|Class at the 2016 Musique Cordiale Academy|
As part of the festival the 2017 Musique Cordiale Academy enable a group of 12 students to enjoy masterclasses, chamber music coaching and orchestral training with Levon Chilingirian & Susie Mészáros of the Chilingirian String Quartet and Jane Hyland, former principal cellist of the BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra. The students will perform in two concerts as part of the Musique Cordiale International Festival programme. Students are hosted in a large Provençal residence and enjoy eight days of intensive tuition with free time for swimming and relaxing. They attend evening concerts in the region’s spectacular churches followed by al fresco dinners with the Festival musicians, professors and team.
Applications are now open for advanced string players interested in attending the 2017 academy, further information from the Musique Cordiale website.