The Jan Paderewski Academy of Music
Ul. Święty Marcin 87
61-808 Poznań

20th & 21st October

8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Submission of violins

room 203

23rd October

10 a.m.

Opening Ceremony

Presidential Hall

10h30 – 1 p.m.

3 p.m. – 7 p. m.

1st Round

closed to public

24th October

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

1st Round

closed to public

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

MASTERCLASS with Samuel Zygmuntowicz

“Making strategies to control violin tone. Choices of wood, model, arching and thickness”

(open to students-participants of Category B)

around 9 p.m.

Announcement of the results of the 1st round

Presidential Hall

25th October

3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

2nd Round

Aula Nova – open to public

26th October

10 a.m. – 4 p.m

International Violin Making Symposium


    • Gert Schrijvers

“The Belgian violinmakers from 17th century till early 20th century”

  • Jan Bartoś

“Possible attribution of an anonymous violin in the collection of the Musee de la Musique in Paris”

  • Alessandro Voltini

“The relationship between a table and the acoustics of a violin”

    • Samuel Zygmuntowicz

“Tonal Challenges for Today’s Violinmakers”




Chamber Hall

6 p.m.

Award Ceremony & Concert

Aula Nova