Instrumentalist

The Varna International Music Academy (VIMA) offers a variety of options for the summer Instrumentalist Program along the breathtaking shores of the Black Sea in Varna, Bulgaria. VIMA combines prestigious performance opportunities and world-class training under the tutelage of our internationally renowned faculty.

This program is open to instrumentalists seeking to develop a professional performing career as a soloist or orchestral musician.

Participants choose between the FULL PROGRAM or joining the ACADEMY ORCHESTRA.

NOTE: Instrumentalists interested in auditioning for the Academy Orchestra should submit a video recording and resume to qualify for an orchestra position.


Instrumentalist Program 1 – FULL PROGRAM

Inclusions

  • Private individual lessons
  • Coaching with master teachers
  • Special lessons by international artists

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

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


Single Room Occupancy Rate
4-star hotel/apartment: $280 per week
3-star hotel: $245 per week

Instrumentalist Program 2 – ACADEMY ORCHESTRA
To audition for the Academy Orchestra, please submit a video recording. Participants accepted into the Instrumentalist Program will perform as part of the VIMA Orchestra during orchestra rehearsals and performances of the Academy Repertoire:


STABAT MATER, Rossini
DIE FLEDERMAUS, J. Strauss (fully-staged)

DIE FLEDERMAUS, J. Strauss (fully-staged)
TALES OF HOFFMAN, Offenbach (fully-staged)

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

4-star hotel/apartment (double occupancy): $990 per week
3-star hotel (double occupancy): $890 per week


Single Room Occupancy Rate
4-star hotel/apartment: $280 per week
3-star hotel: $245 per week


Inclusions for all programs:

  • Lodging in three-star hotel or four-star hotel/apartment in Varna, Bulgaria (double occupancy)
  • Full breakfast and lunch buffets 7 days a week