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Gifted Young Musicians Program

The École Normale de Musique de Paris announces the creation of a program for young musicians aged 11 to 16.
This intensive and tailor-made course focuses on the career building of young musicians and is designed to accompany them in their musical development, at their own individual pace.

The program is intended for pianists, violinists and cellists and the  selection will be made upon audition.


  • 2 individual one-hour instrumental classes per week
  • 1 hour chamber music class minimum per week
  • 1  hour individual and individualized theory class per week
  • 1.5 hours music history class per week
  • 3 auditions and 1 public concert annually in the Salle Cortot concert hall
  • 1end-of-year exam

important:  The program does not include general school education or accommodation. Both  remain the parental responsibility. The School’s assistance will be available.

The tuition for this program is taken in charge in its entirity by the School.



Wednesday, May 2nd 2018  | 9.00  to 5.00pm |  Salle Cortot

The 30-minute audition will include:

  • Performance of three works of three contrasting styles and periods  (15mn maximum)
  • Examination of solfège and general musical knowledge

After deliberation, the jury will meet the parents of the selected candidates.

Only 5 candidates will be chosen for 2018-2019.


  • The candidate must be 11 minimum and 16 maximum on October 1, 2018.
  • The application must be sent to the Secrétariat des Études before March 31, 2018 with:

- the birth certificate of the candidate
– address and phone number of the parents
– a copy of the candidate’s passport
– a short summary of the candidate’s musical experience
– the candidate’s school diplomas or certificates
– a letter of motivation from the parents

 For further information: Bureau des études –  secretariat.etudes@ecolenormalecorto.com

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