Applications – Pianists

FREDONIA

INTERNSHIPSfor Four Pianists
Required assets:  
FLEXIBILITY and COLLABORATIVE EXPERIENCE

The Castleman Quartet Program has for over 20 years offered a piano intern summer program whereby young artists, employed or working on advanced academic degrees, are in residence at The State University of New York, Fredonia.

The 2017 dates are June 4 to July 24.  Piano Interns may attend for seven weeks, the last four weeks, or the first three weeks.

Attendance is tuition-free, and room & board is provided, but the position is unsalaried.  Each intern will have a locked practice room with a grand piano for personal practice and afternoon/evening rehearsals.  Many works are learned and most will be performed, coached by Kyoko Hashimoto in Sonata Week, and by the string faculty in the quartet sessions.

APPLICATIONS
Applicants for the Fredonia Piano Intern program should send:
»  a CV (including contact information)
»  a list of all works studied/performed to date, of any size, which collaborate with violin, viola, and/or cello.
»  a 15-20 minute DVD of movements/excerpts in 3 contrasting styles.  At least one should be chamber music;  a Sonata is satisfactory.

LINFIELD

INTERNSHIPSfor Four Pianists
July 23 – August 13, 2017
Required assets:  
Extensive SOLO and COLLABORATIVE EXPERIENCE

Tuition for pianists at Linfield is $1500. Room and board is provided. Each pianist has their own instrument for personal practice and afternoon/evening rehearsals. One piano quintet, and 4 short collaborative works with the other members of the quintet will be coached by Albert Kim, Craig Sheppard and the string faculty.  Many of those works will be performed.

APPLICATIONS
Applicants for the Linfield Piano Intern program should send:
»  a CV (including contact information)
»  a list of all works studied/performed to date, of any size, including piano solo and collaboration with violin, viola, and/or cello.
»  a 15-20 minute DVD of movements/excerpts in 3 contrasting styles.  At least one should be chamber music.