Summer Wind Music Academy Šibenik

Summer Wind Music Academy Šibenik is an international event for brass and woodwind musicians of all ages and experience. Founded in 2015, in collaboration with the English Brass Academy, during the years the Academy has had a huge number of participants from all over the globe.

The Summer Wind Music Academy Šibenik is managed by the Croatian Association of Trombone and Tuba players - Busina, under the artistic direction of the two principal musicians of the Croatian National Theater in Zagreb, Ivan Bošnjak and Željko Kertez, and is supported and co-directed by Director of School of Music at the Purdue University Fort Wayne, Dr. Gregory Jones and the Director of Bands at the University of Kansas Dr. Paul Popiel

In collaboration with some of the most famous instrument makers like the Buffet Group, Shires, Thein, Jurgen Voigt and others, we aim to bring to you some of the best instrumental soloists who hold some of highest teaching and orchestral positions in the World.

If you’re a brass or wind player and you enjoy a beautiful locations, great weather and a blue sea then the Summer Music Academy Šibenik, Croatia is for you. Come in and see what it's all about!

2020 will feature numerous open air concerts, masterclasses, historical Unesco World Heritage sites and will culminate with a performance of Carl Orff's iconic piece Carmina Burana, performed by the Academy Wind Symphony, under the baton of Dr. Paul W. Popiel.