Piano and Violin
August 2023
Tuscany, Italy
All details about the upcoming academy will be published soon.

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This is a 10-day intensive course that allows you to take huge steps forward thanks to a unique combination of deeply interrelated classes. We will work out your repertoire with you simultaneously on several levels - instrumental, theoretical and artistic, which will dramatically improve your playing within a short time.

Our team, consisting of top artists and professors, winners and jury members of the world's major music competitions, including M. Long - J. Thibaud, Geneva, Grieg, Schumann, Sendai and Seoul, will guide you in a delicate, but very intentional way towards your success on the concert stage.

36 prizes
have been won by our students at national and international competitions since 2015
of our students have been accepted to the best European music institutions
of the Academy participants took part in its next editions
During 10 days of our intensive course

  • 6 individual lessons
    with Maria Masycheva, Georgy Gromov and Alena Baeva
    The winners of major music competitions, such as M. Long - J. Thibaud, Geneva, Weniawski, Paganini, Grieg, Schumann, Sendai and Seoul competitions, will share their secrets that brought them success
  • 2 master classes
    with Prof. Klaus Hellwig
    A person with encyclopaedic knowledge, and one of the leading German professors in piano playing will give you his insights to help you in your career
  • Training of personal growth
    with Georgy Gromov
    Take advantage of the training that is developed especially for artists and is based on international programs of personal development. It will help you to understand deeply your strong and weak sides, to break free, to open up your potential for 100% and to find your own genuine expression in the art
  • 3 workshops on stage presence
    with Adam Boncz and
    Chulpan Khamatova
    Stage presence is never taught to classical musicians, however this skill becomes critical when it comes to competitions and career.
    Take advantage of these workshops with experienced actors, who will make you more interesting and convincing on the stage
  • Workshop on eliminating physical blocks
    with Esztella Levko
    Not only being well prepared technically, but also being free in your mind will allow you to express yourself to the fullest extent possible. Eliminate all of the blocks that do not let the music flow seamlessly through your body - and your range of expression will increase dramatically
  • 3 lectures on theatre and music
    by Artem Putilov
    There is a connection between classical music and the art of theatre. But how are they connected? Why have they influenced each other throughout the centuries? How can a contemporary actor gain invaluable knowledge from the world of classical music, and what should musicians learn from actors?
    Here, you will find answers!
  • 3 open air music cinema
    You will discover rarely seen films on great musicians at the open-air cinema.

    Imagine mild evenings with the spicy odours of summer Italian plants, being served with wine (or tea!) and enjoying music films on a big screen!
  • Group work and rehearsals

    A creative and friendly environment will help you open up and put into practice all of your ideas, emotions and thoughts
  • Performance at the gala concert
    Take a chance to show publicly what you have done and get amazing performing experience at the open-air concert
The course will take place in the incredible Villa Rospigliosi, situated just next to the Vinci city, the birth place of Leonardo da Vinci.

Well known as the cradle of the Italian Renaissance and the land of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Dante, Tuscany is one of the most beautiful regions in Italy. Amazing landscapes with vine hills, spicy odours of summer Italian plants, small ancient towns and the famous Uffizi Gallery in Florence attract people from all over the world.

The Villa Rospigliosi is located 2km from the hometown of Leonardo da Vinci and just 30km from Florence airport.

This is a perfect place for an unforgettable experience, opening your creative potential and widening your scope.

Villa with a swimming pool
We provide you with lodging in an Italian villa with wifi and a swimming pool. The villa with the view on Tuscan mountains is just 3 minutes walk from the place where all courses take place
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Private cook
Our private cook prepares tradition Italian dishes, always fresh and delicious. Great luck to try genuine food in the heart of Tuscany!
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WHY should I apply?
You will dramatically improve your playing within a short time

You will spend 10 days in an incredible villa, surrounded by natural beauty and arts, that will open up your creative potential

You will work with great artists and jury members who will develop different sides of your personality

You will increase your range of expression, feel freedom on stage and become a more interesting, convincing and successful performer
3-5 lessons
Other summer academies
3 - 5 lessons only on your instrument
15 lessons
Classica Viva Music Academy
15 interconnected workshops and lessons
that work out your repertoire on several levels
for the same average price!
Here is what our previous participants say about the course:
Stefan Virtejaru, Bucharest - impressions from the Academy in Italy
Participant of the Academies 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
Sofia Kliuchnikova, Moscow - impressions from the Academy in Italy in 2019
  • Lidia Ciubuc,
    Chisinau (Moldova)
    It was a wonderful experience to meet amazing pianists! I enjoyed communication with teachers and colleagues. I was impressed by the work on details on the piano lessons and I liked very much the open attitude of teachers. That helps to reach a new level of understanding after already a few days

  • Vladimir,
    Alba Iulia (Romania)
    It was the best musical experience I've ever had. I will definitely come again next year
  • Liza,
    Moscow (Russia)
    If we had such theory lessons at the college everybody would love them! And I especially liked the atmosphere at the Academy
  • Elena,
    Samara (Russia)
    The Academy was an exciting and unforgettable experience! I got answers to my internal questions and understood how to go forward, got lots of practical tips and wise advices. During the whole time the atmosphere was very supportive and inspiring, it helped me so much that I didn't want this to ever end
  • Catinca,
    Bucharest (Romania)
    I think it is one of the best courses I've ever been to and the teachers are AMAZING. All the information I've got from them helped me a lot
  • Daria,
    Moscow (Russia)
    In my institution in Moscow I sometimes feel asleep on the lessons, but here everything - EVERYTHING - was very interesting and helpful. If we had such lessons during the year, my life would be different
All details about the upcoming academy will be published soon.

We offer special conditions for early birds

Fill out the form and we will send you an email with special conditions
Course venue
The Villa Rospigliosi

The Villa Rospigliosi is situated 2 km from the Vinci City and just 30 km from the Florence airport. We will help you with the directions and transportations if you need any assistance
Classica Viva Music Academy ®
Prinzenallee 57, 13359 Berlin
+ 49 30 34 76 42 86