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Winter Workshop 2015
Two concerts
Two different programs
Free Admission

January 9th, 2015 7p.m.
January 10th, 2015 4p.m.

A.J. Fletcher Music Center
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina

Winter Workshop 2015 Artists

Winter Workshop Application Information

Monday, January 5, 2015 - Saturday, January 10, 2015

All participants receive a full tuition scholarship, including room and board
A travel supplement is included

Faculty Artists and Festival Participants Perform Together in Ensembles 
The inaugural season of Winter Workshop brings musicians from throughout the world to Greenville, NC to collaborate and perform chamber music alongside world-renowned professionals in a focused six-day setting.  Each festival participant will be in at least one chamber music ensemble that includes faculty artists.  Every participant will have at least two chamber music ensembles and will perform on the concerts at the culmination of the workshop (January 9 and 10). Participants will also have the opportunity to play in master classes (solo and/or chamber music) and to participate in seminars that are relevant to their life as a musician. 

Participants will be announced in November.  
Repertoire will be assigned shortly after the admissions process is finalized.  

Application Deadline
November 1, 2014

Ages 16 to 28
Piano, violin, viola, cello 
Pre-formed ensembles consisting of these instruments may also apply
For pre-formed ensembles, members of the group may exceed the age of 28 as long as the average age of the group does not exceed 28

All participants receive a full scholarship, which covers tuition, room and board

Airfare Supplement
From within North America - up to 400 USD
From outside North America - up to 800 USD

*Participants traveling via car, bus or train will receive the same supplement
*Cello airfare will also be covered up to the same amounts

Audition Requirements
Concerti recordings must be accompanied

A movement from a Bach solo sonata or partita
A significant movement from a standard violin concerto
(If the applicant chooses Shostakovich Concerto No.1, only third and fourth movements together qualify)

A prelude from a Bach cello suite
A significant movement from a standard concerto

A prelude from a Bach cello suite 
A significant movement from a standard concerto 

A movement from a Classical sonata (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert)
A piece of the applicant's choice 
(Individual movements suffice for multi-movement works)

Pre-formed Ensembles:

A movement from a Classical work (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert)
A piece of the ensemble's choice
(Individual movements suffice for multi-movement works)

To Apply
-Complete online application (including YouTube links to recordings - can be audio or video, but video is preferred)
It is recommended that the applicant post private links
-Submit two letters of recommendation
-Submit c.v/resume
-For pre-formed ensembles, two letters of recommendation addressing the specific ensemble satisfies this requirement.  Applicants need not submit two letters of recommendation each.
-For pre-formed ensembles, all members of the group must submit individual applications

Materials can be submitted via emai to:  John Holloway, managing director, hollowayjo14@ecu.edu

Additional Information About Winter Workshop 2015
-Students are housed with host families 
-Students can arrive at one of two airports: Greenville, North Carolina (PGV) or Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina (RDU)
-Transportation to/from RDU/PGV is provided by Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival
-Events take place at A.J. Fletcher Music Center on the campus of East Carolina University in Greenville, NC
-Students arrive on January 4th and depart January 11th

John Holloway, managing director


Winter Workshop

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