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Intensive chamber music program where young artists (Fellows) and professionals (Resident Artists) work together as peers. Chamber groups are coached by the Resident Artists to prepare performances before an audience. The Talis Academy is a performance program in which the participating Fellows are immersed in a musical environment where preparation to performance moves at a very fast pace. Designed to emulate professional situations, Academy Fellows prepare for high performance standards with minimal rehearsals.
All accepted Academy Fellows are eligible for scholarships.
Composer Fellows will be given the chance to work on their music while collaborating with professional musicians in an intensive chamber music program. The program includes a concert premiere of a piece, score reading sessions, private lessons and workshops with Talis Festival Guest Composer Gotthard Odermatt. All accepted Academy Fellow Composers are eligible for scholarships.
2023 Resident Artists
The following Resident Artists will be participating: Jens Lohmann (violin), Paul Scharf (violin), Michel Willi (viola), Eléonore Willi (cello), Gallus Burkard (Double Bass), Andrea Kollé (flute), Fabio Di Càsola (clarinet), among others.
How to apply
The auditions for the Talis Festival & Academy will be managed through GetAcceptd. Please visit our dedicated audition site for more information and to apply for a program. Please note that you will need to create a free account to apply. For impressions of last year's Academy, please visit our facebook and Instagram pages or watch the video at the bottom of the screen.
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