After successfully presenting the Piano Academy for four consecutive years we are excited to announce the return of this intense and highly successful program to the magical setting of Villa Medici – Giulini in Milan, Italy.
Villa Medici Giulini is a mix of art and music, with an idyllic atmosphere, located in northern Italy, on the hills of Brianza between Milan and Lake Como. This magical setting will provide participants with an unparalleled inspirational experience.
Through MIPFA in Italy, pianists will have the opportunity to take part in intensive Private and Open lessons with these master artists and teachers. There will be opportunities to participate in technique clinics, discussions with the faculty, explore the world of different composers, the challenges of performing and looking for are newed sense of direction and inspiration. to strengthen their skills as performers.
All students will have plenty of performing opportunities, meanwhile staying in the privileged, unique environment of Villa Medici Giulini with original ancient forte pianos and pianos (including square pianos) from 1760 (Walter, Schantz, Graf, Pleyel. Bosendorfer and Erard).
Welcome to the virtual platform of the Miami International Piano Festival Academy.
Villa Medici Giulini is a mix of art and music, with an idyllic atmosphere, located in northern Italy, onthe hills of Brianza between Milan and Lake Como. This magical setting will provide participants with an unparalleled inspirational experience.
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The pandemic of 2020 has been devastating to all cultural and educational institutions. Following CDC guidelines, the doors of schools and concert halls have beenclosed. One of the casualties was The Miami International Piano Festival Academy that was to take place at Nova Southeastern University in South Florida. For more than fifty young pianists, those exciting and stimulating summer weeks of past years were taken away.
But today we are excited to announce that MIPFA officially opens the doors of its Virtual Platform and the beginning of its 2020/2021 academic year. Many of the great artists we have presented in the past will share their artistry with the entire world. You can watch these events via livestream through our social media nets. Music lovers will have the chance to access audio-visual content, performances, online master classes, and much more.
We urge you to apply, follow, and enjoy the multidimensional features available at the MIPFA Virtual Platform.
Russian pianist Ilya Itin speaks about Nikolai Medtner's Op. 38 & 39 "Forgotten Melodies", prior to a performance of the same pieces.
This first event of MIPFA academic year 20/21 premieres our virtual platform —the first of many to come during this season!