International Music Festival of the Adriatic (IMFA)

June 10 - July 7, 2018 in Duino, Italy

The International Music Festival of the Adriatic (IMFA) is a summer chamber music festival for strings, piano, voice, and composition. Open to students from any educational institution, as well as young professionals, the program is designed for musicians ages 18 and up.


IMFA participants experience four weeks of collaborative music making in the inspirational setting of Duino, Italy, along the coast of the Adriatic Sea.
IMFA's renowned faculty members mentor participants in private lessons, workshops, and coaching sessions. Through master classes with esteemed guest artists and numerous performances, IMFA students deepen their musicianship and technical skills and grow into the artists they aspire to be. 

View the program overview for more specific information about the program and areas of study, and visit our tuition page for details regarding tuition and scholarships.

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

Quick Facts

  • Location: Duino (northern Italy)
  • Dates: June 10 - July 7
  • Who can apply: Students from any educational institution; young professionals
  • Areas of study: composition, piano, strings, voice

An unparalleled international musical experience.

—Ellie Glorioso, Cleveland Institute of Music, cello