Applications for the 2023 Institute open November 2022.
Preferred Deadline: January 1, 2023.
Application Fee increases after January 1; Applications accepted until January 15.
Round One: Applicants submit completed application form, audition recordings, and supplementary materials.
Round Two: Applicants who pass Round One will be invited to a live audition. For those unable to travel to one of our audition cities, you will be invited to audition via Zoom.
Late Submissions: Applications received past January 15 will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Please note, we do not accept applications from preformed ensembles.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following items are submitted via the online application form.
LIVE AUDITION FORMAT
Live auditions are typically conducted by two or more members of the audition committee and are video recorded for review by the full audition committee. Most live auditions are fifteen minutes long. If an applicant is unable to audition live, a Zoom audition will be scheduled.
Audition results are sent to applicants by email. All applicants will be notified of their status by March 1, 2023. Invited applicants are typically given twenty-four hours to accept or decline an invitation for admission.
Financial aid for housing is available to Young Performers Program participants residing more than forty miles from Atherton, CA who wish to be housed in the dorms/hotel and who demonstrate an unmet financial need. Financial aid applications are evaluated separately from the admissions process.
Faculty subject to change. Music@Menlo does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, handicap, disability, or age in any of its policies, procedures, or practices. This nondiscriminatory policy covers admission and access to and treatment and employment in the festival’s programs and activities. Inquiries regarding this policy may be directed to the festival office at 650-330-2030.