How to Apply

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Deadlines:

Discounts and Financial Aid – March 15, 2017

Online application with all required materials – April 17, 2017 

Discounts & Financial Aid

Students who participate in regional, state and national honor groups qualify for an automatic discount of at least $1000. Discount offer ends March 15, 2017. Additional financial aid based on financial need is available.

10% Pay in Full Today deal

Discount offer ends March 15, 2017.

Four-Week Music Discount

Students who are accepted and enroll in two consecutive programs, e.g., Symphony Orchestra Intensive/Chamber Festival Intensive, or Wind Symphony Intensive/Chamber Festival Intensive are eligible to receive a 15% discount for the full cost of tuition, meals and housing. In effect, students pay for three weeks and receive the fourth week free. Honor Group participants may apply the Honor Group discount of $1000 to one program.

Application requirements

Online application with the following materials:

  1. Link to your audition video/audio
  2. Audition Details (If applicable)**
  3. Brief description of your music experience or your music résumé
  4. Teacher Recommendation – required for all audition programs listed below. (Print form from your CampInTouch account under Forms & Documents; you can also upload completed forms there.)

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Audition Materials

2017 Symphony Orchestra Intensive

Audition material can be submitted in video or audio recording form, with or without accompaniment. Performance tempos and repertoire selections should highlight your ability to play accurately and overall musicianship.

Strings: Ages 13–18

  • One 3 octave scale (2 octaves for basses)
  • One arpeggio (your choice of key)
  • One of more pieces demonstrating technical accomplishment (something fast) and interpretive ability (something slow and legato)

Winds And Brass: Ages 14–18

  • One 2 octave scale
  • Two arpeggios (one presto staccatissimo and one largo legatissimo)
  • One or more pieces demonstrating technical level (something fast) and interpretive ability (something slow)

Percussion:

Snare Drum:

  • One etude from Advanced Snare Drum Studies by Mitchell Peters or comparable concert etude. Suggested: Etude #1

Keyboard:

  • 3 Major scales of your choice, 2 octaves
  • Chromatic scale, 2 octaves beginning on C
  • One two-mallet solo/etude from Modern School of Xylophone by Morris Goldenberg, Fundamental Method for Mallets by Mitchell Peters, or comparable etude. Suggested: Goldenberg Etude #5
  • Optional: One intermediate to advanced level four-mallet solo/etude

Timpani:

  • One etude from Fundamental Method for Timpani by Mitchell Peters or comparable etude. Suggested: Etude #51

 

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2017 Chamber Festival Intensive Audition Requirements

Audition material can be submitted in video or audio recording form, with or without accompaniment. Performance tempos and repertoire selections should highlight the student’s ability to play accurately and overall musicianship.

Strings:

  • One 3 octave scale
  • Two arpeggios (your choice of key)
  • One or more pieces demonstrating technical accomplishment (something fast) and interpretive ability (something slow and legato)

Winds & Brass:

  • One 2 octave scale
  • Two arpeggios (your choice of key)
  • One or more pieces demonstrating technical accomplishment (something fast) and interpretive ability (something slow)

Pianists:

  • One piano solo of your choice that demonstrates interpretive skills in both slow and fast passages
  • Any piece of ensemble repertoire demonstrating collaborative skills with another instrument or instruments

Percussion:

Snare Drum:

  • One etude from Advanced Snare Drum Studies by Mitchell Peters or comparable concert etude. Suggested: Etude #1

Keyboard:

  • 3 Major scales of your choice, 2 octaves
  • Chromatic scale, 2 octaves beginning on C
  • One two-mallet solo/etude from Modern School of Xylophone by Morris Goldenberg, Fundamental Method for Mallets by Mitchell Peters, or comparable etude. Suggested: Goldenberg Etude #5
  • Optional: One intermediate to advanced level four-mallet solo/etude

Timpani:

  • One etude from Fundamental Method for Timpani by Mitchell Peters or comparable etude. Suggested: Etude #51
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