Terms of participation
*The application form should be submitted until the 16th of June 2024 through the website*
Α. PARTICIPATION IN THE COURSES AND IN THE CONCERTS
The masterclasses are open to musicians of every age. At the end of the courses all students will receive a certificate of participation.
*Students under thirteen years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
Β. ONE-TO-ONE TUTORIALS AND ENSEMBLES
All participants in one-to-one tutorial lessons will receive at least 4 tutorials. Furthermore, during the courses, the tutors urge their students to form chamber music groups, rehearse and perform.
All participants in the courses will have the opportunity to attend the other tutors' tutorials as an audience.
C. CHAMBER MUSIC COURSES
For the chamber music sessions, groups must be formed before the music courses begin. Each group should submit a common application form. The chamber music sessions are a special category and should not be confused with the various small and large ensembles which are created on the spot during the courses by the participants in one-to-one tutorials.
D. VIOLONCELLO FESTIVAL
The PelionFestival's Violoncello Orchestra is going to take place again in 2024.
Furthermore the formation of small violoncello -and in general string- ensembles will be encouraged and guided by our teachers.
We request at ALL CELLISTS bring their own floor protection equipment because we need to protect the school’s floor from any damage.
E. PIANO FESTIVAL
Mr. Varvaresos will be teaching a limited amount of students and each of his lessons will last 90 minutes.
The lessons of Mr. Liotis and Mrs. Samsarelou will last 60 minutes.
Each student will receive 4 lessons.
F. PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT
A piano accompanist will be provided by the Festival for all participants. Every active participant will have the possibility of presenting one or more musical compositions at one or more concerts for a maximum duration of 8 minutes, accompanied by a pianist.
Please send the scores for the piano accompaniment at your earliest convenience, until the 16th of June (and don’t forget to mention the pieces in the application form) as follows:
violin in the 1st week and cello in the 2nd week: to Mrs. Apostolia Anastasiou - firstname.lastname@example.org
violin in the 2nd week: to Mrs. Evangelia Argyropoulou - email@example.com
*Those who do not send their scores before the deadline of the 16th of June, will miss the opportunity to play with the available pianist.
G. WORKSHOP: Counseling for musicians, students and teachers
Mrs. Xanthoula Papapanagiotou will coordinate a workshop for musicians on common problems related to their profession. For more information click here. The participation fee for the whole two-day-workshop will be 10€.
Fees - Accommodation
Violin, Viola, Piano*: 220€
Vassilis Varvaresos: 270€ (4x90'-tutorials)
Chamber music sessions:
a group of 2 persons: 160€ per person (duration of each lesson: 1hour and 30 minutes)
a group of 3 persons: 140€ per person (duration of each lesson: 2 hours)
a group of 4 persons: 110€ per person (duration of each lesson: 2 hours)
a group of 5 persons: 90€ per person (duration of each lesson: 2 hours)
10€ pro day or 60€ for the whole duration, for all courses.
Workshop: Counseling for musicians, students and teachers (info here)
The participation fee for the whole two-day-workshop will be 10€.
To ensure participation in the festival, after submitting the application you will receive an email in which you will be asked to transfer the amount of €60 to the bank account below as an application fee. This amount will be deducted from the total tuition fee.
Please remember to register the participant’s name!
The application fee is not refundable.
The rest of the tuition fee can be transferred until the 1st of July or be paid during the course in Zagora.
IBAN: GR83 0171 0840 0060 8404 0030 914,
We kindly request whoever is transferring the application fee by wire transfer from a different bank than Piraeus Bank Greece, to add an amount of 4€, which is being deducted by the bank per wire transfer (this does not apply to those who do the deposit in person at a Piraeus Bank branch office).
The hotels will be available for booking until the 16th of June. Later than that there is no guarantee of availability for the Festival.
We can organise the hotel reservation for participants coming from abroad.
Please contact us about all information needed (dates, package cost etc.).
Greek participants visiting the english version of our website are kindly requested to go to the greek version of this page.
To your information there is a special price for the participants to the following hotels:
Arhontiko Gayannis (20€ per person per night, including breakfast)*
Hostel Euridice (20€ per person per night, including breakfast)* - ca 15 minute walk from the school
Rooms to Let "Marika" (15€ per person per night, including breakfast)*
*The prices refer to two-bed or double bed rooms.