PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The SIENA INTERNATIONAL MUSIC PROGRAM is a distinctive solo instrument, voice, and chamber music intensive study abroad program. It seeks to prepare the young musician to take on a transformativechallenging role as an artist in the 21st century. 

The 2018 SUMMER PROGRAM, is partnered with the ACCADEMIA MUSICALE CHIGIANA in SIENA, and is part of the C-GAP (Chigiana Global Academic Programs).

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APPLICATION DEADLINE - MARCH 15th 2018

MORE INFO ON THE DEDICATED PROGRAM PAGES

MAY 21 - JUNE 29, 2018

 

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OUR PROGRAMS

Participants will have multiple private lessons and coachings every week with an International Faculty, opportunities for performances in SienaFlorenceAlba and other prestigious locations in Italy, and an enriching cultural experience abroad. 

ARTISTIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Over the last five centuries, generations of students, scholars, and artists have been inspired by the Italian Renaissance. Examining artistic entrepreneurialism from both historical and current perspectives will at once empower and inspire students, thus preparing them to take on a transformative, challenging role as artists in the 21st Century.

The Programs are open to all students from any university.  Apply here!

 

COURSEWORK

All courses will be taught in English by local and visiting faculty/artists.

PERFORMANCE STUDIES  
(3 credits)
Weekly private lessons, rehearsals and coaching in solo instrument and chamber music, master classes led by international faculty and guest artists. Concerts in Florence and other Italian cities provide an intense, formative experience for promising, young musicians.

PERFORMANCE STUDIES  
(3 credits)
Weekly private lessons, rehearsals and coaching in solo instrument and chamber music, master classes led by international faculty and guest artists. Concerts in Florence and other Italian cities provide an intense, formative experience for promising, young musicians.

MUSIC HISTORY  
(3 credits)
Classroom sessions in Music History (Music in Renaissance Italy) will be enhanced by visits to museums and libraries both in Siena, Florence, and the surrounding areas.

ITALIAN LANGUAGE  
(optional – no credits)
An efficient Italian language course for beginners to advanced students especially designed for the musician.

ART HISTORY  
(3 credits)  pending approval
Classroom sessions in Art History (Sienese school and Renaissance) will be enhanced by visits to museums in Siena and Florence.

All courses are held Monday-Thursday, and most weekends will be free of program commitments.

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A COLLABORATION WITH FLORENTIA CONSORT

The Florentia Consort Organization is a Non-Profit cultural Association founded in 2014 and based in Florence, Italy.
Committed to our vision to prepare the young musician to take on a transformative, challenging role as an artist in the 21st Century with new experiences on the international stage, we are also committed to enriching the lives of the community of Florence, Italy and regions throughout Europe with educational performances and experiences such as Children’s concerts, Workshops, and Master classes.

We create opportunities for young musicians to experience formative training and performances in an international setting. 


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