Step 1: Complete and send online Application Form with a $75 nonrefundable application fee.
Step 2: Send a YouTube link with your recorded audition to email@example.com by Monday, April 15, 2019. Please note your name and your instrument in the email subject line. Auditionees are required to perform two contrasting pieces demonstrating musical, technical, and articulation ability. Accompaniment must be provided if called for in the repertoire. Please mark your YouTube recording as “public” or “unlisted.”
Step 3: Letter of recommendation from your music teacher addressing the points below must be in our office by Monday, April 15, 2019.
Step 4: All applicants who apply and audition by Monday, April 15, 2019 will be informed of their acceptance status in early May.
Step 5: A $250 non-returnable deposit is due 14 days after notice of acceptance. The balance is due May 31, 2019.
Letter of Recommendation Requirements
- Letter must be from the applicant’s music teacher, or a music professional with direct knowledge of the applicant, and include recommender’s name, email address, and telephone number
- Letter should specify student’s name and instrument, and address applicant’s musical and personal strengths, work habits, and level of maturity
- Insight into areas for improvement are appreciated
- Letter of recommendation can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include applicant’s name in the subject line.
- Mailed letters of recommendation also are acceptable, and should be sent to Madeline Island Chamber Music, 118 East 26th Street, Suite 200, Minneapolis, MN 55404.
- Letters of recommendation must be received by April 15, 2019.