The Ansbacher Fellowship for Young Conductors
How To Apply
Qualified young conductors who have recently finished their academic studies or who are working toward graduate diplomas in conducting at top-ranking American music schools, up to the age of 30, may apply. Proficiency in English is required; working knowledge of German is desirable. Non-US citizens are welcome to apply, but the AAF will not be responsible for the acquisition of visas (if necessary).
Application Process & Deadlines
Please submit the following documents (if possible in electronic form) to the AAF at firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Completed application form (see downloads), including digitally inserted recent photo
- • Two (2) letters of recommendation (the author of the letter of recommendation may email the letter directly to email@example.com)
- A current résumé or CV, detailing your educational background and conducting experience
- One-page essay describing your objectives during the fellowship
A DVD or CD of conducting excerpts, along with a detailed listing, should be mailed to our New York office. You may also send links via email, butapplications without a physical DVD or CD will not be eligible for consideration.
This program is operated by the AAF and funded by the estate of the late Maestro Charles Ansbacher. The fellowship includes a $1,000 airfare reimbursement, accommodation at Schloss Arenberg, and a small stipend. For more details about the Salzburg Festival, please visit their website.
Please read Ansbacher Fellowship 2015 Announcement for more details. The deadline for applications is Friday, April 10th, 2015.
Within one month of completing the fellowship, each fellow is required to send a final report to the AAF at firstname.lastname@example.org
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