YOUTH CLASSICS Swiss International Music Academy

July 10 - 19, 2020

The Swiss International Music Academy is intended for talented and advanced musicians aiming to study music as well as for music university students. The course content includes technical basics, interpretation of works and/or preparation for competitions, exams and auditions. Participants should be challenged at both a musical and a personal level.

 

The course content and the registration details of SIMA 2020 will be published here at the beginning of 2020.

 


Course content SIMA 2019

  • Intensive solo lessons

  • Rehearsals with piano accompaniment

  • Chamber music lessons

  • Orchestra projects for selected participants

  • Viola for violinists as secondary subject

  • Audition training with the concertmaster and the solo cellist of the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich

  • Performances during studio classes and in-house concerts

  • SIMA concerts featuring participants in Schaffhausen, Winterthur and Zurich

  • Leisure activities

Specials SIMA 2019

During the Swiss International Music Academy, all participants live on the Musikinsel Rheinau campus.

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Tuition fee

 

All prices per person.

 

In case of departure on July 20th 2019 directly after the final concert:

  • Tuition for 10 days and 9 nights

  • Accommodation on campus (double- or multi-bed room)

  • Full board (3 meals per day)

  • All solo lessons, chamber music lessons, workshops and concerts included

 

Total costs: 890 CHF.-

Application fee: 100 CHF .- (will be subtracted from the total price.)

 

 

In case of departure on July 21st 2019:

  • Tuition for 11 days and 10 nights

  • Accommodation on campus (double- or multi-bed room) resp. last night in a Hotel in Zurich (double room).*

  • Full board (3 meals per day)

  • All solo lessons, chamber music lessons, workshops and concerts included

 

* The SIMA final concert will take place on July 20th 2019, 7 pm, at the Zurich University of the Arts (the concert will finish around 10 pm). For those who depart on the 21st July, we offer the possibility to book a room at the IBIS Budget Zürich West for the night of July 20th to July 21st, 2019. This option is to be marked on the application form.

 

Total costs: 950 CHF.-

Application fee: 100 CHF .- (will be subtracted from the total price.)

Family members:    

Participants under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Parents/adult siblings who accompany participants pay CHF 95 per night and per person for a double room with full board.



All prices are per person and include statutory value added tax applicable at the headquarters of YOUTH CLASSICS.

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Registration

Please register  for the 10th Swiss International Music Academy 2019 (SIMA 2019) by May 11, 2019 by sending the application via email to: philip@draganov.ch

 

or by post to:

YOUTH CLASSICS        
Neue Dorfstrasse 9      
8135 Langnau am Albis / Switzerland

 

Tel.: +41 (0) 43 540 80 23

Mobile: + 41 (0) 76 411 68 16

You will receive confirmation of your registration afterwards.

Documents to be downloaded

Registration form (English) 


Agreement and regulations (English)  

Application for financial aid (English) 

​You can find a list of the clothes and other items that should be brought to the courses here. 

Bank account details CHF account:

Account holder: YOUTH CLASSICS, Neue Dorfstrasse 9, CH-8135 Langnau am Albis
Bank: Zürcher Kantonalbank
Swift code: ZKBKCHZZ80A
IBAN: CH31 0070 0114 8023 3338 0

Bank account details EUR account:

Account holder: YOUTH CLASSICS, Neue Dorfstrasse 9, CH-8135 Langnau am Albis

Bank: Zürcher Kantonalbank

Swift code: ZKBKCHZZ80A

IBAN: CH54 0070 0130 0091 1880 2

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Important dates

May 11, 2019      

Registration deadline

May 31, 2019       

By this date, all registered candidates will have been notified whether they can participate and who their main                                  teacher will be.    

 

June 15, 2019     

Announcement of chamber music groups and allocation of works and chamber music teachers

 

July 11, 2019      

Arrival of all participants between 12 pm and 5 pm. Opening of SIMA 2019 at 6 pm.

July 20, 2019

Individual departure after the SIMA final concert in Zurich

OR

July 21, 2019      

Individual departure (Hotel in Zurich) after breakfast

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Getting to the Musikinsel Rheinau
 

Public transport

From Zurich Airport:

From Zurich Airport, there are various InterCity (IC) or InterRegio (IR) train connections to Wintherthur – or 

  • S24 Zurich Airport – Marthalen

  • Postbus 620 Marthalen – Rheinau Unterstadt (terminus)

  • 5 min. walk down towards the Rheinau Abbey

From Zurich main station: 

 

There is a fixed-interval timetable with one hour of travel time (departure every hour from 6:17 am until 11:17 pm, with changes in Winterthur and Marthalen).

  • S12 Zurich main station – Winterthur

  • S33 Winterthur – Marthalen

  • Postbus 620 Marthalen – Rheinau Unterstadt (terminus)

  • 5 min. walk down towards the Rheinau Abbey
     

Last connection from Rheinau Unterstadt to Zurich main station at 11:18 pm.

Car

 

Distance: Zurich:40 min./47 km, St. Gallen: 55 min./80 km, Winterthur: 20 min./26 km

Route:

  • Take the Zurich-St. Gallen highway

  • At the junction with the A4, take direction Schaffhausen

  • Take the exit for Benken/Rheinau

  • From Rheinau, follow signs to the Rheinau Abbey

www.musikinsel.ch (English) 

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Media coverage SIMA 2018

print media (in German)

Andelfinger Zeitung, 20.7.2018

Schaffhauser Nachrichten, 20.7.2018

Südkurier, 20.7.2018

Schaffhauser Nachrichten, 23..7.2018

Schaffhauser Bock, 24..7.2018

TV: (in German

"Hüt im Gschpröch" - Schaffhauser Fernsehen, 19.7.2018

Talk with Philip A. Draganov und Andreas Janke:

link


 

 
 
YOUTH CLASSICS
business office:
Philip A. Draganov 
Neue Dorfstrasse 9 
CH-8135 Langnau am Albis / Switzerland
Tel.: +41 (0) 43 540 80 23
Mobile: + 41 (0) 76 411 68 16
Email: philip@draganov.ch