Who can apply?
We welcome instrumentalists and vocalists aged from 15 to 21 as of the 31st of May, 2016. Note that these are suggested age limits, which means that we will consider any application and will eventually be able to make an exception if we find it appropriate.
What countries can participate, are there any language requirements?
We accept candidates from any country. The main language of communication is English. At least basic skills of English are recommended.
What musical instruments can be played?
Any musical instrument that is portable and can be brought by the participant is accepted. Besides that, we are able to arrange some instruments to be available right on the spot, like a piano, an upright bass, or a drum-set, if necessary. Some PA equipment for those playing electric guitar or electric bass can also be provided by us. For requests – please contact us in advance.
Any limitations for vocalists?
No, there are no such limitations. Vocalists are free to present themselves in any style, genre and tradition.
What music skill level is required?
Applying candidate must demonstrate, at least, a basic level of professional skills. For that purpose an applicant must submit a link to his/her video performance. A more advanced level increases chances for a candidate to be approved as a participant. Actual participants will be determined upon a selection conducted by the TCMW artistic staff. We will do our best to accept as many talented candidates as possible, within the maximum limit of 40 students.
How to apply?
To apply, fill in the on-line application form. Once submitted, it will be examined by the TCMW artistic staff. After the application is evaluated, a successful candidate will shortly receive a confirmation letter with further instructions, including instruction on payment of the tuition fee. Early applications are welcome and encouraged. Application deadline – May, 31, 2016.
Covers tuition (all lessons, master-classes, workshops, concerts), room and board, including breakfast, lunch and dinner, SPA and outdoor activities.
Applications received before 31 March 2016 will receive an Earlybird discount of €200, and those received before 30 April 2016 will receive a discount of €150.
*Please note that upon being accepted as a participant, you will be asked to submit a non-refundable deposit of 200 EUR to secure your place on the program. This is subtracted from the Tuition fee, so it’s not an extra charge.
Cancellation policy: refunds of the Tuition fee (excluding non-refundable 200 EUR deposit) can be offered only if a cancellation is received five weeks before the commencement of the course.
Accompanying persons, guests, supporters etc.: please email us with request for available options.