Collaborative Pianists

Varna International Music Academy offers a unique 2-, 3- and 4-week summer Collaborative Pianist Program, combining performance opportunities and world-class training in Varna, Bulgaria. This program is open to pianists seeking to develop a professional performing career as a soloist or accompanist. Participants will receive expert training under the tutelage of the Academy's internationally renowned faculty.

Participants accepted into the Collaborative Program will enjoy the following:

  • Studying under the Academy's Pianists and Vocal Coaches on the following repertoire:
    • GREAT MASS IN C MINOR, Mozart & CANDIDE, Bernstein, performed concert style at Varna Festival and Congress Center
      • June 2-16, 2019: $2780 (2 weeks x $1390)*
    • SUOR ANGELICA & GIANNI SCHICCHI, Puccini, at Varna Summer Theater
      • June 2-23, 2019: $4170 (3 weeks x $1390)*
    • COSÌ FAN TUTTE, Mozart, at Varna Summer Theater
      • June 9-30, 2019: $4170 (3 weeks x $1390)*
  • Private lessons with academy's pianists and vocal coaches
  • Accompanying voices lessons
  • Accompanying an act in the opera at the staging rehearsals--at the discretion of the academy's pianist and vocal coaches
  • Accommodations in three- or four-star hotels in Varna, Bulgaria (double occupancy)
  • Full breakfast and lunch buffets 7 days a week
  • Cost includes tuition, lodging at 4-star hotel (double occupancy), two hot buffet meals daily

Weekly Program Cost:
(includes tuition, lodging, two hot buffet meals daily)

4-star hotel (double occupancy): $1390 per week
3-star hotel (double occupancy): $1290 per week

Participants are also able to extend their program by a week for an additional fee.