CIVIS announces the opening of registrations for the first Symphonic Orchestra Academy, dedicated to Bachelor’s, Master and PhD students from all academic disciplines at one of the nine CIVIS member universities. The short programme will take place between 9 and 17 April 2022 in Marseille, France.
The initiative represents an invitation to a week of total immersion into Gustav Mahler’s first symphony ending with a live-streamed concert from the National Theatre La Criée. The concert will be recorded and live-streamed to the 9 member universities of the CIVIS Alliance.
Applicants must have a solid experience of playing in an orchestra and a very good level of playing an instrument. The application deadline is 14 November 2021.
The overall programme includes:
- Two orchestra rehearsals daily
- Two concerts at the end of the week
- Visit of Marseille, Aix-en-Provence and the region
- Invitation to the general rehearsal of a Mozart Opera at Marseille Opera
- Possibility to make chamber music
Professor is Sébastien Boin, the music director of the Aix-Marseille Symphonic Orchestra since its foundation in 2015. He teaches orchestral conducting at the Conservatoire de Marseille.
The poster of the call is available here.
CIVIS is a European Civic University formed by the alliance of nine leading research higher education institutions across Europe: Aix-Marseille Université, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Universitatea din București, Université libre de Bruxelles, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Sapienza Università di Roma, Stockholm University, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen and University of Glasgow. It brings together a community of more than 450,000 students and 65,000 staff members including 30,000 academics and researchers.