Applicants must submit a high-quality audio-visual recording by December 11, 2017 as follows:
Include three to four excerpts showing various musical styles from standard orchestral, operatic, and contemporary works. The excerpts can be derived from performances or rehearsals, and the entire recording should not exceed 20 minutes in length.
The recording must be representative of the applicant’s current work.
The applicant must be clearly visible.
All Conducting Fellow applicants selected for a live audition must demonstrate their knowledge of score analysis, harmony, counterpoint, score reading, and aural maturity in a 45-minute private session with members of the Curtis Musical Studies faculty as well as a 30-minute group session consisting of a series of dictations.
Applicants selected as finalists will move on to the conducting round of the audition.