Private Lessons/Ensemble Performance Scholarship
OFFERED EVERY SEMESTER
Audition Deadline – the end of the Drop/Add period
(Do NOT wait until the last day)
Request your audition information in advance
Eligibility: open to all Wesleyan undergraduate instrumentalists (priority given to freshmen and sophomores) who wish to further their individual level of performance through private lessons, along with active participation in at least one of the following ensembles: Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble/Orchestra, Concert Choir, Chamber Music (including brass, guitar, and cello ensembles), and piano/organ performance.
Contact ensemble directors for audition requirements:
Wesleyan University Orchestra, Concert Choir, Chamber Music Ensemble, WesWinds:
Nadya Potemkina, firstname.lastname@example.org
Value: private lessons fee reduction (up to $650 per semester), plus a $150 stipend for instrument maintenance.
Participation requirements: scholarship recipients must be enrolled in both an ensemble and private lessons program. The lessons must be taken on the same instrument a student will be playing in an ensemble, except for pianists and organists, who may also take harpsichord. Pianist/organists will serve as accompanists for Wesleyan Concert Choir, and/or as members of the Chamber Music program.
Applicants are invited to send an email to Nadya Potemkina, director of the Wesleyan University Orchestra, expressing their interest in the program.
All inquiries must be made and auditions completed by the end of the drop/add period.
Spring 2015 Large Ensemble Scholarship Recipients
Josh Davidoff, '18
Clarinet Scholar, studio of Charlie Suriyakham
Wesleyan University Orchestra
Tobias Frohnhofer, VINT
Percussion Scholar, studio of Pheeroan Aklaff
Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra
Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble