The C. David Oboe Fellowship is a merit-based fellowship awarded to one MasterWorks Festival student who has achieved an exceptional level of musical performance in oboe and/or English horn. It is funded by local anonymous donors who wish to honor a family member. Your application to the festival is your application for the oboe fellowship. If awarded, your festival payment you make upon acceptance will be fully refunded.
The C. David Oboe Fellowship will be awarded by a selection committee from the pool of qualified applicants who have completed the MasterWorks Orchestra Program audition and application requirements on or before March 1, 2021.
The recipient of the C. David Oboe Fellowship will receive tuition, room, and board in MasterWorks facilities. (He/she will be responsible for the non-refundable application fee, security deposit, and applicable shuttle fees, as well as travel expenses to and from MasterWorks and any extra expenses, such as equipment, souvenirs, etc.)
Applicants must submit the following by March 1, 2021:
To be considered for the C. David Oboe Fellowship, the applicant must submit a new audition recording, even if he/she is a returning MasterWorks alumnus. He/she must not be older than 24 years by March 1, 2021, and he/she must only have completed up to a two-year Master’s degree, a one-year post-graduate artists’ diploma, or less. No exceptions will be made to the listed requirements. All materials must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. EST on March 1, 2021. (If you’re unclear as to whether or not you qualify, please email Festival Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
The recipient of the C. David Oboe Fellowship is expected to fulfill the following requirements during his/her participation in the MasterWorks Festival:
*In the event that the recipient is not selected for the Concerto Competition finals, he/she will perform as a soloist in the Honors Recital, adhering to all guidelines therein, detailed on the MasterWorks website and student handbook.