Music in the Vineyards festival is now accepting applications through January 30, 2023, for our fully funded String Quartet Fellowship program. One string quartet will be chosen to join our roster of 40 professional musicians—including the Catalyst, Calidore and Telegraph Quartets for 2023—for three weeks of intensive mentoring and performance opportunities.
In addition to rehearsing and performing their own repertoire, the 2023 Fellowship Quartet will have opportunities to perform alongside MITV artists on our main festival concert series. Last summer, the 2022 Fellowship Quartet was the Ivalas Quartet recently named the Graduate Resident String Quartet at The Juilliard School.
The Fellowship Includes:
- All (domestic) travel expenses
- Housing and local transportation
- $400 weekly stipend per member
- Performance opportunities with festival musicians and ensembles
- Performance opportunities in the greater Napa community
- Intensive ensemble coaching and rehearsals.
- Opportunities for private lessons
- A video of two contrasting movements of any length, see Google Drive Application Form for details.
- A short (1-3 minute) spoken introduction from each member that includes a brief personal bio and any distinctive or unique features about your ensemble that would make you suitable for this Fellowship
- A comprehensive quartet repertoire list
Application Deadline: January 30th, 2023