Killington Music Festival Composition Program

Call for Applications:
Killington Music Festival – Composition Program
4-Week Program • June 29 – July 26, 2019. Killington, VT USA

DEADLINE: 11:59pm EST Friday, March 1st 2019
Application information and link to APPLY:
Composition Faculty Information:

Talent- and Need-Based Scholarships are Available:

In its 37th season, the Killington Music Festival will be offering a new Composition Program featuring an intensive study for instrumentalists who demonstrate proficiency and interest in composition. KMF Composition Program participants receive all benefits provided by the Residency Program in addition to weekly Composition lessons, score read-through sessions by members of KMF’s world renowned instrumental faculty, studio classes, discussion topics, and concert premieres.

All composer-performers whose primary instrument is featured at this summer’s festival (violin, viola, cello, contrabass, guitar, piano, and flute) are welcome to apply.

See additional festival faculty here:

Applicants interested in applying for KMF Composition Program must also apply to KMF’s Residency Program.

• Submit 2-3 works (as PDF files) that best represent applicant’s current compositional skill (it is preferable, but not mandatory, that at least one score demonstrate writing capability for strings and/or piano). Corresponding audio recordings or MIDI renderings may be submitted but are not required.

• Short biography describing compositional interest and experience.

• One letter of recommendation from an individual familiar with your compositions.

• If selected, composers will be assigned chamber groups for which to write a new work to be premiered and recorded at the festival.

Applications must be received by 11:59pm EST on Friday, March 1st 2019.

Questions regarding the festival and/or selection process may be submitted here:

1 Mar 2019
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