Classical Tahoe String Quartet Apprenticeship Application 2019

Classical Tahoe is accepting applications from outstanding collegiate string quartets, either undergraduate or graduate, for a tuition-free Quartet Apprenticeship Program.  One ensemble will be selected to be in residence at Classical Tahoe from July 23 through August 10, 2019. The quartet will receive coaching from Classical Tahoe artists, in preparation for their own main stage concert on August 8. Additionally they will perform in one orchestra concert each week, working side-by-side with top professionals. There will be opportunities for other performances in the Lake Tahoe area as well. Applications are now open until March 1, 2019.

  • Location : Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, Nevada
  • Coaches: Brian Krinke, Professor of Violin, Colorado Mesa University
    Desiree Elsevier, Violist, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
  • Free tuition
  • Free housing available July 21 – August 11, 2019
  • Per diem meal stipend paid for by the festival
  • Application fee: $50
  • Application deadline: March 1, 2019
  • Audition video should include
    1) one movement of a quartet by Haydn, Mozart, or Beethoven. 2) one movement of a quartet by another composer.
  • Please include name, ages, and instruments of all members in the quartet.
  • Drop files here or
    Upload your Teacher's recommendation letter here.
  • Price: $50.00