Welcome to the newly re-designed JVL website, specially created for our up-coming trip to Cremona, Italy. You are still able to visit our regular site and access all the archives and videos that are posted. It also includes the last 2012 season at North Bay.
I am sure that you will find lots of very useful information and tips that will help you to understand how the 2013 season will run. This will enable you to plan your trip and fully enjoy the benefits of an incredible summer of music-making in the musical heart of Europe!
We have very carefully checked all the details and benefits of joining JVL 2013 in the International Cremona Music Academy and are absolutely certain that this collaboration will be of enormous benefit for all JVL students from various parts of Canada, USA and abroad. The single and the most important reason is to introduce our students to the very fundamental reason of learning music, the music sharing with some of the best students of all ages from around the world and learn from each other about music making, language and the culture!
We have prepared a program for you that encompass private lessons with some of the greatest pedagogues, with whom will undoubtedly enrich your understanding and appreciation of music, participation in various ensembles and orchestras, performances in some of the greatest halls and palaces of Europe where your concerts and recitals will be attended by a lot of people from around the world.
A truly unique Cremona International Competition for Strings and Piano draws a lot of attention worldwide and attracts many upcoming young stars to participate in this great event. This will take place in Cremona between July 23 and July 25. We are very proud to be able to offer our own young stars the opportunity to participate and to measure up to the world and be among the bests!
We will meet some of the great violin makers who live and work in Cremona and who will share with us some of the “secrets” of their craft. Of course many places, museums and cities will be explored during our day trips. You are now up for a wonderful time and I invite you to explore the following pages and discover all things that made JVL so famous in the past and will make it even more famous in the future! Welcome to JVL at the Cremona International Music Academy!
Vedere tutti voi in Italia!