PARIS – Master Classes 2017

Master Classes for harpsichord and chamber music at the Fondation Simone et Cino Del Duca / Institut de France, 2017

Skip Sempé : 23 – 24 March 2017

Open Program

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The Piccola Accademia di Montisi will extend their activities to France, with a special 2 day Master Class in Paris, in co-production with Capriccio Stravagante

To qualify as participants, students must be presently enrolled in university level music studies or be recent graduates.

The Master Classes are free of tuition fees to eligible participants. A non-refundable €50 registration fee is required.

Master Class information

Repertoire: Solo French music and varied chamber music from 1600 – 1700.

The Master Classes will be limited to 6 harpsichordists and 2 chamber ensembles (maximum 5 members).

The daily schedule for the Master Classes is 10.00 – 12.30 and from 14:00 – 17.30.

The Master Classes are open to auditors free of charge. Auditors must register before 20 March, and will be accepted in order of request.

The Master Classes will be given on a double manual harpsichord after 18th century French models by Bruce Kennedy.

The location is The Fondation Simone et Cino Del Duca, 10 rue Alfred de Vigny, 75008 Paris, Métro Courcelles or Monceau.

Accommodation and travel

Accommodation and travel are the responsibility of the participants and auditors.



  • The application deadline is: 15 March 2017

To apply:

  • download this Application Form
  • and email it to the professor you wish to study with
  • AND to the Piccola Accademia administration

The e-mail address of the professor:

The e-mail address of Piccola Accademia administration:

After receiving a response of acceptance from the Piccola Accademia, please confirm your attendance to the master class by paying the registration fee through the Piccola Accademia paypal account within three weeks. The Master Classes are free of tuition fees to eligible participants. A non-refundable €50 registration fee is required.

We will hold your place in the class for three weeks and will confirm your place as soon as the registration fee has arrived. If you have problems either with the paypal system or with the payment itself, please contact us immediately ( so that we can organise other arrangements with you. Please remember that your acceptance is final only after receiving a confirmation from the Piccola Accademia administration!

For all questions concerning the master classes, travel and other student issues please contact the Piccola Accademia administration at: