All materials must be uploaded to the online application. For questions, please contact the Conservatory Admissions Office at email@example.com.
A prescreening video including:
Two contrasting selections with voice
May be songs or arias
Two contrasting selections with instrumentalists
May be movements from the sonata duo or concerto repertoire
A solo piano piece of the applicant's choosing
A résumé, including academic and performance details.
A detailed repertoire list of collaborative piano works studied and performed.
A personal statement. Please write a brief statement, no more than 250 words in length, describing your interest in the Postgraduate Collaborative Piano Fellowship and what you hope to gain from your experience in the program.
Two letters of recommendation. When prompted in the application, please enter the recommender’s name and email address. The recommender will receive an email with instructions on how to submit the recommendation online.
All academic transcripts from schools attended. Please request an official copy of your academic transcript only after you have received your official live audition invitation, and no later than February 15, 2020. Transcripts may also be emailed from the institution directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important Dates and Deadlines
December 1: Application deadline
Mid-December: Applicants are notified of prescreening results via their Application Portal.
January 25 and February 1: Live auditions at Bard College
Early March: Fellowship offers are made.
April 15: Fellowship acceptance deadline
Letters of recommendation and transcripts may be mailed to:
Bard College Conservatory of Music Admissions: CPF 30 Campus Road, PO Box 5000 Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504