next academy encounter:

SUMMER

ACADEMY

PROGRAMS

in the

Italian

Highs

JUNE 17 - JULY 3, 2024 | DOBBIACO/TOBLACH, ITALY

Know the programs

Even though it bears the name of the vibrant tropical city, the Miami International Piano Festival Academy organizes pedagogical musical programs worldwide, conveying the tradition of great musical masters with a strong awareness of today's state of the classical music industry.

a very, very different academy

MIPFA is different because it allows students to hear and appreciate differences, allowing them the freedom to choose what is most natural and comfortable for their hands, mind, and heart.

Why we are different

“I have to say again how grateful I am to have attended the Winter Academy. It was a special way to start 2023 and I’m feeling renewed for what’s to come!”

Matthew Krell. Canada

This festival changed my life. I am so overjoyed to have found the MIPFA and I can’t wait to come back!

Haley Lauritzen. USA

The Miami Piano Festival created by Giselle has gifted this world countless wonders, moments of inspiration, hope and sincere love of music.”

Alexander Gavrylyuk, faculty

This summer,
we move to the

Italian Dolomites

The MIPFA Summer Program will take place in the heart of a landscape that inspired Mahler to write his Ninth Symphpny, the Unfinished Tenth Symphpny and “Das Lied von der Erde. The astonishing Cultural Center that bears his name in Dobbiaco/Toblach is one of the absolute pearls of the Dolomites.

Explore the place

discover THE TRANSFORMATIVE EXPERIENCE OF THE MIPFA

Every musician that participated in previous MIPFA encounters states that the experience was transformative in their careers.  Find out why in these two documentaries.

PIANO, STRINGS & CHAMBER MUSIC

MIPFA offers an intense and rich program for pianists and string players in search of a concert career.  Participants would personally engage with an exceptional international lineup of performing artists, gaining inspiration and exposure from diverse sources to achieve artistic freedom and find their own voice.  The unique camaraderie among professors and participants extends beyond lessons and masterclasses, fostering unforgettable life experiences.

since 2015, the mipfa has inspired more than 400 musicians. now is your time join the ride!

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