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 YOUNG INSTRUMENTALIST PROGRAM or joining the ACADEMY ORCHESTRA. Select any of the below options or combine two or three options to customize your own program.

YOUNG INSTRUMENTALIST PROGRAM participants receive all of the inclusions listed below. No auditions are required to participate.

ACADEMY ORCHESTRA participants receive all of the same inclusions as the Young Instrumentalist Program, but will also perform as part of the VIMA Orchestra during orchestra rehearsals and performances of the Academy Repertoire. To participate in the Academy Orchestra, you must audition and be accepted into the program.

COMBINATION RATES
If you choose to combine two or three options your rates will be based on
YOUNG INSTRUMENTALIST PROGRAM $1390 per week
ACADEMY ORCHESTRA $990 per week

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


STABAT MATER, Rossini
MAY 26-JUNE 3, 2020

Inclusions

  • Private individual lessons
  • Coaching with master teachers
  • Special lessons by international artists
  • Masterclasses
  • Chamber music workshop
  • Those accepted into Academy Orchestra will perform during rehearsals and performances of Stabat Mater and Chamber Music Program
  • 8 nights lodging in four-star hotel in Varna, Bulgaria (double occupancy)
  • Full breakfast and lunch buffets 7 days a week

TALES OF HOFFMANN, Offenbach (fully-staged)
JUNE 7-JUNE 16, 2020

Inclusions

  • Private individual lessons
  • Coaching with master teachers
  • Special lessons by international artists
  • Masterclasses
  • Those accepted into Academy Orchestra will perform during rehearsals and performances of Tales of Hoffmann.
  • 9 nights lodging in four-star hotel in Varna, Bulgaria (double occupancy)
  • Full breakfast and lunch buffets 7 days a week

DIE FLEDERMAUS, J. Strauss (fully-staged)
JUNE 12-JUNE 22, 2020

Inclusions

  • Private individual lessons
  • Coaching with master teachers
  • Special lessons by international artists
  • Masterclasses
  • Those accepted into Academy Orchestra will perform during rehearsals and performances of Die Fledermaus.
  • 10 nights lodging in four-star hotel in Varna, Bulgaria (double occupancy)
  • Full breakfast and lunch buffets 7 days a week