Application deadline:

14th June 2021

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 28 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 cost for active participation is 570 EUR. The course fee includes:

  • 4 lessons (2+2)
  • accommodation
  • public concerts
  • excellent practice facilities
  • free entrance to all the activities organized by BISMA

All classes are open to the public (free admission).

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. There is a possibility to reserve a single room for the additional cost.

Registration:

Registration will take place on 10th August 2021 at BISMA office at the Grazyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz University of Music in Lodz, Gdanska 32 St., 90-716 Lodz, Poland.

Opening Ceremony:

The Opening Ceremony will take place on 10th August 2021 at 7.00 PM  at the Grazyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz University 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. They will be given by the following professors:

GROUP I

  • DANG THAI SON
  • CLAUDIO MARTINEZ MEHNER

GROUP II

  • ILYA MAXIMOV
  • HUBERT RUTKOWSKI

Every participant is guaranteed four (4) lessons of 60 minutes (two with chosen professor from the group I and two with the chosen professor from the group II )

Concerts:

Participants’ concerts will take place daily at 7.30 PM at the Concert Hall of the Grażyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz University of Music, Gdanska 32 St., 90-716 Lodz, Poland.

Gala concert:

The Gala Concert and Award Ceremony of the 2021 BISMA will take place on  15th August 2021 at 7.00 PM at the Concert Hall of the Grażyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz University of Music in Lodz, Gdanska 32 St., 90-716 Lodz, Poland.

International Bacewicz Prize:

At the end of the Academy, professors will nominate four students to take part at the Gala Concert where the International Bacewicz Prize of total value 1000 EUR will be awarded to the best participant of the 2021 BISMA Bacewicz International Summer Music Academy.