The Laboratory (formerly the Junior Academy) was first introduced in 2011 as a response to the increasing demand of younger musicians to participate in the festival. This program provides a platform to focus on the joy and intellectual nourishment that comes from music-making at a young age.
The Laboratory offers all participants a BIMF Season Pass, numerous opportunities to perform in the BIMF Apulia series, and to take part in specially crafted seminars designed for developing the performance skills of young musicians.
The Laboratory is open to the following Instruments: Piano, Violin, Viola and ‘Cello.
Violin Dennis Kim (May 22 - June 7) Liya Petrova (May 25 - June 7) Holly Piccoli (May 22 - 24)
Viola Molly Carr (May 22 - 31)
Violoncello Jonah Kim (May 22 - June 7)
Pianoforte Fernando Altamura (May 15 - June 7) David Fung (May 22 - June 7)
The Laboratory offers: • Two private lessons of 45 minutes each with members of our faculty. • One group lesson with a distinguished international artist. • A season pass to the 5 BIMF concerts at the Vallisa. • A final concert for all participants at the Galleria Nazionale di Puglia, Bitonto. • Special concert workshops designed for developing the performance skills of young musicians. Fees We have combined the application and program fee into one all-inclusive fee. Your application will be definitely accepted after the fee has been paid. In order to ensure that we can place you with the artist-faculty of your choice, we encourage you to apply early as their schedules fill up quickly.• • The Laboratory: €200. Location Lessons will take place at Il Circolo Beethoven. 229 via Calefati 70122, Bari, Italia
Application Deadline Applications and program fees must be received by Friday, May 9, 2014. Your application is complete when your program fee has been submitted.
Payment Check Payable to "BIMA" (Bari International Music Association) Please send your check to Bari International Music Association Office 229 via Calefati 70122, Bari, Italia
Wire Transfer Bank Name Banco di Napoli S.p.A., Via Abate Gimma, 101 Acount Name BIMA Account Number C 3359 1600 100000060566 IBAN IT69 C033 5901 6001 0000 0060 566 BIC Code BCITITMX
Applicants are responsible for transfer fees and all associated bank charges.