to 35; high to top level
DATES
July - August
COST €630 (tuition)
STUDENTS 180
TEACHERS 18
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jörg Birhance, artistic director
Kandlgasse 5a/1
AUSTRIA
+43 43 (676) 385 37 44
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International Music Academy Orpheus, Vienna
LOCATION
Vienna, Austria
MUSICAL FOCUS
Music master classes for strings, piano, flute, clarinet, chamber music.
AGE & LEVEL
8 to 30, professional musician
DATES
August 16-27, 2023
COST €450 total cost for the master class; scholarships are possible
STUDENTS 150
TEACHERS 18
CONTACT INFORMATION
Prof. Mario Hossen, artistic director
Liliana Kehayova, general secretary
Six Mold Alley 14
AUSTRIA
+43 (1) 943 85 90, +43 (0) 699 1050 4978
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International Summer Academy of the MDW (ISA)
LOCATION
Austria: Vienna, Semmering, Reichenau, Payerbach, Muerzzuschlag
MUSICAL FOCUS
Summer academy (classical music), consisting of master courses (string & wind instruments, piano, chamber music, voice, conducting, composing), workshops & music festival (approx. 35 concerts).
AGE & LEVEL
Very advanced music students, postgraduates and young professional musicians
DATES
August
STUDENTS Approximately 250
TEACHERS Approximately 60
CONTACT INFORMATION
Prof. Johannes Meissl, artistic director
Siana Rabeck, Mag.a artistic
Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1
AUSTRIA
+43 664 887 90 860
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Salzburg International Summer Academy Mozarteum
LOCATION
Mozarteum University, Salzburg, Austria
MUSICAL FOCUS
Music master classes for composition, conducting, voice, piano, violin, etc.
AGE & LEVEL
Most students aged 20 to 30; university level; audition required
DATES
Summer
STUDENTS 1,000
TEACHERS 70
CONTACT INFORMATION
Prof. Hannfried Lucke
Admissions: Christian Breckner
Mirabellplatz 1
AUSTRIA
+43 (662) 61984550
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BELGIUM
Musica Mundi - International Chamber Music Course & Festival for Young Musicians
LOCATION
Waterloo, Belgium
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music
AGE & LEVEL
10 to 18
DATES
July - August
CONTACT INFORMATION
Leonid Kerbel; Hagit Hassid-Kerbel
Rue de la Croix 21A
BELGIUM
+32 (2) 652.01.01
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BULGARIA
Spring & Summer Music Academy & International Festivals
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 and advanced students, professional and amateur
DATES
Spring and summer
STUDENTS 30-60
TEACHERS 10-20
CONTACT INFORMATION
Kalin Ivanov, artistic director
367 Bay Eighth Street, #1B
Brooklyn, NY 11228
UNITED STATES
718-232-3712
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Spring and 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 and advanced students, professional and amateur
DATES
Spring and summer
STUDENTS 30-60
TEACHERS 10-20
CONTACT INFORMATION
Kalin Ivanov, artistic director
367 Bay Eighth Street, #1B
Brooklyn, NY 11228
UNITED STATES
718-232-3712
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BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA

MUSIC & MORE SUMMERFEST - INTERNATIONAL CLASSICAL MUSIC FESTIVAL & ACADEMY
LOCATION
Trebinje, Bosnia & Herzegovina
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CANADA
Alberta
Music & Sound, The Banff Centre
LOCATION
Banff Centre for Arts and Leadership, Banff, Alberta, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
Jazz, master classes, chamber music, classical, singer songwriter, opera residencies.
AGE & LEVEL
Age varies; pre-professional to professional levels; audition by CD
DATES
Year-round residency lengths vary from 2 to 5 weeks
COST $65 application fee; $35 for applicants who identify as Indigenous. Program fees vary; financial aid of up to 100% of tuition and 50% of meal and accommodation fee available.
STUDENTS 250
TEACHERS 50
CONTACT INFORMATION
Annalee Patipatanakoon, James Parker, & Roman Borys, directors, classical musical; Joel Ivany, director, Opera
Mark Wold, dean of Arts & Leadership
Admissions: Marie Dearing
Box 1020
Banff, AB T1L 1H5
CANADA
403-762-6100
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British Columbia
PRISMA (Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy) Festival
LOCATION
Powell River, British Columbia, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
Summer music academy & festival.
AGE & LEVEL
Most applicants are university age
DATES
June
COST CAD 1,670, including tuition and housing/meals
STUDENTS 80
TEACHERS 20
CONTACT INFORMATION
Arthur Arnold, artistic director
Admissions: Lynda Harris
4313 Alberta Avenue, Suite 9
Powell River, BC V8A 5G7
CANADA
855-577-4762
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Thrive City String Boot Camp
LOCATION
Mission, British Columbia, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive retreat for string instrumentalists.
AGE & LEVEL
At least 12 years old for residential students; intermediate to advanced
DATES
July - August
COST CAD 400 tuition, CAD 25 registration fee
Featured Teachers
John Littlejohn, Anthony Cheung, Alex Cheung, Herbert Greenberg
CONTACT INFORMATION
John Littlejohn, director
4705 Arthur Drive
Delta, BC V4K 2X5
CANADA
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Nova Scotia
Vocalypse Productions: Opera from Scratch
LOCATION
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
New Opera
AGE & LEVEL
University training (any degree), emerging or established artists
DATES
August
COST $10 per person
STUDENTS 12
TEACHERS 8
Featured Teachers
Janice Isabel Jackson, James Rolfe, Lucy Hayes David, Barbara Pritchard, Roberta Barker
CONTACT INFORMATION
Janice I. Jackson, artistic director
Linda Moore, acting; Jennifer Bain, lecturer
Admissions: James Rolfe, composer
6101 University Avenue
Halifax, NS B3J 3L8
CANADA
902-429-1899
SOCIAL LINKS
    

Ontario
Canada's National Arts Centre Summer Music Institute - Young Artists Program, Conductors & Composers Programs
LOCATION
University of Ottawa and Canada's National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
Young Artists Program (strings, winds, piano, vocal).
AGE & LEVEL
Young Artists Program (12 to 18 years for Pre-College, 18 to 26 for Seniors, up to 35 for vocal program)
DATES
July - August
COST CAD 950 (seniors), CAD 550 (pre-college); financial support available
STUDENTS 70
TEACHERS 25
Featured Teachers
Hans Jorgen Jensen, Nicholas Mann, Grigory Kalinovsky, Joel Quarrington, NAC Orchestra's five wind principals
CONTACT INFORMATION
Alexander Shelley, musical director
Jillian Keiley, artistic director; Mani Soleymanlou, artistic director
Admissions: Christy Harris, manager
1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1
CANADA
613-947-7000 x568
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Lake Field Music Inc.
LOCATION
Lakefield, Ontario, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
Ensembles & workshops, vocal and instrumental
AGE & LEVEL
Adults; intermediate to advanced vocalists and instrumentalists
DATES
August 6-13, 2023
COST CAD 999-1,599
STUDENTS 100+
TEACHERS 20
CONTACT INFORMATION
Andrew Wolf
PO Box 73046, 465 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4Y 2W5
CANADA
647-692-3463
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, wind and piano students; chamber, orchestra, individual lessons; singing, improvisation, performances.
AGE & LEVEL
12 to adult, intermediate to advanced
DATES
July 16 - August 20, 2023
STUDENTS 70
TEACHERS 24
Featured Teachers
Marie Berard, Angela Park, Min-Jeong Koh, Kelly Parkins-Lindstrom, Anthony Elliott
CONTACT INFORMATION
Meg Hill
89 Colliers Road
Milford, ON K0K 2P0
CANADA
914-439-5039
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Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute
LOCATION
University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
14-day training program in instrumental & vocal period performance practice; classes in voice, strings, woodwinds, harpsichord, lute, and guitar.
AGE & LEVEL
Advanced students; pre-professional and professional musicians
DATES
June
STUDENTS 80-90
TEACHERS 20+
CONTACT INFORMATION
Elisa Citterio, orchestra director; Ivars Taurins, vocal/choral director; Charlotte Nediger, artistic coordinator
Admissions: Laëtitia Lancellotta, administrator coordinator
427 Bloor Street West, Box 14
Toronto, ON M5S 1X7
CANADA
833-964-6337
SOCIAL LINKS
        

Toronto Summer Music Academy
LOCATION
Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music & art song workshops focusing on performance opportunities with international & Canadian guest artists.
AGE & LEVEL
18 to 35, pre-professional (graduate and undergraduate); audition required
DATES
July - August
COST Full Fellowship Program (Fellows are responsible for their own travel)
STUDENTS 40
TEACHERS 20
Featured Teachers
Jonathan Crow, Andrew Wan, Soile Isokoski
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jonathan Crow, artistic director
Vanessa J Goymour, executive director
PO Box 40008, Liberty Village
Toronto, ON M5V 0K7
CANADA
647-430-5699
SOCIAL LINKS
      

Quebec
CAMMAC Music Centre
LOCATION
Harrington (Laurentians, Québec), Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
Classical, jazz, early music, chamber music, voice, piano, dance, Broadway, & other related courses; no audition; bilingual (English/French).
AGE & LEVEL
4½ and older; all levels from beginner to very advanced; Québec's only music camp for amateur adults
DATES
June 25 - August 20, 2023
COST Varies
STUDENTS 100 per week
TEACHERS 20 per week
Featured Teachers
Marc Djokic, Francis Colpron, Matthias Maute, Mark Latham, GeneviÈve Soly
CONTACT INFORMATION
Guylaine Lemaire, artistic director; Cynthia Bonenfant, executive director
85 chemin CAMMAC
Harrington, QC J8G 2T2
CANADA
819-687-3938, 888-622-8755
SOCIAL LINKS
        

Domaine Forget International Music & Dance Academy
LOCATION
Saint-Irénée, Quebec, Canada
MUSICAL FOCUS
AGE & LEVEL
Intermediate to advanced; audition required, depending on request for financial aid, cassette
DATES
June - August
STUDENTS 600 students, no diplomas, only attestations
TEACHERS 125
CONTACT INFORMATION
Paul Fortin, artistic director
Édith Allaire, assistant artistic director; Ginette Gauthier, executive director
5 Saint-Antoine Street, PO Box 672
Saint-Irénée, QC G0T 1V0
CANADA
418-452-8111, 888-336-7438
SOCIAL LINKS
        

CHINA (PEOPLES REBUBLIC OF)
iSING! International Young Artists Festival
LOCATION
Suzhou, China
MUSICAL FOCUS
The iSING! Festival is a one-of-a-kind international opera experience, and the first-ever festival dedicated to the vocal arts in China. Founded in 2011 with a mission to introduce Mandarin as a lyric language, and Chinese vocal music as an emerging genre in the mainstream music world, iSING! offers a unique opportunity for Western singers to explore the new and exciting opera scene in China.
DATES
August 2023
COST Full scholarship available
Featured Teachers
Michael Sylvester, Katherine Chu, Fugen Wei, Francesco Aliberti, Ailan Zhu
CONTACT INFORMATION
Hao Jiang Tian, artistic director
150 Columbus Avenue, Suite 18D
New York, NY 10023
UNITED STATES
+86 188 6187 9166
SOCIAL LINKS
        

FRANCE
Académie de Jeunes Solistes
LOCATION
Mézin (Theater & St Jean-Baptiste Church), 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 and 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 8-20
TEACHERS 3-6
CONTACT INFORMATION
Prof. Christophe Boulier, artistic director & president
Mairie - Place du Club
FRANCE
+33 (5) 62.29.48.20
SOCIAL LINKS
  

Aigues-Vives en Musiques Festival & Academy
LOCATION
Aigues-Vives, France
MUSICAL FOCUS
Daily individual instruction & opportunities to perform in public; chamber music coaching; orchestral audition training seminars for string players.
AGE & LEVEL
17 to 25; advanced and professional
DATES
July
STUDENTS 23
TEACHERS 7
CONTACT INFORMATION
Judith Ingolfsson, Vladimir Stoupel, artistic directors
Salle Marius Ecole Rue de la Gare
FRANCE
+33 (6) 52.59.55.71
SOCIAL LINKS
      

Classic Lyric Arts France
LOCATION
Périgord region, France
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive training program; language, culture, & performance practice.
AGE & LEVEL
Graduate students and advanced undergraduates
DATES
June 6-23, 2023
COST $4,500
STUDENTS 12
TEACHERS 4
Featured Teachers
Glenn Morton, Gaspard Brécourt, Hélène Blanic, Raphaël Treiner
CONTACT INFORMATION
Glenn Morton, artistic director; John Viscardi, executive director
Classic Lyric Arts
820 West End Avenue, No. 9B
New York, NY 10025
UNITED STATES
516-724-1117
SOCIAL LINKS
    

European American Musical Alliance (EAMA) Summer Music Institute in Paris
LOCATION
La Schola Cantorum, Paris, France
MUSICAL FOCUS
Composition, conducting, chamber music; intensive study of the musical crafts. Courses in counterpoint, keyboard harmony, analysis, & musicianship. String Ensemble, String Quartet, Art Song, Film Scoring, Vocal Quartet.
AGE & LEVEL
18 and above; minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
DATES
July 1-28, 2023
COST $6,500 tuition and private room; scholarships and fellowships available to qualified candidates
STUDENTS 60
TEACHERS 10
Featured Teachers
Philip Lasser, Emile Naoumoff, Mark Shapiro, Benjamin C. S. Boyle, David Conte
CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Philip Lasser, director; Dr. Mark Shapiro, director, conductor; Prof. Emile Naoumoff, director chamber musical
Kyle Blaha
Admissions: Pamela Lasser, admissions director
1160 Fifth Avenue, Suite 201
New York, NY 10029
UNITED STATES
646-369-0527
SOCIAL LINKS
        

International Music Academy of Colombes
LOCATION
Conservatory of Music & Dance, Colombes, France
MUSICAL FOCUS
DATES
July 14 - August 3, 2023
COST €400
STUDENTS 130
CONTACT INFORMATION
Bertrand Giraud
56, rue Mary Besseyre
FRANCE
+33 06 07 94 44 16
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Musique Cordiale Academy for String Musicians
LOCATION
Seillans, France
MUSICAL FOCUS
Residential summer school for advanced string players; around eight students in the group; concerts.
AGE & LEVEL
Minimum age 15, ABRSM Grade 7+ (or equivalent)
DATES
August
CONTACT INFORMATION
Pippa Pawlik, artistic director
Jonathan Barker, director
217 Chemin des Moulins
FRANCE
+33 (7) 87.46.99.27
SOCIAL LINKS
      

Opus 74 - Flaine
LOCATION
Ârches-la-Frasse, France
MUSICAL FOCUS
DATES
July 15-29, 2023
COST €500; plus lodging
STUDENTS 120
CONTACT INFORMATION
Bertrand Giraud, musical director
56, rue Mary Besseyre
FRANCE
+33 06 07 94 44 16
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Prades Summer Academy - Festival Pablo Casals International Master Classes
LOCATION
Prades, France
MUSICAL FOCUS
Chamber music & instruments master classes.
AGE & LEVEL
18 and up; superior level; no audition
DATES
August
STUDENTS Approximately 160
TEACHERS Approximately 34
CONTACT INFORMATION
Pierre Bleuse, artistic director
BP 24, 33 Rue de l'Hospice
FRANCE
+33 (4) 68.96.33.07
SOCIAL LINKS
        

Zodiac Music Academy & Festival
LOCATION
Valdeblore, France (near Nice)
MUSICAL FOCUS
Strings, winds, piano chamber music; private instruction, master classes, chamber music, performance opportunities, French culture immersion.
AGE & LEVEL
Students and young professionals; audition samples required
DATES
July
COST $2,500
STUDENTS 45
TEACHERS 9
Featured Teachers
Ariel Barnes, Francis Kefford, Andrew List, Francine Kay, Sarah Plum
CONTACT INFORMATION
Kliment Krylovskiy, artistic director; Vanessa Mollard, executive director
Kris Chapman, program director; Morgan Daly, development director
7314 21st Avenue, Apt. 4D
Brooklyn, NY 11204
UNITED STATES
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GERMANY
Berlin Opera Academy
LOCATION
Berlin, Germany
MUSICAL FOCUS
Operatic Repertoire with 5 productions in summer festival framework, under the direction of internationally acclaimed European conductors, masterclasses, preparation for professional audition workshops, career workshops, German language courses, movement course.
AGE & LEVEL
No age limit
DATES
June - August
COST Varies
STUDENTS 200+
TEACHERS 30+
Featured Teachers
Peter Leonard, Tom Seligman, Kevin Class, Kim-Lillian Strebel, Garrett Keast
CONTACT INFORMATION
Mark Sampson, artistic director; Jessica Farrell, executive & creative director
Rebecca Jo Loeb; Volker Piefke; Marcin Łakomicki; Lorraine DiSimone; Andrea Kingston; Dominic Barberi; David Wakeham; Teresa Reiber; Nina Brazier; Will Kelley; Katrin Hilbe
Freiheit 15
GERMANY
+49 1578 1745534
SOCIAL LINKS
        

ClaviCologne - NRW - International Piano Festival
LOCATION
Aachen, Germany; Belgium, Netherlands
MUSICAL FOCUS
Piano master classes.
DATES
Mar.
COST €800 (participation in master classes and concerts); €200 (passive participation)
CONTACT INFORMATION
c/o ECCA GmbH, ReinoldStreet 6
GERMANY
+49 (221) 3975 7671, 151 4078 1989
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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 - August
COST € 450 to 600 and € 1,690
STUDENTS 300
TEACHERS 40
Featured Teachers
Bernd Goetzke, Maria Kliegel, Tomasz Tomaszewski, Gilead Mishory, Phillip Kawin
CONTACT INFORMATION
Christina Kim, managing director
Kleine MarktStreet 7
GERMANY
+49 82 (2) 539-2952
SOCIAL LINKS
  

International Masterclass for Strings
LOCATION
Augsburg, Germany
MUSICAL FOCUS
Master class for strings.
DATES
August
CONTACT INFORMATION
Prof. Petru Munteanu, artistic director
Markus Meyer, organizer manager
KeltenStreet 12
GERMANY
+49 (017) 2384 0210

International Opera Academy (IOA)
LOCATION
Theater Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany
MUSICAL FOCUS
Daily singing lessons/coaching/yoga, performance & audition training, master classes, language coaching, method breathing, mental relaxation, 1 - 2 concerts, auditions for agencies & theaters, lectures, acting class, workshops.
AGE & LEVEL
Young opera singers, students and emerging professionals; two scholarships for young piano accompanists; two partial scholarships for young singers from the United States
DATES
July - August
COST €1,400, includes lunch, daily private lessons, 3 masterclasses, concert, lectures, yoga
STUDENTS 10-14
TEACHERS 9
Featured Teachers
Prof. Elisabeth Werres, Prof. Yamina Maamar, Opera Director Norbert Schmittberg, GMD Marc Niemann, Opera Director Anette Leistenschneider
CONTACT INFORMATION
Prof. Yamina Maamar, opera director; Norbert Schmittberg, director
Bijlokekaai 6
BELGIUM
+32 9 233 24 30
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 and under
DATES
July 9 - august 10, 2023
COST Free; full scholarship program for emerging artists, including housing and two meals a day; financial assistance available for travel
STUDENTS 15
TEACHERS 10
Featured Teachers
Edith Wiens, Brigitte Fassbaender, Malcolm Martineau, Craig Terry, Tobias Truniger
CONTACT INFORMATION
Edith Wiens, artistic director
Brigitte Fassbaender; Malcolm Martineau; Craig Terry; Tobias Truniger
Admissions: Laura Butcher, artistic coordinator
IMA, c/o Professor Drive Edith Wiens, Georg-Schuster-Street10
GERMANY
+49 1516 1560597
SOCIAL LINKS
      

Internationale Sommerakademie Schwetzingen-Worms
LOCATION
Schwetzingen, Worms, Germany
MUSICAL FOCUS
Master classes for violin, cello and piano.
AGE & LEVEL
13 to 30; audition required
DATES
July - August
STUDENTS 20-30
TEACHERS 4
CONTACT INFORMATION
Prof. Joshua Epstein, artistic director
Admissions: Michaela Simane, organizer
ISA / Simane, KaiserStreet 7
GERMANY
+49 (6224) 17 24 230

SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival
LOCATION
Rendsburg, Germany
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Stockhausen Concerts & Courses KÜrten
LOCATION
Kürten, Sülztalhalle, Germany
MUSICAL FOCUS
Interpretation, sound projection & analysis courses on the works of Karlheinz Stockhausen; master classes, seminars, concerts.
AGE & LEVEL
All; audition required (for interpreters only, upon arrival)
DATES
August
COST €360
STUDENTS 130-150
TEACHERS 10
CONTACT INFORMATION
Suzanne Stephens, director
Kettenberg 15
GERMANY
+49 (2268) 3886
SOCIAL LINKS
  

Sulzbach-Rosenberg - InterHarmony International Music Festival: Session 3
LOCATION
Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
MUSICAL FOCUS
Classical music, orchestra, chamber music, solo, strings, woodwinds, brass, piano, voice. Two lessons & two chamber coachings per week, lectures, seminars, master classes, orchestra or opera (if applicable).
AGE & LEVEL
All ages; audition recording required
DATES
August
COST Non-refundable $100 application fee ($160 after February 1). $3,150 tuition per session for double/triple room, three meals a day, excursions.
STUDENTS 115
TEACHERS 75
Featured Teachers
Vitaly Leykin, Gerardo Teissonniere, Misha Quint
CONTACT INFORMATION
Misha Quint, musical director & founder
170 NE 2nd Street, #443
Boca Raton, FL 33429
UNITED STATES
561-288-0046
SOCIAL LINKS
        

Weimar Master Classes (University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar)
LOCATION
Weimar, Germany
MUSICAL FOCUS
Master classes for violin, cello, piano, winds, voice, harp
AGE & LEVEL
18 to 32
DATES
July 15-30, 2023
COST €350-€450
STUDENTS 130
TEACHERS 12
Featured Teachers
Lukas Hagen, Hariolf Schlichtig, Wen-Sinn Yang, Konstantin Scherbakov
CONTACT INFORMATION
Prof. Anne-Kathrin Lindig director
Admissions: Wiebke Eckardt
Box 2552
GERMANY
+49 (3643) 55 51 50
SOCIAL LINKS
      

GREAT BRITAIN
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 and up; serious and specialist school-age children (Purcell and Menuhin schools, Junior Colleges), under- and post-graduates, teachers and amateur adults
DATES
July
COST £700, inclusive food and accommodation
STUDENTS 65
TEACHERS 14
Featured Teachers
Carole Presland, Fali Pavri, Robin Ireland, Alexander Baillie, Leland Chen
CONTACT INFORMATION
Prof. John Thwaites, course director
Julian Jacobson; Dorothea Vogel; Laura Sergeant; Susanne Stanzeleit
16 St. James Road
GREAT BRITAIN
+44 (121) 446-4836
SOCIAL LINKS
    

Cambridge Early Music
LOCATION
Girton College, 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
Summer
COST £20, £25
STUDENTS 35-50 each week
TEACHERS 4-5
CONTACT INFORMATION
Peter Holman, director Baroque; Clare Wilkinson, Gawain Glenton, co-directors, Renaissance
Edward Wickham; John Bickley; Peter Fielder; Peter Cains; Peter Holman; David McKitterick; Alan Howard; Gill Monsell; Christopher Whitney
Admissions: Beatriz Aranguren, administrator
80 Gwydir Street
GREAT BRITAIN
+44 (844) 808 2412
SOCIAL LINKS
        

Chilingirian String Ensemble Summer School
LOCATION
West Dean College, West Dean, Chichester, Great Britain
MUSICAL FOCUS
Summer school for advanced string quartets who have played together for at least a year; scholarships available for young professional & student players; tape/CD/DVD audition.
AGE & LEVEL
18 and older
DATES
July
STUDENTS Approximately 28
TEACHERS 4
CONTACT INFORMATION
Levon Chilingirian, artistic director
Alexander Barron, CEO
West Dean College, West Dean
GREAT BRITAIN
+44 (1243) 818300
SOCIAL LINKS
        

Dartington International Summer School
LOCATION
South Devon, Great Britain
MUSICAL FOCUS
A broad range of classical music concerts and events, with some world music, folk, and jazz; early application & audition required for some specialised & advanced courses.
AGE & LEVEL
All ages and abilities, from beginners and amateurs to students and professionals; under 18 must be accompanied
DATES
July - August
COST Concerts from £5, one-week courses from £135
STUDENTS 1,500-2,000
TEACHERS 200
CONTACT INFORMATION
Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Admissions: Katie Cowling
Dartington Hall
GREAT BRITAIN
+44 (1803) 847080
SOCIAL LINKS
        

International Musicians Seminar, Prussia Cove
LOCATION
Cornwall, Great Britain
MUSICAL FOCUS
Strings, chamber music, string quartet, piano; master classes.
AGE & LEVEL
16 to 30; audition by recording required
DATES
March - April
COST £1,050 per 10 days; includes board and lodging
STUDENTS 120
TEACHERS 9
Featured Teachers
Steven Isserlis, Ralph Kirshbaum, Gerhard Schulz, Andras Keller, Robert Levin
CONTACT INFORMATION
Steven Isserlis, artistic director
Ferenc Rados; Thomas Riebl; Hariolf Schlichtig; Rita Wagner
Unit 6, Old Paradise Yard, 20 Carlisle Lane
GREAT BRITAIN
+44 (20) 7620 4405
SOCIAL LINKS
    

Oundle for Organists: International Summer Schools for Young Organists
LOCATION
Oundle, Great Britain
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive coaching from strong international faculties on all courses.
AGE & LEVEL
Summer School, ABRSM Grade 6 to ARCO, ages 14 to 22; Advance, ABRSM Grade 8 to ARCO, ages 18 to 25; no auditions; non-competitive; bursaries available
DATES
July
STUDENTS 36 summer school, 12 advance
TEACHERS 8 summer school, 3 advance
CONTACT INFORMATION
Ann Elise Smoot, director
4 New Street
GREAT BRITAIN
+44 (1832) 279086
SOCIAL LINKS
        

Oxford Cello School
LOCATION
Radley College, Radley, Oxfordshire, Great Britain
MUSICAL FOCUS
Cello, courses in technique, scales, improvisation, orchestras, ensembles, master & performance classes, choir, individual lessons, aural training, video.
AGE & LEVEL
7 to 11 (junior, 5 days); 10 to 25 (intermediate, advanced, performance, each 8 and 11 days); 25+ (adult, 5 and 8 days); no age limit (exam booster course); no audition
DATES
July - August
COST $570-$1,800
STUDENTS 130
TEACHERS 20
Featured Teachers
Catherine Ardagh-Walter, Pierre Doumenge
CONTACT INFORMATION
Stephen Gottfeldt, Samantha Morgan, directors
Lawrence Durkin; Liz Parkin; Chris Doggett; Erin James; Hannah Monkhouse
27 Virginia Way
GREAT BRITAIN
+44 (7912) 217374
SOCIAL LINKS
  

Sherborne Summer School of Music
LOCATION
Sherborne School, Sherborne, Dorset, Great Britain
MUSICAL FOCUS
Four choirs, wind ensemble, chamber orchestra, symphony orchestra, master classes for piano, piano accompaniment & two for singing; orchestral, wind & choral conducting; composition, jazz.
AGE & LEVEL
18 and up; student/amateurs and professionals; no audition
DATES
July 30 - August 13, 2023
COST £850 per week
STUDENTS 600
TEACHERS 40
Featured Teachers
Rodolfo Saglimbeni, Stephen Varcoe, Linda Hirst, Mark Heron, Julian Jacobson
CONTACT INFORMATION
Malcolm Binney, musical director
Denise Ham; James Davey; Dominic Greer; Malcolm Singer; John Longstaff; Nigel Hutchison; Alberto Roque; Bjorn Sagstad; Douglas Watts; Katie Thomas; Any Bebbington. Susan Hollingworth; Mike Hall
Admissions: Maggie Barton Wilby, administrator
Oakcroft, Water Lane
GREAT BRITAIN
+44 (1342) 893963
SOCIAL LINKS
      

HUNGARY
International Bartók Seminar & Festival
LOCATION
Various venues in Hungary
MUSICAL FOCUS
Master classes, lectures, concerts.
AGE & LEVEL
Students and young professionals
DATES
July
CONTACT INFORMATION
Szabolcs Szamosi, executive director
Felsovámház utca 52. Pécs
HUNGARY
+36 (7) 289 1400

ISRAEL
Keshet Eilon International Violin & String Mastercourse
LOCATION
Kibbutz Eilon, Western Galilee, Israel
MUSICAL FOCUS
Master classes, concerts, private tutoring, chamber music, performance & instruction in archery.
AGE & LEVEL
Advanced students; young professionals; violin, viola, cello; audition required
DATES
July - August
COST 12,500 ILS
STUDENTS Approximately 60
TEACHERS Approximately 20
CONTACT INFORMATION
Gilad Sheba, managing director
Prof. Itzhak Rashkovsky, musical director
Admissions: Prof. Itzhak Rashkovsky, musical director
Kibbutz Eilon
ISRAEL
+972 (4) 985-8191/131
SOCIAL LINKS
        

ITALY
Acqui Terme - InterHarmony International Music Festival: Session 1 & 2
LOCATION
Acqui Terme, Piedmont, Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
Classical music, orchestra, chamber music, solo, strings, woodwinds, brass, piano, voice. Two lessons & two chamber coachings per week, lectures, seminars, master classes, orchestra or opera (if applicable).
AGE & LEVEL
All ages welcome
DATES
July
COST $3,150 tuition per session for double/triple room, three meals a day, excursions
STUDENTS 115
TEACHERS 75
Featured Teachers
Misha Quint, Danwen Jiang, Nora Lee Garcia, Geoffrey Burleson, Catherine Kautsky
CONTACT INFORMATION
Misha Quint, musical director & founder
170 NE 2nd Street, #443
Boca Raton, FL 33429
UNITED STATES
561-288-0046
SOCIAL LINKS
        

Bel Canto Institute Summer Program
LOCATION
Florence, Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive vocal study of bel canto style & tradition through coachings, master classes, voice lessons, 2-3 group recitals, Italian language immersion, tours.
AGE & LEVEL
Minimum age of 18; graduate school, post-graduate, professional singers and coaches; audition required
DATES
June - July
STUDENTS 30 maximum
TEACHERS 13
Featured Teachers
Jane Klaviter, Eva Hess Thaysen, Leonardo De Lisi
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jane Bakken Klaviter, Founder, executive & artistic director
383 Old Phoenix Road
Eatonton, GA 31024
UNITED STATES
762-220-1230
SOCIAL LINKS
  

Bel Canto Institute Youth Division Summer Program
LOCATION
Florence, Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive vocal study of bel canto style & tradition through voice lessons, coachings, master classes, group recital, Italian language, tours.
AGE & LEVEL
15 to 17; high school; audition required
DATES
June - July
STUDENTS 30 maximum
TEACHERS 13
Featured Teachers
Jane Klaviter, Eva Hess Thaysen, Leonardo De Lisi
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jane Bakken Klaviter, Founder, executive & artistic director
383 Old Phoenix Road
Eatonton, GA 31024
UNITED STATES
762-220-1230
SOCIAL LINKS
  

Classic Lyric Arts Italy
LOCATION
Novafeltria, Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive training program; singing, language, culture, & performance practice.
AGE & LEVEL
Advanced graduate and undergraduate singers
DATES
July 26 - August 14, 2023
COST $3,750
STUDENTS 25
TEACHERS 8
Featured Teachers
Glenn Morton, Ubaldo Fabbri, Paolo Baiocco, Donata D'Annunzio Lombardi, Raphael Fusco
CONTACT INFORMATION
Glenn Morton, artistic director; John Viscardi, executive director
Classic Lyric Arts, 820 West End Avenue, No. 9B
New York, NY 10025
UNITED STATES
516-724-1117
SOCIAL LINKS
    

Corso d'Opera/Opera Course
LOCATION
Florence, Italy
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 and pre-professional
DATES
July - August
STUDENTS 10-15 participants
TEACHERS 5 principal teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Via de Macci 17R
ITALY
+39 (055) 214705
SOCIAL LINKS
        

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 and advanced students, professional and amateur
DATES
August
COST $1,100 includes room and board, and daily lesson on your major instrument
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
UNITED STATES
718-232-3712
SOCIAL LINKS
  

L'Humor Bizzarro - Intarsi di musica e danza antica
LOCATION
Rome, Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
Workshop in early dance (Renaissance, Baroque & 19th Century Social Dance) & early music (voice, recorder, lute, baroque oboe, classical clarinet).
AGE & LEVEL
All ages and levels
DATES
July - August
COST Registration and insurance: €60; dance courses: €140; music courses: €270
STUDENTS 40
TEACHERS 8
Featured Teachers
Claudia Celi, Ilaria Sainato, Paolo Di Segni, Angela Paletta, Giulia Zannin
CONTACT INFORMATION
Claudia Celi, artistic director
Admissions: Andrea Toschi
via Mecenate 2
ITALY
+39 (06) 3326.7447; (mobile) +39 328.3645555
SOCIAL LINKS
        

Rome Festival Summer Institute/Rome Festival Opera Institute/Rome Festival Ballet Institute
LOCATION
Rome, Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
Professional level program; performance of symphonic, opera, ballet, choral, & chamber music; 20 performances during the Festival.
AGE & LEVEL
20 and older; average age 29; professional and pre-professional; audition required
DATES
2023: June 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 24-25
STUDENTS 60 participants
TEACHERS 21 artist teachers
CONTACT INFORMATION
Fritz Maraffi, artistic director
Via Duodo 49
ITALY
+39 328 4117977
SOCIAL LINKS
  

Saluzzo Opera Academy
LOCATION
Saluzzo CN, Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
Operatic Repertoire with 2 productions in summer festival framework, under the direction of internationally acclaimed European conductors, masterclasses, preparation for professional audition workshops, career workshops, Italian language courses, movement course.
AGE & LEVEL
No age limit
DATES
July - August
COST Varies
STUDENTS 60
TEACHERS 10
Featured Teachers
Carmen Santoro, Kevin Class, Dominic Barberi, Nina Brazier
CONTACT INFORMATION
Mark Sampson, artistic director
Jessica Farrell; Stefania Dovhan
Via dell'Annunziata 1B
ITALY
+49 1723260715
SOCIAL LINKS
      

The Tuscany Project
LOCATION
Locanda Dell Gallo, Gubbio, Italy (Umbria)
MUSICAL FOCUS
Individual & group singing; All genres/musical styles welcome. Focus on song interpretation and personal artistic expression and growth.
AGE & LEVEL
All skill levels; ages 18 and older welcome
DATES
June - July
COST Average: €1,600 all inclusive of classes, shared accommodation and meals; travel not included
STUDENTS 16
TEACHERS 4
Featured Teachers
Belle Linda Halpern, Ron Roy, Anja Struchholz, BZ Goldberg, Phillip Woods
CONTACT INFORMATION
Shaynee Rainbolt, administrator
ITALY
+39 1 (917) 547-8796
SOCIAL LINKS
        

Villa Medici Giulini
LOCATION
Briosco Città Metropolitana di Milano, Italy
MUSICAL FOCUS
Piano master class with Jerome Rose, recitals.
DATES
August
CONTACT INFORMATION
Jerome Rose
Via Medici 6
ITALY
+39 335 295 939
SOCIAL LINKS
        

MALTA
Malta International Music Festival
LOCATION
Valletta, Malta
MUSICAL FOCUS
Piano master classes.
DATES
April-May
CONTACT INFORMATION
6, Westin Dragonara Resort
MALTA
+356 2787 7705
SOCIAL LINKS
   

MEXICO
OperaMaya International Music Festival
LOCATION
Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico
MUSICAL FOCUS
Training program; vocal, orchestral, piano.
DATES
May - June
COST $5,900
Featured Teachers
Piotr Wisniewski, Joanna Ruszala, Simon Lee
CONTACT INFORMATION
Mary Grogan, general director
38 x 43y45, Department 1 202D
MEXICO
+52 (984) 140-6651
SOCIAL LINKS
      

NORWAY
Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition and Academy (TICC)
LOCATION
Trondheim, Norway
MUSICAL FOCUS
The program will be the Academy for String Quartest in 2024 and the Academy for Piano Trios in 2026.
AGE & LEVEL
16 to 34, for single members of a piano trio; maximum of 87 years total for piano trio's members, 116 years for string quartet (by start of the Academy)
DATES
September 23-29, 2024
COST Free application, free stay, two meals a day free; participation fee of €40 per person
STUDENTS 4 ensembles
CONTACT INFORMATION
Sigmund Tvete Vik, artistic director; Kristin Reigstad, executive director
Box 8867
NORWAY
+47 92 03 50 53
SOCIAL LINKS
        

PORTUGAL
Ludwig Albert International Marimba Summer Academy
LOCATION
Fermentelos, Portugal
MUSICAL FOCUS
Daily training in Alberts acclaimed method in sound production (individual lessons, masterclasses, in- and outdoor concerts), chamber music sessions (marimba duo, trio & ensemble), technique, sound production, musicality, interpretation, performing attitudes, recitals, competition training.
AGE & LEVEL
Intermediate, advanced and professional marimba players (solo and duo); no audition required
DATES
August 25 - September 3, 2023
COST €500
STUDENTS 35
TEACHERS 10
Featured Teachers
Dr. Ludwig Albert (BE), Rodrigo Fernandes Marques (PT), Foo Pui Yee (HK), Filippo Lattanzi (IT), Seung Myeong Oh (KR)
CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Ludwig Albert
Admissions: Rodrigo Fernandes Marques; Margarida Pessao
Huidevetterslaan 1A
BELGIUM
+32 468 28 13 53
SOCIAL LINKS
      

ROMANIA
Embodied Conducting Institute
LOCATION
Bacau, Romania; Vidin, Bulgaria; Kiato, Greece
MUSICAL FOCUS
Advanced Conducting Academy; Prelude Conducting Academy; Mastering Concertos.
AGE & LEVEL
Conductors 18 and older, piano and violin soloists 12 and older
COST $1,795-$3,295
STUDENTS 28
TEACHERS 5
Featured Teachers
Charles Gambetta, Ovidiu Balan, Mattia Ometto, Antonio Buzzolla, Emilio Percan
CONTACT INFORMATION
Charles Gambetta, DMA, artistic director
Ovidiu Balan, conductor; Lawrence Spell, conductor; Mattia Ometto, piano teacher; Emilio Percan, violin teacher
Admissions: Angela Correy
7801 Cedar Point Drive
Summerfield, NC 27358
UNITED STATES
336-317-3921
SOCIAL LINKS
        

Summer Music Academy Sinaia Dinu Lipatti
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 to 35; all nationalities and all levels
DATES
July 20-31, 2023
COST € 990
STUDENTS 20-50
TEACHERS 5-8
Featured Teachers
Remus Azoitei, Sandu Nagy, Matteo Evangelisti, Constantin Serban
CONTACT INFORMATION
Luigi Gageos, director
PO Box 13-63
ROMANIA
+40 (740) 75 95 66
SOCIAL LINKS
    

SERBIA
Belgrade Baroque Academy
LOCATION
Crkva Svetog Petra, Belgrade, Serbia
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
May - June
COST €150 students; €30 auditors
STUDENTS 20
TEACHERS 5
Featured Teachers
Predrag Gosta, Florian Deuter, Ilia Korol, André Laurent O'Neil, Evelyn Tubb
CONTACT INFORMATION
Predrag Gosta, artistic director
Admissions: Vladanka Malesic, administrator director
Kolarceva Zaduzbina, Studentski trg 5
SERBIA
+381 (66) 961 21 11
SOCIAL LINKS
    

SLOVENIA

FESTIVAL LJUBLJANA MASTERCLASSES 2023
Festival Ljubljana
LOCATION
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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SPAIN
Barcelona Festival of Song®
LOCATION
Barcelona, Spain
MUSICAL FOCUS
Summer program for classical singers & accompanists focused on the study of the history & interpretation of the Latin-American & Iberian art song repertoire in Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan; students learn repertoire, history, interpretation & diction of Spanish, Catalan, & Portuguese; They perform in 2 concerts.
AGE & LEVEL
No age limit; open to students and teachers
DATES
July 7-16, 2023
COST €1,950-€2,900
STUDENTS 15
TEACHERS 6
Featured Teachers
Dr. Patricia Caicedo, Dr. Lenine Santos, Dr. Walter Clark
CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Patricia Caicedo, director
Calle torre 28
SPAIN
+34 696144766
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
Juan A. Mendoza V., artistic director
Calle Requena 1, c/o Escuela Superior de MÚsica Reina SofÍa
SPAIN
+34 (91) 351 10 60
SOCIAL LINKS
        

YOUNG ARTISTS SUMMER CAMP
Reina Sofia School of Music
LOCATION
Reina Sofia School of Music, Madrid, Spain
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SWEDEN
International Vadstena Academy Summer Operatic Festival
LOCATION
Vadstena, Sweden
MUSICAL FOCUS
Opera productions, courses, & research, including opera crafts such as lighting, wardrobe, & stagecraft.
AGE & LEVEL
Singers and musicians, maximum 33 years old; postgraduate; audition required
DATES
Summer
STUDENTS 8-15 singers, about 20 musicians
TEACHERS about 5
CONTACT INFORMATION
Nils Spangenberg, CEO & artistic director
Vadstena-Akademien, Surbrunnsgatan 64
SWEDEN
+46 (8) 5455 1880
SOCIAL LINKS
      

SWITZERLAND
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Académie de Musique Tibor Varga, Suisse (Tibor Varga Music Academy, Switzerland)
LOCATION
Sion, Switzerland
MUSICAL FOCUS
Masterclasses for Strings, woodwinds, brass, guitar, accordion, singing, piano, chamber music.
AGE & LEVEL
Master classes—graduates of university music departments or conservatory and young professional musicians; Campus Musicus—strings and young musicians, 10 to 20 years old; junior master classes—young musicians, 10 to 20 years old with at least 3 years of practice.
DATES
July - August
COST CHF 450 for the masterclass and administrative fee
Featured Teachers
Pavel Vernikov, BoŽo ParadŽik, Philippe Cassard, Frans Helmerson, Mihaela Marcin
CONTACT INFORMATION
Place Ambuel, 7
SWITZERLAND
+41 (27) 322 66 52
SOCIAL LINKS
      

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
August
Featured Teachers
Shlomo Mintz, Sungsic Yang, Hagai Shaham, Cihat Askin, Sonig Tchakerian
CONTACT INFORMATION
Shlomo Mintz, artistic director
Gérard Bagnoud, president; Véronique Lindemann, executive director; Belén Alonso, artistic coordinator & master classses organizer
Rue Centrale 19
SWITZERLAND
+41 (27) 480 36 93
SOCIAL LINKS
      

Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy
LOCATION
Gstaad, Saanen, SchÖnreid, Switzerland
MUSICAL FOCUS
Conducting Academy, Piano Academy, Vocal Academy, String Academy, Baroque Academy.
DATES
July 14 - September 2, 2023
CONTACT INFORMATION
Christoph Müller, director
Lukas Wittermann, executive director
Dorfstrasse 60
SWITZERLAND
+41 (33) 748 83 38
SOCIAL LINKS
      

International Summer Piano Academy Disentis
LOCATION
Disentis Abbey, Benedictine monastery in the Canton of Graubünden (eastern Switzerland)
MUSICAL FOCUS
Private tuition/instruction, lectures, seminars, workshops & concerts for pianists.
AGE & LEVEL
15 to 30, presently studying or graduates of a music institution; letter of recommendation; recording. Mira Marchenko-special class for young pianists (from 8 years old)
DATES
July 21 - August 4, 2024
COST CHF 2,500 (Student, 14 days, full board, 5 hours private tuition); CHF 1,700 (Listener, 14 days, full board); CHF 850 (Listener, 7 days, full board); CHF 30 (Listener, 1 day); for 7 and 14 days, free admission to all Academy activities
STUDENTS 40-50
TEACHERS 5
Featured Teachers
Prof. Gianluca Luisi, Prof. Konstantin Scherbakov, Prof. Thomas Hecht, Prof. Sergei Edelmann, Prof. Mira Marchenko
CONTACT INFORMATION
Nina Orotchko, artistic director
Gustav Alink; Alexander Seidel; Cécile Prakken; Eric Schoones; Bruno Monsangeon
c/o Musical Discovery, Wiesliacher 40
SWITZERLAND
+41 (44) 422 20 71
SOCIAL LINKS
  

Lucerne Festival Academy
LOCATION
Lucerne, Switzerland
MUSICAL FOCUS
Contemporary orchestral, ensemble, & chamber music repertoire in daily rehearsals & lessons; supervised by Wolfgang Rihm and other conductors & the instrumental coaches.
AGE & LEVEL
Age limit of 28 years (depends on the program); advanced music students and professional musicians, conductors and composers; audition required
DATES
August - September
COST None
STUDENTS 120
TEACHERS 20
CONTACT INFORMATION
Wolfgang Rihm, artistic director
Felix Heri, managing director
Hirschmattstrasse 13
SWITZERLAND
+41 (41) 226 44 00
SOCIAL LINKS
        

Seiji Ozawa International Academy Switzerland
LOCATION
Geneva region (Rolle), Switzerland
MUSICAL FOCUS
Academy for string quartet and ensemble.
AGE & LEVEL
Age 18 to 25 (violin), 26 (viola), and 27 (cello). High standard requested. Auditions in Paris and Köln mandatory. Students are selected by artistic jury.
DATES
June - July
COST Tuition fees, accommodation and all costs are covered
STUDENTS 24
TEACHERS 4
Featured Teachers
Pamela Frank, Nobuko Imai, Sadao Harada, Kazuki Yamada
CONTACT INFORMATION
Seiji Ozawa, Founder & director
Blanche d'Harcourt, director and artistic director
Admissions: Blanche d'Harcourt, artistic director & admissions
Rue de Rive, 6
SWITZERLAND
+41 (22) 310 72 11
SOCIAL LINKS
        

Talis Festival & Academy
LOCATION
Saas-Fee, Switzerland
MUSICAL FOCUS
Intensive chamber music program. (Academy Program) daily rehearsals, composer reading sessions & up to five concert appearances. (Composition Program) daily readings, private lessons & workshops with a guest composer.
AGE & LEVEL
Young artists; audition required
DATES
July - August
CONTACT INFORMATION
Maria Wildhaber, Founder & artistic director; Scott Pool, academy director
Philipp Wildhaber, marketing & communications
SWITZERLAND
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Ticino Musica Festival
LOCATION
Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland
MUSICAL FOCUS
Masterclasses, opera studio, orchestra academy, individual lessons, chamber music, concerts, seminars, music exhibitions.
AGE & LEVEL
No age limit
DATES
July 18-31, 2023
COST Varies
STUDENTS 250
TEACHERS 20
Featured Teachers
Michaela Schuster, Adrian Oetiker, Stefano Molardi, Ulrich Koella, Marco Rizzi
CONTACT INFORMATION
Gabor Meszaros, artistic director
Umberto Finazzi; Daniele Piscopo; Alexander Shelley
Casella Postale 3027
SWITZERLAND
+41 (91) 980 09 72
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Verbier Festival Academy
LOCATION
Various venues in Verbier, Switzerland
MUSICAL FOCUS
The gold standard for training of emerging soloists (piano, violin, viola, cello), chamber (trios and quartets) and orchestral musicians, singers and conductors.
AGE & LEVEL
Verbier Festival Junior Orchestra: age 15-18; Verbier Festival Orchestra: age 18-28; conductors: age 20-35; soloists: 16-28; chamber ensembles: average age up to 28; singers: age 18-30; soloist junior students: age 13 to 15. Application deadlines vary, see website for details.
DATES
July
COST Tuition and housing provided; some students responsible for their own travel. Application fees range from $50-$125
STUDENTS 200+
TEACHERS 20+ mentors, coaches, speakers
Featured Teachers
Ana Chumachenco, James Gaffigan, Valery Gergiev, Thomas Hampson, AndrÁs Schiff
CONTACT INFORMATION
Stephen McHolm, director, Academy; Samuel Goldscheider, manager, orchestra; John Helyar, artistic administrator, orchestra
Rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau 4
SWITZERLAND
+41 (21) 925 90 60
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UKRAINE
International Summer Music Academy
LOCATION
R. Glier Kyiv Municipal Academy of Music, Kyiv, Ukraine
MUSICAL FOCUS
Master classes of piano, violin, viola, cello performance, play with orchestra, chamber ensemble.
AGE & LEVEL
No age limit; all levels
DATES
June - July
CONTACT INFORMATION
Iryna Polstiankina, president & CEO
31 Tolstogo Street, c/o R. Glier Kyiv Municipal Academy of Music
UKRAINE
+380 (44) 288-32-38
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