Bard College Conservatory of Music

Bard College Conservatory of Music

  • Bard College Appoints World–Renowned
    Composer and Conductor Tan Dun as
    Dean of the Conservatory of Music

    Tan Dun Announcement

    Tan Dun will guide the Conservatory in fulfilling its mission
    of teaching young musicians both new music and music history,
    while deepening an understanding of its connection to history,
    art and culture, and society.

  • Bard Conservatory Announces 
    Live Auditions for traditional Chinese instruments
    at the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing
    Thursday, February 28

    US-CH Feb Audition Announcement

    Contact us at for complete information,
    or sign up at the link below.

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Noon Concert
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building  
Bard College Conservatory Orchestra
Saturday, March 9, 2019
8:00 pm, Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater  
Conservatory Visiting Artists: Tony Arnold, soprano, and Gábor Csalog, piano, perform György Kurtág's The Sayings of Péter Bornemisza, Op.7
Sunday, March 10, 2019
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building  
Tradition and Discovery: Teaching Chinese Instruments in the West
Monday, March 11, 2019 – Tuesday, March 12, 2019
, László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building  


Dates and Deadlines
Application Deadlines
January 1
Undergraduate Program
Advanced Performance Studies
Graduate Conducting
Collaborative Piano Fellowship

Final Audition Dates
Undergraduate Double-Degree
Friday, February 22 - flute

Sunday, February 24 - violin, viola, cello, composition, bassoon, oboe, clarinet, piano, percussion

Tuesday, February 26 - trombone (in New York City)

Sunday, March 3 - violin, double bass, horn, trumpet, piano

Graduate Vocal Arts Program
Saturday, February 23 - Auditions at the Bard College campus

Saturday, March 2 - Auditions at Opera America in New York City

US-China Music Institute

US-China Music Institute
Announcing the creation of the US-China Music Institute

Announcing auditions at the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing
February 28
Register to audition here!

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