www.Counterpoint-Italy.com - International Competition, Music Festival&Academy: Lucca,Tuscany
Composer & Performer Residencies & students for LUCCA International Festival may apply until end of April 2015.
with visualization and discussion of individual compositions,
improvisation, & Baroque practice , with evening 
performances by resident pros and guest musicians of all levels are announced for summer 2015 in Lucca, from July 25th
through Aug. 3, 2015.   Apply with resume to Muzarte@msn.com.
I workshop di musica, composizione & improv., e musica Barocca,  si svolgeranno gli unlitimi settimanene di Luglio, 25 ,al Lunedi, il 3Agosto.                                                                       
Young composers & performers may apply by end of  April, 2015 with the same info as given in contest guidelines on the next page "About us". 
When participants are chosen, we will select rerpertoire.    There will be evening concerts of composers and other chamber music for winds, strings, percussion and organ in the Oratorio and additional venues  in lucca and the nearby area.    Chamber music ensembles and soloists are invited to apply for this 9 day residency with daily rehearsals, coachings, composer workshops, Baroque performance practice coachings and evening performances;   Please download chamber music application with this link for placement:   application  Residencies for all musicians will be in the old monastery, Hostel San Frediano, in  Lucca, where we will also hold daily composer master classes and workshops.  Chamber Music rehearsals will be held at the Baralli Istitute of Music next to the oratorio. Cost for professional players and composers is 600 euros, inclusive of breakfast, dinner and shared suite;  Student cost is $1200 euros.  Round trip dirrect airfare ca. $900 is available to Milan from NYC.
The 6th Annual Competition for Composers is now officially closed . . We thank you once again for the great variety of pieces submitted from all over the world & will try to present many.

   Summer Professors:
<  Professor Alastair Greig, London,  First Prize 2014     
Federico Nunez, Buenos Aires, ^
 prize 2014   
Professor Dominique LeMaitre, Paris    V                 
Eliseo Sandretti, Professore at Institute Baralli ,> Lucca, Workshop on Organ traditions and Baroque realization
Mozart Flute Quartet Students of Festival 2014
Daniel Barrett , strings & arranging,  NYC ^
v Professor Linda DiMartino Wetherill, winds, NYC   v         
Manuel Margot, pianist/composer, Buenos Aires, workshop 2014 in the Oratorio   v
Fernando Maglia,          Conductor/composer, Buenos Aires                   >