Theresia Youth Orchestra announces auditions

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The ensemble is offering grants to young players of classical period instruments

Theresia Youth Orchestra, presently running its three-year concert series The Golden Age of Symphony, has announced a selection process in order to assign sixteen bursaries towards the attendance of educational paths lasting one or two years. The grants – offered to citizens of European Union member or European Economic Area member countries born on or after 1st January 1990 – are so subdivided:

number of grants amount period of attendance instruments
4 €4000,00 two years (April 2018 – April 2020) 2 violins – 1 viola – 1 oboe
10 €2000,00 one year (April 2018 – May 2019) 2 violins – 2 violas – 1 cello – 1 flute – 1 oboe – 1 bassoon – 2 horns
2 €2000,00 two years (June 2018 – Aprile 2020) 1 trumpet – 1 timpani

After a first selection phase based on CV’s and video, a limited number of candidates will be invited to the auditions that will take place in Lodi (Northern Italy) on 20-21 January 2018 for strings and 3-4 February for winds and timpani. The program shall be performed on classical instruments (for winds and timpani) and with a classical bow for strings, at pitch A=430Hz.

Selected candidates will attend chamber music academies and orchestral residencies, under the guide of the teachers Claudio Astronio, Alfredo Bernardini e Chiara Bianchini, at several locations in Italy, France and Austria. The expenses for the accommodation of grantees during the artistic residencies, as well as the travelling and meal costs during concert tours, will be covered by Fondazione iCons.  On the other hand, the expenses of board and travelling to the destination specified in the Schedule will be entirely borne by the grantees.

The deadline for sending applications, to be made according to the directions contained in the  official regulations, is on 2 January 2018.

Info: tel. (+39) 348 2202 808 – e-mail: theresia@theresia.online
Pagina web: www.theresia.online/auditions

Academia Montis Regalis auditions for its 22nd Classical & Baroque Orchestra Course

Scholarships will be awarded to study at Mondovì in 2015

Up to 21 october it’s possible to apply for the selections that will take place on 21 and 22 november 2014 at Mondovì (Northern Italy). Candidates must be born after 1st January 1982 and will compete for 13 scholarships offered for the following instruments:

  • 7 violins
  • 2 violas da braccio
  • 2 cellos
  • 1 double bass
  • 1 harpsichord

Candidates must play on a baroque instrument with gut strings and appropriate bow, tuned at A = 415 Hz. A Continuo accompanist will be supplied by the Academia on request.

The course – held by Olivia Centurioni, Alessandro De Marchi, Ophelie Gaillard,Thibault Noally and Luigi Mangiocavallo  – will take place between March and August 2015, subdivided in five study sessions – each lasting from five to sixteen days – held at monthly intervals with a final concert for each session. Selected candidates will be awarded a gross sum of 2000,00 euros, plus boarding during the study sessions and a contribution towards travel expenses.

The offical notice in Italian and English is available at this link: www.academiamontisregalis.it

Accademia Montis Regalis auditions for its 21st Classical & Baroque Orchestra Course

Scholarships will be awarded to study at Mondovì in 2014

Montis RegalisUp to 21 octtober it’s possible to apply for the selections that will take place on 12 and 13 november 2013 at Mondovì (Northern Italy). Candidates must be born before 1st January 1981 and will compete for 13 scholarships offered for the following instruments:

  • 8 violins
  • 2 violas da braccio
  • 2 cellos
  • 1 double bass

Candidates must bring a baroque instrument with gut strings and appropriate bow, tuned at A = 415 Hz. A Continuo accompanist will be supplied by the Accademia on request.

The course – held by Olivia Centurioni and Alessandro De Marchi – will take place between March and August 2014 and will be subdivided in five study sessions – each lasting from five to sixteen days – held at monthly intervals, with a final concert for each session. Successful candidates will be awarded a gross sum of 2000.00 euros, plus boarding during the study sessions and a contribution towards travel expenses.

The offical notice in Italian and English is available at this link: www.academiamontisregalis.it