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27/07 - 05/08/2018

Artistic Director Kathryn Stott

Advanced Masterclass Program

Advanced Masterclass Program

The Advanced Winterschool available in Townsville during the Australian Festival of Chamber Music is an unforgettable experience for emerging musicians. Students can gain access to top national and international artists for lessons, masterclasses, mentoring and concerts. Tertiary level ensembles are invited to apply. A warm welcome in sunny seaside Townsville is assured, as are first-rate concert experiences and coaching at an expert level. Affordable, educational and potentially life changing.

Program includes:

  • 8 days of professional development and tuition in a series of private and public masterclasses conducted by leading international and national music professionals
  • Opportunities to perform in front of Festival audiences including participation in the ‘Advanced Concert’
  • An open class with Winterschool Directors Gwyn Roberts and Jenni Flemming
  • Networking opportunities with renowned music professionals including invitations to select functions with the Festival Artists
  • Opportunities to mentor Young String Ensemble Workshop members
  • Complimentary tickets to core Festival concerts at the Townsville Civic Theatre (Valued at over $300. Subject to availability)
  • Complimentary AFCM Program and Welcome Pack

Financial Support

Participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation. There are a limited number of bursaries available to support successful applicants with their costs. These will be assessed by the Winterschool Directors and will take into account level of excellence, distance required to travel, size of group and the overall balance of groups attending. Billeting is also an option.

$350 per student 

Applications are now closed. 

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