Dates: June 20 – July 18, 2021
Tuition Cost for All 4 Weeks: $4,400 (discounted tuition till March 15, 2021)
The MasterWorks Piano Program is open to serious, motivated students, ages 14 to 26, desiring to develop and refine their musical skills in a positive and encouraging atmosphere.
The Piano Program provides:
The Piano Program will also include an intensive Chamber Music component during the first week, with each ensemble performing on a public concert in Twichell Auditorium. Other performances during the festival include student recitals, Masterclasses, repertoire classes, orchestra concerts (prelude or interlude), worship services, and the MasterWorks Concerto Competition.
Based on application/audition materials, students will be assigned to a small chamber ensemble prior to the Festival. Piano students are strongly encouraged to prepare the piano parts to chamber music prior to the start of the MasterWorks Festival. Chamber ensembles receive coaching by members of the instrumental or piano faculty.
Prayer and devotional time, as well as festival-wide spiritual activities, foster deep faith and Christian witness. Please refer to the spiritual life section for more information.
Applicants must submit:
1) Completed Application and application fee
2) A video recording of highest quality of the following:
Three advanced-level works of contrasting styles from at least 2 different historical periods (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Contemporary). The repertoire should be memorized. Please contact Chip Hill firstname.lastname@example.org for questions regarding repertoire requirements.
3) Current résumé and/or list of musical experiences including repertoire studied/performed and ensemble experience