Artist Training

Academy & Orchestras

Artist training is at the heart of the Verbier Festival’s DNA. The Festival’s Academy and Orchestra Programmes have been a career launchpad for many of today’s most sought-after soloists, chamber ensembles, singers, orchestral players and conductors.

Meet our Students

More than 200 musicians from 36 nations will take part in our programmes in Summer 2024.

Training of pianists, violinists, violists, cellists, chamber ensembles and singers, plus internships for recording engineers

Training of orchestra players aged 15 to 28 and mentorship opportunities for conductors aged 25 to 35

Success Stories

For more than 30 years, the Verbier Festival has nurtured an entire generation of young artists.
Meet some of our greatest ambassadors.

donate a scholarship

Each scholarship of CHF 3,500 covers one-quarter of the cost to train an Academy or Orchestra programme student. Help us to continue to provide accessible education opportunities for exceptional young talents regardless of their financial circumstances.

house a student

Invite an Academy musician into your home and build a friendship for a lifetime. Not in Verbier this summer? Academy students make great housesitters too! This important contribution allows us to devote more funds directly to the development of our students.