SUMMER 2023 SEASON OPPORTUNITY
YO Jazz invites young musicians to audition for its summer 2023 season starting 9/8/22. Outstanding young musicians from across the US showcase the legacy and bright future of American jazz in a free rigorous training residency with world-class jazz masters on the campus of Purchase College, SUNY. Apply by 1/19/23.
CLASSICAL MUSIC AUDITION OPPORTUNITY
NYO2 invites young musicians from groups underserved by and underrepresented in the classical orchestra field to audition for its free summer 2023 season starting 9/8/22. Teen musicians from communities underrepresented in classical music work closely with top players from American orchestras and conservatories during a residency on the campus of Purchase College, SUNY. Apply by 1/19/23.
TRAINING RESIDENCY FOR SUMMER 2023
NYO-USA invites young musicians from across the US to audition for its free summer 2023 season starting 9/8/22. The program includes a training residency with leading professional orchestra musicians followed by a tour performing in great musical capitals of the world. Teens spend several weeks in sectional and full orchestra rehearsals, workshops designed to complement the repertoire, and social/recreational activities. Opportunities for orchestra librarians, orchestra management, and apprentice composers also available. Apply by 1/19/23.
MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS AT 92Y
Recanati-Kaplan Program for Excellence in the Arts at the 92Y offers 100% full-tuition, merit-based scholarships for exceptional students in NYC to develop their creative potential as artists, dancers, and musicians. Students are immersed in a broad range of advanced classes as well as personalized private instruction. Programs in visual arts, dance, music, and musical theater. Visit website for details and deadlines.
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.
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.
ALUMNI & FRIENDS OF LAGUARDIA
2023 Summer Study Applications - Deadline January 25, 2023
We are so pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for Alumni & Friends Summer Study Grants for Summer 2023!
Scholarships are available to juniors, sophomores, and freshmen, who may be eligible to receive financial assistance for supplemental study in their arts discipline during the summer of 2023. Find out all you need to know HERE.
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.