Admissions: Cremona Academy and Competition
July 16 - August 6, 2017

REQUIRED FORMS

Cremona International Academy Program

Three-week Program Application Form: Online PDF
Two-week Program Application Form: Online PDF
Agreement of Participation: Online PDF
Rules of Conduct Agreement: Online PDF
Medical Release Form: PDF (forthcoming)
Competition Application: Online PDF
Non-participant Form: (DOC) (PDF)

Florida Atlantic University -
Cremona Academy Program

FAU-Cremona Two- or Three-Week Application (PDF)
FAU-Cremona Agreement of Participation (PDF)
FAU-Cremona Rules of Conduct (PDF)
FAU-Cremona Competition Application (PDF)

 

Three-Week Program, July 16 - August 6, 2017
Two-Week Program, July 23 - August 6, 2017
Competition for Strings and Piano July 22-23

 

APPLICATIONS AND AUDITIONS
Cremona International Music Academy participants are selected by audition. Applicants may audition by electronic recording, e.g. YouTube (preferred; CD or DVD recordings are also accepted), performing two contrasting works. Application must include:

  • Complete Application Form
  • Copy of the applicant's passport
  • Electronic or CD/DVD recording
  • Non-refundable application fee (see below)

Applicants currently studying with the faculty of the Academy will be accepted to the Academy at faculty recommendation without formal audition. They are, however, still required to submit their recordings for chamber music and ensemble placement.

Candidates applying for Cremona Competitions do not need to submit an audition recording. The competitions' Preliminary recording will be used for audition and placement purposes

 

DEADLINE
All application documents must be received no later than March 1, 2017. Late applications (postmarked after March 1, 2017) will be accepted only for the remaining vacant places and are subject to a late application fee.

 

TUITION AND FEES
Application Fee: $95
Late Application Fee: $125 (for applications postmarked after March 1, 2017)

Program Fees

Three-Week Program:  Course fee: $2,500 
The fee includes all tuition, participation in optional courses, work with accompanists, admission to all events, concerts, master classes, workshops (does not includes room and board, airfare, airport transportation, and sightseeing tour)

Academy Room and Board: $1,850 
The fee includes three-week accommodation in a three-star hotel, buffet breakfasts, and lunches (does not includes dinners and snacks).

It is recommended that participants will bring approx. 10-15 Euros per day for evening meals and snacks
Please note: All unaccompanied minors (students under the age of 18) are required to stay at accommodation provided by the Academy.


Two-Week Program:   Course fee: $1,800 
The fee includes all tuition, optional courses, work with accompanists, admission to all events, concerts, master classes, workshops (does not includes room and board, airfare, airport transportation, and sightseeing tour).

Academy Room and Board: $1,350 
The fee includes two weeks accommodation in a three-star hotel, buffet breakfasts, and lunches (does not includes dinners and snacks).

It is recommended that participants will bring approx. 10-15 Euros per day for evening meals and snacks
Please note: All unaccompanied minors (students under the age of 18) are required to stay at accommodation provided by the Academy.

Additional Fees:

  • Airport Transportation to and from Cremona: 50 EUR/$60 (each way)
  • Sightseeing Tour: $95 (includes guided sightseeing tour of Bologna)

Please note: Sightseeing tour is mandatory for unaccompanied minors (students under the age of 18) and optional for all other participants and guests.

Non-Participant Fees:
The Academy offers accommodation in a 4-star hotel in the heart of Cremona to non-participants, including parents, family members, and guests at a reduced rate of $100 per day for a single room or $120 per day for double room or $145 for a triple room (limited availability). This rate includes full buffet breakfast.
* Non-Participant Program fee does not include airfare or airport transportation, in or out of town transportation, and sightseeing tours.

 

PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION SCHEDULE

  • A non-refundable application fee of $95 along with complete application, incl. signed Agreement for Participation (PDF) and Rules of Conduct (PDF) are due by March 1, 2017.
  • A non-refundable deposit of $1,750 is due by March 1, 2017.
  • The remaining balance is due by April 15, 2017.
  • Medical History and Release Form, (forthcoming) copies of Medical Insurance and Music Instrument Insurance (string and wind players only) are due by June 1, 2017.

Downloads:
Application for Two- and Three-week Program (Online) (PDF)
Agreement for Participation (PDF)
Rules of Conduct (PDF)
Medical History and Release Form (forthcoming)

Payments can be made through PayPal or by check. All checks must be in US dollars should be made payable and mailed to:

International Music Academies
PO Box 67462
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
USA

 

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