Every summer, Chautauqua Institution brings some of the world’s most talented musicians, vocalists, dancers and visual artists to the grounds for educational and performance opportunities amid our world-class culture and arts environment.

2019 applications open at different times for each of our programs. Please check back for regular program updates.

Voice applications: Beginning September 1
Dance applications: Beginning November 1
Instrumental applications: Beginning November 1
Piano applications: Beginning November 1
Visual Arts applications: Beginning December 1

 

Conducting Fellowship

070918 MusicSchoolFestivalOrchestra HK 1The David Effron Conducting Fellowship is awarded to a gifted student pursuing a career in conducting. The applicant must be enrolled in or recently graduated (within the last year) from a graduate conducting program.

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School of Dance

07XX17 FestivalDancePreview CB 01The Chautauqua School of Dance, under the direction of Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux, is well known for the unique opportunity it affords students to study with master teachers within a small studio environment.

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Instrumental Program

070517 First music school festival orchestra mpo 06Each summer we enroll 80 of the most promising young instrumentalists from the United States and abroad to join us for an exciting summer of music-making.

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Piano Program

0628 Gavrylyuk Master Class BCH 10The program offers an exceptional and exciting mixture of traditional and innovative classes, concerts and an artist certificate program.

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Theater Conservatory & Fellows

082417 Detroit67 mpo 05Internationally known actors, directors, designers and writers join 19 emerging artists drawn from the nation's top training programs to form a unique company that produces a vibrant summer of work in the historic Bratton Theater.

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School of Art

 62A1694The Chautauqua School of Art, serving students and emerging artists, is an incubator of inclusive and expansive programming in the visual arts composed of classes, workshops and one-on-one time with mentors covering all media.

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Voice Program

20170810 ls 04812The Chautauqua Voice Program is a seven-week intensive educational program that seeks to offer the highest caliber of training for the young singer, 18 and older.

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Alumni

Beyer and Holloway FigaroOur arts alumni are currently living, performing, and teaching all over the world. We look forward to learning more about you and where you are headed in your life and career.

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Chautauqua Music Camps

082016 musiccamps dm 04The Chautauqua Music Camps features three camps in one: Orchestra Camp, Middle School Band Camp and High School Jazz Camp.

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Chautauqua Diversity Fellows

0714 MSFO RLG03masterChautauqua Institution is pleased to announce the establishment of the Chautauqua Diversity Fellows Program, an expansion of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music’s (CCM) groundbreaking Diversity Fellowship Program for pre-professional underrepresented musicians.  

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