Interpretation courses for string quartet and chamber music

Since 30 years, ProQuartet professionnal training and support programme offers to assist French and international string quartets and chamber music ensembles.
The programme consists in interpretation courses given by the finest musicians on the repertoire (from the classical period to the 21st century), with courses in Paris and Lyon and academies in regions of France.
The programme includes analysis classes, workshops (improvisation, physical awarness, mental preparation), concerts in France and abroad, outreach activities, residencies

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Program in partnership with Conservatoires Nationaux Supérieurs de Musique et de Danse de Paris et de Lyon, Archives Nationales, Goethe-Institut Paris, Ferme de Villefavard en Limousin, Festival de Quatuors du Luberon, ôkhra, conservatoire des ocres et de la couleur, Pierre & Vacances Center Parcs Group, Château de Lourmarin. 


Training sessions

Paris sessions

Intended for : chamber music ensembles, with or without piano
Aims : meeting with string quartet and chamber music masters, in-depth work on the repertoire, preparation for international competitions, for concerts, for recordings
Venue : Cité internationale des arts, Paris 4
Tuition fee : include practice rooms upon request, according to availabilities
At the musicians' expenses: accommodation, transportation and meals

A master class and a closing concert take place during each session

Complemetary modules can be proposed during sessions

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Lyon Sessions

Intended for: string quartets
Aims : in-depth work on the classical and XXth century repertoires
Venue : Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Lyon (CNSMDL)
At the musicians' expenses: accommodation, transportation and meals

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Training sessions calendar

Academies in regions

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Regions Academies Calendar

Additional modules

Additional modules

Intended for : chamber music ensembles participating in the training program and ProQuartet residents
Aims : to experiment additional skills to interpretation courses, which are essential to the musicians’  career and well-being
Teaching : modules proposed in parallel with certain training session and academies, and/or proposed to the ProQuartet residents
Tuition fee : 120€ per musician (2-hour workshops) - grant available


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Additional modules calendar