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Wintergreen Summer Music Academy 2019

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Fellowship String Quartet (Or String Quintet)

July 7 - August 4, 2019

Below is the 2018 information. 2019 information coming October 15.

Contact Academy@WintergreenPerformingArts.Org for specifics.

Open to pre-formed string quartets (quintets considered) on the verge of a professional career. 

THE PROGRAM

 The 2016 Fellowship String Quartet: The Aurelius Quartet

The 2016 Fellowship String Quartet: The Aurelius Quartet

This highly selective program engages one pre-formed string quartet or quintet. The Fellowship Quartet is featured in Festival chamber music concerts and coached multiple times per week by Festival Guest Artists and members of the String Academy Faculty. They will rehearse and perform in the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra, will be promoted in a pre-arranged concert tour of Virginia, and will perform in concert with our Artist(s)-in-Residence. (Previous Artists-in-Residence have included Christopher O’Riley and Rachel Barton Pine.)

Members of the Fellowship Quartet receive full tuition, room and board, and a travel stipend. Only ensembles with serious intent should apply for this program.

Faculty

What to Expect

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The 2015 Fellowship Quartet: invoke.

  • Time to rehearse as an ensemble in the beautiful setting of the Blue Ridge Mountains

  • Multiple coachings per week with Festival Guest Artists and String Academy Faculty

  • Featured performances at the Wintergreen Summer Music Festival

  • Recordings of select performances

  • A concert tour of Virginia with enthusiastic audiences

  • In-depth session on creating and executing community outreach and education programs

  • Rehearsals and performances with the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra, comprised of musicians from top orchestras and chamber music societies around the country

  • Professional mentorship and review of professional materials

Application Deadlines & infoRMATION

Deadlines:

  • February 1:
    Early Bird Deadline. Fee only $45.
    Beginning February 2, Fee increases to $65

  • March 1: Application Deadline

Application Requirements:

 2017's Fellowship String Quartet - The Seacrest Quartet

2017's Fellowship String Quartet - The Seacrest Quartet

  • Audio or video (preferred) recordings of the group playing at least two contrasting works of at least 15 minutes total in duration. Applicants may upload file or provide a link during the application process.

  • Current resume of training experience

  • List of chamber music works studied and/or performed.

  • Group and individual member bios merged into one Word (preferred) or PDF document

  • Other press materials as available

  • One letter of recommendation from a current or former teacher/coach

  • Contact information for one additional reference

    Visit https://app.getacceptd.com/wintergreen for more details.

Fees

  • Application Fee:
    February 1: Early Bird Deadline. Fee only $45.
    Beginning February 2, Fee increases to $65

  • Tuition: Free

  • Room and Board: Free

  • Travel stipend to be paid to individual quartet members at the conclusion of the Festival

Contact

For questions or more information: academy@wintergreenperformingarts.org

 Congratulations to the  Kaia Quartet , the 2014 Wintergreen Fellowship Quartet, on their debut album,   Latinoamérica   .

Congratulations to the Kaia Quartet, the 2014 Wintergreen Fellowship Quartet, on their debut album, Latinoamérica.