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Masterclasses

Sadly, due to pandemic restrictions we will be unable to host Masterclasses in Bantry during the normal festival period for 2021.

To visit our Virtual Festival Programme, click here.

You can view Masterclass programmes from previous years through the Archive pulldown list above right.

West Cork Music is committed to supporting young musicians. So keep an eye on this page for any developments in the Masterclass Programme.

More About Masterclasses

Advanced students have the opportunity to immerse themselves without distraction in the world of chamber music and, guided by some of the world’s finest artists, to explore its great riches.

The West Cork Chamber Music Festival is not just a week of extraordinary concerts in a fabulous setting.  It is also a summer meeting-point for top young ensembles.

The opportunity to take part in Masterclasses and the experience of preparing for concerts at the end of the week are of considerable value in themselves, but the benefits of attending the Festival go further: behind the scenes there is much private tuition going on, and the informal contact between students and artists is a tremendously valuable resource.

Masterclasses take place up to four times daily throughout the Festival and are free to attend.

Masterclass Tutors & Quartets

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