Violin Fellows

2023 BRITT FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Program Dates: June 8 - July 3

Audition Deadline: February 1, 2023

To apply:

  • Provide a current CV.
  • Provide a single-page cover letter outlining the reasons for your interest in and readiness for this program. Please address the following questions:
  • What are your personal and professional goals as an artist?
  • What role does the contemporary musician play in the community both as a musician and as a teaching artist?
  • Provide at least 2 letters of recommendation from a professor or private instructor.
  • Provide full-body video recordings with high-quality sound of the excerpts listed below.

I. Solo

    • 19th or 20th Century Violin Concerto of your choosing  – 1st movement, first 3 minutes.

II. Orchestral excerpts

    • Richard Strauss, Don Juan (first page; beginning to 9 m. before D)
    • Felix Mendelssohn, Midsummer Night's Dream Scherzo (first page; beginning to 7 m. after D).
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony No. 35 - 1st movement (beginning to 6 before B - downbeat of m. 60).
  • Label audition video files using your name and the excerpt titles provided:
    Example “Violin, Smith, Rebecca, Don Juan”
  • Send all materials to education@brittfest.org. Electronic submissions only. All inquiries will be acknowledged.