General Regulations

The Malta Classical Music Academy will be held from the
5th - 24th July 2022 and will consist of 3 COURSES:

  • Course I (5-15 July)
  • Course II (11-17 July)
  • Course III (18-24 July)


  • Piano Faculty
  • Strings Faculty
  • Voice Faculty


  • Participation in masterclasses (active or passive)
  • Full access to Malta International Music Festival
  • Entrance to the MCMA Lunchtime Concerts and open events
  • Diploma of Completion at the end of the course


Registration for the Academy Course is open to applicants of all nationalities. 

There is no age restriction. 

Please note all minor participants should be accompanied by adults (either relatives or teachers). Hence these adults should be registered as passive participants of the Academy.




  • 4 masterclasses with Professors of the Course *
  • Option to perform at the MCMA Lunchtime Concerts
  • Opportunity to participate in the open masterclasses
  • Full access to Malta International Music Festival
  • Entrance to MCMA Lunchtime Concerts
  • Diploma of Completion at the end of the Course
  • Accommodation (incl. breakfast)
  • Entrance to all masterclasses (observe only)
  • Full access to Malta International Music Festival
  • Entrance to MCMA Lunchtime Concerts
  • Diploma of Completion at the end of the Course
  • Accommodation (incl. breakfast)




* Active participant will get:
  • 2 masterclasses with ‘Primary Professor’
  • 1 masterclass with ‘Alternative Professor 1’ 
  • 1 masterclass with ‘Alternative Professor 2’

Participant may indicate their Professor preferences on the Registration form

Important notice! Please note that the preference of the participant for their choice of professors will be taken into consideration as much as possible, however final results cannot be guaranteed and will be announced additionally.


  • ACTIVE participants will have the opportunity to take part in a concert programme and perform onstage together with symphony and chamber orchestras.
  • To take part in a concert programme participants should choose one musical piece from the list and submit their registration form indicating the chosen piece.
  • Audio/video recordings of the chosen musical piece should be 15th May 2022 to
  • The jury will provide feedback to the audio/video recordings of the participant and announce the selected ones who will participate in the concerts.


  • J. S. Bach - Concerto in F Minor
  • W.A. Mozart - Concerto No. 20 in D Minor
  • L. van Beethoven - Concerto No. 4
  • F. Liszt - Concerto No. 1
  • S. Rachmaninoff - Concerto No. 2
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  • W.A. Mozart - Violin Concerto No.3
  • W.A. Mozart - Violin Concerto No.4
  • W.A. Mozart - Violin Concerto No.5
  • F. Mendelssohn - Concerto in E Minor
  • M. Bruch - Concerto No. 1
  • P.Tchaikovsky - Concerto in D Major
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  • P.Maurice - Tableaux de Provence
  • D.Milhaud - Scaramouche
  • A.Glazunov - Concerto
  • L.E.Larsson - Konzert
  • J.Ibert - Concertino da camera
  • J.D.Michat - Shams
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The participation for the open masterclasses is on a competitive basis and available for registered active students only. 

The programme and structure of the open masterclasses varies according to the Professors demands. Find the special requirements for each Professor below: to be confirmed

The open masterclass will be considered as an additional bonus lesson for an active participant, who will be selected among others.
Open masterclasses are open to the public.
Please find the registration form here


  • ACTIVE participation: €450 for a chosen period *
  • PASSIVE participation: €200 for a chosen period
  • The registration fee must be paid via bank transfer. The transfer reference should contain the following (listed sequentially):
    1. “Registration MCMA”
    2. “Active” / “Passive” (dependent on participation choice)
    3. “Violin” / “Piano” / “Saxophone” (dependent on instrument)
    4. First name and surname

E.g. “Registration MCMA Active Piano John Smith”

  • Price (ACTIVE and PASSIVE) also includes:
  • hotel accommodation (incl. breakfast)
  • transportation between the venue and hotel (morning and evening)
  • Please note that the registration fee is non-refundable **


  • The deadline for completing the registration form is 15th May 2022.
  • All registration forms completed after the deadline will be held on the waiting list, successful applications from which will be confirmed closer to the engagement date (depending on availability).
  • The European Foundation for Support of Culture (“The Organiser”) cannot be held responsible for any loss or damages to any persons or property during the event.

* Free of charge for Maltese Citizens and Residents.

** In case the event is cancelled/postponed or the participant is not allowed to travel due to restrictions in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, all registration fees already processed shall be immediately refunded by the payee to the payer(s) without reservation.

If you have any further questions please contact

The complete participation fee must be paid together with application.

The Application procedure must be done online. Candidates will not be admitted to the masterclasses unless payment is received. The participant has to bear all bank charges. In case of withdrawal, subscription money will not be reimbursed.

Please transfer the fee to:

Bank: Bank of Valletta p.l.c.,
Triq Manwel Dimech, Balluta, Sliema, SLM 1051
Account Holder: European Foundation for Support of Culture
IBAN: MT19VALL22013000000040023138825
Payment reference: Registration Academy, way of participation, instrument, first name and surname
E.g. “Registration Academy Active Piano Ludwig van Beethoven”

Contact Us

European Foundation for Support of Culture

Dragonara Road, St Julians, Malta

+356 2787 7705 – general inquiries – masterclasses inquiries