Visit Skopje!

Joining FAME’S Institute isn’t just about academic experience, it’s an opportunity to embark on an adventure and discover the enchanting land of North Macedonia!

North Macedonia, a hidden gem in the heart of the Balkans, offers a unique blend of history hospitality and natural beauty that will leave you awe-inspired. From the stunning Lake Ohrid, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to the bustling bazaars of Skopje, you’ll be enchanted by the diversity and warmth of this beautiful country.

Are you ready for an extraordinary journey of knowledge and exploration while making lifelong memories?

You can APPLY NOW for the ‘Film’ and ‘Carte Blanche’ Orchestral Course in September and experience what it is like to be living, playing, rehearsing and recording in a state-of-the-art studio, alongside our esteemed mentors, together with other young musicians from Europe!

Week 1 – Silent Movie (10th -17th September)
Under the mentorship of Maestro Mirian Khukhunaishvili, we’re thrilled to collaborate with the National Cinematheque of North Macedonia for this unique project. During the Course, our students will gain experience preparing a silent movie masterpiece “Blackmail” by Hitchcock, whose music is composed by Neil Brand. 🎻 The students will perform at the Silent and Classical Film Festival in Skopje on 16th of September.

Week 2 – Video Games (17th – 26th September)
Our final Orchestral Course ‘Carte Blanche’ will be the culmination of our 2024 Seminar Program, paying tribute to the groundbreaking ‘Journey’ Original Soundtrack by Grammy-winning composer Austin Wintory @a.wintory. This week-long course will immerse you in the world of video game music, led by none other than Austin Wintory himself! The concert finale will be performed on 25th of September at Kolarac Concert Hall in Belgrade.

🌟 APPLY NOW on the LINK IN BIO or send your application to

❗ The Program offers a FULLY FUNDED SCHOLARSHIP to selected participants! (EU or Creative Europe Countries, 18-30 y/o)

Co-funded by the European Union, Creative Europe.