Press Release – Azomures’s Grants “Academia Sighisoara” – second edition

Tîrgu Mureș
05th April 2017


The partnership between Azomureș and the organizers of the “Sighisoara Academy” Festival continues in 2017 by an event scheduled to be held within the interval 1 – 14 August, in Sighișoara.
“Sighisoara Academy” is a two-week event organized by “Cultura Viva” Association which brings together some of the best musicians from both Romania and abroad who come to learn from renowned classical music professors. For the 2017 edition, the organizers have prepared courses for the following instruments: violin, viola, cello, piano, clarinet, bass and a section dedicated to the study of singing.
Knowing that Mures county and especially the city of Tirgu Mures is a cultural center in the field of classical music, which is evidenced by the activity of the State Philharmonic and of the Art High School, Azomureş offers these grants covering all participation costs consequent to a selection process coordinated by representatives of the “Sighisoara Academy” Festival and of the Philharmonic in Tirgu Mures. The selection contest will be held on May 12, 2017, in the small concert hall of the Palace of Culture.
“Sighisoara Academy, a Swiss-Romanian educational cultural project with strong traditions in the Mures county is currently in its final preparation stage. We are glad to have Azomureş as a reliable partner, one which has consistently supported cultural events in the Mures county. The grants for young musicians offered by Azomureş contribute to fostering a positive educational development of the inhabitants of a county with a special human potential”, declared Alexander Gavrilov, president of ” Cultura Viva”.
Those who wish to enroll in the selection process may do so at the Art High School Secretariat in Tirgu Mures or via email: The deadline for registration is May 5, 2017.


Azomureș Press Office