Brodmann is proud to sponsor AIMS
with beautiful Concert Grand Pianos

American Institute of musical studies
Summer Vocal, Piano and Orchestra Programs
July 6 - August 16, 2009

An intensive 6-week summer vocal and piano institute in Graz, Austria featuring an International Faculty of voice teachers, coaches, and guest lecturers
  • The AIMS Festival Orchestra Concert series
  • Master Classes by eminent performers and teachers including Barbara Bonney and Bo Skohvus
  • Auditions for agents/presenters
  • More than 30 public performances including the AIMS Orchestra Concerts in venues in and around Graz
  • The AIMS Meistersinger Vocal Competition

AIMS, the leading European summer vocal program and the most comprehensive course of its kind, brings future opera and concert performers together with an eminent faculty and the outstanding AIMS Festival Orchestra in a stimulating, one-of-a-kind experience. Dedicated to bridging the gap between musical training and a career in music, AIMS In Graz concentrates on individual technical development and a professional approach to a career in music. The focus is on the serious musician aspiring to a career in music. Many young artists who participated in AIMS have become celebrated performers on the worlds stages. AIMS is an intensive training program in the study and performance of vocal music, both opera and German Lieder, as it relates to the singer and collaborative pianist. Distinguished teachers from Europe and America with extensive teaching/performing experience make up the AIMS Faculty. For the instrumentalist, the 70-member AIMS Festival Orchestra in Graz provides a unique experience with European conductors and the operatic and symphonic repertoire.