Giovanni Sollima – Composition

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Date:
01/06/2023 - 04/06/2023
Inscriptions:
28/06/2022 - 14/04/2023

Giovanni Sollima, a unique cellist and composer, is the protagonist of this course open to string musicians and composers. Participants will be able to measure themselves with Sollima’s extraordinary approach to breaking down all kinds of barriers between written and improvised music, transcending all genre and stylistic distinctions.

Duration: 4 days

Period: June 1 – 4, 2023

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The course is open to violinists and formed chamber music ensembles, Italian and foreign citizens.

Age limit: 30 years

Level of training:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree
  • Students of higher courses and candidates who, regardless of their qualifications, meet exceptional requirements may also be admitted.

Language: Italian and English

DEADLINES AND DOCUMENTS

Application deadline: 23:59 CET on April 14, 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

Application mode: through the “Apply” section of this page. Applications sent by email or transmitted through other channels will not be accepted.

Required documents:

  • copy of a valid identity document
  • copy of degree, if in possession (or equivalent certificate)
  • curriculum vitae
  • receipt of payment of administrative fee

Administrative fee:

A fixed administrative fee of €50.00 by bank transfer (net of any currency and commission charges) is required to finalize the application. Full details on how to proceed with payment can be found in the full application regulations (downloadable below).

The fee is non-refundable.

SELECTIONS

The admission exam consists of a video audition. The candidate must create a link to a YouTube video, to be included in the application form, specifying in the description the program performed. At this link you can find all the directions for making a video that meets all the requirements.

Program

Instrumentalists are required to submit a video recording of up to 10 minutes of performance. The repertoire is free and must prove the technical and musical qualities of the candidate.

Composers are required to submit a video-recording (even audio only) with the performance of a composition created by the candidate, involving at least one string instrument.

COSTS

The course is entirely free of charge.

However, it should be noted that students are responsible for their own costs relating to travel, accommodation and board in Cremona, as well as other personal expenses.

AUDITORS

The course may be attended by a limited number of auditors, who will be admitted at the sole discretion of the Professor.

For any information regarding enrollment in the Academy’s study programs, please write to accademia@stauffer.org.

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Giovanni Sollima

Stauffer Labs - Composition