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INTERNATIONAL CLASSICAL MUSIC MASTERCLASSES - ARDEA 2023
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ARDEA

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Discover the Beauty of Classical Music

Travel through the incredible world of classical music and discover its many tones, complexity and beauty. Our seminars, led by top music experts, provide you with concert performances, discussions and practical explorations of the instrument and performance techniques that define this timeless art form.

Founded in 2017 by the Centre for Education and Culture "Akademija" Čapljina, the International Classical Music Masterclasses "Ardea" continuously hold master workshops and art concerts every year in two cycles with all its enthusiasm and sensibility towards young musical generations.

Ardea Masterclasses 2023 include four instrumental courses - for violin, piano, flute and guitar, nine renowned lecturers, professional artistic and organizational support as well as excellent conditions for work, practice or socializing.
ABOUT US
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ARDEA MASTERCLASSES

Ardea 2023 takes place in Čapljina from 6 June to 17 December 2023, and will host some of the world's biggest names in classical music. This seminar offers a unique opportunity for students and music lovers to dive themselves into the world of classical music and learn from world-renowned masters. Masterclasses include workshops, performances and individual work with excellent instrumental pedagogues. The seminar program includes topics from instrumental techniques to interpretation and performing practice manifested through the practical work of participants and professors. Whether you participate actively or passively, the value of imparting vast musical knowledge, as well as excellent concerts during master courses, will enrich and inspire everyone, confirming the value and indescribable power of music. Ardea Masterclasses 2023 offer active participants the possibility of individual work with a selected professor in 4 separate sessions, provided rooms for warm-up and practice, participation in the final concert and Ardea certificate of participation at the end of the seminar. Also, passive participants have the possibility of accessing all individual appointments and the possibility of consultation with all the mentors of a particular instrument, and at the very end they receive an Ardea certificate of participation. Classes are open to all participants, and the working language of the seminar is Croatian and/or English.
Meet our Ardea 2023 professors:
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GORAN KONČAR

CROATIA
Oliver Kern playing piano.

OLIVER KERN

GERMANY
Marijan Đuzel playing piano.

MARIJAN ĐUZEL

CROATIA
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Profesor Marian Đuzel
Marijan Đuzel, Croatia
23 February - 25 February 2024
Profesor Marko Graziani
Marco Graziani, Croatia
23 February - 25 February 2024
Profesor Dragomir Bratić playing piano
COMPLETED
Dragomir Bratić, Serbia
2 December - 4 December
For more information see the page
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Professor Đorđe Stanetti near piano.
COMPLETED
Đorđe Stanetti, Croatia
24 July - 30 July
Profesor Marian Đuzel
COMPLETED
Marijan Đuzel, Croatia
24 July - 30 July
Profesor Oliver Kern in front of piano
COMPLETED
Oliver Kern, Germany
28 August - 3 September
Irena Vučić with violin.
COMPLETED
Irena Vučić, Bosnia and Herzegovina
22 June - 28 June
Goran Končar with violine.
COMPLETED
Goran Končar, Croatia
22 June - 28 June
Evgenia Epshtein with violin.
COMPLETED
Evgenia Epshtein, Croatia / Israel
22 June - 28 June
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COMPLETED
Maroje Brčić, Croatia
12 July - 18 July
Željko Mandarić with guitar.
COMPLETED
Željko Mandarić, Bosnia and Herzegovina
12 July - 18 July
Marko Zupan with flute.
COMPLETED
Marko Zupan, Slovenia
20 July - 26 July
The application period is open until the vacancies of a specific instrumental course are filled. The number of places is limited to eight participants per lecturer. Important: the instructions for participation, rights and obligations, procedure and prices of registration and participation for the winter master cycle are not the same as for the summer master cycle. The winter master's cycle does not include the possibility of partial and full scholarships for participants. Detailed information about the instructions for participation, rights and obligations, procedure and prices of registration and participation for the winter master cycle can be found on the Application Form.
APPLICATION
Application fee for Ardea 2023
50€
Participation
ACTIVE
300€
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Four (4) appointments with the selected professor
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Final gala concert of all participants
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Possibility of solo performance
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Access to classrooms and practice rooms
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ARDEA certificate of participation
Participation
PASSIVE
100€
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Participation in all lectures of all professors of the subject instrument
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Possibility of consultation
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ARDEA certificate of participation
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ARDEA SUPPORTS UKRAINE
Ardea Masterclasses 2023 offer an assistance package in the amount of 4 scholarships to pupils and students from war-affected Ukraine, which include full coverage of application, participation and the entire stay during the seminar.
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ARDEA BIH
Ardea Masterclasses 2023, as every year, offer scholarships to all participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina, which reduce the total cost of application and participation in the seminar by 50%.
Applications for the 2nd ARDEA International Violin Competition are open. For more information, instructions and application form see here.
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HOW TO APPLY

Become a part of our incredible ARDEA family!
Join our community of classical music enthusiasts today and start following your passion for music!

Joining our community is quick and easy. All you have to do is fill out our online application form and our team will take care of the rest. We'll get back to you as soon as possible to confirm your application and provide you with all the information you need to get started.
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