14th – 19th August 2023
Guimarães Music Academy is a new summer music academy directed at young advanced musicians in the beautiful setting of Unesco Heritage town of Guimarães, Portugal.
This course will comprise solo lessons, chamber coaching and chamber orchestra with leading professors Vasko Vassilev, Emanuel Salvador, Andriy Viytovych, Emilia Goch Salvador, Rafal Jezierski and Szymon Guzowski. During the course, the students will have a minimum of three solo lessons, chamber music coaching and will work in a chamber orchestra led by the professors, giving a chance to work closely with such artists and learn from that process. Apart from the lessons, there will be a number of concerts during the week which will feature both the professors and students in which the work developed will be presented to the general public.
A very limited number of individual places are available.

Classes will be imparted at the Guimarães Conservatoire.

Concerts will take place in various concert halls, churches and museums in Guimarães.


Charges Course fee:

For active participants – 350 Euro

(without accommodation)

This includes 3 individual lessons, chamber ensemble coaching and rehearsals led by the professors.

Various concerts by professors, students and joint ensembles of professors and students.

For passive participants – 100 Euro

(without accommodation)

this includes passive participation in all courses, and access to all the festival activities

Guimarães Clássico fees should be paid to Quadrantinfinito Associação IBAN: PT50 0010 0000 53840330001 68 Swift: BBPIPTPL Banco BPI The accommodation fee, in case it is chosen, should be added to the course fee. Please include the following information when doing the bank transfer: Guimaraes Classico fee +  first and last name + instrument and select the active / passive participation as appropriate.

Accomodation fee

Accommodation for the whole period of the course (arrival 13th August 2023 – Departure 20th August 2023):

Guimarães Clássico has a limited number of rooms at Pousada da Juventude de Guimarães (Guimarães Youth Hostel) for a special price of 180 euro (for the full period) in a double bedroom / per person including breakfast.

Participants who wish to use the suggested accommodation, are invited to include this in their application form. There are very limited places for this offer!

The accommodation fee should be added to the payment of the course fee.

Apart from this option, Guimarães has a big offer of hostels and hotels.

More info at


You can apply for the course through the application form (here).

Application and payment deadline is 30th June 2023.


Solo – Free choice

Chamber ensemble led by Vasko Vassilev, Andriy Viytovych, Emanuel Salvador or Rafal Jezierski

Program coming soon…


Câmara Municipal de Guimarães

Quarteto de Cordas de Guimarães

Quadrantinfinito Associação

Conservatório de Música de Guimarães

Rua Alto da Bandeira 118
4835-014 Guimarães
Tel: 00351 939301115