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Deadlines to apply

February 7, 2019. You will automatically be considered for a scholarship if you apply before that date and if all of the audition material has been received.

April 4, 2019. Without a scholarship, acceptances according to available places.

Successful applicants will have to pay 50% of the fees within 14 days after the reception of the acceptance letter in order to reserve their place.

The full balance must be paid before May 2, 2019. In case of cancellation, the first payment is non-refundable. The second payment can be reimbursed if the student notifies the Admission Coordinator by e-mail at admissions@orford.mu, at the latest one month (30 days) before the first day of the stay. A $50 administration fee will then be deducted from the amount.

If a medical problem beyond your control prevents you from taking part in the Orford Music Academy, your deposit may be used for the subsequent year when a medical certificate is provided. However, you will have to go through the full audition process and be accepted again. If a scholarship was granted to you, it is not transferable to the following year.

Fees

  • tuition fees;
  • room in double occupancy;
  • meals at the Orford Music cafeteria;
  • access to concerts at the Orford Music Festival, subject to availability of tickets;
  • access to the training room.

Multi-level Rates:

The rate for a one-week stay is $1 020.
The rate for a two-week stay is $970 per week.
For three weeks or more, the rate is $920 per week.

Voice and Piano Duet

Multi-level Rates:

The rate for a one-week stay is $1020.
The rate for a two-week stay is $970 per week.
For three weeks or more, the rate is $920 per week.

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Improvisation 
Baroque Music
How to Reach your Full Potential
How to Win an Audition
How to Stand Out as a Chamber Musician

$920

If you add one week of master class, the rate will be $945.
For a stay of three weeks or more, the rate is $895 per week.

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Piano Trio
Orford Winds
Composition
Contemporary Music

$1840

If you add one or more weeks of master classes:
The rate will be $920 per week.

Mauricio Fuks

Violin

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music (USA)

Kronberg Academy Masters (Germany)

Escuela Reina Sofia (Spain)

Royal Northern College of Music (England)

Students must be present for the full two weeks of the class


Mauricio Fuks began his violin studies in his native Uruguay with Ylia Fidlon, a pupil of Leopold Auer.  After graduating from the Juilliard School of Music, where he studied with Joseph Fuchs and Ivan Galamian, he furthered his studies at the University of Southern California with Jascha Heifetz. In 1964 he won 1st Prize at the Young Concert Artists Competition. Following a distinguished international career as concertmaster, chamber musician and soloist, he now devotes himself entirely to pedagogy.

Mauricio Fuks has been a visiting professor at the Yehudi Menuhin School in England, the University of Limerick in Ireland, and the Hochschule fur Müsik “Hanns Eisler” in Berlin. He is regularly invited to give master classes at the Reina Sofia School in Madrid, the Scuola di Musica in Fiesole, the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, the Baratt-Due School in Oslo, the Royal Academy of Music in London, the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique in Paris, as well as the Shanghai and Beijing National Conservatories.

He has taught in Summer festivals such as the Salzburg International Summer Academy of the Mozarteum, the Britten-Pears School for Advanced Studies in Aldeburgh, the Aurora Music Festival in Sweden, the Orford Music Academy in Quebec and the Verbier Festival in Switzerland. He continues to participate at the Sarasota Music Festival, and from 2003 to 2015 was the Director of the Summer Music Academy at the Ferme de Villefavard in France.

Mauricio Fuks has served as jury member in numerous international competitions. He was featured in The Strad Magazine of March 1993 and was appointed an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music in 1999. Professor Fuks is regarded as one of today’s finest violin pedagogues. In addition to his position as Rudy Professor of Violin at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, he is currently Visiting Professor at the Kronberg Academy Masters in Germany,  Visiting Professor at the Escuela Reina Sofia in Madrid and International Chair in Violin at the Royal Northern College of Music in Machester, England.

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