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 11th Early Music Summer University in Miercurea Ciuc 8–13 July 2018

Márton Áron National College (Miercurea Ciuc , 80 Márton Áron Street)

Early Music Festival Miercurea Ciuc, 8–15 July 2018



  • Baroque Violin – Piroska Vitárius (Hungary)
  • Harpsichord – Mária Fülöp (Switzerland)
  • Recorder and Flute – Zoltán Széplaki (Hungary)
  • Canto – Angela Șindeli (Romania)
  • Canto – Réka Palócz (Hungary)
  • Lute and Guitar – István Kónya (Hungary)
  • Viola da gamba and Violone – István Csata (Romania)
  • Percussion in Early Music, Percussion Chamber Course: musical games, improvisation, phrase-compilation – Roland Kasza and Balázs Sudár (Hungary)
  • Renaissance Ensemble Masterclass (as main class) – Rumen István Csörsz (Hungary)
  • Renaissance and Baroque Dances (with at least 6 students) – Anikó Szabó (Romania)

Optional courses available for all participants:

  • Renaissance Ensemble Masterclass (as secondary class) – Rumen István Csörsz (Hungary)
  • Morning Dance Class – Anikó Szabó (Romania)

Accompaniment on harpsichord: Zsolt Garai (Romania), Arany Kövári (Romania), Miriam Marinescu (Romania)

Accompaniment on plucked string instruments (archlute, theorbo and cobza): Attila Kovács (Hungary)

Collaborators: Elena Maria Șorban (Romania), Katalin Hanke (Romania)

 If required, the organizers can provide translation during the classes.



In case of instrumental masterclasses, applicants must be at least 10 years old and have previous musical experience. For absolute beginners we recommend the canto or dance courses.


You can take part in the Summer University as:

  • Active participant

The course fee is 250 RON (55 EUR)/person. This fee entitles the participant to an active attendance of the chosen masterclass and of the optional course(s). In case of applying for two different masterclasses as main courses, the participation fee is 2 × 250 RON.

  • Passive participant

The course fee is 50 RON (11 EUR)/person. The applicant is entitled to participate in the masterclasses on a passive basis, without influencing the activities of the active participants. However, this participation fee does not include:

  • Individual lessons,
  • Attending the optional courses, available for all participants,
  • The opportunity to perform in the closing concert of the Summer University.

The participation fee can be paid in advance at the headquarters of Cultural Center of Harghita County (Miercurea Ciuc, 4 Blvd. Timișoarei) or at the location of the Summer University, the Márton Áron National College (Miercurea Ciuc , 80 Márton Áron Street).

The price does NOT INCLUDE the costs of the accommodation and the meal.

Accommodation: For recommended accommodation possibilities, please contact the organizers at one of the addresses listed below.

Meal: There are several restaurants nearby the location of the Summer University, where you can choose from various daily menus at reasonable prices.

Performing possibilities: Besides masterclasses, one of the main goals of the Summer University is to support young and talented artists by ensuring them opportunities to perform. All student ensembles are therefore welcome to give short concerts in the form of street music in the squares of Miercurea Ciuc.

Application: You can apply for one of our masterclasses with the help of the APPLICATION FORM, available here:

The number of participants is limited; the available places will be filled up in accordance with the application order.

Deadline: Monday, 11 June, 2018, midnight (24:00 UTC+2).

For further information, please visit the website of the Early Music Festival Miercurea Ciuc:

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by the following e-mail address: or by telephone: 0040-266-372044 (fax: 0266-315891); 0040-0746-244235 (mobile).


Organizers: Cultura Nostra Association, Cultural Center of Harghita County, Harghita County Council

Co-organizer: Miercurea Ciuc Municipality

Partners: Márton Áron National College, Nagy István Fine Arts and Music High School