Intensive Music Course


Summer Music Academy Vienna located in the centre of the hospitable capital of Austria invites musicians, including beginners, professionals and amateurs to participate in the educational tour based on the exclusive program.

Participants of different skill level including music school teachers and students can attend the 5 days’ exclusive educational course. The classes are held every day both within a group (1 hour) and as individual lessons (half an hour). Participants will master the unique technique of playing and modifying music pieces used by Leopold Mozart when teaching his children, learn some original methods of music composition, and get acquainted with the traditions of Vienna chamber music performance. Playing solo, four hands and on two pianos they will create their own versions of European and Eastern pieces written in different ages and in different styles.

At the final concert all the participants will get the certificates of participation in the educational program and also some prizes.

Everyone who wishes can take part in the thematic excursions which include visiting memorable places of the music Vienna, the House of Music, the Mozart’s places, and Salzburg.

The educational course costs 450 euro

The excursions cost 156 euro

Contacts for the application:, Wechat ID: jungegretchen


Seminar – master class "Intensive"

4 master classes, 1 seminar and 3 musical excursions in Vienna with a private guide! Excursions are included in the course price.

The Vienna Summer Music Academy again welcomes musicians, teachers and students as well as all who are interested in the Viennese musical life. This time the participants of the Vienna Summer music Academy have the unique opportunity to attend several courses in the span of 5 days within the scope of the seminar – master class "Intense", as well as to visit the memorable places of the world´s music capital. "Musical Vienna" will show you the city from its most interesting and unexpected perspectives. The excursion to the Opera theatre and to J. Haydn´s house etc. will allow you to immerse yourself fully into the atmosphere of the music world.

You will get to know the traditions of the musical art of the Music capital; you will listen to Viennese performers, hear rare and inspiring interpretations, be part of a chamber ensemble, and learn to play the “Viennese” way. You will gather new information about the music education institutions in Vienna, Austria and Europe (where classical and jazz music are taught), how to get an audition for the opera or an orchestra, what is needed to apply for music studies etc.

During the seminars "Musical traditions of Vienna: history and practice" you can get answers to frequently asked questions such as: Who was part of the foundations of the Viennese classical school for solo and chamber music? How should Mozart´s music be interpreted and how did the slow movements of his chamber sonatas sound at the beginning of the 20th century? Are there secrets to the performance of the Viennese classics, how to attain the right touch? How do the interpretations of Beethoven´s piano sonatas (which Friedrich Gulda recorded three times) differ from each other?

The seminar "Music education systems in Western Europe" gives an overview of the professional and recreational music education system in Vienna, Austria and Europe. The participants will become acquainted with the founding history of Austrian tertiary institutions and the distinctive features of teaching at the music schools. They will get information about the main regional, national and international competitions and about what is required for participants in those competitions.

And finally, in a rather informal atmosphere, everyone is invited to taste the incredible Viennese “Apple Strudel by Frau Christine”, after helping with its preparation according to the best Viennese recipes.

All participants will receive a certificate of attendance, on which the number of hours and the course subject are indicated.

Course fee: 650 Euro

Registration fee: 45 Euro

Fee includes: seminar – master class, excursions: Musical Vienna, Haydn museum and Vienna Opera Theatre, course materials.

Limited number of participants: maximum 8 participants per course!

Fee for repeated attendance (if a course at the Academy has been attended in the past): 400 €

For registration please fill out registration form. With confirmation of participation banking information will be sent for tuition fees to be paid. Applications until Dec. 31st 2017 are exempted from administration fees.

Application deadline for all master classes and seminars ends 30 days before course beginning, or when all free places are allocated.

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The Vienna Summer Music Academy sends out an original invitation and confirmation of participation document.