About the Academy

The right place to be from the 29 June to 7 July 2024 !

Applications start: December 15, 2023


Masterclasses, Chamber Music, Concerts

Masterclasses : Intensive Individual Work

Each student will receive at least 4 individual lessons of 60 minutes. Every morning, the public masterclasses will be held in the inspiring salons of the Société de Lecture, the Barbier-Mueller Museum, and the Conservatoire Populaire de Musique. All sites are ideally located in the beautiful old city of Geneva.

Three collaborative pianists will be available for the lessons when required.

Chamber Music

Every afternoon, students get to collaborate with the faculty in chamber music. Chamber groups are formed by the academy, including at least one faculty member in each group. Students are welcome to suggest repertoire.


Several concerts are organised in order to give each participant the opportunity to perform as a soloist and in chamber music groups.

Formed Ensembles

The Geneva International String Academy is open to already formed string quartets.

The professors of the 2023 edition of the Geneva International String Academy are members of the established ensembles Aviv Quartet and Leipzig String Quartet.

All admitted participants will receive a full scholarship and accomodation.


Members of our Board include lawyers, artists, business persons. These dedicated volunteers ensure that the Academy operates to best serve all of its participants and audiences.

Thierry Wuarin, President

Noemie Bialobroda and Sergey Ostrovsky, Artistic Directors

Roland Bialobroda, Secretary - Director of Admissions and Operations - Design and realization of the Internet Web Site

Janine Planche, Treasurer

Laurence Lacrosnière, Board member

Antoine Chavan, Board member

Student support

A support to the students will be provided during the whole duration of the Academy. We especially thank all people who help us.

Georgina Pujol, Student coordinator


Concert 2021 at the E. Fitzgerald theatre

The right place to be
1 - 9 July 2023 !

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