Musique Cordiale Academy
3 – 10 August 2013
Continuing the tradition of the Music Academy for young musicians as an integral part of the International Music Festival Musique Cordiale, this season we are offering an enhanced programme for young players of orchestral instruments for capable students aged between 13 and 17. The students will receive private instruction and coaching in chamber music. All players will perform in a chamber music concert and the strings will perform with the Musique Cordiale Orchestra, each student playing next to a professional player. This will also allow students to collaborate with other young musicians participating in Musique-Cordiale from several of the Arts universities, conservatoires and music schools of Europe. (Main working language will be English: French, Dutch & German also spoken. Voertaal is Engels: Frans, Nederlands en Duits ook gesproken).
- a completed application form and a 10-minute audition DVD or Youtube video including 2 contrasting solos (or solo fragments) with accompaniment.
- Deadline for the applications is usually 30 June though later applications may be considered; but please contact us NOW if you are considering applying this year – and then apply as early as possible.
- The fee for the week, including meals and accommodation plus participation in all events will be 500€ (possibility of limited bursaries available). Participants are responsible for their own travel to Seillans, for all insurances and usually for providing their instrument. In addition, you need to pay the 20€ annual membership fee. A deposit of 50€, which includes the non-returnable membership fee, is payable on acceptance. For full conditions, please see the application form.
The Academy will again be directed by violinist Skye Carman. She has been concertmaster of the Holland Symfonia and violin professor at the ARTEZ Conservatorium in the Netherlands. Since 1992 she has given her Audition Training course in Europe and the U.S.A. She maintains a private class of violin and viola students and conducts the Galamian String Orchestra, which is a part of the Galamian Foundation, of which she is is founder and director. Skye will this year be working with Jane Hyland, an experienced cellist and teacher from London who will be her co-instructor & mentor to the students throughout the week. Jane was Principal Cellist of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Solo-Cellist with the Orchestra of the Staatstheater, Kassel, Germany and has played with all the London orchestras. She now concentrates on teaching, recitals and chamber music and is also a keen sculptress. Although envisaged as for string players, tutoring in other instruments may also be possible (e.g. piano, clarinet, trumpet) this year.
Academy living accommodation
Download Admission Form (translations into French, German and Dutch: please contact ustraductions en néerlandais, en allemand et en français disponible: s’il vous plaît contactez-nous.vertaling naar het Nederlands, Duits & Frans beschikbaar; gelieve ons te contacteren)
Musique Cordiale International Festival & Academy
9me festival annuel : 6 – 17 août 2013 (Academy 3-10 août)
Association Musique Cordiale, France The Musique-Cordiale Trust, England