2nd Winter Academy of Music

January 1 - 7, 2019

Terms of Condition

1 – The 2nd Winter Academy of Music is being presented by Internationale Sommerakademie Lüneburger Heide e.V.. It will take place from January 1 – 7, 2019 and is primarily addressing music students and young musicians engaging in professional music education. It takes place in Uelzen, Germany, and surrounding communities. In principal, there is no upper age limit. However, music studies should not have been finished earlier than three years ago. The Artisic Director may make exceptions from this rule on an individual basis. All materials will be checked and applicants will be selected for participation according to their qualification.

2 – The course fee is 490 Euros. It includes:

a) five lessons with the faculty (three with Bernd Goetzke, two with Hinrich Alpers)
b) accomodation in host families (breakfast and dinner included *)
c) practising facilities at the music school of Uelzen (at least six hours per day)
d) daily performance opportunities in studio classes, and one public concert
e) all local transportation
f) drinks and snacks

* Lunch is being offered in a local restaurant (transportation is provided) at 9.50 – 11.00 Euros per day.

** Participants are responsible for their travel to Uelzen, Germany, themselves. The Academy will provide detailed travel information on request.

3 – Free accomodation is offered in private families. It is of course possible for all participants to organize their own accomodation.

4 – The number of partipants is limited to ten. Based on the application material, the Artistic organization of the Winter Academy will decide about the acceptance of each applicant. Spaces will be assigned according to the order of application. Each fully filled and signed application form needs to be accompanied by the following:

– an artist’s photo (maximum 1 MB, to be sent via email to post@summeracademyofmusic.com)
– an artist’s biography
– a link to a recording (free repertory)

5 – The application shoud be sent via email to post@summeracademyofmusic.com. The application fee is to be wired to the following bank account:

Name of the bank: Sparkasse Uelzen-Lüchow-Dannenberg
Bank address: Veersser Strasse 42, 29525 Uelzen, Germany
Account holder: Internationale Sommerakademie Lüneburger Heide
IBAN: DE57 2585 0110 0230 0218 34

6 – The application deadline is December 1, 2018. The application is binding and is only valid after all necessary documents and the application fee have been received. All applicants will be notified by email as soon as their application is complete and about their acceptance or non-acceptance. Letters of invitation, such as for the purpose of visa application, can be provided at any time. Applicants who have not been accepted will receive their application fee (less 50 Euros handling fee) back. Upon withdrawal, the application fee (less 50 Euros handling fee) will be refunded only if the space can be given to another applicant.

7 – Place of jurisdiction is Uelzen, Germany. This English translation of the terms of condition has been provided for convenience. In case of any dispute, the German version shall be binding.