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Violin Making Competition | 2021 |Violin Competition


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Faculty | Jury | Artists

CEO & President of the Jury – Volodymyr Baran (Malta)
Violin/String Quartet – Agata Szymczewska (Poland)
Viola/String Quartet – Volodia Mykytka (Germany/Ukraine)
Clarinet – Andy Miles (Germany)
Voice – Xiuwei Sun (China)
Piano – Maria Satomi (Japan)
Violin – Volodymyr Baran (Malta)
Master Luthier – Tadeusz Slodyczka (Poland)
Piano/Coorepetition – Julia Miller (Poland/Malta)
Violin/Chamber music – Oleksandr Stytsiuk (Ukraine)
Guitar – Vincent Fabri (Malta)
Spectral Composition – Benoit Granier (France)
Conducting – Vincent de Kort (Netherlands)
Chamber Music – Volodymyr Baran (Malta)
Master Luthier and Violin Expert – Simeone Morassi (Italy)
Master Luthier – Christophe Landon (USA/France)
Master Luthier – Zheng Quan (China)

Price List | Central International Music Master Classes™ & the Competition

Enrollment Fee per Participant € 50 EURInternational Violin Competition | Конкурс скрипачей | Конкурс пианистов must be paid before the 25 May 2022.
Students: 17 – 31 July, 2022 € 1980 EUR (lessons, concerts, accommodation full board, transfers, participation in all events and the competition, certificates and much more) International Violin Competition | Конкурс скрипачей | Конкурс пианистов must pay before 27 May 2022.
Parents: 17 –  31 July, 2022 € 1280 EUR (accommodation full board, transfers, participation in all events and much more) International Violin Competition | Конкурс скрипачей | Конкурс пианистов must pay before 27 May 2022.

Maltese Residents | Waħda, diversi lezzjonijiet u nofs prezz għar-residenti Maltin. Noffru prezzijiet specjali mnaqqsa ghal residenti Maltin € 430 EUR (Lezzjonijiet + miżata għall-applikazzjoni)International Violin Competition | Конкурс скрипачей | Конкурс пианистов
Prices per person in EUR, If you have any issues with the payment via credit card or paypal, please use the bank transfer option to the: Maestro Volodymyr Baran, Central Academy of Arts (Malta), HSBC Malta plc, Merchanst Street 32, Valletta, IBAN: MT47MMEB4433600000003330089805, BIC/SWIFT: MMEBMTMT
The Enrollment and Tuition Fees must be paid in full before the 29 May 2022.
IMPORTANT NOTE! Several Reduction-Scholarships are Available!
For these who has received the Scholarship, Pay Here: International Violin Competition | Конкурс скрипачей | Конкурс пианистов must pay before 15 May 2022.


  • Composer Prof. Daniel Andres (Switzerland)
  • Pro-Helvetia Foundation (Switzerland)
  • D’Addario Foundation (USA)
  • Scholarships for the Malta International Music Competition® and Master Classes™ 2023 to be awarded by the Violin Limited Company (Malta)
  • More prizes to come…

Management Team

Maestro Volodymyr Baran – CEO and Artistic DirectorViolin Masterclass 2021 | CAA Charity Foundation 2021
Dr. Andrea Rossini – PA & Marketing Adviser
Dr. Benjamin Valenzia – Lawyer
Mr. Bernard Bonnici – Administrator/IT
Mrs. Azure Lam – Manager/International Relations Coordinator

For assistance contact Mrs. Andrea Rossini              For sponsoring email Mr. Bernard Bonnici
central-academy@email.com                         vfimfestival@gmail.com

Travel, Health Insurance, etc Wide selection of low cost and business air fares to Malta including budget and discount flight deals you can easily find from Ryanair, Easyjet, Vueling and major airlines like Emirates, Lufthansa, Scandinavian and others. Obtaining appropriate travel documents and insurance is the sole responsibility of each participant. The Central Academy of Arts™ and Violin Limited Company accepts no liability of any kind whatsoever for any personal illness or injury sustained by the competitor or for loss or damage to a participant’s/competitor’s belongings, including instrument, during transit or while the CAA programs. Every violin/viola maker must arrange insurance for their instrument/s. The organizers are authorized to utilize and exploit the recordings in sound, image and digital media as well as for presentation on the internet. For this purpose, all participants cede all requisite rights of use, exploitation and broadcast to the organizers, the right to publish details of the competitors, students and instruments and pass them to third parties. Central Academy of Arts™ and Violin Limited Company have the right to produce and distribute without limit or payment of any fee, audio and/or video recordings of all competition exhibitions, performances, concerts, events etc. The recorded/filmed products are owned solely by the Central Academy of Arts™ and Violin Limited Company. The jury is free to award or to withhold prizes as it sees. Ex-aequo prizes and special mention awards are permitted. Competitors may be interrupted at any time during their performance, if the Jury considers it suitable. The judges’ decision is final. Legal recourse is excluded. The directors of the competition can, under certain circumstances, cancel the competition. This concerns in particular the case in which not enough applications have been received for the competitions or the master classes. Cancellation of the contest entitles participants only to the reclamation of their Enrollment fee. We will unfortunately not be able to refund any payments after the 30 May 2022. Having studied the conditions, every participant must accept the stipulations and regulations of Central Academy of Arts™ and Violin Limited Company posted on this website. This English version remains the only one containing info.

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