General conditions

Our program is intended for pre-formed chamber music ensembles, graduate from the highest French and International Conservatoires.

Admission to the courses valid for an unlimited time.
Applications accepted throughout the entire season in accordance with availability.
Once the program is approved, a training program agreement is drawn up with the ensembles.

 Throughout the season, all participants can sit in on the classes as long as they reserve:


Selection process

Selection for a first enrolment based on :
- application file and audition (for musicians residing in the Ile-de-France area)
- application file alone (for others)

The selection is made by ProQuartet and the professors.
Notification of selection by e-mail.

Evaluation process

During the courses and the closing concert: evaluation made by the professors and ProQuartet.

Financial Aid
AFDAS (for musicians residing in France and meeting certain conditions)

ProQuartet grant
Being enrolled in more than one session leads to a 15% reduction in tuition fees

Participants not entitled to any other grant: fellowships representing up to 50% of the tuition fee may be awarded
Candidates should attach the request to their enrolment form

Fill in the application form online
Registration fees (€25,50 per musician, non-refundable) to be paid online).

Email the required documents to:
- a short, updated biography of the ensemble
- two high-definition photographies of the ensemble (with copyright notice)
- a proposed study program for the course(s)
- if need be, the request for financial aid

For the very first enrolment, please add to the above documents:

- Link or audio file (mp3 or CD)
- letter of motivation explaining the professional aims of the ensemble
- letter of recommendation

Bank account details
Crédit Agricole Paris Rivoli Saint-Paul

Code Banque : 18206 – Code Guichet : 00450
N° de compte : 60257140984 – Clé RIB : 88
IBAN : FR76 1820 6004 5060 2571 4098 488

Contact :  Patricia Nydegger - / +33 (0)1 44 61 83 55

Cité internationale des Arts, 18 rue de l’Hôtel de Ville - 75004 Paris

Metro: Saint-Paul (line 1) or Pont Marie (line 7)

Philharmonie de Paris, 221, avenue Jean-Jaurès - 75019 Paris
Metro : Porte de Pantin (line 5)

Goethe-Institut Paris, 17, avenue d’Iéna, 75116 Paris
Metro: Iéna (line 9)

Domaine & Golf de Pont Royal, Groupe Pierre & Vacances - 13370 Mallemort
Train: Avignon TGV, Avignon Centre and Sénas (
Airport: Marseille Provence
Transport by taxi to Pont-Royal (at the musicians’ expense)

ôkhra, conservatoire des ocres et de la couleur, 84220 Roussillon
Train: Avignon TGV, Avignon Centre, Cavaillon (
Airport: Lyon Saint-Exupéry, then train to Avignon or Cavaillon ; Marseille Provence
Transport by taxi or bus (at the musicians’ expense)

Ferme de Villefavard, 2, impasse de l'Eglise et de la Cure, 87190 Villefavard
Car : from Paris - A20, exit n°23 (Bellac) / From Limoges : A20, exit  n°24 (Châteauponsac)
Train : la Souterraine (direct train) at 26 km /  Dorat (TGV and TER via Poitiers) at 15 km
Airport: Limoges, 50 km from Villefavard