5th Alion Baltic International Music Festival 2018

Alion Baltic International Music Festival 2018 invites all student-composers to apply for our 5th summer season in Georg Ots Summer academy in Tallinn, Estonia.
We will choose 3 winners who will be offered scholarships up to 20% off to study at the Alion Baltic Academy.
Submit your scores and mp3 files to globe333@gmail.com or apply directly at http://alionbalticfestival.com/composersapplication.html

Program Advantages:
- Study composition with Estonian legends like Arvo Part, Jaan Raats, Chairman of the Estonian composer's Union - Mart-Matis Lill, as well as American Composition Professor Steven Kemper (specializing in Electroacoustic music, Robotics music, extended piano techniques, and Data sonification) and Aurie Hsu (Oberlin Conservatory) - specialty: Digital audio composition, musical gesture and composer/choreographer collaboration.
- Have your music performed Alion Baltic 2 orchestras, Chamber ensembles, including Pinacle String Quartet, as well as by solo performers.
- Performances take place in 9 Halls in Tallinn, Estonia, as well as other cities, also in Latvia, Finland, and Sweden.
- All works are video recorded and the copies will be supplied to you as digital links.
- Student-composers who play an instrument can be part of the orchestra program, or choose instrument as their minor.
- Attend concerts by Legends like Ivry Gitlis, Antonio di Cristofano, Metropolitan Soprano Olga Makarina, and many others.
- Participate in daily performances as orchestral, chamber or solo musician.
- Program is inexpensive compared to other festivals.

Program dates: July 10 - August 7, 2018

PROGRAMS: participants may choose - 1 WEEK, 10 DAYS, 2 WEEKS, 3 WEEKS, 4 WEEKS.

Where: Academy is based in Tallinn, Estonia
Concerts: Take place in Tallinn, Tartu, Parnu (Estonia), Riga (Latvia), Helsinki (Finland), Stockholm (Sweden)
ABOUT the Alion Baltic International Music Festival.
The Alion Baltic International Music Festival and summer Academy is one of the top rapidly developing classical music festivals in Northern Europe, noted for its diverse concert programming and its musical education of young-adult music students. Annualy, the ABIMF presents a month-long summer season, which includes more than 25 classical music events—including concerts by 2 orchestras in-residence, The Alion Baltic International Orchestra, solo and chamber music performances, an opera production, master classes, educative career seminars, and children’s programs — and draws in over 5,000 audience members, including tourists from around the globe.
Starting in 2014, The Alion Baltic International Music Festival is devoted to the popularization of Estonian Music in Europe and abroad. Our performers always bring Estonian music to perform at the festival along with great music of other nations.
We work in close relation with Eesti Heliloojate Liit. Each year we organize a concert of Estonian music: Arvo Part, Jaan Raats, Leepo Sumera, Mart-Matis Lill, and others.
Festival Concerts take place in prestigious Halls in Tallinn: Mustpeade Maja, Tallinna Raekoda, Vene Kultuurikeskus, Kadriorg Palace, Vene Teater, Chamber Hall of Eesti Akademija Muusika, Hopneri maja, Jaani Kirik, Oleviste Kogudus, many of Tallinn Muesums etc. Outside of Tallinn, festival concerts take place in Narva, Parnu, Tartu, Sillamae, Rakvere, in Riga (Latvia), Helsinki (Finland) and Sankt-Petersburg, Russia.

Each summer, The Alion Baltic Festival invites notable Professors and Guest artists to Tallinn to perform in concerts and give masterclasses in Piano, Strings, Winds/Brass, and Voice, as well as chamber music and orchestral performance for students from Estonia, many countries of the European Union, United States, South America, Russia, Asia, and Australia.

Professors list includes pianists: Daniel Pollack, Oxana Yablonskaya, Ilja Scheps, Ian Jones, Leonel Morales, Albert Mamriev, Miroslava Marchenko (my former Professor), Mikhail Voskresensky, Jura Margulis, violinists Sergei Stadler, Alissa Margulis, italian virtuoso Marco Miscagnia and Davide Alogna, Stanislav Pronin, cellists Alexander Buzlov and Levi-Danel Magila, Woodwinds: Naxos clarinetist Nathan Williams and student of James Gallway, Rita D'Archangello, flute. Opera Academy is represented by Metropolitan Opera Soprano Olga Makarina, La Scala - Denia Gavazzeni, Baroque expert Alexis Vassiliev (France), and Bolshoj Theater soloist, Vladimir Kudashev.

Alion Baltic Festival collaborates with International orchestras.

In 2015, as part of cooperation with the Narva Symphony Orchestra, Alion Baltic festival presented an evening of Mozart, featuring Guest Artists from The United States, Finland, Ukraine, and South Korea.

Three orchestral Galas of Alion Baltic Season 2016 presented The Sankt-Peterburg Symphony (led by Sergej Stadler) in a devotional program in Memory of Eri Klas - the first festival in Estonia to pay tribute to his name, Music from the Movies by the North-Western Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia as part of collaboration with Tallinna Merepaevad, and the Final Gala concert by Alion Baltic Chamber, featuring music by G. Faure and D. Shostakovich.
2017 Season Presented Ukrainian International Orchestra of Kiev academy, Nova Orquestra de Guitarras - 31 young guitarists from Portugal, and "Armastus Itaalia" - our Seasonal Final Gala, with 10 vocalists supported by the Molodechno large- symphony orchestra - the concert was held at Kadriorg Summer Garden.

15 Feb 2018
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