Light course Piano
Benedetto Lupo
Light course
Study pathway

A Light Course is a short course scheduled during the academic year and it consists of 6 lessons of one and a half hours divided into 3 teaching sessions distributed over the year (October / June).

The course is dedicated to pianists (both graduates and not). The main objectives of the course are the extension of the repertoire and the preparation for major international competitions.

Dates of lessons for the Academic Year 2020/2021 will be published in October 2020.

Teaching dates for 2019/2020:

25th – 26th – 27th November 2019

24th – 25th – 27th February 2020

15th – 16th – 17th April 2020


Age limit: to apply for admission candidates must be no older than 30.


The course is open to students enrolled in the Accademia as well as to external students.


Students attending annual academic courses may also enrol in the Light Course.

Applying for admission

Applications must reach our offices by 15 September 2020.

Preselection: together with their application form, candidates must send a CV and an audio / video file, made no earlier than 2019. The Artistic Director and M° Lupo will assess the materials submitted and will make a short-list of candidates, who will be called for an audition at the Accademia di Musica in Pinerolo.

Other information will be given soon.

Entrance exam

Entrance exams for 2020/2021 will be held in October 2020.


Entrance exam programme

3 major compositions for piano in different styles

Course fees

Enrolment fee:

€ 95.00


Tuition fees:

€ 900.00


Payments of enrolment and tuition fees must be made by bank transfer on the following bank account details:



IBAN: IT71X0306909606100000101696





M° Benedetto Lupo’s Light Course is not open to auditors.


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 and to be recommended by the Accademia to other concert organisers, as well as free use of the concert hall to make recordings).

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