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The City of Music


Ever heard of a fellow named Mozart? How about Beethoven?

Follow in the footsteps of some of the greatest classical musicians and get inspired in the City of Music!


Discover the unique musical culture and heritage of Vienna while honing your craft and furthering your classical music education at the Vienna Summer Music Festival! The Vienna Summer Music Festival offers music students from a variety of performance and academic backgrounds an exclusive experience in a breathtaking and historic setting.


Live in the city that brought us the effervescent music of Mozart, and the transcendent works of Beethoven. Live where the legends lived, and learn from the best! Students at the Vienna Summer Music Festival will receive private lessons, coachings, and master classes from leading professionals and members of the finest music institutions, including the Vienna State Opera, Vienna Philharmonic, Vienna Symphony, and the Richard Wagner Konsevatorium. To further supplement their education students have the opportunity to engage in lectures from distinguished guest artists on a variety of engaging topics. As a part of the Vienna Summer Music Festival, participants also have the chance to take a weekend excursion to the extraordinary city Salzburg.


We all know how important it is to invest in our education as classical musicians. The Vienna Summer Musical Festival provides top notch training and education, and the once in a lifetime opportunity to come face to face with classical music’s inspiring heritage in one of Europe’s most culturally dazzling cities.


Join us in Vienna this Summer 2017!

Application deadline is March 1st 2017.

This Vienna Summer Music Festival is one experience you don’t want to miss!

Welcome To

The Vienna Summer Music Festival

The Vienna Summer Music Festival is a program unlike any other given its location and teaching faculty. We offer first class instruction on your given area of musical interest while at the same time providing you an incredible cultural experience in the City of Music. This city will change you with its beautiful architecture and rich history. I invite you to explore our programs and see what one-of-a-kind opportunities are available for you and your friends. This is a music festival designed to impact your future as a musician and will be a memorable experience for years to come. Should you have any questions, please contact us, as we are here to aid you.


Michael Polo
Executive Director
Vienna Summer Music Festival