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  1. Chamber Music Institute

Sarajevo Chamber Music Festival

Sarajevo, Army Hall, August 25- September 2, 2014

Sarajevo Chamber Music Institute

Sarajevo, Academy of Music, August 25 - September 2, 2014




Belma Alic, cello

Deborah Wong, violin

Master Classes:

Violetta Smailovic, violin

Christopher Taylor, piano


Masterclasses will be offered for ensembles of strings, or strings with piano.

Applications are open for both individuals and ensembles.

SCMF will consider applications of students who are 18 and over.

Application deadline is July 15, 2014.

Acceptance letters will be sent out by August 1, 2014. Final reservation for each student will be confirmed by the payment of a non-refundable advance in the amount of minimum 30% of the participation fee price by August 10, 2014.

The full fee amount should be paid before the beginning of the masterclasses program, but not later than August 25, 2014.

Applications can be made only though the official form.

Applications may be submitted online, or, it can be downloaded, filled-out and then emailed to, or directly, personally or by mail to the address of the Academy of Music in Sarajevo, with the “SCMF Application” text on the front of the envelope. (download wordpdf document)

Completed form is to be emailed to info@sarajevochambermusicfestival.org, or directly, personally or by mail to the address of the Academy of Music in Sarajevo, with the “SCMF Application” text on the front of the envelope.

Deadline for submission of the application form is July 15, 2014.


The Academy of Music in Sarajevo and the Manhattan String Quartet have provided 40 places for the participants of the Sarajevo Chamber Music Institute masterclasses:

- 15 places for the students of the Sarajevo Academy of Music,

with full scholarship (fee amount:  0 €)

-  10 places for the students of partner institutions* of the Academy of Music in Sarajevo

with partial scholarship (fee amount: 50 €)

- 15 positions for international and other students (full fee amount: 150 €)

Payment instructions will be published in the beginning of July 2014.

Other financial responsibilities of the students: transportation to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and all meals and housing. SCMF will help to arrange housing in local hostels for any student who is in need.

  1. *Partners of the Academy of Music in Sarajevo are:

- University of Ljubljana, Academy of Music in Ljubljana

- University of Zagreb, Academy of Music in Zagreb

- Jurja Dobrile University of Pula, Music Department

- University of Split, Academy of Arts

- Academy of Arts in Osijek

- University of Banja Luka, Academy of Arts

- University of Istocno Sarajevo, Academy of Music in Istocno Sarajevo

- University of Novi Sad, Academy of Arts

- University of Arts in Belgrade, Faculty of Music

- University of Monte Negro, Academy of Music in Cetinje

- „Sv. Kiril i Metodij“ University, Faculty of Musical Arts Skopje

- Royal College of Music in Stockholm

- Staatlichen Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe

- Hanze University Groningen,  Hanzehogeschool – Prince Claus Conservatoire Groningen

- Conservatorio Statale di Musica „Cesare Pollini“, Padova

- Istanbul Technical University, Turkish Music State Conservatory Istanbul

  1. -Yaşar University, Izmir, Department of Music

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For general information and registration please email us at:



or directly:

Academy of Music Sarajevo

Dean’s Office

Josipa Štadlera 1

71000 Sarajevo

Bosnia and Herzegovina

T/F: +387 33 444 896

info@mas.unsa.ba / masarajevo@yahoo.com


All masterclasses are open to the public.

All programs and artists subject to change.