July 23 - August 07, 2024


PIANALE JUNIOR is a unique combinations between piano master classes, language courses and a range of public concerts. In close association with experienced piano teachers and Inlingua Language School, PIANALE JUNIOR provides young pianists between 13 and 17 years old from all over the world with the best possible framework for advanced coaching and planning of their future studies.

In addition to advanced musical training based on master classes and practice time on their instrument, the young musicians from Germany and abroad will have the opportunity to develop their knowledge of foreign languages or learn new ones.

The aim is twofold: on one hand to advise and prepare the new generation of pianists concerning their future studies ; on the other hand to provide the young musicians with an opportunity to gain or improve language skills that will help them to study successfully abroad.

PIANALE JUNIOR represents a preliminary stage to PIANALE International Academy & Competition which supports pianists between 18 and 30 years old with scholarships and concerts to introduce them to their professional life as a pianist.

The piano master classes are led by internationally acclaimed teachers and concert pianists who share the common goal of deepening the basics of piano technique and dedicate themselves to musical and stylistic questions as to the right selection of repertoire for each young pianist.

Through its professional language training, Inlingua, a Fulda-based language school, offers students an opportunity to develop their foreign language skills and prepare for further study abroad .

The public concerts during PIANALE JUNIOR provides young musicians with a high-standard performance platform. The candidates are entitled to give at least two concerts during the course. The closing concert will be given by the best PIANALE JUNIOR students. The finalists will receive a scholarships and special awards.

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Friedemann Rieger

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Josu De Solaun