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Kayoko Dan Conducting Scholarship

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

Eligibility:

  • Must be a college (undergraduate or graduate) music student in the Chattanooga area during 2020/21 school year
  • Proficiency in English

Application Process:

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:
    • Resume
    • 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 amorgan@chattanoogasymphony.org)

 

 

Scholarship Application

Please complete your application by June 1. This scholarship is open to Chattanooga undergraduate and graduate music students.

Kayoko Dan Conducting Scholarship

  • Please upload or include links to a video of you conducting. If none available, please include a video or audio sample of a performance on your main instrument/voice.
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  • Please share a link to a video (YouTube, Google Drive, etc.) that 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?
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