14th June 2019
The application fee is €60. *
The cost for active participants is €490 – this includes 4 lessons for each participant (2 with chosen senior professor and 1 with each junior professor) and the accommodation. All classes are open to the public (free admission).
To finish your application process, please pay the non-refundable application fee of € 60 via bank transfer to:
Name: STRETTO Music Foundation
Address: Cechowa 13A, 30-614 Krakow, Poland
Bank Name and Address: mBank S.A. FORMERLY BRE BANK S.A. (RETAIL BANKING) LODZ, Skrytka pocztowa 2108, 90-959 Łódź 2
Account number (IBAN): PL76 1140 2004 0000 3712 0712 8053
In the bank transfer title, please write: Application fee for BISMA, Name + Surname
We ask all applicants to submit a link to their most recently recorded YouTube-video(s) via the online application form (free program – at least two different styles, no time limit). 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.
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 will take place on Monday 19th August 2019 at the BISMA office at the Grazyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Lodz, Gdanska 32 St., 90-716 Lodz, Poland.
The masterclasses will take place daily between 10 AM and 1 PM and in the afternoon between 3 PM and 7 PM (on 25th August only morning session)
The Opening Ceremony will take place on Monday 19th August 2019 at 7 PM at the Grazyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Lodz, Gdanska 32 St., 90-716 Lodz, Poland.
Participants’ concerts will take place daily at the Chamber Hall of the Grażyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music, Gdanska 32 St., 90-716 Lodz, Poland:
21st August 2019, 7.30 PM ‘Viennese Classics’
22nd August 2019, 6 PM lecture and concert (7.30 PM) ‘Grażyna Bacewicz in memoriam’
23rd August 2019, 7.30 PM ‘Chopin and pearls of Romanticism’
24th August 2019, 7.30 PM ‘Great composers of XXth century’
All concerts are open to the general public (free admission).
International G.Bacewicz Prize:
At the end of the week of the Summer Academy, each senior professor will nominate two students from his class to take part in the Gala Concert where the International G.Bacewicz Prize will be awarded to the best participant of the 2019 Bacewicz International Summer Music Academy.
The Gala Concert and Award Ceremony of the 2019 BISMA will take place on
25th August 2019 at 12:00 noon
at the Concert Hall of the Grażyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Lodz, Zubardzka 2 A St., 91-032 Lodz, Poland.