Sinaia, Romania

Cello Masterclasses

when 14 July 2016 - 26 July 2016
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 970

Deadline: 15 June 2016
Organizers: jmEvents, Jeunesses & Dinu Lipatti, ESTA Romania
Contact person: Luigi Gageos - Director
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Summer Music Academy Sinaia is an annual program addressed to the musicians aged 10 to 30. Through its master-classes, workshops and concerts the Academy offers young musicians the extraordinary opportunity to participate at an international seminar of instrumental training of highest standards during a period of 2 weeks.

In 2016 SMAS offers master-classes for: violin, viola, cello, flute and chamber music.

During the Academy the students will benefit of:
- customized training
- 5 individual masterclass x 50 minutes/each with the chosen professor
- professional guidance in accordance with the desired goals
- rehearsals with pianist
- improving the technique and interpretation
- transforming theoretical knowledge into good performing acts
- daily rehearsals | hours of study assisted by the professor
- networking, intercultural experience and intercultural exchange
- performance in ensembles
- participating in public concerts

Summer Music Academy Sinaia invites you to live, for a few days, in Sinaia’s everlasting present, enjoying musical chords, away from the city buzz. Peles Castle, The Royal Park, The Catholic Church and Sinaia Casino Centre are the chosen locations to underline the fairy tale atmosphere.

Course leader

Josephine Knight | UK
Alfredo Piatti Chair and Professor - Royal Academy of Music, London
International musician performing worldwide

Cristina Bellu | Switzerland
Professor - Scuola Universitaria di Musica in Lugano
- Haute Eco

Target group

Target groups:
Participants: musicians age between 10-30 years ( exceptions may be permitted ) of any nationality and all levels:
- Child: beginner – intermediate – advanced
- Adult: beginner – intermediate – advanced
- Professional player – Student teacher – Professional teacher

Course aim

The Academy aims are:

- enhancing the young artists’musical knowledge and performance skills under the direction of professors and professional musicians of outstanding international reputation

- experiencing various methods of teaching and learning music

- stimulating the interpretative capacity of young artists

- intercultural communication between participants from different countries, the academy being a pleasant way of meeting and interacting with fellow musicians from the international network

Fee info

EUR 970: The fee is 970 Eur. It covers:

- all master-classes
- services of a piano accompanist
- public concert performance
- hotel accommodation for 2 weeks
- 3 meals / day
- airport transfer Bucharest-Sinaia and return
- access to all Academy’s activities: courses, concerts, cultural program, evening activities
- halls for master-classes and concerts
- registration, working documents