Masterclasses 2024

Solo, quartet and chamber music masterclasses

Date:

12-21 July 2024

Venue:

Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music,
1061 Budapest, Ferenc Liszt square 8.

Scholarship available now

50% scholarships are available limited for entries submitted by 15 March.

About the instrumental masterclasses

Requirements

To apply, send the requested information and documents (see below) to masterclasses@festivalacademy.org and the payment of a deposit of €100. The remaining amount must be paid by bank transfer by 30 June 2024.

By submitting an application, the applicant accepts the GDPR (see https://fesztivalakademia.hu/adatkezelesi-tajekoztato/).

The applicant accepts that their application does not guarantee admission to the preferred professors and may be subject to change.

*The application is complete with the payment of the registration fee of 100 euros.

 

How to apply

I. Personal data:

Full name, Nationality, Gender, Place of birth (country, city), Date of birth (DD.MM.YYYY), Address (country, postcode, city, street, house number), Email, Phone number, Billing name, Billing address.

II Education:

Institution name, Address, Email, Instrument, Instructor

III. Masterclass:

If an application is for a shorter period of time due to external factors, this must be indicated with the application.

(Optional) Indication of professor preference

(Optional) If requested, indication of accompaniment (€25 per hour, payable together with the masterclass fee)

(Optional) Accommodation requirement (Duration, number of nights, room requirement: Single/Double Room, possibility to specify a roommate.)

Please also attach with details:

THE MATERIAL TO BE HANDED IN:

  • Short CV in English.
  • Photo of the applicant (at least 600 dpi resolution).
  • Application video sent as a YouTube links, including two works of your choice which can be solo, with piano or with orchestra
  • Proof of the payment (deposit) attached

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL IF APPLYING FOR A SCHOLARSHIP:
  • Scholarship application justification in pdf format in English (scholarships are available in relation to the masterclass fee).
The application fee

 

Registration fee (deposit): 100 €
Masterclasses: 400 €
Dinner fee: 200 €*
Extra class: 75 €/h
Piano accompaniment: 25 €/h
Passive applicant: 100 €
Discounted bed and breakfast price: 490 €*

The masterclass fee includes:

 

  • four individual lessons – 45 minutes – with at least three artists
  • You can get up to two lessons from the same artist, the schedule is finalised by the artistic directors
  • at least one chamber orchestra performance with students of the Festival, conducted or led by an artist of the Festival Academy Budapest
  • at least one opportunity to perform at a matinee concert of the Festival Academy Budapest
  • folk and traditional gypsy music classes with leading Hungarian artists
  • joint dinners (200 € dinner fee) at the Cafe Vian Restaurant during the festival with the participation of the artists and live Gypsy music
  • The application fee also includes free attendance to the concerts of the Festival Academy Budapest, up to the limit of seats in the halls. (Accompanying students of the Masterclass can buy tickets to the festival programmes with a 50% discount).

 

*The dinner fee and the discounted accommodation fee may change according to the change of rates.

 

By paying the registration fee of €100, you can participate as a passive student at all events during the 10 days of the masterclasses, depending on the availability of the evening concerts after registration, we are unable to refund the registration fee

Fees for chamber music groups:

Registration fee (deposit): 100 €/person
Application fee (50mins classes): 80 €/ lesson
Dinner with the artists: 200 €/person
Discounted bed and breakfast price: 490 €*

 

Payment

The registration fee is €100 in advance, payable by bank transfer to the following account number:

Account holder: Fesztiválakadémia Nonprofit Kft.
Számlaszám: 10300002-10653465-48820019

Account holder address: 1061, Budapest Király utca 50. fsz 3.

Account holder bank name: MKB Bank
Account holder bank address: 1056 Budapest, Váci u. 38.
Communication: name of the applicant + master course application fee
In case of transfer from abroad, the foreign bank charges are to be paid by the competitor and must be taken into account by the competitor when transferring the amount.
IBAN: HU92103000021065346548820019
SWIFT (BIC) code: MKKB HU HB

Available accomodation

The organisers will offer discounted accommodation on a first come, first served basis. Places in the accommodation are limited.

Please send your accommodation request to masterclasses@festivalacademy.org with the exact date and person.

Raday House Student Residence
Ráday u. 28,
Budapest
1092

Scholarships
SCHOLARSHIPS:
  • Scholarships will be deducted from the master course fee only
  • “Early bird – best player”: 75% scholarships are available limited for entries submitted by 15 February.
  • 50% scholarships are available limited for entries submitted by 15 March.
  • 25% scholarships are available limited for entries submitted by 15 April.
  • Finalists of the Ilona Fehér International Violin Competition (President of the Jury: Shlomo Mintz, Total prize value: 10.000 €)  will receive a 75% scholarship.
  • Bonus scholarship opportunities up to 70% are available via email after application.

https://fesztivalakademia.hu/en/v-ilona-feher-international-violin-competition/

 

Applications are to be submitted via sending an e-mail to

masterclasses@festivalacademy.org

with application documents in attachment (find the requirements above: in “How to apply”). 

About the opera masterclasses

Professor
Opera:
Prof.emer.Ks.Éva Marton
Requirements

To apply, send the requested information and documents (see below) to masterclasses@festivalacademy.org and the payment of a deposit of €100. The remaining amount must be paid by bank transfer by 30 June 2024.

By submitting an application, the applicant accepts the GDPR (see https://fesztivalakademia.hu/adatkezelesi-tajekoztato/).

The applicant accepts that their application does not guarantee admission to the preferred professors and may be subject to change.

*The application is complete with the payment of the registration fee of 100 euros.

 

How to apply

I. Personal data:

Full name, Nationality, Gender, Place of birth (country, city), Date of birth (DD.MM.YYYY), Address (country, postcode, city, street, house number), Email, Phone number, Billing name, Billing address.

II Education:

Institution name, Address, Email, Instructor

III. Masterclass:

If an application is for a shorter period of time due to external factors, this must be indicated with the application.

(Optional) Accommodation requirement (Duration, number of nights, room requirement: Single/Double Room, possibility to specify a roommate.)

Please also attach with your details:

You can apply by filling in the online application form at https://fesztivalakademia.hu/en/masterclasses/

THE MATERIAL TO BE HANDED IN:

  • Short CV in Hungarian or English which includes the repertiore for the masterclasses.
  • Photo of the applicant (at least 600 dpi resolution).
  • Application videos uploaded as a YouTube links, including two two songs and/or arias with different characters in the original language and pitch from the following pieces:
    Béla Bartók: Bluebeard’s Castle
    W.A.Mozart:  Don Giovanni
    G. Puccini: Tosca
    R.Wagner: Tannhaeuser
    Songs: W.A.Mozart, J.Brahms, R. Strauss
  • Proof of the payment (deposit) uploaded
ADDITIONAL MATERIAL IF APPLYING FOR A SCHOLARSHIP:
  • Scholarship application justification in pdf format in English (scholarships are available in relation to the fee of classes).
The application fee

 

Registration fee (deposit): 100 €
Masterclasses: 400 €
Dinner fee: 200 €*
Extra class: 75 €/h
Piano accompaniment: 25 €/h
Passive applicant: 100 €
Discounted bed and breakfast price: 490 €*

The masterclass fee includes:

  • four individual lessons – 45 minutes –  for which the Festival Academy Budapest provides a piano accompanist (tutor: Gabriella Gyökér). (The repertoire of the participants coming to the masterclass will be discussed individually with the artist Éva Marton until May 31)
  • András Almássy-Tóth’s stage movement and speech technique courses
  • A performance organized with the participation of the participants of the opera masterclasses in the Solti Hall of the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music
  • additional performance opportunities at the festival’s matinee concerts
  • a joint dinner (200 € dinner fee) at the Cafe Vian Restaurant during the festival with the participation of the artists and live Gypsy music *
  • The application fee also includes free participation in the concerts of the Festival Academy Budapest, up to the limit of seats in the halls. (Accompanying students of the Masterclass can buy tickets to the festival programmes with a 50% discount).

*The dinner fee and the discounted accommodation fee may change according to the change of rates.

By paying the registration fee of €100, you can participate as a passive student in all events during the 10 days of the masterclasses, depending on the availability of the evening concerts after registration, we are unable to refund the registration fee.

     

    Payment

    The registration fee is €100 in advance, payable by bank transfer to the following account number:

    Account holder: Fesztiválakadémia Nonprofit Kft.
    Számlaszám: 10300002-10653465-48820019

    Account holder address: 1061, Budapest Király utca 50. fsz 3.

    Account holder bank name: MKB Bank
    Account holder bank address: 1056 Budapest, Váci u. 38.
    Communication: name of the applicant + master course application fee
    In case of transfer from abroad, the foreign bank charges are to be paid by the competitor and must be taken into account by the competitor when transferring the amount.
    IBAN: HU92103000021065346548820019
    SWIFT (BIC) code: MKKB HU HB

    Available accomodation

    The organisers will offer discounted accommodation on a first come, first served basis. Places in the accommodation are limited.

    Please send your accommodation request to masterclasses@festivalacademy.org with the exact date and person.

    Raday House Student Residence
    Ráday u. 28,
    Budapest
    1092

    Scholarships
    SCHOLARSHIPS:
    • Scholarships will be deducted from the master course fee only
    • “Early bird – best player”: 75% scholarships are available limited for entries submitted by 15 February.
    • 50% scholarships are available limited for entries submitted by 15 March.
    • 25% scholarships are available limited for entries submitted by 15 April

    Applications are to be submitted via sending an e-mail to

    masterclasses@festivalacademy.org

    with application documents in attachment (find the requirements above: in “How to apply”). 

    Artists 2024

    Opera

    Éva Marton

    Violin

    Kristóf Baráti

    Boris Brovtsyn

    Vilde Frang

    Peter Herresthal

    Jonian-Ilias Kadesha

    Barnabás Kelemen

    András Keller

    Katalin Kokas

    Orsolya Korcsolán

    Alissa Margulis

    Schlomo Mintz

    Latica-Honda Rosenberg

    Dora Schwarzberg

    Magdalena Ursu

    Qian Zhou

    Viola

    Razvan Popovici

    Maxim Rysanov

    Cello

    Nicolas Altsteadt

    László Fenyő

    Vashti Mimosa Hunter

    Dóra Kokas

    Jens Peter Maintz

    Kirill Zlotnikov

    Doublebass

    Ödön Rácz

    Piano

    Gábor Csalog

    Diana Ketler

    Maria Meerovitch

    Winds

    Matthew Hunt

    Bence Bogányi

    Clara Dent Bogányi

    José Vicente Castelló

    Percussion

    Szabolcs Joó

    Lute

    Thomas Dunford