In the small nation of Estonia culture and nature are going hand in hand. It forms the root the identity of its people from which great and internationally respected artists emerge. Among them is Neeme Järvi and his son Paavo Järvi, who return every summer with their family to their homeland, to performe in these inspirational surroundings and to teach conducting students from all over the world.
Summer Academy from 12th of July until 24th of July 2013!
The Järvi Academy takes traditionally place in Pärnu, Estonia’s most beautiful summer resort. Students will be selected to work with Pärnu City Orchestra, the Estonian National Youth Symphony Orchestra, its Chamber Orchestra and other ensembles and orchestras. Students get the oppertunity to perform with orchestra on several locations, such as Estonia’s best concert hall. As part of Järvi International Summer Festival Pärnu students have the oppertunity to meet many many colleagues, well-nown international artists and the festival orchestra.
Winter Academy from 3rd until 9st of March 2013!
Since 2008 also Paavo's teacher, Leonid Grin, teaches in the Summer Academy and has its own masterclass in Winter. Since 2010 the a Winter Masterclass is offered providing intensive training with orchestra and several, most talented students are selected to take part in the Summer Academy.