Academies of classical and baroque music

Enjoy a week of masterclasses with greatest masters of classical music

Learn from the greatest masters of classical music

Work on the pieces of your choice in individual lessons, 1h/day

Meet students and open up your career internationally

Record your masterclasses in professional studios

A 2022 program with exceptional teachers

Découvrir les prochaines académies

Discover the largest catalog of recorded classical and baroque masterclasses

Become more confident in front of cameras and the public

Practice in an environment similar to that of concerts and competitions

Enjoy professional studios with high quality sound and 4k image

Stand alongside the greatest masters on an international platform

Testimonials

Guiseppina PRETE

Orchestre-Atelier Ostinato, Paris

It was really interesting, it helped me to open up musically, and stylistically, I also learned a lot.

Emilia SHARPE

Robert Schumann Hochschule, Düsseldorf

Its a professional yet very familial atmosphere. It has been truly inspiring to connect with the teachers and students. I have learned so much and had a great time getting to know everyone, eating the Amazing food and learning about the Saline Royale.

100% of our academics feel that they have progressed at the academy and recommend us

Gaspard THOMAS

CNSMD, Académie Jaroussky, Paris

I had a great week of academia in an exceptional and inspiring work environment. Very flexible work possibilities. Very rich musical and artistic content. Meals of very high quality, maybe a slight regret on the quantity, we would like more!

Edith CNOCKEART

Conservatoire Royal, Bruxelles

Very well organized and very rewarding! A high level academy.

100% of our academics feel that they have progressed during the academy and recommend us.

It was very interesting, it helped me to open up musically and, stylistically, I also learned a lot.

Guiseppina Prete
Ostinato Workshop Orchestra, Paris

Its a professional yet very familial atmosphere. It has been truly inspiring to connect with the teachers and students. I have learned so much and had a great time getting to know everyone, eating the Amazing food and learning about the Saline Royale.

Emilia Sharpe
Robert Schumann Hochschule, Düsseldorf

I had a great week of academia in an exceptional and inspiring work environment. Very flexible work possibilities. Very rich musical and artistic content. Meals of very high quality, maybe a slight regret on the quantity, we would like more!

G
CNSMD, Académie Jaroussky, Paris

Very well organized and very rewarding! A high level academy.

Edith Cnockeart
Conservatoire Royal, Bruxelles

An “all-inclusive academy” to focus on music

Accommodation and catering on site in the 3 stars hotel of the Saline Royale

Auditions filmed every evening and transmitted to students

Full immersion with teachers, students and staff

Exceptional UNESCO World Heritage Site

Academy rates

Educational costs

582€*

Accommodation and catering costs

Full pension - single room

897€

Full pension - Shared room (2 beds)

697€

Full pension - dormitory (8 beds)

520€

Half-pension  (including : lunches, arrival and departure diners - mandatory if no accommodation is taken on site)

150€

Educational costs

194€*

Accommodation and catering costs

Full pension - single room

299€

Full pension - double/twin room

232€

Full pension - dormitory

173€

Half-pension  (including : lunches, arrival and departure diners - mandatory if no accomodation is taken on site)

50€

The amount of the tuition fees takes into account a reduction in return for the authorisation given by the student for the fixation and communication to the public on videogram of the courses during which he/she performs musical works, as provided for in the general conditions of sale.
*Specific rates are set up for the pedagogical costs of the 6-day chamber music academies, 384€ per trio member and 291€ per quartet member. For the pedagogical costs of the 2-day chamber music academies, 128€ per trio and 97€ per quartet member. Members of a group must make an application per person when registering for the academy they wish to join.

Register to the academy

Frequently asked questions

Who are the teachers in our academies?

The teachers of our masterclasses are all internationally renowned musicians, first prize winners, judges of major musical competitions and recognized professors. Each of them has a pedagogical experience, which is intended to transmit to the academicians their knowledge, acquired over the years.
Learn more about our academy teachers.

Can I apply for a scolarship?

Yes, you must apply when you fill out the application form. If your application is accepted, you will be eligible to receive a scholarship of at least €100.
Learn more about scholarship.

How many classes will be taught during the academy?

Each student will have at least 5 classes during the week and will be able to attend classes with other students in the academy.

Can minors register?

Yes, they must be accompanied by a responsible parent or legal guardian. If not, the signature of one or the other is required and a statement releasing the Saline royale Academy from all responsibility must be provided upon final registration of the student.

What is the Saline royale Academy?

The Saline royale Academy is a private higher-education institution authorized to issue ECTS credits.

I have a specific diet. How can I manage it?

You will be able to fill out an information sheet that will be sent to you after your registration has been accepted. Our catering team will do everything possible to respect your dietary preferences.

Is the station close to the Saline royale?

The Arc-et-Senans train station, which connects with the Dole and Besançon Viotte stations, is located 200 meters from the Saline Royale. If necessary, we will organize shuttles from Besançon Viotte station.

Will I be able to work in my room?

Yes, between 10 am and 8 pm, respecting the quietness and the schedules of the other students. In addition, rehearsal rooms are available between 7:30 am and 11 pm every day.

How long and how many videos should I include with my application?

Students should submit links to 1-2 videos. These should not exceed approximately 10 minutes in length.

Will it be possible to photocopy/print documents?

French law prohibits the photocopying of music scores. Please take precautions by bringing your scores and piano accompaniment material.

Saline’s Partners

Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin
Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin
Royal College of Music in London
Royal College of Music in London
Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles
Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles

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