METROPOLITAN OPERA CHORAL LAB
The Metropolitan Opera will host another session of the Met Opera Choral Lab for local high school students, this time on Tuesday March 7th from 4-6pm at the Opera Learning Center at the Metropolitan Opera Guild. Those of you who couldn’t make it for the last session can join this session led by guest conductor Bishop Chantel Wright! Please RSVP by Friday, March 3rd using the link below.
Met Choral Lab Sign-up
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Rae De Vine (contact info below).
Rae De Vine (she/they)
Manager of Program Operations, Education
The Metropolitan Opera
Directions to the Met Stage Door:
Enter on Amsterdam Avenue between 64th and 65th Street.
The Stage Door entrance will be on your right.
*Please note, students will need to show ID matching the name listed on their jotform.
FROM THE TOP
From the Top’s Learning and Media Lab will be presenting a special leadership conversation in NYC for young musicians on March 8 at 6 pm: “Inside the Career of An Iconic Arts Leader,” where pianist Emanuel Ax will interview NY Phil CEO Deborah Borda.
The evening is free of charge and will include a discussion and community building reception afterwards.
As space is limited, please RSVP no later than Thursday, March 2
For more information and RSVP, click HERE
All attendees must RSVP individually through the link to attend.
From the Top is a non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating the stories, talents, and character of young classically-trained musicians ages 8-18. Students take part in their Fellowship, which includes recording for the NPR radio program and participating in online sessions with peers, exploring the power of community engagement, content creation, and career paths as musicians.
If you would like to apply for this opportunity click HERE
Application Deadline: June 15, 2023
FROM THE TOP Scholarship Opportunity
For any dedicated young musicians with financial need, in need of funds to support an instrument purchase, regular private lessons, or summer program tuition, students can apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award. From the Top’s need-based award of up to $10,000 given in conjunction with full participation in From the Top’s Learning and Media Lab Fellowship.
- To be considered for the JKCYAA Fall 2023 Class, all application materials must be received by April 15, 2023.
- High School seniors graduating in 2024 must apply by November 15, 2023 in order to be considered for the award before graduation.
NYU MPAP SUMMER PROGRAMS
Application deadlines vary by program, so please check the website.
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.