Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Music Director Kayoko Dan invites applications for the first Kayoko Dan Conducting Scholarship.
Recepient(s) will receive:
- $500 Scholarship
- Seven lessons with CSO Music Director Dan during the 2017/18 season
- Access to CSO rehearsal conducted by Dan and by other conductors (with their permission)
- One ticket to all Masterworks and Chamber Series concerts during the 2017/18 season
Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate university student at a regional institution, pursuing a music degree in during the 2017/18 academic year. Applicant must have reliable transportation to the Tivoli Center and Theatre in order to attend lessons and rehearsals, according to a schedule mutually agreed upon by the student and Ms. Dan. Proficiency in English is required.
Please complete and submit the following:
- Application form: Please complete and submit the online form or download, complete, and mail the PDF version, available below.
- Letter of Recommendation. Please have your reference send this directly to Education Manager Sarah Marczynski at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Upload or include a link to a conducting video. If none available, include a video or audio sample of a performance on your main instrument/voice.
- Upload a video to Youtube and include a link in your application which introduces yourself and answers the following questions: Why do you want this scholarship? How will this scholarship help your career? What do you want to learn from this experience?