International ilSUONO Contemporary Music Academy is a grassroots new music collaborate initiative between Italian ensemble Suono Giallo and Greek composer Theocharis Papatrechas. Shaped as a rigorous summer assembly of young new music composers and performers, ilSUONO celebrates excellence in contemporary music performance practices and composition. It was founded in 2016 and takes place annually in Città di Castello, Italy during the summer season. ilSUONO’s core objective is to provide emerging composers with a unique forum in which participants polish musical skills through private instruction and composition seminars with renowned composers from elite institutions, and have performance opportunities by highly skilled new music instrumentalists for quality portfolio built up.