Doc Music Festival2016

The new project: Doc Music Festival Project: International Festival of Doctor’s Amateur Orchestras and Chamber Groups

Aiming to promote the non-professional music performance as well as multicultural friendships in the name of Music, the Festival has launched a new project dedicated to doctors’ amateur orchestras and chamber groups which shall be “The” cultural event of the Festival of Medieval Cities.
As a tribute to the “glorious” tradition of amateur medical musicians, doctors’ amateur orchestras and chamber music groups will be invited to perform two concerts in the Festival of Medieval Cities between the 30th of July and the 4th of September 2016.  While the Festival is taking place, the members of the various orchestras and chamber groups will have the possibility to enjoy excursions regarding the local historical and fine arts inheritance, the natural environment (including the Fiuggi’s secular thermal baths) as well as the wonderful food and wine production of Fiuggi and more generally of the province of Frosinone.


Organizational structure of the Fiuggi’s Doc Music Festival: overview and tasks.


Doc Music Festival will take place from the 30th of July to the 4th of September 2016


Travel costs are paid by each orchestra/chamber group.



 The musicians participating in the Festival should be aged between 20 to 80 years old.
The festival organization expects up to a maximum of 45 musicians for the symphony orchestras, 30 musicians for string orchestras. Each musician is invited to bring his/her family along.
Documents to provide:
 The Festival organization needs a complete list of the names of the musicians, with the indication of the instrument played.



Each orchestra/chamber group will perform 2 concerts based on its own program: one concert in Fiuggi and one offsite (such as Arcinazzo Plateau). As indicated above, should an orchestra/chamber group arrive with more than 3 days of delay, it shall then perform only one concert. Before each concert there will be the possibility of performing a general rehearsal on stage. Each concert will have a maximum duration of 1 hour including the interval.

Musical Programs for performance:

a) part of the program to be performed shall include one or more composers of the country of origin of the orchestra/chamber group.
b) the musical program of each orchestra/chamber group is to be sent to the Organization of the Festival by the 30th of April 2013 (expiration date for the participation in the Festival).


Each orchestra/chamber group must appoint and then indicate to the organization of the Festival a person responsible for the supervision of the musicians and his/her substitute. These persons shall be the special point of contact (SPOC) between the orchestra/chamber group and the organization of the Festival. The SPOC, under the coordination of the Festival’s organization, will be responsible of the scheduling of the rehearsals. Moreover, the SPOC will help the organization of the Festival in the implementation of logistic-technical solutions


Each musician will bring along its instrument. However the organization of the Festival shall provide, upon request, cellos and double basses crafted by Italian liuthers as well as the timpani. The organization of the Festival shall also provide music stands, stages and any other logistic device.


Each orchestra/chamber group will bring along the music for its own individual concerts. The scores of the final concert shall be provided by the Festival. The Festival shall also put at disposal chamber music scores so that the members of the various orchestras/chamber groups can meet together enjoying chamber music sessions.


Participants will have the possibility of participating in the entertainment initiatives organized by the Festival with the support of the municipality of Fiuggi. Historical, artistical and eno-gastronomic itineraries as well as a traditional cookeries school will be offered to the musicians and their families at special discount.

For more information on the activities to be carried out during the Festival, please send a mail to


The musicians (as well as the people following them in this special vacation) can benefit of a special offer worked out by the associated hotels expressly for the Festival. The details of the offer are available in the Information section of our site where you will find also the related links.

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