Welcome to 2022 Cremona Academy!

We are delighted to be back in Cremona in the summer of 2022
and present an exciting, dynamic, and inspirational music program
with world celebrated masters, guest artists, Academy alumni,
and students from around the world!


July 10 – 31, 2022

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July 17 – 31, 2022


JULY 16 – JULY 17, 2022

Cremona International Music Academy brings together passionate students and celebrated masters from around the world for a vibrant, exciting, inspiring, and rigorous music-making summit, and provides an unforgettable experience to its participants.

The 2022 Program is carefully designed for aspiring musicians of all ages, including young professionals, college, pre-college, and younger students.  Two optional courses of study are offered: a rigorous three-week program with a focus on private lessons and chamber music coaching in the fi­rst week, and an intensive two-week program, which encompasses private lessons, chamber music and ensemble classes, and orchestral sessions. Student performances and Faculty Concerts taking place in various historic venues in and around Cremona.  Masterclasses, workshops, and seminars conducted by eminent faculty and guest artists continue the legacy of excellence of the Cremona International Music Academy!

The Eleventh Competition for Strings and Piano and the First Competition for Voice are scheduled for July 16 – July 17, 2022.

We invite you to join us for the wonderful Cremona Festival and explore the magic and beauty of music-making at the highest level!

Due to a high number of inquiries and unfinished applications, we extended the Cremona International Academy early application deadline. The new deadline is Tuesday, March 15, 2022. 

Our regular application period remains unchanged, ending on May 1, 2022, and will not be extended.

Our distinguished faculty will help students develop and enhance their solo repertoire, chamber music, ensemble, and performance skills in a supportive and encouraging environment.

MEET your personal goals and challenges through solo and chamber music performances
GAIN unique musical experience and tremendous artistic growth
ENJOY dynamic and passionate music making in the medieval setting of Cremona
EXPLORE music, art, history of Italy, and the art of violin making in Cremona, the home of Amati, Stradivari, and Guarneri, and the Capital of Contemporary Violin Making


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