Classical Music Institute of San Antonio

Ascend Collegiate and Teaching-Artist Fellowship Voice Program (2022)

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Deadline: Friday March 11, 2022

Classical Music Institute of San Antonio Collegiate Voice Program

*Ideal candidates are collegiate-level (undergraduate or graduate) singers with an interest in art song and chamber music

Application Materials:

  • Two videos of performances of contrasting repertoire
  • Headshot
  • Resume
  • Prospective Repertoire the applicant would like to perform

*No travel or room & board Included

Description:

  • Repertoire dependent on enrollment
    • Chamber music performances
    • Solo song
    • Opera Scenes
  • Diction & Song Literature Classes
  • Artistic Leadership, Career Skills, and Fundraising Panel Discussions
  • Individual Coaching
  • Masterclass with Senior Artist-Faculty
  • Free admission to festival concerts and events

The CMI Ascend Collegiate Voice Program is an intensive two-week program running from June 11-25 focusing on solo and chamber vocal music. Participants will take part in individual coaching, solo and ensemble performances, masterclasses, diction instruction, and career skills classes with the CMI Ascend artist-faculty, which consists of international performing artists and teachers from all over the Americas. Tuition is $300 for two weeks and competitive scholarships are available. Application review begins on March 11 and applications received after this date will be accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants will be notified of their status by March 28, 2022.

 

Classcal Music Institute of San Antonio Teaching-Artist Fellowship Voice Program

*Ideal candidates are doctoral students or experienced early-career teachers with a strong interest in vocal pedagogy

Application Materials

  • Two videos of performances of contrasting repertoire
  • Headshot
  • Resume
  • A statement of teaching philosophy detailing the applicant’s experiences, career aspirations, and goals as a vocal pedagogue. Please limit your response to 750 words or less.
  • Prospective repertoire the applicant would like to perform
  • Applicants may be asked to participate in a virtual interview

*Room & board are included, travel to San Antono is not

Description:

  • Teaching group voice and solo singers with senior artist-faculty mentorship
  • Solo and Chamber Music Performance & Coaching with other artist-educators and artist-faculty
  • Diction & Song Literature Classes
  • Artistic Leadership, Career Skills, and Fundraising Panel Discussions
  • Individual Coaching with Senior Artist-Faculty
  • Observation of Artist-Faculty rehearsals
  • Free admission to all festival concerts and events

The CMI Ascend Teaching-Artist Fellowship Voice Program is a rigorous pedagogy and performance training program with the aim of bridging the gap between a teaching-artist’s education and professional performance & pedagogy career. Ideal candidates are post-graduate, doctoral, or experienced early professional-level vocalists who have a strong interest in vocal pedagogy. The inaugural Summer 2022 Fellowship Program takes place June 11 – 25 in San Antonio, Texas. Competitive fellowships are awarded to musicians who will receive chamber music coaching, lessons, supervised teaching, and perform alongside CMI Artist-Faculty in both solo and chamber music settings. Each participant attends on an award valued at $2,500 covering the costs of tuition, lodging, and a small per diem. Application review begins on March 11 and applications received after this date will be accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants will be notified of their status by March 28, 2022. A non-refundable fee of $300 must be paid to reserve space upon acceptance. (When attending, this fee is returned to the student in a larger amount in the form of a daily per diem.)

Please contact Christopher Besch at fellowship@cmi-sa.org with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

Section 1 - Applicant Information

Applicant Information

Contact Information

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All participants receive a free CMI t-shirt at the end of the program
Applicants who fit the criteria for both the Ascend Solo & Chamber Music Voice Program and the Ascend Artist-Educator Voice Fellowship Program may select both Maximum number of selections permitted: 2
Section 2 - Ascend Collegiate Voice Program & Ascend Teaching-Artist Fellowship Voice Program

Headshot

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Resume

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Video

Include two videos of performances of contrasting pieces. Live accompaniment preferred, but pre-recorded accompaniments are accepted as well. Number of selections required: 2.

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The CMI Ascend program is primarily an art song & chamber music program. Providing us with pieces you'd like to explore will help us create potential programming with other musicians.
Section 3 - Ascend Teaching-Artist Voice Fellowship Program Applicants
A statement of teaching philosophy detailing the applicant’s experiences, career aspirations, and goals as a vocal pedagogue. Please limit your response to 750 words or less. Maximum number of documents permitted: 1
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Payment Details

Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.