International Music Festival of the Adriatic (IMFA)

June 12-July 6, 2016 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 musicians ages 18-25, including students from any educational institution as well as young professionals.

IMFA participants experience three-and-a-half weeks of collaborative music making in the inspirational setting of Duino, Italy, situated 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.

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

A once-in-a-lifetime experience.

—Neil Quillen, composer

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

—Emily Clay, soprano