june 27 - july 4

Intensive String Quartets
With Sibbi Bernhardsson

  • Daily coaching
  • Daily masterclasses

july 4 - 14

Senior Division 

Icelandic and International Faculty

  • Private Lessons
  • Chamber Music
  • Orchestra

july 7 - 14 

Junior Division
Icelandic and International Faculty

  • Private Lessons

  • Chamber Music

  • String Orchestra
  • Kjell Seim

    will conduct Beethoven ́s Symphony no. 3 on July 14th 2018
  • Ziyu He

    winner of Menuhin Competition 2016 is a featured soloist
  • Du Yun

    conducts a collaborative creative worskhop for performers and composers
  • Alf Kraggerud

    principal guest faculty and lecturer

"One of the things that makes our Academy special is the great variety of talent it attracts""

The Harpa International Music Academy is an exciting music festival for students of all ages and instruments. In just 11 days, you will study with international faculty and meet fellow students from Iceland and around the world. Private lessons, chamber music, masterclasses, solo performances and symphony orchestra will inspire you to work hard and become a better musician, while having a great time under the midnight sun.

Umsókn / Application

Fyrir umsækjendur undir 18 ára aldri. / For applicants under 18.


Umsóknarfrestur hefur verið framlengdur til 4. maí /  Application deadline has been extended until May 4th


Partners / Sponsors

mom merki-a-vef-skjoldur-vinstr ylir

menuhin Custom    lin-yao