Stauffer Artist Diploma

Quartetto di Cremona – String Quartet

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Date:
04/10/2022 - 17/05/2022
Inscriptions:
28/06/2022 - 19/09/2022

The high specialization course – Stauffer Artist Diploma in string quartet of the Accademia Stauffer is an annual program for gifted and talented young musicians.

Course is held by M° Cristiano Gualco, Paolo Andreoli, Simone Gramaglia and Giovanni Scaglione, members of the Quartetto di Cremona.

Duration: one academic year

Period: from October ’22 to May ’23, 2-days intensive session once per month

 

Special sessions with guest Professors will be scheduled during the course: Michele Campanella (piano), Alexander Pavlovsky (violin, Jerusalem Quartet), Miguel da Silva (Viola, Ysaÿe Quartet), Eckart Runge (cello, Artemis Quartet).

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The course is open to formed string quartets, piano trios, string trios or other chamber music groups, Italian and foreign citizens.

Age limit: 35 years (average age)

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

Required documents:

  • copy of a valid identity document
  • copy of degree, if in possession (or equivalent certificate)
  • curriculum vitae
  • Repertorie of the admission exam
  • 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 will be held in presence on October 3, 2022 from 3 p.m. in Cremona, at Palazzo Stauffer (Via San Martino, 6).

Program

  •   First movement of a classic quartet (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven)
  • J. Brahms: String quartet op. 51 n° 2, mvt II
  • a movement of a XX century quartet (no slow movements)

In the case of ensembles other than the string quartet, the program requires pieces similar to those required of the string quartet.

The Professors may require the candidate to perform the entire program or a part of it.

The selection is at the unquestionable discretion of the Professors.

Candidates will receive the results of the selections at the e-mail address provided during registration.

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.

NEW ENROLLMENTS AND CERTIFICATES

At the end of the course, the student has the opportunity to renew his or her enrollment for a new academic year by submitting the request through the “Apply” section (as if it were a new enrollment). At the end of the entrance examinations, the Professors decides at his sole discretion which students to readmit.

Students who apply for readmission are exempt from the selection examinations. Any exceptions are reported by the Professors.
At the end of the studies, a Diploma is issued and, at the proposal of the Professors, a certificate of merit, if any.

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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Professors

Stauffer Artist Diploma

Quartetto di Cremona

Stauffer Artist Diploma - String Quartet

Guest - Alexander Pavlovsky

Stauffer Artist Diploma - Violin

Guest - Miguel da Silva

Stauffer Artist Diploma - Viola

Guest - Eckart Runge

Stauffer Artist Diploma - Cello