Terms and Conditions – masterclasses 2024

IMPORTANT UPDATE (June 6th 2024): all clarinet places are sold out!

Art. 1 The Cluj International Masterclasses 2024
The Notes&Ties Cultural Association (Asociația Culturală ”Notes&Ties”) and The Gheorghe Dima National Music Academy (Academia Națională de Muzică ”Gheorghe Dima”) are holding masterclasses for Flute and Clarinet entitled Cluj International Masterclasses 2024 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, between 19-24 July 2024, at The Gheorghe Dima National Music Academy.

Art. 2 Registration
The masterclasses are open to flute and clarinet players worldwide.

Submitted applications must include the following documents:

  • application form – download
  • a copy of the confirmation of payment of fee according to Art.3

All documents mentioned at Art. 2 should be scanned and sent by e-mail to: cluj.masterclasses@gmail.com by June 10th 2024 (within the limits of available places)

Art. 3 Fee

Participation fee – 350 EUR* (net, after bank fees) for

Deadline: June 10th 2024

* The participation fee includes masterclasses, accompaniment classes, complementary courses and free access to all concerts.

The application fee will be sent by bank transfer to:

Beneficiary name: Asociatia Culturala Notes and Ties

Beneficiary address: 

Street: Str. Buzau nr. 6, ap 6

City: Cluj-Napoca

Province: Cluj

Postal code: 400294

Country: Romania

Beneficiary tax number: 30012813

Bank details:
IBAN: RO56 BRDE130SV01198771300
Bank: BRD Group Societe Generale, sucursala Cluj-Napoca
Bank address: Piata Unirii nr. 13, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Please include the participant’s name and the following phrase:
“application fee Cluj International Masterclasses 2024” in the transfer.

There will be no refunds due to participants’ cancellations.

Art. 4 Participants

The deadline for applications is June 10th 2024 (within the limits of available places)

  • The number of participants in the masterclasses is limited to a total of 32 flutists and 32 clarinetists
  • Occupancy of seats is done in the order of registration and requires a confirmation from the organizers

Scholarships for Romanian flutists and clarinetists:

  • The organizers offer 4 scholarships for Romanian flutists and 4 scholarships for Romanian clarinetists. In order to obtain a scholarship, participants are asked to add a recommendation letter from a specialized teacher to the registration documents.
  • Participants who will be awarded scholarships will be contacted directly via e-mail on April 7, 2024

Art. 5 Official registration of the participants

Participants will register the masterclasses on July 19th, between 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Info Point in Cluj-Napoca (25 I.C. Bratianu Street).

Upon registration, candidates will personally confirm their identity using their ID or passport.

Art. 6 Teachers

  • The teachers will consist of prominent musicians from around the world.
  • Complementary courses
  • Piano accompaniment

Art. 7 Repertoire

For works with piano accompaniment, we recommend selecting pieces from the Cluj International Music Competition 2025 repertoire (https://notesandties.ro/repertoire/

Art. 8 Public performances and streaming
By entering the masterclasses the participants agree that the organisers reserve the right to photograph and record (audio & video) courses and concerts. These may be broadcast on radio, TV, or online without further permission given by the participants or their accompanists, who are not entitled to claim any remuneration for these recordings and broadcasts. Some selected participants will perform in the Gala Concert without a fee.

Art. 9 Diplomas
All participants will receive participation diplomas.

Art. 10 Travel and Accommodation

Travel, accommodation and all other expenses will be supported by the participants.  

Art. 11 Visas
Participants requiring a visa to take part in the Cluj International Masterclasses 2024 are requested to organise this themselves. If a letter of invitation is required for visa purposes, participants may request this from the organizing team.

Art. 12 Insurance
The Cluj International Masterclasses 2024 is not responsible for the costs of participants’ illness and/or accidents during their stay in Cluj-Napoca.
The Cluj International Masterclasses 2024 is not responsible for the loss/theft of personal possessions/musical instruments from the area of the masterclasses.

Art. 13 Personal data

By registering for the masterclasses, participants agree to the storage and use of their personal data by the Notes&Ties Cultural Association (Asociația Culturală ”Notes&Ties”) for the purpose of organising the masterclasses.

Art. 14 Parental/guardian consent

Download parental/guardian consent form

 ART. 15 Final provisions

In well justified situations, the organizer reserves the right to make changes to any aspect of the masterclasses.

Any integral or partial change to the place or time of the event will be announced in due time. This includes the possibility of moving the masterclasses online in case of force majeure, the enforcement of public events restrictions, restrictions on the movement of persons, or any other such measures enforced by government authorities for reasons of public health and safety.