RESONANCES CHAMBER MUSIC ACADEMY

We are very happy to be able to announce the dates of the Resonances Chamber Music Academy after a silence of two years due to the covid pandemic!

4th – 10th APRIL 2022

The course takes place at the wonderful Château de Halloy near Ciney in Belgium.

The masterclasses will be given by the following professors:  Philippe Graffin, Michael Gurevich,  Amy Norrington and Martijn Vink.

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The Resonances Chamber Music Academy was inspired by the enthusiasm for the ‘masterclass moment’ during the Resonances Festival week. The academy, which takes place at a separate time from the festival itself, was created to give full attention to           students who are passionate about chamber music and want to have an opportunity to immerse themselves fully for a week.

This course is an opportunity for students and young professionals in Belgium and abroad to get to know some of the great    masterpieces of the chamber music repertoire on a profound level, guided by a few experienced musicians. The young musicians will immerse themselves in the repertoire for a week and have plenty of moments to perform their pieces at the end of the week. It will be a chance to meet and play with many different people from all over Europe in different formations and to be lead by internationally renowned chamber musicians who will join them in the chamber music groups and rehearse alongside them. At the end of the week, there will be several concerts and opportunities to perform. The course takes place at Chateau de Halloy near Ciney in Belgium, where we will all stay together.

Places are limited: 20 students /young professionals will be offered places for the course. Students will play in at least 2 groups, one of which will be a string quartet.

There is the option of coming with a self-formed group. For pre-formed groups there are 2 options:
1) To stay at the chateau and also be involved in at least one other group with other musicians from the course.
2) Attend as an external group for masterclasses only. In this case there will be no need to pay the lodging fees.

FEE: 650 euros     Includes: daily masterclasses, all meals and accommodation in Chateau Halloy. (https://chateaudehalloy.be/en)

APPLICATIONS:    All applicants should send their CV and a film of their playing to: amynorrington@festival-resonances.be Application deadline: 12th January 2022.

Thanks to the Prix Yves Quitin which was awarded to the Resonances Chamber Music Academy in 2019 by MG Concerts, we are able to give out a few scholarships to selected applicants in need of financial help.

NB: The academy is separate from the festival and takes place at a different time of the year from Festival Resonances. The       masterclasses and performances are open to the Friends of Festival Resonances. 

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