Emerging Artist Fellowship Program
July 10 - August 7, 2017
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Application fee: $30 on or before February 10 - $60 after
Application Review begins after February 10th, 2017
Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed as positions are available
$250 registration fee due upon acceptance.
Students will be notified of acceptance by April 1.
The Emerging Artist Fellowship Program is a four-week, intensive chamber music program for string players and pianists ages 18-28. Both individual instrumentalists and pre-formed ensembles are encouraged to apply. Highly competitive fellowships are awarded to dedicated instrumentalists who will receive lessons and coachings from the Garth Newel Piano Quartet and other renowned faculty. Each participant receives a Fellowship Award valued at $3,000, which covers the cost of tuition, room and board.
Contact Isaac Melamed, Cellist/Co-Artistic Director, for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
multiple ensemble coachings every week
Weekly master classes
Opportunities to perform with members of the Garth Newel Piano Quartet and other renowned guest musicians
Numerous performance opportunities at Garth Newel, the immediate community, and in neighboring towns
- Free admission to all summer festival concerts
Garth Newel Music Center sits in the heart of Virginia's Allegheny Mountains. With its rural setting and breathtaking natural beauty, Garth Newel offers a striking parallel to the organic wonder of music.
(to be uploaded as part of online application)
- Please list chamber music repertoire which you have studied and/or performed.
- Provide a description of your personal background and musical experience, your goals, and a self-appraisal of your musical capabilities.
- Please submit at least two video samples of contrasting style. Pre-formed group applicants should include ensemble recordings of two contrasting styles as well as solo samples.
NOTE: If applying as a pre-formed group, each member should submit a separate application.
The Garth Newel Piano Quartet
Teresa Ling, violin
Evelyn Grau, viola
Judith Ingolfsson, violin (GN Emerging Artist Alumni)
Isaac Melamed, cello
Jeannette Fang, Piano
Parker Quartet, string quartet
Aisslinn Nosky, violin
Anthony Manzo, bass
Joseph Gascho, harpsichord (GN Emerging Artist Alumni)
Robbie Merfeld, collaborative piano