General Rules

Art. 1. The “Accademia della Chitarra di Brescia” Association promotes the advanced guitar specialization course called “Seicorde Academy”, which will be held this year in Brescia from 7 to 11 September 2022.

Art. 2. Participation in the courses of the “Seicorde Academy” is open to regular students and auditors, of any nationality, without age limits.

Art. 3. Active students must attach to the application a short curriculum, a recent color photograph and a photocopy of a valid identity document. Participation as “Effective” is recommended for candidates who already have a good musical background.

Art. 4. Regular students will be able to carry out four individual lessons during the entire period of the courses, two for each teacher, with the masters Lucio Matarazzo and Giulio Tampalini. They will also have free access to all possible concerts scheduled. Auditors students will be able to freely attend all the didactic and concert activities that will take place during the courses.

Art. 5. Each individual lesson will last 50 minutes. Lessons will start on Wednesday 7 September at 9.00 and will end on Sunday 11 September at 18.00. The daily timetable of the courses will be as follows: 9.00-13.00; 14.30-19.00. The definitive calendar of the lessons will be communicated by 4 September 2022.

Art. 6. The first seven students who request it will have the opportunity to carry out four rehearsal sessions lasting one hour with the Quartetto Bazzini Consort during the days of the Academy, aimed at the public performance of a movement of the following pieces: Mario Castelnuovo- German: Quintet for guitar and strings op. 143; Mauro Giuliani: Concerto for guitar and orchestra op. 30 (reduction for string quartet); Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto RV 93 in D major (original for lute); Luigi Boccherini: Fandango from the Quintet for guitar and strings G448. For those who wish, it is possible to enroll exclusively in the masterclass for guitar and strings, without following the individual guitar lessons. In this case the costs for enrolled students are 50.00 euros (reduced to 30.00 euros for Seicorde subscribers) plus the participation fee for the masterclass of 200.00 euros. The final objective of the rehearsals is a concert within the Seicorde festival on Saturday 10 September 2022. During the Seicorde Academy a Masterclass on the work of Angelo Gilardino will be offered by Lucio Matarazzo, whom he studied extensively with the guitarist and composer from Vercelli. To participate it is necessary to submit a study of free choice from the collection “60 Studi di virtuosità e di tracendenza”.

Art. 7. To enroll in the courses it is necessary to fill in the online enrollment form with your data (name, surname, address, place and date of birth, level of studies).

Art. 8. Underage students must attach written authorization, complete with email and telephone, from both parents.

Art. 9. In the case of photographic, radio, television, web and recording recordings during the course or the concerts, the participants are not entitled to any financial compensation. By registering for the course, they also sign a release for the free use of their images and recordings by the organization to document and promote musical activities related to the Seicorde Academy. For minors, authorization is granted by a parent or guardian.

Art. 10. The registration fee of 50.00 euros (reduced to 30.00 euros for Seicorde subscribers) plus the course participation fee of 300.00 euros (90.00 euros for Auditors) must be paid at the same time as the application is sent, no later than Saturday 30 July 2022 by bank transfer to the account in the name of the Association “Accademia della Chitarra di Brescia” IIBAN: IT70C0511611207000000001153 BIC/SWIFT CODE BCVAIT2V specifying in the reason “Seicorde Academy” and the name and surname of the participant. Students who want to rehearse with the Bazzini Consort string quartet must indicate this on the registration form and pay an extra fee of 200 euros.

Art. 11. Students enrolled in the course will have access to a special agreement which provides for a stay with breakfast and meals at facilities located near the Academy. To organize your stay during the days of the courses, contact the number 3470789481 M ° Antonio D’Alessandro

Art. 12. There is a maximum number of 24 active students. In the event of requests exceeding availability, the organization will admit candidates based on the order in which the applications are received (the receipt of the online registration form is valid).

Art. 13. Sunday 11 September 2022 the final concert of the students of the Seicorde Academy will take place.

Art. 14. Subscribers must arrive on 7 September 2022 at h. 9.00 at the headquarters of Contrada San Giovanni 8 in Brescia. It will be possible to arrive the evening before the start of the course, agreeing with the management methods and costs.

Art. 15. A Diploma of participation will be issued to all members, both Effective and Auditors.

Art. 16. The registration fee will be refunded only in the event of any cancellation of the course.

Art. 17. At the unquestionable judgment of a commission formed by Lucio Matarazzo, Giulio Tampalini, chaired by Filippo Michelangeli, will be offered the opportunity to be presented in a cd attached to the quarterly Seicorde in 2023 to the best permanent students, up to a maximum of six. The registrations must be made professionally at their own expenses and the regulations for the delivery of the registrations will be communicated later. Nothing will be due for the use of the aforementioned registrations. The commission will also award two prize concerts for four students offered by the Martial Music Festival of Seveso (MI) and by the Bazzini Consort Orchestra of Brescia; two scholarships awarded by the “La Passione di Yara” Association of Bergamo and one scholarship awarded by Edizioni Curci in Milan.

Art. 18. The organization declines all responsibility for any damage to persons or property during the course of the event.

Art. 19. If the course is canceled due to force majeure, for example a worsening of the health emergency that prevents any type of movement, including for study or work reasons, the registration and attendance fees will be fully refunded.

Art. 20. Participation in high-level guitar specialization courses – Seicorde Academy implies the unconditional acceptance of these regulations.

Art. 21. In the event of divergences on the interpretation of the translation, the Italian text shall prevail.


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