July 6 - 16


Candidates must send to the secretary of Campus, together with the application form, two scores in PDF format of their recent chamber music composition that will be examined by the teacher. Admission will be notified by June 25.  

6 July, 9 a.m. Caetani Castle 

-Individual classes: the student has the possibility to compose (under the guide of the teacher) a short piece for one, two or three instruments to be chosen between violin,  cello and piano.
The student can begin his own piece before the Course but the score must be still open. 
The pieces will be studied by Maria Grazia Bellocchio (piano),  Alessio Cavalazzi (violin) and Andrea Cavalazzi (cello), and will be performed in a public workshop on July 16 at Caetani Castle. At the end of the performance a committee, formed by the teacher, the perfomers and a representative of the Campus, will choose one or more young composers and will recommend a new piece of him/them works to the Contemporary Music days in the Festival Pontino 2022 (Contemporary Music Session of Festival Pontino 2022).
- Group lessons with explanation of compositional techniques and  practice
- Every two days analysis lessons of important historical or contemporary works.
These lessons will be open to all the students of the instrumental courses
The course will take place only with a minimum of 8 students. 

 An enrolment application forms, complete of all dates, should be sent by 20 May 2021 to
A non-refundable enrolment fee of 60,00 Euros for Students and Listeners, and for the seminars, should be enclosed with each application.The enrolment fee also covers attendance at other courses in the programme, and is payable by:
- Euro-denominated postal order
- by bank transfer, net of commissions, 
IBAN IT 76 L 05296 14700 CC0080042292 - BIC code POFOIT3FXXX.
The name of the candidate, place and date of birth, and the chosen course must be clearly indicated.
In the event of a course being cancelled, the Campus will reimburse only the enrolment fee.

Attendance fees are payable in advance, not later than two days before the start of the course, in Euros:
€ 420,00 for Active Student - € 220,00 for Auditors by:
- Euro-denominated postal order
- by bank transfer, net of commissions, 
IBAN IT 76 L 05296 14700 CC0080042292 - BIC code POFOIT3FXXX.
We do not accept fees by instalment, no do we offer refunds.
Students should be aware that at present there are no banking facilities in Sermoneta.


For the 2021, students and teachers will not be provided with hospitality in the Castle, where only didactic activities and concerts will take place. Students will therefore arrange their own accommodation and stay independently. The Campus undertakes to promote concessions with operators: all updated information can be found on the link. For further information here. Foreign students are required to take out health insurance cover or to provide a consular statement of their right to medical assistance under the appropriate international convention. Within 8 days of their arrival in Italy, students must go to the Foreign Department of the Police (Questura) to obtain the residential permit for study purposes.


For the 2021 edition, compatibly with the evolution of the health crisis and anti-Covid measures, the Sermoneta Courses will be held in July in accordance to the indications issued by the Ministero della Salute. The lessons will take place in the rooms of the Caetani Castle and in other historical sites of Sermoneta. Before the start of the course, students, who have to document the negative outcome of the molecular swab, are invite to go to the Didactic Secretary in the Caetani Castle, to announce their arrival and to collect the entrance pass to the lessons.