A Light Course is a short course scheduled during the academic year and it consists of 8 lessons of 1 hour divided into 4 teaching sessions distributed over the year (December/ June). Dates of lessons for the Academic Year 2023/2024 will be published in November 2023.
The annual study plan includes in-depth study of the solo repertoire for the oboe and the preparation of the repertoire of solos with orchestra. The plan will also include study of new playing techniques for performing contemporary repertoire, as well as anything specifically requested by the students with a view to preparing competitions and auditions.
At the end of the Academic Year, a final concert is foreseen.
Candidates admitted to the Light Course are considered internal students of the Accademia and are entitled to all the associated privileges (free admission to all concerts of the Concert Season, the opportunity to perform in the concerts organised by Accademia included those with the Chamber Orchestra of the Accademia, opportunity to be recommended by the Accademia to other concert organisers, as well as free use of the concert hall to make recordings).
The course is dedicated to oboists, both graduates and not. Age limit: to apply for admission candidates must be no older than 30.
Facilities for those who attend the workshop of Professione Orchestra
- Direct entrance to the light course without making the admission exam
- Priority in the selection of the students who participate in the concerts of the Academy orchestra
- Discount on the tuition fee
Applications for Academic Year 2023/2024 must reach our offices by 25 September 2023.
The admission exams will take place in presence in December 2023.
If the pandemic evolution and the future rules make impossible for the Accademia to hold the exams in presence, the selections will take place by sending a video containing the required programme.
The exam consists of a performance of the following programme:
- two movements from a concert chosen by the candidate between Mozart, Strauss or Martinu
- B. Britten from Six metamorphoses after Ovid, three of them chosen by the candidate, plus two orchestra steps
- Tchajkovskij Sinfonia n. 4
- R. Strauss Don Juan
The audition can be in presence or online
Enrolment fee (annual):
Tuition fees (annual):
The enrolment fee must be paid annually by bank transfer. It is non-refundable. Payments of enrolment and tuition fees must be made by bank transfer on the following bank account details:
BANK: Intesa San Paolo
ACCOUNT HELD TO: Accademia di Musica onlus
ADRESS: Piazza Paolo Ferrari, 10 – 10121 Milano
Tuition fee can be paid in installments (details about this will be given from the administrative office at the beginning of the Academic Year)