for 2016 Summer Session
June 25 to August 13
- Read all the information on this page.
- Click on the “GO TO APPLICATION” link at the bottom of this page to register online via the Decision Desk portal.
- Fill out the online application.
- Upload your solo audition material and the chamber music excerpts in video directly onto the application site.
- Submit your application fee online.
- Confirm and you are done! You will receive an email confirmation.
"I had two students attend Meadowmount for the first time last summer. They loved it and thrived! They are hooked on the Meadowmount School of Music and will return as often as possible. I couldn’t be happier or more appreciative of what Meadowmount has to offer my students." - Jaime Laredo, Violinist, Conductor
January 31: Application Deadline.
(Late Applications will be considered if space is available.)
We require a 15 minute video of unedited solo works. It is suggested, but not required, that you play a first movement of a standard concerto with or without accompaniment, and a movement of unaccompanied Bach. You may upload individual videos of your solo pieces or as one video. The following Chamber Music Excerpts must also be recorded and uploaded, but on a separate video from your solo work.
(The following video formats can be uploaded to the online application: mpeg, mpg, mp4, mov, avi, wmv, m4v, vob.)
NOTE: audio-only auditions will not be accepted.
Pianists should upload a 15 minute video of repertoire best demonstrating your current level of artistry and chamber music excerpts are not required.
Chamber Music Excerpts
Click your instrument below to print the excerpts. Please note that the excerpts are mandatory and must be uploaded as part of your audition. Chamber music placement is based on your performance of these excerpts. The excerpts must be uploaded on a separate video from your solo audition material.
- Violin Excerpts (ViolinExcepts2016.pdf)
- Viola Excerpts (ViolaExcerpts2016.pdf)
- Cello Excerpts (CelloExcerpts2016.pdf)
The non-refundable application/processing fee is US $110.00
This fee is payable online by credit or debit card as the final step in submitting the application.
The online server charges USD$10 for uploading of application and audition materials and is payable online at the time of applying.
(The Application deadline can be extended until admission is full. After January 31st email the Admissions Office before applying.)
ADMISSION NOTIFICATION LETTERS
Notification letters are mailed by March 20th.
International students are notified by e-mail, followed by airmail letter notification. If you have not received your notification letter by March 25 please call or email the Admissions Office.
Tuition Reservation Deposit of US $1,000 is due April 1. Include the signed Pledge, Waiver, and one passport size photograph with the Tuition Reservation Deposit.
Your Reservation Deposit must be received (not postmarked) in the Admissions Office by April 1st. Arrival of the deposit after the April 1 deadline may result in the loss of your reservation and placement on the wait list.
We recommend sending Reservation Deposits by U.S. Postal Service Express Mail, Priority Mail with tracking, Certified Mail with tracking, or Courier Service with tracking. There is no overnight delivery to our area, so please allow two days for Overnight or Express Mail.
CANCELLATION OF RESERVATION
Cancellations of your Reservation must be in writing via mail or email and received by the following dates.
Cancellation received by April 15: 1/2 of the Reservation Deposit will be refunded.
Cancellation after April 15: No refund is given.
ACCOUNT BALANCE AND MEDICAL FORMS
The Account Balance and Medical Forms are due May 15.
The balance of your account must be paid in full by May 15th. Arrival of the final tuition payment after the May 15 deadline may result in the loss of your reservation and placement on the wait list, as well as a $50 late fee.
Students withdrawing for any reason after May 15 will not receive a refund of tuition/room & board paid. If we can find a student to take your place then a portion of the tuition/room & board paid may be refunded.
Personal checks, money orders and travelers checks in US funds drawn on a US bank on US soil are accepted. Checks must have routing numbers on the bottom of the check. We regret we are unable to accommodate credit card payment or extended payment schedules.
Please make checks payable to: Meadowmount School of Music.
Meadowmount School of Music
Mary McGowan, Admissions Director
1424 County Route 10
Westport, New York 12993 USA
Send all email correspondence to: Admissions@meadowmount.com