Summer Masterclasses

Summer Masterclasses with a difference: intensive tuition from leading musicians and pedagogues, sponsored concert engagements and various prizes.


We offer 3 uniquely thought-out programmes for different age groups as well as future concert engagements for successful candidates. Come and become a part of our international musical community in the stunning setting of beautiful Nafplio in sunny Greece.


Quotes from past students
Beautiful city, great teachers, fantastic organization and interesting lectures. What could be better!‘-
Aldemir Tokov (pianist from Russia, Central Music School, Moscow) a recipient of Aspect Foundation prize with a sponsored concert in London at the Leighton House.


Thank you deeply for your attention these past days in Greece and the wonderful opportunity given with the recital prize. It has been an invaluable experience for me.‘-
Spanish pianist Antonio Galera Lopez (concert pianist from Spain), a recipient of Concordia Foundation prize with a sponsored concert at St Martin In the Fields.


The course is Greece was a wonderful experience, really interesting. I met new people, discovered another country, and most of all the lessons I had, the advice, the discussions we had about my technique, the interpretation and analysis of a score were simply priceless!-
French pianist Tony Fallone (French pianist from Royal College of Music, London), a recipient of The City Lit Institute prize with a concert in London.


… I’ve made some great friends from the course; I loved being in an environment in which to talk non-stop about music! I’ve never experienced that before. I think best of all for me was that immersion in musical life and conversation – living and breathing music – very addictive, like a healthy drug…!-
UK pianist Thomas Harris (British pianist from Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London), also an Aspect Foundation prize recipient.

I have benefited a lot from the course. Not only my singing technique, but also crafting my artistry as a whole. I also particularly enjoyed the talk that Susan gave, it was truly inspirational and motivational to do much better…!-
Jacob Bettinelli (Singer from Hong Kong), a recipient of Talent Unlimited Prize with a concert at St James’s Piccadilly Church in London.

This week was one of the best weeks I have ever had in my life. It was full of music, inspiration and fun….
Tolga Atalay Un (Pianist from Turkey), a recipient of Aspect Foundation prize with a sponsored concert in London at the Leighton House.

There was a great opportunity to meet a lot of talented people and moreover to play with them. The lesson with Manolis was extremely useful, because it is so important to learn how to accompany singers and it improves your own piano skills as well…
Veronika Krashenninkova (Pianist from Russia), a recipient of Talent Unlimited Prize with a concert at St James’s Piccadilly Church in London.

I loved the wonderfully warm atmosphere of the masterclasses in which participants quickly became friends and supported each other..
Nina Del Ser (Pianist from France), a recipient of International Summer Concerts prize at Xiropigado 2016.


  • Yekaterina Lebedeva-Piano (Russia, UK)Yekaterina Lebedeva-Piano (Russia, UK) Yekaterina Lebedeva is a concert pianist and professor of piano at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.   "Yekaterina Lebedeva: the most empassioned and expressive pianist of her generation: Russian, beautiful, outspoken, bre...
  • Nuccia Focile - Soprano (Italy and UK)Nuccia Focile - Soprano (Italy and UK) Nuccia Focile is an Italian soprano and professor at the Wales International Academy of Voice.   Nuccia was born in Sicily, studied at the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi in Turin under Elio Battaglia and made her operatic debut in 1983 as S...
  • Artur Pizarro - Piano (Portugal)Artur Pizarro - Piano (Portugal) Artur Pizarro is a concert pianist and Professor of Piano and Chamber Music at the Academia Nacional Superior de Orquestra in Lisbon   Born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1968, Artur Pizarro gave his first public performance at the age of three an...
  • Manolis Papasifakis- Accompanist (Greece)Manolis Papasifakis- Accompanist (Greece) Manolis Papasifakis was born in Athens, Greece, but his musical schooling began in the United States, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where his family had relocated and remained through his early school years. Here, while still at pre-school age he ...

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