Photo: Stephan Baumann

Carl Flesch Academy 2024

Details & online application

Please read the following information carefully before applying further below. Thank you.

The academy will take place from July 07 to 14, at the Lichtenthal Abbey, Baden-Baden. The course fee is 799 € plus accommodation (no application fee).

Schedule 2024

  • July 06Arrivals (from 1 pm)
  • July 07 – 10Master-classes (4 x 45 minutes)
  • July 10 – 13Rehearsals with the orchestra
  • July 12, 8 pmMasters concert 1 (with orchestra)
  • July 13, 8 pmChamber music concert
  • July 14, 8 pmMasters concert 2 (with orchestra and award ceremony)
  • July 15Departures

Location (courses & accommodation)

Kloster Lichtenthal
Hauptstr. 40
76534 Baden-Baden
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A detailed schedule of the master classes, chamber music groups, workshops and the daily routines will be sent to all accepted participants prior to arrival or handed out on site. The schedule is subject to change before and during the Academy week.

Accommodation: All participants will stay at the Lichtenthal Abbey. Depending on the room category, the price per room including three meals per day is between 700 € and 850 € for the entire academy week. The booking of your room and its payment will be part of the final course booking. Please find more information about the rooms here

No age restriction: Applicants of all ages are welcome. Our jury will make its decision solely based on your musical skills.

Application, confirmation & payment

Application deadline is April 03, 2024. Applications sent after this date will not be considered. Applications must be made through the application form on this page (further below). We cannot accept applications sent by mail, e-mail or other means.

Confirmations of participation will be sent to the selected participants by e-mail, on May 01, 2024.

Payments for booked master-classes as well as accommodation bookings & payments must be made by May 15, 2024. If payments are not made on time the invitation to the academy week will be revoked and the free spot will be given to another applicant.

Master-Classes 2024

4 lessons (45 minutes each, one per day) during the period July 07 – 10.
For more information about the instructors and the accompanying pianists please click on the photos.

Chamber Music

The chamber-music projects for all students, which included a public concert on the 13th of July, will be headed by Saule Tatubaeva


This year, prizes & scholarships with a total value of more than 25,000 € will be awarded to the participants of the Carl Flesch Academy.

Every participant will receive a voucher for the Henle Library worth 100 €.

In addition, all participants who perform publicly with the Baden-Baden Philharmonic will receive a free video of their performance for future applications. Details can be found here

Application for the Carl Flesch Academy 2024

Sorry, but the application period ended on April 3. Consider giving it a try next year. Good luck!

Application for the Carl Flesch Academy 2024

Please select the master class you would like to participate in, fill in all fields and upload your CV as a PDF file.

Please enter anything in the comments box that might be relevant to us in the context of your application or participation in the academy, e.g. handicaps, food allergies or similar things we may need to consider.

Public Solo Performance

If you would like a solo performance with orchestra, please choose three or more pieces from the "repertoire" selection that you have mastered as a soloist, that you would like to perfect in the master-class, and that you would like to perform together with the Baden-Baden Philharmonic.

It is not necessary, but beneficial, if your application video shows one or more of these pieces.

In case you are selected for a public performance with ochestra the final decision on which piece you will play will be made by your master class instructor, the pricipal conductor and our jury. So please select only pieces you really feel comfortable with.

Application video

You may enter up to three videos (at least one is required). Your application videos can be of any length and may contain any number of pieces. Any video that gives our jury an impression of your playing skills is welcome, whether self-recorded and uncut or a professional video production of a solo performance with orchestra.

We accept direct links to MP4 video files with H.264 compression (file name must end with ".mp4") or links to videos uploaded to one of the following video sharing platforms:,,,,,,,,, Please do not send links that require a password, and please don't use redirections or short-link services.

In case you have any problems with your application please do not contact your professor, contact our support

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