I. Selection procedure:
Deadline: Applications sent before June 10, 2022.
Date of birth – 1987 or later (in some cases it’s possible to apply if you’re older than 35, please contact us regarding this option).
Jury selects 22 participants of the Academy: 10 students, 5 trainees and 7 observers.
Selected composers will receive confirmations by e-mail before June 25, 2022.
Before August 25, 2022 the 10 selected composers should send the draft of the score.
In case composer rejects participation another composer is invited instead.

II. Applications are to be sent by e-mail and must include:
1) name, surname
2) date and place of birth
3) short bio (up to 150 words)
4) photocopy of passport
5) 2-3 scores for any lineup (in pdf)
6) 2-3 recordings (not necessarily of the same pieces)
7) the photo

Important note: for points 3-7 please prepare links and make sure they are active until June 30 2022.

The link to submit application form: https://forms.gle/Q3ZjTkrqFS43fQbx6

Please don’t hesitate to contact us for any questions: moscowensemble.academy@gmail.com

III. Selected students are proposed to compose a 6-8 minutes piece (or a complete part of a bigger work) for one of the following instrumental combinations:
Flute, Clarinet, Piano, Violin, Cello
Clarinet, Piano, Violin, Cello
Flute, Clarinet, Piano, Cello
Piano, Violin, Cello
Flute, Clarinet
Flute, Violin
Clarinet, Piano

Students can propose their own combinations as well. Organisers will try to distribute the instrumental lineups in accordance with the participants’ will.

IV. Financial conditions:
There is no application or entry fee.
Selected composers resided in Russia pay only travel to Moscow. Travel from Moscow to Tchaikovsky and back, food, accommodation and studies are covered by the Academy.
Participants from abroad take part in online format via zoom.

V. Accommodation and study:
Participants coming to Tchaikovsky city will be accommodated in a hotel in double rooms with sink in Sanatorium. Breakfast, lunch, dinner are provided. Internet access. Swimming pool. Gym. Park.
All events will take place in the Tchaikovsky Musical College and Children Art School (three minutes of walking)

VI. Additional possibilities:
Wishing to come at their own expenses are welcome. The “free listeners” can follow all public events of the Academy: lectures, presentations, rehearsals, concerts, but they have no possibility for individual classes. The number of free listeners is limited. Contact the Academy direction for the details and prices.
We recommend you to contact us as soon as possible for the details of arrival, transfer and visa support.

VII. Honorable mentions are previewed by the end of the Academy:
Invitation to the next Academy, performances during 2022-2023 concert season in Russia and abroad, etc.

VIII. Contacts:
Victoria Korshunova, director of Academy, director of MCME: victoria.mcme@gmail.com  

Alexander Khubeev, artistic director of Academy: alexhubner@yandex.ru

Please don’t hesitate to contact us for any questions about participation: moscowensemble.academy@gmail.com

IX. The final concerts
The final concerts of new student works will take place in Tchaikovsky Art School on September 12th and in Moscow Philharmonics Chamber Hall on September 14th. Students can stay in Moscow at their own. The Academy Administration can’t cover accommodation in Moscow but can help to find the cheap hotels/hostels.