PIANO INTENSIVE PROGRAM

June 8-26, 2020

Applied Faculty:

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Boris Berman
Piano

JUNE 3 – 14

Yale School of Music

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Carol Leone
Piano

Masterclass & Seminar Faculty:

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Roberto Prosseda
Piano

JUNE 11th – Masterclass

DECCA Artist
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Antonio Artese
Chigiana Global Academy Program
MAY 20 – JUNE 28
Seminar on Piano Improvisation

The SIENA PIANO INTENSIVE PROGRAM at Chigiana is an intensive summer course open to 6 piano graduate students (or exceptional undergraduates), with an emphasis on solo repertoire.

THE PIANO INTENSIVE PROGRAM is runs for a total of 3-weeks from June 8-26 and includes:

– Lessons: 2 individual lessons per week for a total of 6 lessons
– Masterclasses: 3 (once a week with Boris Berman, Roberto Prosseda, Carol Leone) of 3 hours, each open to the public/audience.
– Public performance with professional recording (audio and video)
– Seminar on piano improvisation with Antonio Artese
– Optional performance (audition based)

The C-GAP (Chigiana Global Academy Program) is a distinctive performing arts program for solo instrument, voice, and chamber music which adds composition this year. It seeks to prepare the young musician to take on a transformative, challenging role as an artist in the 21st century.

Participants in this program will have access to all faculty and student concerts, chamber music coaching sessions, and master classes led by international faculty and guest artists offered at the Siena International Music Program.

The program fees are USD 3,500.00

FEES INCLUDE:  Instruction, housing in a double occupancy room in private apartment, student services assistance, program orientation, access to performances, welcome dinner, farewell reception, cultural activities (organized by the C-GAP programs), video and professional audio recording of the final concert. Participants will have access to all faculty and student concerts, chamber music coaching sessions, and master classes led by international faculty and guest artists offered through the C-GAP.

FEES DO NOT INCLUDE: transportation from and to the US, regular meals, personal expenses.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Rolling admission until program is full

Applications must include (1) audition video, (2) a list of your proposed solo repertoire for the course (both completed and in-progress), (3) a bio of approximately 150 words, (4) teacher recommendation

ELIGIBILITY

The Program is open to all graduate-level students (and exceptional undergraduates upon recommendation) from any university. The online application is available here

– The course will be open a maximum of six students.

– Required Repertoire: (1) at least 30 minutes of completed solo repertoire suitable for lessons, masterclasses and performances, (2) at least 30 minutes of new solo repertoire suitable for lessons.

– Audition: Video recording of approximately 20 minutes of piano solo repertoire that includes both lyrical and virtuosic styles and at least two time periods.

OFFICIAL PROGRAM DATES 
APPLICATION DEADLINE:   Rolling admission until program is full

JUNE 8 – JUNE 26, 2020

STUDENTS CHECK-IN:
SATURDAY, JUNE 7th by 7:00 PM

ORIENTATION:
SUNDAY, JUNE 6th 10 AM – 12 PM

WELCOME DINNER:
SUNDAY, JUNE 6th 8:00 PM

PROGRAM ENDS:
FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020 – FINAL CONCERT

STUDENTS VACATE APARTMENTS:
SATURDAY, JUNE 27th by 12 PM