Application date for September masterclasses extended to 6 August!

The application deadline for the Jiri Hlinka Academy Autumn Masterclasses has been extended to Monday 6 August, to allow more time for students to apply during the summer vacation period.

The masterclasses take place from 10-17 September in Bergen and will be led by both Polina Leschenko and  Christian Ihle Hadland. Participants will receive at least 4 classes each of approximately 1 hour and the opportunity to perform at two public concerts in Bergen or in the region.

Additionally students benefit from individual rehearsal rooms and on-site accommodation to make the week an uniquely useful and personal experience. It will also be possible to take part in concerts and and other events taking part in “Piano City Bergen” (read more underneath).

Participants are limited to 10 students in order to give maximum time and concentration to each musician.

For more details on the application process visit:

Piano City Bergen

During 1-17 of September, the city of Bergen will be devoted to the piano, through the International Piano Competition, 1-10 of September, concert with Leif Ove Andsnes and Bergen Philharmonic, 6 September, recital with Sergeij Babayan, 7 September,  final of the Grieg competition, 9 September, ending up with master classes at Prof. Jiri Hlinka Piano Academy, 10-17 September.