International Music Festival of the Adriatic (IMFA)

June 1-25, 2014 in Duino, Italy

The 2014 Festival is in session. Check out our schedule of concerts here.

The International Music Festival of the Adriatic (IMFA) is a three-and-a-half week chamber music festival for strings (violin, viola, cello), piano, voice, and composition. Designed for students ages 18–25, the program will focus on individual training and small ensemble faculty-student collaboration with private lessons, coachings, master classes, and performances. All students will experience three-and-a-half weeks of collaborative music making with musicians from around the world at the inspirational setting of the United World College of the Adriatic in Duino, Italy.

For more specific information about the program and areas of study, please click on The Program.

Co-sponsored by Luther College and the United World College of the Adriatic


"A once-in-a-lifetime experience"

"I couldn’t ask for a better way to spend a month of my summer." 

-Quotes from IMFA 2013 students


Castello di Duino
Castello and UWC
Prokofiev Quartet