Registration

Apply for Fellow and Scholar Postitions before January 15!

Eligibility Information and Application Requirements

Conducting Fellows, $1,325

The Fellows Program is designed for conductors who have a primary interest in working with choral music and would like to improve their skills working with orchestras. The following categories of applicants are encouraged to apply:

  • Applicants who currently serve as conductors of independent or religiously affiliated choruses
  • Applicants who currently serve as conductors of choruses affiliated with educational institutions
  • Applicants who have completed an advanced degree in choral conducting, but do not currently serve as a conductor
  • Applicants who are currently enrolled in an advanced degree program in conducting

Applicants for the Fellows program will be required to submit video excerpts that will be reviewed by the Academy faculty selection committee. A video with orchestra is suggested but not required. Registration is limited to 12 Fellows and notification will take place in March 2020.

Conducting Scholars, $950

The Scholars Program is designed for any conductor or conducting student who wishes to learn and become more comfortable with choral-orchestral conducting. Educational training and experience in the field of choral conducting is assumed. The following categories of applicants are encouraged to apply:

  • Applicants who have experience conducting at an educational institution, or an independent or religiously affiliated chorus
  • Applicants who have completed an undergraduate program in music
  • Applicants who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in music

Applicants for the Scholars program will be required to submit video excerpts that will be reviewed by the Academy faculty selection committee. A video with orchestra is suggested but not required. Registration is limited to 16 Scholars. Scholar applicants will be notified in March 2020.

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