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Offered by the Université Musical Hourtin Médoc, the International Music Academy allows young musicians to deepen their musical talent under the guidance  of professors and prestigious artists. Trainees are offered idyllic accommodations, located along the banks of the largest lake in France.
The Academy is designed for graduate students from music academies recognized by the Ministry of Culture and Communication. Depending on availability and at the teacher’s discretion, other students may be admitted. Each student is given an excellent instrumental coaching. Training rooms with piano accompanists are available for students.
Interns are accommodated on a full board basis, subject to availability, in 2 bedrooms flats (2 per apartment), in a 3* tourist residence, Odalys- acances (bed linen provided - towels not provided). Full board accommodation is compulsory for unaccompanied students under 18. Over 18, there is possibility to rent your own apartment (see: prices) or manage your own stay personally.

Actualité ...

Session A : du 1er au 9 avril 2017
Session B : du 15 au 23 avril 2017
Spaces are limited and assigned on a first come first serve basis. Registration will be confirmed by email or by post to each student individually. Parents are welcome; there is the possibility of full board accommodation. Please check with the Academy for further details (contacts section)


Registration DEADLINE : 15 MARCH 2017
pdfParental authorization 2017 (PDF format)  / To be joined if minor



Arrival on Saturday, reception at the train station (SNCF Bordeaux) from 1 pm where you will be welcomed by our team.
Departure on Sunday morning 8h30 from Hourtin for Bordeaux train station.
Les stagiaires et les familles qui n’ont pas la pension complète ont la possibilité de prendre leur repas avec les pensionnaires au prix de 14€ (s’inscrire la veille à l’accueil de l’UMHM)
Payment of expenses
Each trainee will pay at the latest the day of arrival, all the requested expenses to the order of the UMHM.
The price includes :
• Reception of students on site or at the railway station of Bordeaux St Jean and back;
• Accommodation in a 3 * hotel residence a 2-room apartment to share with another trainee;
• Breakfasts, lunches and dinners;
• The final buffet;
• The BAFA framework for minors;
• Instrumental courses;;
• The courses of chamber music (option 50 €);
• Accompanist pianists available;
• Piano class, supplement 90 €;
• Orchestra Rehearsals;
• Access to all student concerts;


village western hourtin
For accommodation around the training place, outside the academy, discover the territory, visit the Médoc ... We suggest :
- Bungalows in the « village western » to 1/4 hour of walking. Rates western village : click here.
- For any other mode of accommodation, contact the Community Tourist Office Médoc Océan (www.medococean.com)


Pedagogical information: : Annie COCHET - Tel : (+33)144 647 454
Françoise GNERI - Tel : (+33)608 321 469
Practical information : J. R. PEINTRE - Tel : (+33)556 091 757
Practical information : UMHM ODALYS - Esplanade Christian Renard - 33990 HOURTIN
Tourism Office : www.medococean.com
Students must bring their desks, partitions and a concert suit.
Travel is part of the participant’s own expenses (free shuttle UMHM, Bordeaux / Hourtin to Bordeaux).
For non-French students, we recommend that you take a "health assistance and repatriation" (travel insurance) for the duration of the stay. Conventions of care may exist between France and your country of origin.
Interns and participants in the Academy are required to purchase insurance for their musical instruments. The UMHM cannot be held responsible for any theft or damage to musical instruments.
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