Application

Use this application to apply and pay the application fee ($25) for the 2019 Conductor Fellowship Program, sponsored by Manhattan Concert Productions, and featuring master teacher Maria Guinand.

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About You

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At what email would you like to communicate about the Fellowship Program?

Your Conducting

Please upload a CV highlighting your academic/teaching experience, if any, and your work with both collegiate-level and other ensembles. Only PDF files are accepted.
Please provide a URL to a YouTube-hosted conducting video. The video should be no longer than 15 minutes. Ideally, the video provides clear images of the front of the conductor during a rehearsal and performance; verbal instructions given by the conductor must be clearly audible. Be sure that the video is published as “Public” (visible and searchable) or “Unlisted” (visible but unsearchable), and not “Private.”
This option is provided if your conducting videos are two, separate links. If your submission occupies two links, the combined video duration should be no longer than 15 minutes.

Recommendations

Please solicit two letters of recommendation. One letter should come from a current primary faculty member and one from another person (either a faculty member or a professional in the choral field). Both letters should speak to any or all of the following with regard to the Applicant:
  • Progress in their academic degree
  • Conducting skill and comfort working with collegiate-level students
  • Potential for success in collegiate teaching and conducting
  • Leadership attributes and potential
  • Collegiality
Please ask all recommenders to send their letters (as PDF) to secretary@ncco-usa.org by the September 15, 2019, deadline.
List the name of your first recommender (a current primary faculty member).
List the first recommender’s email address.
Please describe the relationship of Recommender #1 to the applicant.
List the name of your first recommender (another faculty member or professional in the choral field).
List the second recommender’s email address.
Please describe the relationship of Recommender #2 to the applicant.

Final Steps

By clicking below to pay the $25 fee on PayPal, I confirm that all information is accurate and up-to-date. If selected, I agree to attend NCCO’s 8th biennial conference (Nov. 7–9, 2019) and all Conductor Fellowship events. If selected, I also understand that I am responsible for conference costs that extend beyond the waived registration fee and $500 MCP Fellow stipend.