The DAVOS FESTIVAL Academy invites 20 young musicians to take an active part in the DAVOS FESTIVAL – young artists in concert to further their professional, individual advanced training. Selected participants spend two weeks with daily rehearsals, workshops and visits to concerts, perfecting their art under the guidance of tutors and the Festival’s advanced Young Artists.
In addition to playing in an orchestra, members of the Academy are given the opportunity to perform as part of a chamber music group. Under the tuition of Holly Choe, the DAVOS FESTIVAL Camerata will develop a diverse repertoire:
Additional education and performance opportunities for Academy participants are also part of the programme.
No charge is made for participating in the Academy. Participants are provided with accommodation and full board. Travel costs are met by the Academy according to the Festival’s guidelines.
Please read the detailed info sheet carefully before applying (PDF document available in English and German).
Are you in active musical training at a university or college or have you completed your studies no more than two years ago (i.e., in summer 2021)?
Are you older than 30 years?
Have you participated in the DAVOS FESTIVAL Academy before?
I have read and understood the conditions of participation and agree to them.
I hereby irrevocably confirm my application to the DAVOS FESTIVAL Academy 2023. I confirm that I am available during the full period of the DAVOS FESTIVAL Academy.
I understand that this application does not guarantee my participation which is subject to nomination by the Artistic Director of DAVOS FESTIVAL and the acceptance of a written agreement. No further correspondence on rejection will be held.
Please provide a brief letter of motivation (in English, max. 2000 characters incl. spaces).
Video(s) are required (details below). No live audition.
Please provide recent video recording(s) of the performance of two representative pieces or movements (total length approx. 8–15 minutes).