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Fisher Center

FAQs

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    How do I arrange a tour of the Conservatory?
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    Do I need a studio-quality prescreening recording?
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    Do I need an accompanist for my prescreening recording?
  4. Description
    What is the policy on taking trial lessons?
  5. Description
    Does the Conservatory award merit scholarships?
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    Is it possible to contact one of Bard Conservatory's instrumental teachers directly?
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    What are the acceptable media types when I am uploading my recordings to the slideroom website?
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    When are my prescreening materials (recordings and/or scores for composition applicants) due?
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    Where and how often are lessons taught?
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    How are students assigned to teacher's studios?
  11. Description
    I am an international student. How do I audition? Do you require the TOEFL?
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    When will I hear prescreening results?
  13. Description
    Do you offer classical voice?
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    Do you teach guitar, jazz, or organ?
  15. Description
    What is the difference between the Conservatory and the Bard College Music Program?
  16. Description
    Is it possible to study in the Conservatory but not the College?
  17. Description
    If I am applying to the Conservatory may I submit my college application through the Early Action or Immediate Decision plans?
  18. Description
    What if I'm not in the Conservatory? Can I still take private lessons?
  19. Description
    Can Conservatory students study abroad?
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    What are some sample 5-year plans for Conservatory students with different majors in the college?
  21. Description
    What do your students do after graduation?