The most frequently asked questions about the Mahler Academy
1. Who can take part in the Gustav Mahler Academy?
Musicians who want to apply the Mahler Academy 2020 must be born between January 1, 1992 and July 19, 2002. Master classes are open for high-qualified European musicians.
Each applicant must send his/her curriculum vitae in English or German together with a short video file (max. 5 minutes - see regulations for details) and the application documents.
2. Can musicians from other continents attend the courses or only those from Europe?
Only European musicians can attend the courses which means people from EU and the following countries (in alphabetical order): Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Montenegro, Moldova, Monaco, Norway, Russia, San Marino, Switzerland, Serbia Turkey, Ukraine, Vatican City.
3. Are the Academy courses free of charge?
No, they're not. The selected musicians will have to pay a participation fee of EUR 100.00 within 10 days after receiving the invitation. All participants are entitled to a scholarship of EUR 300.00 which will be paid to them by bank transfer at the end of the Academy.
4. Must I organize the trip to Bolzano on my own?
Yes, the musicians plan their trip individually.
5. Where is the accomodation?
Participants will be given accommodations in a Comfort Hotel in Twin Room in the city center at the expenses of the Busoni-Mahler Foundation.
6. Where will the courses take place?
The courses will take place in the “Monteverdi” Conservatory and in the “Vivaldi” Music Institute of Bolzano. Both locations are only a few minutes' walk from the Hotel.