July 13-29, 2018

BLACKBURN MUSIC ACADEMY

July 13-29, 2018

Situated in the idyllic Napa Valley, the Blackburn Music Academy provides an immersive summer festival experience for talented emerging professional musicians through direct chamber and orchestral performing opportunities with some of the most respected musicians from around the world.  An integral part of Festival Napa Valley, academy musicians present concerts throughout the Napa Valley for the thousands of patrons and attendees that come annually.  

Academy musicians participate in chamber music concerts, orchestral concerts and workshops, sectionals, and other professional development sessions with Festival Napa Valley artists.  Guest artists and clinicians for 2018 include:  Joshua Bell; Raimund Lissy, Principal Second Violin of the Vienna Philharmonic; the Principal musicians of the Russian National Orchestra and others.