Academy 2024


15-30 July – Franco Scala, Director (being defined)
18-30 July – André Gallo, Vice Director
27-29 July – Ingrid Fliter
18-30 July – Stefano Fiuzzi
18-30 July – Jin Ju
24-26 July – Enrico Pace
22-25 and 27-30 July – Boris Petrushanskiy
20-23 July – Riccardo Risaliti
21-26 July – Igor Roma
25-28 July – Alessandro Taverna
25-27 July – Marlies Van Gent
16-22 July – Leonid Margarius *

* internal students are kindly asked to get in touch with the Didactic Office, in order to get information about attendance

If interested, students enrolled in Piano master classes have the chance to attend the admission exam for the 2024-2025 a.y Piano courses during Festival, an extra session other than September 2024. The session will take place on 23rd July morning and 26th July afternoon. While applying to the Festival, candidates must notify the Didactic Office about their will to take the admission exam. Please refer to Piano Academy page to check the required exam program.

4-23 July – Boris Belkin, Director*
10-14 July – Maurizio Sciarretta

*In order to participate in Maestro Boris Belkin masterclass, it is mandatory to take and pass a free-program admission exam, on the first day of the masterclass (4th July). Should they be interested, candidates could take the admission exam for Maestro Belkin Violin Courses, for 2024-2025 academic year, on the same session. These candidates are kindly asked to notify this intention while applying to the Festival, specifying the chosen program (for further details please refer to the Violin Academy page of the website).

30 June-4 July – Luca Magariello
20-23 July – Fabrizio Scilla

8-14 July – Antonello Farulli, Director

7-8 and 13-14 July – Andrea Manco, Director
5-7 and 13-14 July – Maurizio Valentini

6-15 July – Giovanni Puddu, Director
7-10 July – Arturo Tallini
9-10 July – Giulio Tampalini
10-13 July – Matteo Mela

1-15 July – Marco Zuccarini, Director
4-5 July – Marco Albonetti
2-4 July – Anton Dressler
12-15 July – Alain Meunier

10-13 and 18-20 July – Marco Di Bari, Director

3-12 July – Marco Boni


There are no age limits to enroll in the masterclasses for internal and external students. For external students, admissions are carried out on evaluation of the curriculum and according to the maximum limit of places available. For Maestro Belkin Violin Courses there is an admission exam (free program) to be held in person on first day of masterclass.

To register it is necessary to follow the online procedure described in the Applicationwithin 1st May 2024 (* still some availabilities, subject to Professors) for both internal and external students. External students will receive a mail with the enrolment confirmation within 10th May 2024, and to confirm their participation they will have to pay for the enrolment fee, which amounts to € 100, within 15th May 2024. Only after this payment the lessons will be scheduled. For Chamber Music ensembles the enrolment fee is per person.

Starting from 30th May 2024 the schedule of lessons will be released by the Didactic Secretary; the schedule will be confirmed when the attendance fee is paid, within 10th June 2024. It is possible to attend masterclass only if the attendance fee is paid.

These are the attendance fees for the specific courses:

Piano, Cello, Flute, Guitar, Violin (only Maestro Maurizio Sciarretta), Conducting
External students: € 400 attendance fee, for 3 hours of individual instrumental lessons. For the Conducting course the fee includes the entire lasting.
Internal students: use of academic hours, up to 3 hours, and the chance to carry out additional lessons at a cost of € 90 per hour, subject to availability.
Conducting internal students: € 300 including the masterclass with Orchestra Senzaspine.

Violin Maestro Boris Belkin 
Internal and External students: 
€ 400 attendance fee. The number of lessons will be specified by the Teacher, to be taken during three weeks.

External students and internal student of the pre-academic course:
€ 400 attendance fee
Internal student Degree’s course: attendance is free and included in the annual educational plan

Chamber Music
External students (only in group):
€ 600 attendance fee per group, for 3 lessons of 1 hour and a half each. The attendance fee for the groups who want to attend a double course is € 1000.
Internal students of Chamber Music: use of academic hours and the chance to carry out additional lessons at a cost of € 150 for group for 1 hour and a half lesson, subject to availability.
For Internal students of Imola Academies, free participation in the course of Maestro Marco Zuccarini during the Summer Festival, proposing chamber group established, or to be established, among internal students of the Imola Academies. To register for this offer, write an email in advance to

External students:
€ 400 attendance fee, for at least 3 hours of individual lessons.
Internal students: use of academic hours and the chance to carry out additional lessons at a cost of € 90 per hour, subject to availability.

String Quartet
External students:
 € 100 attendance fee per quartet, for at least 3 lessons.
Internal students: use of academic hours.


The students enrolled in the Festival can attend as auditors the lessons of all courses for free, according with the maximum number of simultaneous attendance in the classroom.