Academia Internacional Galamian
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Formación musical integral en la

Academia Internacional Galamian

Estudio de violín/viola

Desarrollo artístico en la

Academia Internacional Galamian

Being part of the Galamian International Academy (GIA) is a crucial decision for your artistic development. The GIA has fully dedicated professionals who guarantee your learning with the most current and advanced methodologies on the music scene.

Since its transfer to the former María Cristina Royal Conservatory, the Galamian International Academy has established itself as a musical educational institution of the highest vision and recognition. Students and teachers from all corners of the world attend the GIA.

Belonging to the student body of the Academy means much more than receiving classes from your principal teacher. We fervently believe in the necessary development of all the skills that make up your musical growth. Among them, of course, is your instrument technique, but not alone.

The Galamian International Academy allows you to

  • Develop your artistic abilities in a friendly study environment among classmates and teachers. Sharing opinions, criticism and musical experiences with our team and students will help you achieve honourable and competent artistic values ​​in the 21st-century music scene.
  • Have all the facilities of the Academy: study booths, classrooms with pianos treated with care and respect, conference room, chamber music rooms and the María Cristina Unicaja Concert Hall (Sala Fundación Unicaja Mª Cristina).
  • Participate in activities dedicated to improving your skills as a musician: student concerts, group technique classes, joint reading, music theory and singing, Brainin method, orchestra, assistance as a listener to all the masterclasses given at the Academy.
  • Attend all the concerts organized by the Galamian Academy, such as the Cycle of Concerts for Teachers, the concerts of the Galamian Academy Orchestra, and the annual program of the Málaga Philharmonic Society.

Requirements of

Admission and Enrolment

The Galamian International Academy carries out the admission and enrolment process for students entering the academy for the first time via the academy's website throughout the year. Here you will also find frequently asked questions.


The Reina Nilsen Foundation offers a reduction in enrolment costs for deserving and exceptionally motivated students - placing particular value on the family's economic situation - of up to 50% of the total enrolment cost.

The academy will carry out the request for this reduction in enrolment once the applicant passes the audition for access.

Upon registration, the Reina Nilsen Foundation will value your request with the Galamian International Academy panel. The academy will communicate any reduction and amount to the student before starting the course in September 2024.

Estudio de Violín/Viola

Internship Programs

The Galamian International Academy offers a significant reduction in enrolment fees for those students who wish to participate in any Internship Programs.

Students must pass an interview with part of the AIG team to be part of these programs. Spaces for these programs will be limited. The Academy prioritizes students with greater seniority or those who have passed the access auditions during the face-to-face phase in July 2024.

The Academy will advise students who have passed the July 2024 auditions of the offered specialty programs to those interested in participating.

Previous specialty programs

  • Practice Repertorists – dedicated to practices as accompanists of the Piano Study

  • Logistics and show production

  • Event planning and scheduling

Estudio de Violín/Viola

Awarding of Title

The educational programs of the Galamian International Academy (GIA) are divided into three ranks, depending on the age and level of the student: Pre-college, Bachelor and Master.

Participation in one of these educational ranks will be determined by the Academy jury in the applicant's access audition, considering their age, academic background and interpretive level.

The GIA offers its degree for students who pass one of these programs in the opinion of their principal teachers.

Estudio de Violín/Viola

Frequently asked questions