Institute Registration Deadline: April 15, 2021
Applications are accepted on a rolling-admissions basis.
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If you wish to register online using our secure system, fill out the form and click the "submit button." You may then mail in a check or submit payment online with a small service fee for processing costs.
Register by mail
If you wish to register by mail, print and fill out the form. Please enclose a check to cover the Registration Fee and Deposit made out and sent to:
Center for Musical Studies
724 Chesapeake Ave.,
Silver Spring, MD 20910.
See details: Tuition & Fees page.
April 15, 2021
Audition recordings should be submitted electronically as YouTube or mp3 files , which can be emailed to: .
Audition materials must be submitted together with (or after) an application is received in our office. No audition recordings will be considered without a completed registration from the applicant.
Recordings should be recent and include 2 arias or 1 aria and 1 art song. An oratorio selection should be included if you wish to be considered for solo oratorio performance (with orchestra).
Each work should be uploaded as separate tracks and labeled with name of selection.
Recordings ( audio or video) should contain two works, preferably solo, which demonstrate a contrast of style and character. Individual movements of sonatas and suites are acceptable.
Recordings must be recent, made no more than six months prior to application.
Each excerpt or work must be played through without stopping.
Each work should be uploaded as separate tracks.
All excerpts and works must be uploaded in the order listed.
Please label each upload with the name of the excerpt or work. DO NOT include your name.
2021 Arrival & Departure Dates
Arrive July 5 - Depart July 17
Piano Program Session II:
Arrive July 17 - Depart July 29
Arrive July 8 - Depart July 17
Arrive July 18 - Depart July 27