International Young Composers Academy in Ticino

The International Young Composers Academy aims at strengthening the collaboration between composers, performers and ensembles.

This year’s tutors:
ICTUS ensemble
Oscar Bianchi
Juste Janulyte
Mauro Lanza

Fritz Hauser
David Philip Hefti
Thomas Kessler
Barblina Meierhans
Annette Schmucki

Description of the Composition Academy

• world premieres of participants’ works by Ictus Ensemble
• one to one lessons with faculty composers
• lectures, seminars by faculty & guest composers + participants’ showcase
• masterclass with the Ictus Ensemble

Selected participants will be asked to write works to be premiered in Lugano during the academy. Each participant will benefit of dedicated and coached rehearsals and individual lessons. Faculty composers will hold lectures and each participants will have the chance to publicly present their work. A roster of five renown Swiss composers will contribute to the academy participating to the diverse dynamic of the workshop.

Application Fee: CHF 0
Participation Fee: CHF 790.— (€ 730).

Scholarships will be awarded.


Deadline 28 February 2021



February 28


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