Aspen Music Festival And School

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Important Information
  • Fellowships and scholarships are available to full-session applicants
  • AUDIO audition recordings are required
  • All applicants must upload general audition repertoire
  • Trumpet fellowship recipient is chosen from the general pool
Fees & Deadlines
Deadline: January 2, 2018
Applications will be accepted beginning September 15, 2017

Application Fee

$25 if you apply by October 1, 2017
$60 if you apply between October 2 and December 1, 2017
$125 if you apply between December 2, 2017, and January 2, 2018
2018 Teaching Faculty

Trumpet

Full Session

Half Session I

Limited Length of Residence

STUDENTS MAY HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY ALONGSIDE AND/OR RECEIVE MASTER CLASS INSTRUCTION FROM THE FOLLOWING ARTIST-FACULTY

How to Apply

APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2018 SEASON WILL BE ACCEPTED BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 15

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

Audition Repertoire

The Aspen Music Festival and School trumpet department will award up to four merit-based fellowships that cover tuition and room/board for the summer season. Two of these fellowships offer the opportunity to play premiere assignments alongside artist-faculty from major U.S. orchestras or as principal in a variety of ensembles. If available, the ACA fellowships (as many as two) come with the opportunity to play for the all-fellowship Aspen Conducting Academy Orchestra. This high-level orchestra is the training ground for the conducting program and offers the opportunity for a student to shine on standard orchestral works. Availability of these fellowships will be posted in early December.

Fellowships are awarded to the most outstanding applicants as deemed by the members of the AMFS Artist-Faculty.

Both non-ACA trumpet fellowships are available. Availability of the fellowships with the Aspen Conducting Academy will be posted in early December.

All trumpet applicants must submit the required trumpet repertoire in INDIVIDUAL AUDIO TRACKS. The trumpet fellowship recipient is chosen from the general pool of applicants.

  • One movement of a concerto or sonata; accompaniment preferred
  • One etude
  • Orchestral Excerpts:
    • MUSSORGSKY/RAVEL: Pictures at an Exhibition (opening to rehearsal #2)
    • RESPIGHI: Pines of Rome (off-stage solo movement 2--8 measures after 10 through 9 measures before 11)
    • MAHLER: Symphony No. 5 (opening through fifth bar of reh #1)
    • One additional orchestral excerpt of applicant's choice

 

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Recording Specifications
  • Recordings must be recent: made no more than three months prior to application.
  • Each excerpt or work must be played through without stopping.
  • 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.

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO