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The Music Academy welcomes musicians that are regularly or occasionally supported by the Esperus Art Fund, as well as any other student or young artist who is interested in participating.

In collaboration with the festival l'Eté Musical en Bergerac, a cultural event created in 1988 that has become highly renowned for the quality of its concerts, its eclectism and its authenticity, the academy takes place in France, in the village of Monpazier (Périgord region). Due to the unique conditions of the work and the accommodations offered, the number of participants is limited to small group (selected applications), which guarantees the participants proper personal attention.

Intensive classes, solo and chamber music, students' concerts included in the festival's program, friendly atmosphere, encounters and exchanges with international musicians in exceptional surroundings; the academy took place for the first time in August 2016, welcoming pianists and violinists.

For more informations and application forms, please contact us.

5-15 August

Check the archives down not to miss photos and videos of this year's edition!


Tamara ATSCHBA - Piano

Louise CHISSON - Violin

Gary HOFFMAN - Cello


The Academy is pleased to regularly receive guests of honour.

We are pleased to announce that the 8th edition of the Esperus Music Academy  will take place this year, as well as the 35th edition of the summer festival L'Eté Musical en Bergerac.


We do our best to welcome you in the best conditions and offer you beautiful musical and human experiences. Always aiming to support young musicians, the Esperus Academy strives to keep conditions of participation stable, despite the current inflation.


Details and application forms are available in english and in french right under here. Taking into account each year the possible changes, it is recommended that those who have already participated in the Academy carefully read all the information.

If you have questions you are welcome to write us a mail at:


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