Aspen Summer Music Festival and School

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225 Music School Road, Aspen, CO, United States
2 Music School Road Aspen Colorado 81611 US

Aspen Music Festival students receive intensive exposure to the principals of the Vienna Philharmonic, the Cincinnati Symphony, and the New York Philharmonic through private instruction, master class, and by performing major orchestral repertoire alongside them.

Dates of Program
June 21 - August 20, 2017
Length
4 or more weeks
Application Deadline
December 1: $60, January 2: $125
Harp Instructors
Anneleen Lenaerts and Nancy Allen
Ages
14-18, College
Levels
Advanced
Type of Harp
Pedal harp
Instruments
Students must provide instrument—rentals are available
Residency Options
Both overnight and commuting options are available
Accommodations
Two housing facilities, Marolt Ranch & Burlingame Housing are offered; Off Campus Housing available.
Costs
Tuition: $3,950; Room & Board: $3,950
Financial Aid
Yes, partial scholarships are available
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HOW TO APPLY

APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2017 SEASON WILL BE ACCEPTED BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 15

  • Resume required
  • Two letters of recommendation encouraged but not required

AUDITION REPERTOIRE (VIDEO REQUIRED)

One 2017 harp fellowship position is available
All harp applicants must submit the following repertoire.

  • RAVEL: Introduction and Allegro (beginning to No. 18)
  • BERLIOZ: Symphony Fantastique (2nd movement, beginning to 23)
  • VERDI: La Forza del Destino (Overture – entire)
  • DONIZETTI: Lucia di Lammermoor (Cadenza – edition of your choice)

ADDITIONAL EXCERPTS FOR FELLOWSHIP CONSIDERATION: please include all repertoire above and below

  • RAVEL: Tzigane (Cadenza)
  • WAGNER: Die Walkure, one harp (combined) version, (Firemusic, 5 bars after 96 – play until downbeat of 20 measures)
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  • Fellowships and scholarships are available to full-session applicants
  • Fellowship applicants will also be considered for scholarship with submission of financial aid form
  • VIDEO audition recordings are required
  • All applicants must upload general audition repertoire
  • Applicants interested in the harp fellowship must include additional excerpts with their general audition repertoire