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Frequently asked questions about the Mahler Academy

1. Who can take part in the Gustav Mahler Academy?
Musicians who want to apply the Gustav Mahler Academy 2023/2024 must be born between January 1, 1997 and July 25, 2005, and may come from any country in the world.

2. Can musicians from other continents attend the courses or only those from Europe?
There is no limitation regarding the nationality of the musicians. Musicians that come from any country of the world can take part in the Gustav Mahler Academy.

3. Are the Academy courses free of charge?
No, they’re not. Two fee types are envisaged for the 2023/2024 Biennial:
A. a registration fee of €30.00 for each musician, to be paid at the time of application in accordance with the instructions on the application form;
B. a one-off participation fee for the 2023/2024 Biennial of €70.00, to be paid upon admission to the Gustav Mahler Academy.

4. Must I organize and pay for the trip to Bolzano on my own?
Yes, the selected musicians plan their trip individually.

5. Where is the accommodation?
Participants will be accommodated for the duration of the courses in a double room at hotels at the Busoni-Mahler Foundation’s expense.

6. Where will the courses take place?
The courses will take place at the Dante School and in the “Vivaldi” Music Institute of Bolzano. Both locations are only a few minutes’ walk from the Hotel.