Regulations

The courses of the Livorno Music Festival are open to graduate musicians, senior year students, and students of any age or nationality. The Festival cannot accept responsibility for students under the age of 18; they should bring a letter from parents/guardians acknowledging this.

Enrolments will be accepted according to the date on which they are received. When the classes are full, students will be placed on a waiting list which will be published.

TRAINING PROCESS

The timetable of the lectures will be established depending on the needs and the composition of the class. The teacher is free to lead the class in total liberty, always
respecting the needs of the enrolled students. Every active student is allowed to listen to all concerts of the Festival.
The association has the right to dismiss from courses, students who do not reach the required standard, or are disrespectful of the regulations, didactic or administrative, issued by the Director. In addition, the association will reserve the right to dismiss students from courses for any misconduct.


ENROLMENT AND PARTECIPATION FEES

For all the information regarding the enrollment and fees please visit the page of the menu Conditions for Registration and Fees.


SERVICES, STUDIO AND PIANO ACCOMPANISTS

Every fee includes: definitive attendance to the selected course/s, permission to join all course as an external auditor, free entrance to every concert hosted by the Livorno Music Festival, permission to use practice rooms, with or without piano, didactic assistance, accident insurance and public-liability insurance, release of certificate of attendance and diplomas.
Students are invited to specify on the application form the list of musical pieces that they would like to play during the course, indicating the edition.
For those who request a piano accompanist, must please send this recommendation to the secretariat at the time of registration including a piano score of the piece (maximum 2) to be studied at the course.
A piano accompanist is assigned after the completion of a contract, remember that it must be stated in the register form.
Each student has to bring with him his own music stand and concert suit.
Students are allowed to use, when available and according to time table, any classrooms with or without piano.


LIVING COSTS

Costs for room and board rely on the students who stay in the Hotels arranged for them. For all information please visit the web page Where to Stay.


PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND SCHOLARSHIPS

During the Festival, public concerts will be organised for the students attending lectures, where the chosen ones will be offered the privileged of performing in concert with the teachers, and, on completion, certificates of attendance will be released. These concerts are to be considered as an integral part of the courses, for this reason any kind of reimbursement will be given to the attending students in payment.
After prior request to the secretariat the organisation will offer scholarships to the best students with completion of their professors.
There is a possibility for the best students to be selected to take part in Livorno Music Festival’s concert seasons and/or other musical institutions.
For all the other opportunities offered by the Festival to Instrumentalists, chamber music groups, singers and composers like the selection for Perform with the Artists in the Festival Concert Programmes, Recital at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole, Sir Maxwell Davies Prize, Direct access to the Veretti Competition, please, visit the page Prizes & Competitions.


TOTAL REFUND OF FEES

Right of withdrawal
As stated in the D.lgs. 185 of 22/05/1999 following the Directive D97/7/CE, students can withdraw from the contract within 10 days after the contract has been signed, by sending a fax to the Association with an attached letter with Acknowledgement of receipt within a prior 48 hours. For whatever reason you wish to terminate the contract we expect it to be reconsidered, if not you will be fully reimbursed.
Master class sold out
The amount paid will be fully refunded if the chosen course is already full.
Cancellation of the course
Students will be refunded if the course is cancelled due to external reasons or if the enrolled number is less then the minimum of four students. Student may decide to freeze the paid amount for up to the following two years in order to join another course offered by the Association.


AMENDMENTS TO THE RULES AND DISPUTE

The Association Amici della Musica di Livorno has a reserved faculty to deal with any modifications of the regulations. Any person interested will be promptly informed.
Joining the festival means abiding by all regulations.
In case of dispute the attested language is Italian.


PRIVACY RULES

By signing this form, the consents in handling his/her personal data goes according to the compliance of Art. 13 of the Legislative Decree n° 196 of June 30, 2003 as indicated on the form itself. The undersigned may, however, exercise his/her rights by writing to the Director in charge of personal data. N.B. According to and with the allegiance of art. 13 of the Legislative Decree N. 196 of June30, 2003, please note that personal data gathered in this document will be handled by the Data Bank of the Amici della Musica di Livorno Association. In addition, those who wish to do so may exercise the rights recognized in articles 7, 8 and 9 of the above cited Legislative Decree, requesting in writing from the Executive of the Amici della Musica di Livorno in charge of personal data the deletion, updating or modification of their personal data.
The data, for which we guarantee the maximum privacy, will be used in order to render possible the activity of the Association.

Livorno (Italy),
29th of January 2019
Associazione Amici della Musica di Livorno
The artistic director
Vittorio Ceccanti