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APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE
SECOND AUDITION WITHOUT SCHOLARSHIP 
IS APRIL 6

*By applying before the deadline, you are automatically eligible to scholarship. There are no documents to fill or send. Scholarships are only given according to audition results.

Deadlines to apply

February 6, 2017. You will automatically be considered for a scholarship if you apply before that date and if all of the audition material has been received.

April 6, 2017. Without scholarship, acceptances according to available places.

Successful applicants will have to pay 50% of the fees within 14 days after the reception of the acceptance letter in order to reserve their place.

The full balance must be paid before May 4, 2017. In case of cancellation, the first payment is non-refundable. The second payment can be reimbursed if the student notifies the Admission Coordinator by e-mail at admissions@orford.mu, at the latest one month (30 days) before the first day of the stay. A $50 administration fee will then be deducted from the amount.

If a medical problem beyond your control prevents you from taking part in the Orford Music Academy, your deposit may be used for the subsequent year when a medical certificate is provided. However, you will have to go through the full audition process and be accepted again. If a scholarship was granted to you, it is not transferable to the following year.

Fees

  • tuition fees;
  • room in double occupancy;
  • meals at the Orford Music cafeteria;
  • access to concerts at the Orford Music Festival, subject to availability of tickets
  • access to the training room

Multi-level Rates:

The rate for a one-week stay is $995.
The rate for a two-week stay is $945 per week.
For three weeks or more, the rate is $895 per week.

Voice and Piano Duet

Multi-level Rates:

The rate for a one-week stay is $995.
The rate for a two-week stay is $945 per week.
For three weeks or more, the rate is $895 per week.

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Wind octet

$1790

If you add one or more weeks of master classes:
The rate will be $895 per week.

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Trio with piano

$1790

If you add one or more weeks of master classes:
The rate will be $895 per week.

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String Quartet

$1790

If you add one or more weeks of master classes:
The rate will be $895 per week.

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Improvisation and New Music

$895

If you add one week of master class, the rate will be $945.
For a stay of three weeks or more, the rate is $895 per week.

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Orchestral Excerpts

$895

If you add one week of master class, the rate will be $945.
For a stay of three weeks or more, the rate is $895 per week.

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Baroque Music on Modern and Ancient Instruments

$895

If you add one week of master class, the rate will be $945.
For a stay of three weeks or more, the rate is $895 per week.

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Creation

$1790

If you add one or more weeks of master classes:
The rate will be $895 per week.

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Contemporary Music

$1790

If you add one or more weeks of master classes:
The rate will be $895 per week.

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Orford Music Award

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We are pleased to announce that the Orford Music Award is back for a second edition! The objective of this competition is to offer a unique stepping stone for the Academy’s students to launch an international career.

The winner of the 2016 edition, violinist Mai Tategami, will offer several concerts in the next year: Japan tour in fall 2017; Mooredales Recital Series 2017-2018; Orford Music Festival 2017 and an European tour with the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation.

Some features have been added to the 2017 edition. The Orford Music Award will take place from July 23 to July 30, 2017. After the application deadline, an external jury will select a group of semi-finalists who will be invited to take part in this intensive week. All candidates will participate in workshops given by agents and professionals of the classical music industry to guide them in the next steps of their professional life. Three semi-finals will be held on July 24, 25 and 26 and four students will take part in the final on July 28.

 

Several prizes will be offered this year:

1st prize

Invitation to participate in the prestigious 2018 Orford Music Festival

Concerts Serie

Private meeting with professional agents of the Classical Music Industry

Full Scholarship for a two-week stay at the 2018 Orford Music Academy

Professional recording session

Professional Photo Shoot

2nd prize

Full scholarship for a two-week stay at the 2018 Orford Music Academy

Professional Photo Shoot

3rd prize

Full scholarship for a one-week stay at the 2018 Orford Music Academy

Audience Award

Invitation to participate in the prestigious 2018 Orford Music Festival

Full scholarship for a two-week stay at the 2018 Orford Music Academy

Prerequisites

Must participate in at least one master class or one workshop during the 2017 Orford Music Academy.
Must be available from July 23 to July 30, 2017.
Must be 16 years of age or older.

Instruments : piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, voice

Audition Material:

Following the confirmation of your stay at the Orford Music Academy, you will be invited to send us the following audition materials by May 4, 2017:

  • A professional quality video recording (Uploaded on YouTube)

Three works of various styles, which must include a work from the standard virtuosic repertoire. They must have been recorded after July 1st, 2016. The applicant’s name and title of pieces must be clearly identified. Note that it is possible to use the same recording you used when you applied to the Orford Music Academy.

Audition MaterialPlease post on YouTube per the following instructions:

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