Admission

The application deadlne is January 1
but we will accept late applications.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to audition on campus in March or April with final decisions made soon after.
For further inquiries please email conservatoryadmission@bard.edu or call (845) 752-2409.

Application Instructions

All materials must be uploaded to the online application:
  • An initial pre-screening recording which includes two contrasting selections with voice (may be arias or songs), two contrasting selections with instrument (may be movements from the sonata duo or concerto repertoire), and one or two selections for solo piano. These may be drawn from any of the solo piano repertoire but should demonstrate both technical command and musical maturity.
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • *Transcripts from schools attended (see note below)
  • A repertoire list of collaborative piano works studied.
  • A completed online application 

Please request an official copy of your academic transcript. Transcripts should be mailed to:

Postgraduate Collaborative Piano Fellowship
Bard College Conservatory of Music
30 Campus Road, P.O. Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504

Prescreening Repertoire

An initial screening recording which
  • includes two contrasting selections with voice (may be arias or songs)
  • two contrasting selections with instrument (may be movements from the sonata duo or concerto repertoire)
  • one or two selections for solo piano. These may be drawn from any of the solo piano repertoire but should demonstrate both technical command and musical maturity.

These are the specifications for prescreening audio or video files (to be uploaded to SlideRoom):

Video:
  • Accepted file types: mov, wmv, flv, mp4
  • Maximum file size: 120 MB/each

Audio
  • Accepted file type: mp3
  • Maximum file size: 60 MB
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