JULY 7th-17th, 2023
APPLICATIONS DUE FEBRUARY 1st
WHERE COMPOSER MEETS CONDUCTOR
Sofia Symphonic Summit provides a unique environment where emerging conductors and composers work closely together, manifesting the realization of newly composed works for symphony orchestra or wind symphony.
Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, is known for its rich cultural traditions, beautiful architecture, and advantageous art scene. The people of Sofia love and appreciate new music and eagerly await the presentation of new compositions representing contemporary influences and stylistic differences.
PEOPLE AND PLACES
Scholarships available up to €1500
Program fee is €4295
Dates of the Program:
July 7th - 17th, 2023
Participants should arrive on July 7th and depart on July 17th
Application opens October 31st, 2022
Application period closes February 1st, 2023
Priority is given to those who apply early
Application review begins immediately and will continue until the application deadline, or till the program is full.
Applicants may receive a notification of being 'waitlisted'. If waitlisted, applicants will receive notification no later than February 15th.
You may apply as both a conductor/composer
Click here to begin you application
Questions should be mailed to:
SSS 2022 brought participants and faculty from 15+ countries for 10 days of music and networking.
"The Sofia Symphonic Summit was filled with great performances, insightful instruction and friendships that will last a lifetime. It was one of the most rewarding and significant events of my career. I enthusiastically recommend it to all composers and conductors."
Harry Bulow, Purdue University
2020 & 2021
SSS 2020 & 2021 were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.