Accademia del Ridotto

Academy of Music

The Accademia del Ridotto, a project by Tetracordo Foundation, is an advanced musical training center. Its headquarters is located within the “Ridotto” (Boxes Foyer) of Theatre of Stradella (Province of Pavia – 60 Km. from Milan), from where it derives its name.
The Academy, sponsored by Italian Ministry of Culture, aims to contribute to the professional training of musicians capable to enter the labour market, interfacing with the structures, agents, production and management of live entertainment.


Three-years Master program, reserved for students with Accademia del Ridotto’s Specialization Diploma or Master’s Degree issued by a Conservatory or University

Specialization Diploma

Two-year training course for gifted students, with Teaching or Concert qualification

Professional Diploma

Three-year training course, intended for students with refined artistic and technique qualities

Preparatory courses

The Preparatory courses, propaedeutic to Professional/Academic courses, offer a structured training pathway for young talents

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To attend Accademia del Ridotto courses, to which it is possible to enroll at any time, you need to join the Tetracordo Association and to pass an admission exam. The program will be decided by the student according to the skills required (for further information, please check the course tabs). The exam can take place face-to-face or online, by sending a video recording.
Admissions exams are free – Click here for deadlines and schedule.
The Accademia del Ridotto reserves the right to qualify students that present a recognized outstanding curriculum profile, exempting them from the admissions exam.
Eligible students will be admitted to lessons upon availability of places. The lessons will start in the first or second term, according to the registration date.

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