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Summer Academy of Music

The 21st Summer Academy of Music Kraków 2019

prof. dr hab. Andrzej Pikul Artistic Director

The 21st Summer Academy of Music Kraków 2019 will take place between 23rd – 31st August 2018 at the Academy of Music in Krakow.

  • The following groups are eligible: students and graduates from academies of music, music school pupils and teachers working in music schools.
  • The Summer Academy programme includes the following courses: instrumental, chamber music, vocal interpretation and composition. String and wind chamber music ensembles may apply for courses conducted by educators of corresponding specialization (string or wind instruments).
  • The applicants may declare themselves as:
  • active participants

If there is a large number of applications submitted to any course, the list of active participants will be established on the basis of an audition held on the first day of such course.

Candidates not qualified as active participants may apply for active participation in a course held by another teacher (to the extent of available places) or accept the status of a listener; in which case the difference in the fee shall be refunded.

  • 4 lessons (60 minutes each) shall be guaranteed for the active participants.
  • Each course will last 4 days minimum. The actual duration of the course shall depend on the number of enrolled students. The participants shall be notified by July 15 2019.
  • The Organizers reserve the right to change the course dates and teachers.
  • Concerts of the best performers among the course participants will be held in the “Florianka” Recital Hall at ul. Sereno Fenn’a 15.

ul. św. Tomasza 43
31-027 Kraków
tel. + 48 12 422 44 00
fax + 48 12 422 44 55


  • Candidates to a course of the Summer Academy are requested to send – by 30th June 2019 – via letter, fax or e-mail:

a legibly filled APPLICATION FORM

enclosing a confirmation of payment of the non-refundable registration fee, 50  to the address:
21st Summer Academy of Music
Academy of Music in Kraków
ul. św. Tomasza 43, 31-027 Kraków, Poland


  •  The fee with registration fee for the course should be settled at the latest by 30th June 2019.
  • Payments are to be made to the bank account of the Academy of Music in Krakow:

Bank PEKAO SA, III Oddział Kraków
41 1240 2294 1111 0000 3708 8240

title of transfer: Summer Academy

In case of a participant’s resignation from a course, the Organiser returns the fee paid after deducting 100 PLN of the registration fee.

Fees may be returned only due to important unforeseeable and documented reasons, notified at the latest 10 days before commencement of a course. After such date the Organiser will not return the fees.

Concerts of the best performers among the course participants will be held in the “Florianka” Recital Hall at ul. Sereno Fenn’a 15

The fees for courses may be paid to the bank account specified above or directly at the cash desk of the Academy of Music in Kraków. The foreign students are asked to pay the equivalent in PLN, on the basis of the rate of exchange Euro/PLN in accordance with the average rate of exchange published by the National Polish Bank on the day of payment.

Course fees for foreign applicants:

Solo courses, composition
300 € + 50 € (Registration Fee)  = 350 €

Chamber music:
Duo           410 € + 50 € (Registration Fee)  = 460 €
Trio           550 € + 50 € (Registration Fee)  = 600 €
Quartet      700 € + 50 € (Registration Fee)  = 750 €
Quintet and larger ensembles 750 € + 50 €(Registration Fee)  = 800 €

Course fee for foreign applicants – listeners:
School pupils and students  85 € + 50 € (Registration Fee)  = 135 €
Teachers and others          130 € + 50 € (Registration Fee)  =  180 €
Day Pass for a course          10 €

There is a possibility of accommodation at the Dormitory of the Academy of Music at 3 Przemyska street.
Tel. + 48 12 431 10 20; + 48 12 431 10 50

(reservations for the duration of the course need to be made individually by the participants).

Place in double room 75,00 PLN per night.



23 VIII 2019, godz. 10:00 / 10 am
Sala Koncertowa / Concert Hall ul. św. Tomasza 43
Ceremonial opening of the 21st Summer Music Academy Kraków 2019 accompanied by a concert.

26, 27, 28, 29,30 VIII 2019, godz. 19:00 / 7 pm
Aula Florianka / Florianka Recital Hall ul. Sereno Fenn’a 15
Participants’ concerts.

31 VIII 2019, godz. 19:00 / 7 pm
Aula Florianka / Florianka Recital Hall ul. Sereno Fenn’a 15
Ceremonial closing of the 21st Summer Music Academy accompanied by a concert.



23 VIII – 31 VIII 2019

(All teachers of instrumental specialties can lead courses of chamber music / it is possible to split the course between teachers of different specialties)