Summer Academy & Festival

The Summer Academy and Festival forms the core of The International Holland Music Sessions. Over a hundred concerts, in which the active participants perform are combined with lessons and masterclasses by a renowned faculty of teachers from important musical institutes all over the world. The lessons takes place each summer during a period of three weeks. The Festival period has the adjacent weeks before and after and is five weeks.

Faculty Biographies

Every Summer Academy our students are taught by different teachers. This year we present you twelve international teachers. These professionals master their instruments like no other. These instrumens vary form piano to violin to cello.

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Collaborative Pianists

Are you ready to master your piano skills? To be the best of the best? This year we present you eight piano accompanists who are going to teach you everything they have learned. Some things through education. Other things from their own experience. They are all playing at the Festival this year.

Willing to play along?

Application and Fees

Applicants for active participation must be between 16 and 27 years of age in the period August 5 – August 26, 2018. Applicants who are accepted in the program have the opportunity to participate for the full period of three weeks. Selected applicants have the opportunity to give concerts in the adjacent weeks too.

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Applications and Online Registration

For convenience and expediency we demand online applications via this website. To make an online application for TIHMS Summer Academy, you must create an application account, or use an existing account if you created an account in previous years. See the menu: application login.

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