Music in Prato

Chamber Music in Prato

Finger on piano keyboardThe unit is open to strings, voice, wind, brass, piano and composition students.

Musicians from the local Verdi School, as well as staff from around Europe, join Monash staff to provide students with valuable insight into the style and gesture of Italian music making.

In the past, students have also travelled to Florence to attend concerts featuring world class musicians, as well as explore the numerous cultural institutions Italy possesses.

Jazz Studies in Prato

hands on trumper keysStudents participate in workshops with acclaimed Italian jazz musicians and academics from diverse backgrounds.

In 2009 these included Mirko Guerrini and Cristina Zavalloni as well as premier international jazz artists like Paul McCandless.

Further Details:

  • Audition and interview will take place on Friday 9 May 2014.  If successful in the audition/interview, students also need to meet the Arts in Prato eligibility criteria
  • The Prato music program will run from 24 November to 12 December 2014, and rotates yearly between Jazz and Classical, with Classical running in 2014
  • Check the Arts Prato website for application details and forms
  • Costs: Approximately $4500 TBC.  Includes accommodation, tuition, all Prato Centre costs and possibly extra curricula activities