Each season, one student receives the opportunity study conducting under the direction of CSO Music Director Kayoko Dan. We will begin accepting applications for the 20/21 Kayoko Dan Conducting Scholarship on February 1, 2020.
Scholarship Recipients Receive:
- $500 Scholarship
- Seven lessons with CSO Music Director Dan during the 2020/21 season
- Access to CSO rehearsals conducted by Dan and by other conductors (with their permission)
- One ticket to all Barnett & Company Masterworks and Chamber Series concerts during the 2020/21 season
What you will learn:
- Score studying
- Management and leadership skills
- Rehearsal technique
- Orchestra operations
- Must be a college (undergraduate or graduate) music student in the Chattanooga area during 2020/21 school year
- Proficiency in English
Submissions for the 20/21 Kayoko Dan Conducting Scholarship will begin on February 1, 2020.
- Applications are due by June 1
- Notifications will take place by July 1
- Submit the Online Application Form (at the bottom of this page) that includes the following:
- Supporting material
- Link to a conducting video preferred
- If none available, video/audio of a performance on your main instrument is acceptable
- Include the link to a video answering the following questions:
- Introduce yourself: name, college you attend, your major, etc.
- Why do you want this scholarship? How will this scholarship help your career?
- What do you want to learn from this experience?
- Letter of Recommendation (have your reference send it directly to email@example.com)