Call for applications - Singers

Contius-Bach Academy

In collaboration with the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, the Contius-Bach Academy is looking for singers for Masterclasses to be held from 8 to 12 July 2023.

Repertoire :

17th century vocal music (sacred vocal works by Montervedi, Grandi, Cavalli, Frescobaldi, Sances, etc.) Organ works by Frescobaldi, Froberger, etc.)

The professors of the Academy are :

Hans Davidsson (Sweden), Lorenzo Ghielmi (Italy), Monica Melcova (Slovakia), Benoît Mernier (Belgium), Krzysztof Urbaniak (Poland), Mauro Borgioni (Italy)

The masterclasses will take place mainly on the historic Goltfuss organ (1692) of the Groot Begijnhof church.

A concert will be given by the students on 12 July.

Participation fee :

250€ (including free admission to all festival concerts).
*Travel, accommodation and meals are not included in the participation fee.

Candidates wishing to apply should send their CV to, for the attention of Natsumi Krischer.

Subject to acceptance, candidates should transfer the fees to

IBAN: BE73 3101 7462 6560
Communication: “Academy 2023”

*Please note!!! Please wait for our acceptance letter before making the transfer.
Your participation is only confirmed after receipt of payment.