THE METROPOLITAN OPERA
Met Opera Choral Lab: Deadline - February 7, 2023
Calling all singers! Please join us for our inaugural Choral Lab, an exciting opportunity for students from the NY/Tre-state area to learn and rehearse choral classics from the opera repertoire. Renowned choir director, Bishop Chantel R. Wright, will lead this session to help young singers fine-tune their vocal skills, build confidence, and collaborate with peers across the region.
In tandem with our 2022-2023 Virtual Honors Choir, students will study and perform a new a cappella arrangement of Una furtiva lagrima from Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore for all voice types. The score, individual click tracks, and recordings of previous virtual choirs can be found here.
Ability to read sheet music and some choral experience is preferred.
Sign up here if interested.
When: Thursday, February 9th, 6-8 p.m.
Where: The Metropolitan Opera, 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, List Hall
(entrance is at the Stage Door: enter on Amsterdam Ave between 64th and 65th street. Stage Door entrance will be on your right.)
*Please note students will need to show ID matching the name listed on their jot form.*
CREATIVE STAGE COLLECTIVE - Seeking Percusionist
Creative Stage Collective is a multi-generational troupe of kids and adults who create original works based on the imaginative ideas of children, based in Harlem.
Seeking a percussionist to play O Fortuna from Carmina Burana as part of our Musical Sketch Comedy Revue called Creative Stage Spectacular.
Candidates need to be available to attend 2 hours of rehearsal that will be scheduled at some point on the following dates/times, as well as the dress rehearsal in the theater.
1/29 (between 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
2/5 (between 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
2/8 and 2/9 (between 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
2/10 (between 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.)
All rehearsals take place at 154 West 93rd St.
2/11 REQUIRED DRESS REHEARSAL AT SYMPHONY SPACE (TBD)
Interested candidates should contact Madeline Bender at email@example.com
MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Summer Applications Now Open
MSM Summer provides instruction and performance experience for students ages 8 to 17 in a dynamic conservatory setting. Students will develop their musical skills and will join a vibrant community of young musicians. Early decision date: 1/16/23. Applications due by 2/17/23. Visit website for more details.
Precollege Applications Open 12/1/22
MSM’s Precollege program gives talented students professional instruction and multiple performing opportunities in a supportive environment, as well as collaborative time spent with like-minded peers, many of whom become life-long friends and colleagues. Students take part in either the Classical Program or the Jazz Program.
Instruction each Saturday throughout the school year includes a weekly private lesson and classes such as theory, ear training, composition, orchestra, chorus, and conducting. Students also take part in numerous performances held in our various recital halls. Click here for more information.
MADELINE ISLAND CHAMBER MUSIC
Summer String Quartet Program
MICM, located in Northern Wisconsin is a summer program focused on chamber music. They offer an immersive three-week string quartet program for around 30 high school and college students. The program costs $3,865 including tuition, room and board. Scholarships are available and awarded based on financial need. Click here for more information. Apply by 2/15/23.
Preparatory Division Brass Masterclasses Event
Saturday, 2/18/23 5-6:30 p.m.
Brass students (ages 8-17) interested in learning more about Julliard's preparatory programs are invited to join us for a Brass Masterclasses Event with the Preparatory Division Faculty!
This FREE event will include trumpet, horn, and low brass masterclasses as well as a brief Q&A for students and parents.
Following the event all are invited to attend the Pre-College Orchestra concert in Peter Jay Sharp Theater at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free; no tickets required.
Whether you're planning to audition for the Music Advancement Program (MAP) or the Pre-College Program this spring, or you just want to learn more about what the Preparatory Division has to offer, prospective students, parents and educators are all welcome.
To register for this event as a masterclass participant or as an observer, please fill out the registration form. You will receive a confirmation email upon successfully submitting the form.
Are you specifically interested in the Music Advancement Program (MAP)? If so, in addition to attending this brass event, we invite you to attend MAP's In-Person Open House from 12:30-4:40 p.m. immediately before this event! Please register separately for each event.
NYU MPAP SUMMER PROGRAMS
Applications open 1/16/23
The NYU Steinhardt Music and Performing Arts Professions Summer Programs include the following options for students: Jazz Improv and Composers Workshop, Percussion, Strings, Brass Workshop, Woodwind Intensive, Piano Intensive, Vocal Performance Intensive, Screen Scoring Workshop, Songwriters Workshop, Musical Theatre Conducting Intensive, Music Technology Intensive, Music Business: What Makes a Star. Click the link above for more information.
NINA SIMONE PIANO COMPETITION FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN PIANISTS
Inaugural Nina Simone Piano Competition
Art of the Piano, led by Awadagin Pratt, is thrilled to hold its inaugural Nina Simone Piano Competition. Taking place in the summer of 2023, this bi-annual competition is specifically for talented young African American pianists.
The aim of this Competition is to give these young artists a highly visible platform to showcase their skills, gain opportunities, experience, and support. Additionally, the Competition aims to get more African American artists on concert stages in general, to commission new works, and to add more African American pianistic voices to the classical canon. Apply by 3/1/23.