Application deadline:

1st June 2020

Preselection:

We ask all applicants to submit a link to their most recently recorded YouTube video via the online application form. We will select a maximum of 30 participants for the Academy. Should there be more applicants than spaces available, we will hold a preselection. All participants will be notified about the results by e-mail, no later than two weeks after the application deadline.

Costs:

The application fee is 50€.

The cost for active participation is 520€– this includes 4 lessons (2 with chosen senior professor and 1 with each of the junior professors) and the accommodation. All classes are open to the public (free admission).

Application fee:

Before submitting the application, please pay the non-refundable application fee of 50€ via bank transfer to:

Name: STRETTO Music Foundation

Adress: Cechowa 13A, 30614 Krakow, Poland

Banks name: mBank

Account number (IBAN): PL76 1140 2004 0000 3712 0712 8053

BIC/SWIFT: BREXPLPWMBK

Accommodation:

The price of the accommodation is included in the course fee and each participant will be provided with a shared double/ twin room in the wonderful hotel B&B Lodz.

Registration:

Registration will take place on Sunsay 2th August 2020 at BISMA office at the Grazyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Lodz, Gdanska 32 St., 90-716 Lodz, Poland.

Opening Ceremony:

The Opening Ceremony will take place on Sunday 2th August 2020 at 7 PM at the Grazyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Lodz, Gdanska 32 St., 90-716 Lodz, Poland.

Masterclasses:

The masterclasses will take place daily between 10 AM and 1 PM and in the afternoon between 3 PM and 7 PM.

Concerts:

Participants’ concerts will take place daily (on 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th August) at 7.30 PM at the Chamber Hall of the Grażyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music, Gdanska 32 St., 90-716 Lodz, Poland:
All concerts are open to the general public (free admission).

Gala concert:

The Gala Concert and Award Ceremony of the 2020 BISMA will take place on 7th August 2020 at 7.30 PM at the Concert Hall of the Grażyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Lodz, Zubardzka 2 A St., 91-032 Lodz, Poland.

International Bacewicz Prize:

At the end of the week, each senior professor will nominate two students from his class to take part in the Gala Concert where the International Bacewicz Prize of total value 1000 EUR will be awarded to the best participant of the 2020 BISMA Bacewicz International Summer Music Academy.