ELIGIBILITY & RULES
Applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 30 as of January 1st, 2019.
Musical and technical ability
Past performance achievements and awards
Motivation/desire to learn
Surrounding skills/attributes (personality, social media presence, communication skills, etc..).
A high standard of attendance will be required--local students who have prior work commitments or other engagements should not apply.
Those who are not willing to invest significant time and energy in personal and group practice should not apply.
FEES BY PROGRAM
The Beethoven String Institute: $2500
The Franz Liszt Institute: $2500
The Composers Institute: $1800
Facilities & Staff: $650
Department-wide faculty fee: $400
Instrumental faculty fee: $600
$200 deposit is due on May 15th.
Full remaining tuition is due no later than May 25th.
A deadline extension form will be available through our registered applicant portal. Forms must be submitted no later than May 20th.
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SCHOLARSHIPS & AID
Decisions Announced May 6th
Festival Baltimore will award a limited number of merit-based scholarships to deserving applicants.
Applicants who demonstrate significant financial need will be considered for need-based aid. A financial need form form will be available in the submission portal.
Festival Baltimore participants will be eligible for a number of employment opportunities to help subsidize tuition costs. These jobs include social media take-overs, pre-concert greeter, 'kitchen duty', and more.
A limited number of work-study positions will be posted. Those selected for a work-study position will receive a tuition subsidy between 25-50%. Festival applicants are encouraged to submit an application for these (found in the submission portal).
A detailing of job descriptions, requirements, and applications for these jobs will be made available in the Submission Portal.
Due on April 20th - EXTENDED TO MAY 4
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
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If your social media profiles already contain adequate substitutions for our required materials, we'll let you know & save you the hassle.
You'll receive a confirmation email with links to our registered applicant portals where you can submit required materials, apply for financial aid, and get a shoe-in for one of our work-studies.
Due on April 27th - EXTENDED TO MAY 11
The following materials are required regardless of our preliminary application assessment.
| Scan of Government-issued ID
| Scores (composers only)
SUBJECT TO WAIVE
Notification of waived requirements will be sent no more than 3 business-days following the submission of your preliminary application.
| Audition videos
| Artistic bio
| High-quality portrait photo
The following will not weigh heavily on the committee's acceptance decision. For applicants interested in a scholarship, it is highly recommended that all optional materials be required.
| Recommendation Letter
Submission portal available for access upon completion of the preliminary application.