“MUSIC IN THE ALPS”
The INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL IN GASTEIN VALLEY,
ACADEMY and MUSIC COURSE
“Music in the Alps” in Austria is a singular experience for musicians and guests to explore multiple aspects of music.
~ Attending selected performances by internationally recognized faculty.
~Meeting and working with the the festival’s faculty: teachers and mentors, whose valuable advice is available to dedicated students.
~Acquiring an exceptional opportunity for connecting with highly-skilled and talented professional musicians and artists in various areas of performing arts.
~ Enriching professional background by applying for music business, recording and broadcasting technology internships and by creating networking opportunities.
~Enhancing musicianship, broadening skills, engaging in the new activities and improving foreign languages for those who wish to deepen their knowledge in a variety areas of music and beyond.
NEW in 2018:
“Solo” CONCERTO-ARIA COMPETITION!
JULY 31st-AUGUST 19th, 2018
Beautiful Bad Gastein welcomes crowds of tourists from around the globe, all year round. The majestic mountains embrace the lower valley, offering breathtaking vistas.
In 2012, Irena Portenko chose Bad Gastein as a place to visit, where she felt especially strong about planting the seeds of her dream-of a summer music program.
The following year, she established the “Music in the Alps” summer program into one of the oldest European resorts, to where, for the third consecutive year, professors and students have been embarking on their musical journey together.
Hospitable Elisabethpark Hotel, known for its beauty, comfort and style, has embraced our musicians, providing top-level accommodations, scrumptious meals, and as well as facilities for lessons, rehearsals, presentations, and practice.