Guimarães Music Academy is a summertime music academy directed towards young, prospering musicians, located in the beautiful city of Guimarães in Portugal, belonging to UNESCO. The Academy is also a part of Guimarães Classico Festival. The course consists of lessons ranging from individual, chamber music and chamber orchestras, conducted under the supervision of professors and renowned musicians, such as Vasko Vassilev, Tomasz Tomaszewski, Emanuel Salvador, Emilia Goch Salvador and Filipe Quaresma. In this year’s edition of the course, there were 16 contestants, who polished their skills with the support of the masters. Guimarães Classico Festival is also a formula of numerous performances which took place in the city of Guimarães, among them: ”Serioso” – Al Pari Quartet, ”Souvenir de Florence” – Guimarães String Quartet with Guests, ”Guimarães Academia”- Students audition, ”Tchaikovsky-Tchaikovsky” – Guimarães String Quartet with Guests, Guimarães Classico Festival Orchestra, ”Viva Vivaldi” – Vasko Vassilev, Guimarães Classico Festival Orchestra.