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General Information

The IMAS Autumn Academy is directed towards highly gifted, young musicians. In principle, there is no age limit.

Schloss Bückeburg Außenansicht

Autumn Academy 2022

Time Frame

September 19th to 25th 2022


Closing Date for Applications

August 1st 2022


Course Location

Lessons take place at Schloss Bückeburg and at the State Archives by the castle.


Teachers and accompanists 2022

Course Details

Active participation comprises 180 minutes of teaching (6x30min/ 4x45min/ 3x60min). There are usually internal class concerts in the evenings. Sitting in on classes with all three teachers of the Autumn Academy is included. For selected participants, there is the opportunity to perform at the final concert on September 25th 2022.

All applications will be assessed by the teachers after August 1st 2022. Based upon their decision, the active participants will be selected. All applicants will be notified immediately.

COVID note: please present a valid PCR test upon arrival. During the masterclass week, further rapid test will be done. Due to the dynamic development of the pandemic, changes in the accomodation at the host families may be possible on short notice.

Attendance Fee

The fee for active participation is 250 Euro. The fee is to be transferred 7 days after the positive admittance to the masterclass at the latest on the following account:

  • Bankhaus Seeliger
  • „IMAS"
  • IBAN: DE50 2703 2500 0000 0032 61


Upon request, accomodation with a host familiy is available. It is neccessary to specify this on the form. A fee of 50 Euros is charged and should be transferred together with the attendance fee.

  • Total Fee:
  • 250 Euro attendance fee
  • + 50 Euro accomodation fee
  • = 300 Euro total fee

Practice Space

For the duration of the course, practice rooms are available at the Bückeburg music school. Some host families are able to offer instruments (pianos and grand pianos). Practice is gerenally welcome in the host families, but should be arranged with consideration to them.


The masterclasses for voice and trumpet are accompanied by professional accompanists. Early arrangement of the repertoire is strongly advised.

Certificate of Participation

Participants are given a certificate of participation at the end of the Autumn Academy on request.