Come join us and make this tour an unforgettable experience, combining education with the pleasure of a family vacation. All Parents are welcome!
ELIGIBILITY Pianists, Instrumentalists (Classical and Traditional Folk), Vocalists and Ensembles are welcome to participate. There is no age limit, however participants younger than 18 y.o. must be accompanied by their parent/guardian.
REPERTOIRE One or two compositions of your choice from Baroque, Classical, Romantic or Modern period up to 10 minutes in length performed from memory. Ensembles may use music. Arrangements are welcome.
DVD AUDITIONS Please make sure to write your name legibly on the DVD. Do not edit your recording. DVD will not be returned.
YOUTUBE AUDITIONS Upload your video to YouTube and send us the link by E-mail
APPLICATION FEE $100 (non-refundable, but will be deducted from the total tour cost upon acceptance)
APPLICATION DEADLINE February 3, 2014.
THE TOUR FEE $1,900 per person (non-refundable). The Tour Fee includes:
Hotel accommodations in the city historical center for 7 nights, including breakfast.
Performances ( two or three ) at the Alexander Nevsky Lavra Concert Hall; Bosendorfer Recital Hall
at the Museum of Theater and Music; Palace of Grand Duke Vladimir and Mikhailovsky Castle.
Master Classes with the leading professors of St. Petersburg Conservatory.
Practice time at the N.A. Rimsky - Korsakov Music College.
Guided excursions to the world famous Hermitage and the Russian Museum of Art.
Attending ballet/opera performance at the celebrated Mariinsky Theatre.
A trip by hydrofoil to the Imperial Estate at Peterhof, with its renowned fountains
and fascinating collection of palaces.
A boat trip along the banks of the Neva River, taking in nearly all of St. Petersburg’s most popular attractions,
including the Winter Palace, the Peter and Paul Fortress, famous palaces (including the Shuvalov, Sheremetiev, Derzhavin and Yusupov Palaces) and the Strelka of Vasilyevsky Island.
A night-time tour “The Seven Bridges”, particularly popular during the White Nights period.
Transportation to the scheduled events.
Farewell Party and Award Ceremony.
DISCOUNT 10% applies to the Families of 4 or more people.
SCHOLARSHIPS up to $500 will be awarded to the select Winners of the Concert Festival Competition.