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Mario Brunello Masterclass 2024

MARIO BRUNELLO 

Cello Masterclass – 6th edition

SAN GINESIO (MC) 

Monday 23 – Sunday 29 September 2024

Application deadline: 31 July 2024 

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MARIO BRUNELLO MASTERCLASS – GENERAL LINES

Mario Brunello will give a Cello Masterclass from 23 to 29 September 2024 in San Ginesio, in the Marche region, Italy.

Società Amici della Musica “Guido Michelli” (Ancona) offers an extraordinary week of Masterclasses with Mario Brunello, developed to create a new training experience.
Music comprehension, knowledge and study will be linked to other activities that will involve the cultural specifics of the area in the municipality of San Ginesio, in the provinces of Macerata and Fermo, in the Marche region.
Lessons will be based on three main ideas: Method to study, Form for interpretation and Nature to find inspiration

MARIO BRUNELLO MASTERCLASSTWO MASTERCLASSES

Two types of Masterclasses will be offered:

A SPECIALIZED MASTERCLASS : 3 cellists (or at the discretion of M. Brunello) will be selected and each one of them will have 3 one hour and a half lessons. A piano accompanist will be available.
Total fee, board and accommodation included (7 nights, double room): 550.00 €.
Single room supplement: 70 € (to be specified during application).

The GENERAL MASTERCLASS “9-99” for all levels. Young and adult musicians, students, professionals and amateurs of all ages (from 9-99!)
A maximum of 10 participants, two short lessons.
Total fee, board and accommodation included (7 nights, double room): 400.00 .
Single room supplement: 70 (to be specified during application).

Chamber Music Ensemble: Chamber Music Ensemble lessons and method study Mario Brunello’s book “24 Days for Cello”, for all “9-99” Masterclass participants (voluntarily) will be held by the cellist Sanne de Graaf, assistant and musical coordinator. The course is free of charge.

The “9-99” Masterclass and Chamber Music Ensemble lessons will be based on Mario Brunello’s book “24 Days for Cello,” but it is helpful for all participants to have it. For those who do not have it yet, it will be on sale on site at a cost of 30.00 €

Auditors: It is possible to participate as an auditor in the Masterclasses. The number of auditors allowed will depend on the number of participants.
The cost is 30 € per day (+ an extra 20 € for the day of the mountain hike). The auditors may take part in the Chamber Music Lessons.
Cost of the entire week including Chamber Music Lessons is 220 €.
The costs of accommodation (with the possibility of enjoying meals at agreed prices) will be borne by the auditors.

Reservation is required, please send an email to: masterclassamicimusicaan@gmail.com

 

MARIO BRUNELLO MASTERCLASSTHE WEEK’S PROGRAM 

Sunday 22 September: Arrival
Monday 23 September: General Masterclass ”9-99” cello lessons
Tuesday 24 September: Specialized Masterclass lessons and workshop regarding Method: visit to a local top-craft business.
Wednesday 25 September: Specialized Masterclass lessons and Workshop regarding Form: visit to an artistic heritage site.
Thursday 26 September: Workshop regarding Nature: guided walking tour in the Sibillini Mountains
Friday 27 September: Specialized Masterclass lessons
Saturday 28 September: General Masterclass “9-99” lessons
Sunday 29 September: Departure 

 

CONCERTS

Thursday 26 September: concert by MARIO BRUNELLO
Thursday 26 September: Small concert in the mountains
Friday 27 September: Chamber music concert by participants of “9-99”
Saturday 28 September: concert by cellist of the Specialized Masterclass

One of the students of the high specialization course, chosen by M° Brunello, will be given the opportunity to play a concert in the summer season of the Amici della Musica, in Ancona, in 2025.

All attendees will participate in all activities throughout the entire project.

Lessons for foreign participants will be in English.
All other activities will be in Italian.

Lessons will be held in Auditorium Sant’Agostino. 

MARIO BRUNELLO MASTERCLASSGENERAL INFORMATION  

San Ginesio is situated in Monti Sibillini National Park, 700 metres above sea level, in front of the majestic mountain chain, in a very strategic area rich of cultural and natural tourism activities that was severely struck by the earthquake of 2016. San Ginesio has received the Orange Flag as one of The most beautiful villages of Italy, and in 2021 it received the award of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) of Best Tourism Village unique awarded in Italy.

Participants that will reach San Ginesio by car will use their own vehicles to take the trips during the week.
The most important requirement is an extra-musical interest for a 360° training experience.

San Ginesio can be reached:
By train/bus
The nearest railway station is Tolentino. From there take the bus to San Ginesio (Porta Picena stop). You can consult the bus timetable on the Autolineesasp website (+39 0733.663137) or by consulting the timetable table directly.
By plane/ship
The nearest airport is Ancona/Falconara, about 90 km from the village (Airport website), while the nearest port is Ancona, about 80 km from the village (Ancona port website).
By your own means
From the A14 motorway, whether coming from the north or south, take the Civitanova Marche exit and follow the SS77 to the Macerata Ovest – Sforzacosta exit. From there follow the SP78 to Passo San Ginesio.

Where to park
It is possible to park in the free car park indicated by the marker P on the map, or in the adjacent Area di sosta per camper di eccellenza

 

IMPORTANT: ACCOMODATION & GUESTS

Accomodation arrangements for all participants will be communicated soon.
Guests travelling with the musicians must be reported. Each participant may be accompanied by one person.
For those accompanying there is the possibility to listen to the lessons and participate in the activities of all 6 days at a cost of 160.00 €.
Anyone wishing to take advantage of this possibility please write to:
masterclassamicimusicaan@gmail.com
In response, confirmation of registration and payment methods will be communcated.
The costs of accommodation (with the possibility of enjoying meals at agreed prices), will be borne by the guest.

MARIO BRUNELLO MASTERCLASSAPPLICATION AND SELECTION FOR INDIVIDUAL LESSONS

The specialized Masterclass will be open to three applicants (or at the discretion of M° Brunello).

Applicants must fill out the standard application (see link below), attaching the following documents:

  • Short CV (max. 1 Word page)
  • Copy of personal document
  • Bank transfer receipt for the first instalment* (necessary to participate in the selection, see below)
  • Link to a video file of one or more executions (max. 15 minutes, pieces at choice, except for J. S. Bach)
  • List of pieces to be played during the Masterclass

The general Masterclass will be open to participants from “9 to 99”.
Applicants must fill out the standard application (see link below), attaching the following documents:

  • Short CV with short motivational letter (max. 1 Word page) in which to indicate your favorite musical theme
  • Copy of personal document
  • Bank transfer receipt for the first instalment** (necessary to participate in the selection, see below)

 

The fee for the two Masterclasses is different and must be paid in two instalments:

* Specialized Masterclass: payment of 30.00 € (non-refundable) upon application by bank transfer to Amici della Musica G. Michelli Ancona

** General Masterclass: payment of 20.00 € (non-refundable) upon application by bank transfer to Amici della Musica G. Michelli Ancona

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The final payment conditions will be informed individually at the end of the selection process

 

The application form for BOTH Masterclasses can be downloaded from the following link (or from the button at the beginning of this page):
DOWLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM

The application form must be sent by email to masterclassamicimusicaan@gmail.com 

The deadline for sending the application form and the materials for selection is
31 July 2024

The organizing body will contact the selected applicants and will further inform them about the arrival and stay.

At the end of the Masterclass, participants who have followed the complete course will receive a certificate of participation

The terms and conditions of these regulations are subject to change for imperative technical, artistic organizational, health reasons and/or or force majeure causes. All changes will be promptly informed to the selected applicants.

 

MASTERCLASS MARIO BRUNELLO PROJECT REFERENTS

Annalisa Pavoni project manager and general direction
Sanne de Graaf chamber music ensemble coordinator and musical assistant
Maria Semeraro pianist
Ginevra Bellesi photographer
Bianca Ottaviani logistics and organization
Sirio Papa social media
Giorgio Tassi and Marco Fiori advisors, mountain guides 

 

 

 

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