Dates this year:
- Student arrival for welcome dinner August 14.
- Course starts morning August 15.
- Finishes August 20 with student concert.
- The application deadline for Montisi: May 30.
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 registration fee for each class is € 270, inclusive of six full days of teaching and meals during the course (lunches and dinners inclusive Sunday evening until Saturday Lunch)
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 at (firstname.lastname@example.org) so that we can organise other arrangements with you.
For all questions concerning the master classes, travel and other student issues please contact the Piccola Accademia administration:
To qualify, students must be presently enrolled in a university level music study or be recently graduated.
The classes will be filled in the order of the accepted application, so early registration is recommended.
The master class week in Montisi begins on Sunday evening (14 August 2022) with a ‘welcoming dinner’ in the garden of the restaurant La Roberto’s at the west end of the viallage.(19:00) for orientation and to allow participants to meet the professor, the Piccola Accademia staff and each other.
Generally classes take place in the morning 9:30 to 13:00, and in the afternoon 15:30-19:00, the evenings are available for practice and socializing. The master class week ends August in the evening with a public student concert (18:00), and finishes with a farewell dinner at the Castello.
The course will be limited to 12 students. To ensure your place in the class early registration is recommended.
The Summer 2022 Masterclasses are given on:
- Double manual after Blanchet 1730, Kennedy 2011
- Double manual after Mietke 1702-4, Kennedy 1997
- Flemish Muselar after Ruckers, Skowroneck 1965 (recently acquired
from the private collection of Gustav Leonhardt)
- Italian single manual, after 17th Century models, Kennedy 2007
- Other instruments to be announced.
While getting to Montisi takes a little effort, once there life in Montisi is easy and comfortable. Read about how to get to Montisi.
Student accommodation at reasonable cost is available in Montisi and should be booked directly once class acceptance is confirmed by the Piccola Accademia. Please contact Silvia Menuccio at email@example.com to arrange the accommodation.
For all questions concerning the master classes, travel and other student issues please contact the Piccola Accademia administration at: Piccolaaccademia@mac.com