Florence International Renaissance Music Workshop

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International Renaissance Music Workshop
Florence, August / September 2019

Workshop for vocal ensembles
August 30th – September 1st (3 days – morning and afternoon)
The course is dedicated to vocal ensembles (also with instruments), formed by a minimum of 4 singers, with or without conductor. The program of study will be agreed upon prior to the start of the workshop between the teacher and the leader/conductor of the ensemble. This will include part of the Renaissance repertoire of the ensemble and at least one piece specifically prepared by the ensemble for the occasion.
Upon request it will be possible to organize a program of lessons specifically aimed at conductors, during the days prior to the beginning of the workshop.
The last day of the workshop a concert of all the participating ensembles will be held.
The best ensembles may be invited to perform in a concert in the context of the program of the 2019 Floremus Festival.

Teachers:
Fabio Lombardo
Mya Fracassini

Chanson and Madrigal workshop
September 5th to 8th (4 days – morning and afternoon)
This workshop is aimed at singers and instrumentalists who have already concluded or are about to conclude their musical studies.
The program of study will focus on Italian madrigals and French chansons of the XVI cent., from Josquin to Marenzio.
On application one or more audio files with at least 2 recently performed pieces must be submitted.
During the workshop a theoretical and practical lesson on Renaissance dance will take place.
The last day of the workshop a concert of all participants will be held.
The best students may be invited to perform in a concert in the context of the program of the 2019 Floremus Festival.
Maximum number of participants : 12
Scholarships: For this workshop the organization offers two scholarships, one that covers the fee for the workshop plus a partial reimbursement of travel/accommodation expenses (only for applicants who live outside of the city of Florence) and one that covers exclusively the fee of the workshop. The deadline for application is May 31st. For information please write to: corso.floremus@gmail.com

Teachers:
Fabio Lombardo
Gabriele Lombardi
Gian Luca Lastraioli
Denis Raisin Dadre, masterclass of Saturday Sept. 7th

Workshop “Ben venga maggio”
September 5th to 8th (4 days)
The workshop is aimed at amateur singers and instrumentalists who are interested in the Renaissance repertoire and have a fair experience in choir singing and playing.
The programme of the course will focus on canti carnascialeschi, trionfi and canzoni villanesche of the XV and XVI cent.
The last day of the course a concert of all participants will be held.

Teachers:
Fabio Lombardo
Gian Luca Lastraioli

Application deadline for all workshops: June 30th, 2019

Fees
Workshop for vocal ensembles
Fee for each ensemble €100 + €30 for each member of the group

Chanson and Madrigal Workshop
Individual fee € 300

Workshop “Ben venga maggio”
Individual fee € 150

On application a deposit of € 50 must be paid. This deposit will not be refundable in case of cancellation on the part of the student.

Special reductions
Students of the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole 25% – Students of Italian and European Music Conservatories 20%
The organization reserves the right to cancel a specific workshop if a minimum number of participants is not reached.
Students of the workshops will be entitled to a 50% reduction on the tickets for the 2019 Floremus Festival concerts.

The workshops will take place at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole, Via delle Fontanelle 24, Fiesole, FLORENCE.


For information please contact: corso.floremus@gmail.com
Giulia Nuti: tel. +39 3389841779 (monday thru friday 10 am to 1 pm/2 to 7 pm)
To apply please fill in the APPLICATION FORM HERE.

To pay the deposit please effect a bank transfer to:
Associazione L’Homme Armé, Banca Intesa San Paolo
IBAN: IT28J0306902894000000011043 , BIC/ Swift: BCITITMM

The course is organized in collaboration with:
Fondazione Scuola di Musica di Fiesole

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