About us

Moscow International Gnessin Summer School is

  • leading teachers from Russia and Europe
  • individual program
  • creative workshops
  • musical instruments of world leading companies for practicing and performances (harpsichord “Reinhard von Nagel”, hammerklavier “Neupert”, organ “Glatter-Götz”, disklavier “Yamaha”, grand pianos “Steinway”, percussion instruments “Yamaha” and “Adams”)
  • accommodation in the center of Moscow
  • acquaintance with Moscow Gnessin Special Musical School (college), which has a title “All-Steinway School” (virtual school tour)

Main regulations:

  • Musicians of all ages (6+) and specialties can participate in the Gnessin Summer School master classes.
  • All students receive a personal certificate of participation.
  • Students of the Gnessin Summer School can receive in individual lessons in piano and organ, harpsichord and hammerklavier, string, wind and percussion instruments, vocal and composition; as well as take part in individual author’s courses and creative workshops.
  • Participants of master classes can be combined into ensembles. Teachers of the Gnessin Summer School will help you find the right repertoire.
  • Passive participant subscription (for 11 days) is available for purchase. This kind of subscription gives the right to attend any classes and concerts of the «GNESSIN AIR International Musical Festival on Znamenka»
  • Gala-opening concert will be held on the first day of the Summer School, at which Summer School’s teachers will perform.
  • All students of the Gnessin Summer School will be able to perform at the final concerts of the project as soloists, members of ensemble.
  • It will be the international tennis tournament during 2 days of Gnessin Summer School.
  • Student residence is located on the upper floors of the one of school’s buildings, a cafe is located in the main building.

Сonditions for participation in the Gnessin Summer School:

You can choose one of three options of studying:

  1. Participants choose five or more master classes on a special instrument (it is desirable to prepare from three to five works in different styles in advance).
  2. Participants can add extra lessons on other instruments.
  3. A participant in the Gnessin Summer School choose separate training courses: “Elena Berezkina Workshop” (piano)“International Creative Workshop of Percassion Instruments PercaRus Duo”, “Olga Ivusheikova School of Flute Workshop”, Course «Basics of Conducting», «Carsten Eckert’s Recorder Workshop», Course «Free Ornaments and Improvisation in XVIII Century Music», "Four-hands" club for pianists, Chamber Orchestra

Age groups for hotel accommodation

  • The first group: from 6 to 13 years old. Living in a student residence is possible only with accompanied adults - a legal representative.
  • The second group: from 14 years old. Participants can live independently (without accompanying person) in double and triple rooms.
  • Teachers & Workshop

  • Concerts

  • Оrchestra

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