Courses

Since 2006, Chianti in Musica has organised flute, oboe, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, guitar, piano, and chamber music courses.

Application

Accommodation

How to reach us

The courses will take place from 28 July to 2 August 2024 (arrival in San Donato in Poggio on Saturday, 27 July - departure on Saturday, 3 August). To enroll, please download the Chianti in Musica 2024 Registration Form, fill it in, and send it to segreteria@chiantinmusica.it together with the receipt of payment of the deposit of € 150.00 by 31 May 2024.

Deadline for applications: 31 May 2024.

Active students: € 350

The fee includes:

  • membership of Chianti in Musica ETS, worth Euro 20.00, compulsory for participation in the course;
  • a daily individual lesson that the other students on the course are invited to attend;
  • ensemble music lessons with the other students of their instrument course and with the students of the other instruments;
  • participation in concerts, in agreement with the teacher;
  • use of study rooms;
  • certificate of attendance.

Auditor students: 100€

The fee includes:

  • membership of Chianti in Musica ETS, worth Euro 20.00, compulsory for participation in the course;
  • certificate of attendance.

The Palazzo Malaspina, in the central square of the village of San Donato in Poggio, hosts the course lectures. The students' concerts will take place in the Church of Santa Maria della Neve.

The registration fee for Chianti in Musica 2024 does not include accommodation in San Donato.

Chianti in Musica reserves some flats for course participants at favourable prices. Contact us to select the accommodation solution that best suits your needs. Our secretary will show you the available options and give you all the information about your accommodation in Chianti (approximate cost for the whole week 200/350 € per person).

Meals: each flat has an equipped kitchen, and the village offers supermarkets, shops, pizzerias, restaurants, and bars. During the course, the canteen organized by Chianti in Musica in the pizzeria of the Teatro della Filarmonica is available to students and teachers. A first course, main course, vegetables, and fresh fruit are offered daily for €8.00. Also in the same building is the well-stocked i’ Poggio bar where Lorenzo prepares excellent dishes and offers Chianti in Musica musicians a 40% discount on all consumptions and take-away.

Write us at segreteria@chiantinmusica.it or call +39 333 998 3040 for more information.

BY TRAIN

From Florence: Upon prior written agreement with the Chianti in Musica secretariat (segreteria@chiantinmusica.it), a personalised car transfer can be organised from the Esselunga Galluzzo supermarket to San Donato in Poggio. To get to the meeting place: from the Firenze Santa Maria Novella station, it is necessary to take the No. 36 or No. 37 urban bus of the Autolinee Toscane (Orti Oricellari stop, 400 m from the station) and get off after 15 stops at Le Romite, opposite the supermarket. There you will find the car with the Chianti in Music attendant.

Tim, Vodafone, and WindTre customers can purchase a city bus ticket by sending an SMS to No. 4880105 with "FIRENZE" written on it. They will receive an SMS with the start time and the link to the Autolinee Toscane digital ticket, which contains the Qr code for verification: it is valid from 2 minutes after purchase, so it is advisable to purchase it before boarding and wait for the confirmation SMS that will be your ticket.

Alternatively, you can buy Autolinee Toscane tickets via app by downloading the free TABNET app or the new At bus app on your mobile phone. Both are available for Android, iPhone iOs and Huawei smartphones, costing € 1.50.

From Poggibonsi: Upon prior written agreement with the Chianti in Musica secretariat (segreteria@chiantinmusica.it), a personalised car transfer can be organised from the railway station.

BY CAR

Exit A1 Impruneta. At the roundabout take the Firenze-Siena motorway and after about 20 km exit at San Donato in Poggio. From there turn right and follow the road signs for about 4 km.

BY FLIXBUS

1) Arrival in Florence Villa Costanza: Upon prior written agreement with the Chianti in Musica secretariat (segreteria@chiantinmusica.it), it is possible to organize a personalized car transfer from Villa Costanza to San Donato in Poggio.

2) Arrival in Florence Piazzale MontelungoThis square is right at the back of Florence Santa Maria Novella station, less than 1 km from the station square. Upon prior written agreement with the Chianti in Musica secretariat (segreteria@chiantinmusica.it), it is possible to arrange a personalized car transfer from the Esselunga Galluzzo supermarket to San Donato in Poggio. To get to the meeting place: from the Firenze Santa Maria Novella station, it is necessary to take the No. 37 or No. 36 urban bus of the Autolinee Toscane (Orti Oricellari stop, 400 m from the station) and get off after 15 stops at Le Romite, opposite the supermarket. There you will find the car with the Chianti in Music attendant.

Tim, Vodafone, and WindTre customers can purchase a city bus ticket by sending an SMS to No. 4880105 with "FIRENZE" written on it. They will receive an SMS with the start time and the link to the Autolinee Toscane digital ticket, which contains the Qr code for verification: it is valid from 2 minutes after purchase, so it is advisable to purchase it before boarding and wait for the confirmation SMS that will be your ticket.

Alternatively, you can buy Autolinee Toscane tickets via app by downloading the free TABNET app or the new At bus app on your mobile phone. Both are available for Android, iPhone iOs and Huawei smartphones, costing € 1.50.