www.Accademia d'Estate (Lucca).org of www.Counterpoint-Italy.com - Lucca International Festival & competition: composers&performers
Festival with composers 2017 is July 23-30 in Lucca.  Flute pieces and masterclasses in Salento (castles in the very heel!) will be July 31- August 6.  Questions and applications from musicians and composers 17 plus may be sent to Muzarte@msn.com

The competition for 2017 (our eighth) will feature solo clarinet and duos or larger ensembles for flutes (any and all sizes).  Once again, pdf scores, notes, & c.v. will be due  by March 15.

LUCCA INtERNATIONAL FESTIVAL Composers  & chamber music (FB page will have more news)
LUCCA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 2017, July 23-30, premiering 2016 & 17 winning pieces in a
Workshop di musica, composizione & improv., e musica Barocca,  si svolgeranno gli ulitimi settimane di Luglio, dal 23, al Lunedi, il 31.   Morning composer discussions at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. rehearsals, open masterclasses at 4 p.m. and evening concerts at 9 p.m. will be held at Institute Musical R. Baralli
Auditors & students may apply by March 15.
 2017 Resident composers: 
Alastair Greig, London
Joao Pedro Oliveira, Portugal- Brazil
Sergei Patramansky, St. Petersburg
Saeed Mirzazedeh, Milan ((Iran)
Carla Magnan, Genoa
Fernando Maglia, Bueno Aires
Paolo Geminiani,  of Ravenna
Gaetano Lorandi, Villa Verla >
Girolemo Deraco, Lucca, 
V Alice  Berni of Riccione
 (2015 winner)
 and the artist  faculty of R. Baralli, Lucca
<  Girolemo Dereaco, composer, Lucca
Ana Claudia Assi, piano, Porugal   
Alessandro Cazzato, violin, Bari Conservatorio
 Sergei Patramansky, St. Petersburg, 2015 winner   ^
    Alastair Greig, Professor London, 2014                                                   winner >    The Oratorio site of Lucca Festival     
Thierry Miroglio, percussion prof. Paris  
Linda DiMartino Wetherill, flutist and alto flutist, Professor NYC           
                                                    Joao Pedro Oliveira of Portugal, winner of 2016         
   Saeed Mirzazedeh, Milan, from iran        
                           Carla Magnan, composer Milan & Como

Fernando Maglia,  composer & guitarist, Professor Conservatorio Buenos Aires