CMI Teaching Artist Fellowship Program

June 11–25, 2022

2023 Fellowship details to be announced in late-2022.

Bridging the gap between education and performance

The CMI Teaching Artist Fellowship Program is a rigorous orchestral, teaching, and chamber music training program for musicians/vocalists, who have completed at least one year of their undergraduate degree in music.

The inaugural Summer 2022 Fellowship Program takes place June 11–25 in San Antonio, Texas. Competitive fellowships are awarded to musicians who will receive chamber music coaching, lessons, supervised teaching, and perform alongside CMI Artist-Faculty in both chamber music and orchestral settings in professional concerts. Each participant attends on a fellowship award valued at $2,500 covering the costs of tuition and lodging. Pre-formed ensembles (such as a string quartet) are encouraged to apply. Applicants will be notified of their status by March 14, 2022. A non-refundable fee of $300 must be paid to reserve space upon acceptance.

How to Apply

Application Requirements

  • Recording (video preferred) of two contrasting solo works that best show differing aspects of your musicianship. These can include movements from sonatas, concerti (with orchestra or piano reduction), contemporary works, or showpieces. Works that include accompaniment should be recorded with that material. You may submit a third, optional chamber music recording
  • Answer a few questions about your teaching experience and professional goals
  • List of works you have recently studied/performed

If applying as a pre-formed group, each member should submit a separate application.

Program Dates

June 11–25, 2022

Application review begins on February 25.

Application received after this date will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Results will be announced by March 28.

Fees

Application fee: $45
$300 non-refundable registration fee must be paid by April 15.

FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION ON ACCEPTD

The CMI Teaching Artist Fellowship Voice Program is a rigorous teaching, chamber music, and pedagogy training program for doctoral students or early-career teachers looking to refine their skills by working with world-class artists.

The CMI Ascend Teaching-Artist Fellowship Voice Program is a rigorous pedagogy and performance training program with the aim of bridging the gap between a teaching-artist’s education and professional performance & pedagogy career. Ideal candidates are post-graduate, doctoral, or early professional-level vocalists who have a strong interest in vocal pedagogy. The inaugural Summer 2022 Fellowship Program takes place June 11 – 25 in San Antonio, Texas. Competitive fellowships are awarded to musicians who will receive chamber music coaching, lessons, supervised teaching, and perform alongside CMI Artist-Faculty in both solo and chamber music settings. Each participant attends on an award valued at $2,500 covering the costs of tuition, lodging, and a small per diem. Application review begins on March 11 and applications received after this date will be accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants will be notified of their status by March 28, 2022. A non-refundable fee of $300 must be paid to reserve space upon acceptance. (When attending, this fee is returned to the student in a larger amount in the form of a daily per diem.)

How to Apply

Application Requirements

  • Two videos of performances of contrasting repertoire
  • Headshot
  • Resume
  • A statement of teaching philosophy detailing the applicant’s experiences, career aspirations, and goals as a vocal pedagogue. Please limit your response to 750 words or less.
  • Prospective repertoire the applicant would like to perform

If applying as a pre-formed group, each member should submit a separate application.

Program Dates

June 11–25, 2022

Application review begins on March 11.

Application received after this date will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Results will be announced by March 28.

Fees

Application fee: $15
$300 non-refundable registration fee must be paid by April 15.

Housing and per diem are included, but travel to San Antonio is at the expense of the participant.

Fellowship Application on YAPTracker

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).

Activities Include

Chamber music performances alongside world-class artists
Supervised pedagogical training
Chamber and solo music master classes
Private lessons
Career advice seminars and discussions
Free admission to all festival events
Ensemble performance opportunities

EDUCATION FACULTY

Daily mentorship from international faculty
  • George Amorim
  • Jordan Bak
  • Dr. Christopher Besch
  • Clare Bradford
  • Ramón Carrero-Martínez
  • Dr. Wayne Ching
  • Luis Cuevas
  • Daniela Diaz
  • Francisco Fullana
  • Pedro Bonet Gonzalez
  • Chelsea Helm
  • Siwoo Kim
  • Shannon Lee
  • Allison Lovera
  • Mihai Marica
  • Jorge Martínez-Ríos
  • Jesse Morrison
  • Leonardo Pineda
  • Rowan Puig
  • Tomomi Sato
  • Moni Simeonov
  • Ronald Villabona
Photo of music students

Ready to Apply?

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).

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