All participants are awarded a $1,000 stipend, travel reimbursements up to $500 ($1,000 for cellists), covered tuition, and housing*. A registration fee of $300 must be paid to reserve space upon acceptance, refundable at arrival of the program.
*We ask that San Antonio-area residents commute from their home.
The 2024 Teaching Artist Fellowship is open to the following disciplines: Violin (3), Viola (2), Cello (2), Piano (2), Voice (3), Conducting (1).
is geared towards up-and-coming vocal pianist-coaches. They will perform both with the Teaching Artist Fellows and the Apprentice Artists. The artist will also take part in the touring program which visits various locations in San Antonio. A $1,000 stipend, up to $500 in travel reimbursement, and housing/local transportation are provided. For more details on the Voice Teaching Artist Fellowship and Vocal Collaborative Piano Fellowship, please visit OPERA San Antonio/Classical Music Institute Young Artist Program.
If you have questions regarding the program or the application, please contact Fellowship Coordinator Wayne Ching at firstname.lastname@example.org
CMI requires all students, artists, and staff to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. If necessary, additional protocols such as regular testing (provided by CMI), indoor masking, and social distancing may be required. Please note that health and safety protocols are subject to change, and may be relaxed or made more stringent as public health conditions evolve.
Application fee: $50
A $300 refundable registration fee is paid to reserve space upon acceptance and will be refunded by completion of program.
Registration fee must be paid by April.
Yes, though CMI does not sponsor Visa on behalf of fellows for entry into the United States. We are able to work with your institution for CPT/OPT documentation for stipend purposes.
Yes, we will consider your application as long as you meet other program eligibility requirements.
The Youth Program has eight full instruction days, and you should expect to teach about three hours each day, in addition to assist on the Youth Program Student Showcase.
All fellows will be housed at Sonesta Suites - Downtown San Antonio (425 Bonham, San Antonio, TX 78205) in a double occupancy suite housing. You will have access to a kitchenette in your hotel room in addition to other hotel amenities. For more information, please visit Sonesta — Downtown San Antonio.
Yes, the hotel offers complimentary parking. If you choose to drive to San Antonio instead of flying, same reimbursement policy applies (up to $500). If you choose to help us with your own vehicle on local transportation, CMI will supply additional reimbursement.
CMI will supply all festival-related transportation, including arrival and departure from the airport to the hotel. You are welcome to explore the city in downtime at your own expense. The hotel is minutes walking from the Alamo and the San Antonio Riverwalk.
Breakfast is available at the hotel daily. Lunch is supplied on the days which the Youth Program is in session. There will be additional festival/social events which CMI provides meals. Dinners will mostly be on your own.
We would strongly prefer all fellows participate in the full programming to receive the complete experience of the fellowship. Exceptions will only be made for extreme professional or personal circumstances and will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
You do not need to be a paying subscriber to YAP Tracker to use the application form, although you will need an account (guest accounts are available; see the website for details).