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Thank you for your interest in the IMS Prussia Cove Seminars. Our Spring Masterclasses bring young artists to Cornwall, UK to study with internationally renowned musicians including Artistic Director Steven Isserlis. The seminar offers musical training of an unparalleled standard to new generations of the world's most talented musicians, as they make the transition from students to professionals.

Open to advanced string players and pianists, aged 16-30. Applications welcome from solo players and chamber ensembles.

Please note that bursaries are available to support those accepted who are in need of financial aid to attend the course. We always help those accepted and in need of financial aid, so please don’t let the fees be a barrier to applying. Part of the application form includes a section enabling you to apply for a bursary. 

Full details are on our website, but please contact if you have any queries about the course or application process.

All applicants need to provide:

  • Video recording of at least two contrasting works or movements, 20 mins max
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • $40 registration fee*
* If you will struggle to pay the registration fee you can apply for a fee waiver. For details on how to do this click here.

Deadline for applications:  Monday 27th November 2023, 5pm (GMT)

We look forward to receiving your application!