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

Participants accepted into the Instrumentalist Program will enjoy the following:

  • Performing as part of the Varna International Music Academy Orchestra during orchestra rehearsals and public performances of the Academy Repertoire:
    • GREAT MASS IN C MINOR, Mozart & CANDIDE, Bernstein, performed concert style at Varna Festival and Congress Center
      • June 2-16, 2019: $1580 (2 weeks x $790)*
    • SUOR ANGELICA & GIANNI SCHICCHI, Puccini, at Varna Summer Theater
      • June 2-23, 2019: $2370 (3 weeks x $790)*
    • COSÌ FAN TUTTE, Mozart, at Varna Summer Theater
      • June 9-30, 2019: $2370 (3 weeks x $790)*
  • Accommodations in three- or four-star hotels in Varna, Bulgaria (double occupancy)
  • Full breakfast and lunch buffets 7 days a week.

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

4-star hotel (double occupancy): $790 per week
3-star hotel (double occupancy): $690 per week

Participants may extend their program by a week for an additional fee.