Applications are now open for the 24th Ambronay EEEMERGING+ Academy!

Apply now to join the Academy in 2022!


We are looking for the artists who will take part in the 24th edition of the Ambronay EEEMERGING+ Academy! It will take place from the 22nd of June to the 21st of July 2022, and will be conducted by Ophélie Gaillard.



This academy will be built around the members of the EEEMERGING+ ensemble Butter Quartet who will lead each section:

Anna Jane Lester, violin 1
Chloe Prendergast, violin 2
Isabel Franenberg, viola
Evan Buttar, cello


The program will feature:

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Symphony No. 25 in G minor, KV. 183 (1773)
  • Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805)
    Concerto for cello and orchestra in D major, G.479 (1770)
    Soloist: Ophélie Gaillard
  • Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
    Symphony No. 36 in E flat major, Hob I:36 (1762)
  • Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805)
    Symphony No. 6 in D minor, “La casa del Diavolo”, G. 506
    Excerpt: III. Finale, Andante sostenuto & Allegro con moto (1771)
Here’s the list of the different profiles we need: violin, viola, cello, double bass, oboe, bassoon, horns and pianoforte.


If you want to join the Ambronay EEEMERGING+ Academy, click here to apply.

Application deadline: December 31st, 2021

The auditions will take place on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of February 2022 (Paris and Bâle).


For any questions, please contact (desk closed from the 17th of December to the 2nd of January).




22nd of June – 6th of July 2022: training session in Pavia (Italy)
6th – 21st of July 2022: European tour