The 2017 Summer Institute dates are: July 1 – July 29, 2017

The program is intentionally kept small to guarantee individualized attention. For this reason, only a limited number of motivated and talented composers, instrumentalists, vocalists and conducting students are selected to participate.

Please do not hesitate to contact Pamela Lasser, Admissions Director, should you have any questions regarding our programs or the admissions process: pamela.lasser@eamusic.org

Applications may be emailed to apply@europeanamericanmusicalalliance.org or mailed to the provided address within the applications below.


Tuition

Tuition: $3,900

Financial aid is available for qualified students (see below).
Application Deadlines: see individual programs below
(All dates are e-mail/postmark dates.)

Housing
Housing is offered at the Colegio de España at the Cite Internationale Universitaire de Paris.
Breakfast included
Each room has private bathroom
Free Wifi
Sheets and towels are changed weekly
Laundry facility and kitchens available

Double Room: $920
Private Room: $1,350


For Composers

To apply to the composition program simply download the appropriate application forms, fill them out, and mail them to the indicated address (included on the application forms) along with the required materials listed below.

  • A signed and completed application form.
  • A Passport Size Photo, affixed to your application.
  • Current Curriculum Vitae.
  • A one or two paragraph statement discussing the relevance of Counterpoint for you in Composition. (new students only)
  • A one or two paragraph statement discussing the impact of the training you received at the EAMA Summer Program on your work since completing the program. (returning students only)
  • A work you consider most representative (in PDF format). Upload to: apply@europeanamericanmusicalalliance.org
  • A recording of this work (in MP3 format). Upload to: apply@europeanamericanmusicalalliance.org
  • One letter of recommendation. (new students only)
  • A $75 application fee before March 1, 2017. Check or money order payable to European American Musical Alliance, Inc.
  • A $90 application fee after March 1, 2017. Check or money order payable to European American Musical Alliance, Inc.
  • Please note: To be considered for Financial Aid, you must apply before March 1, 2017 AND submit a complete Financial Aid application with ALL necessary requested documents by that deadline date.
  • Limited funds may still be available after the deadline. Please contact us for more information.

For Conductors

All conducting applicants must submit the following with their applications: Curriculum vitae, including musical background, formal education, and teachers. Indicate instrument(s) played, and repertoire that represents your current level of playing. To apply to the Conducting program simply download the appropriate application forms, fill them out, and mail them to the indicated address (included on the application forms) along with the required materials listed below.

  • A list of repertoire you have conducted in performance, including date and location of the performance(s), and the name of the performing organization.
  • A representative list of repertoire you have studied as a conductor.
  • A one-or-two paragraph statement summarizing your understanding of the conductor’s role and responsibilities.
  • Three Letters of Recommendation from professional musicians.
  • A $75 application fee before March 15, 2017. Check or money order payable to European American Musical Alliance, Inc.
  • A $90 application fee after March 15, 2017. Check or money order payable to European American Musical Alliance, Inc.
  • Signed and completed application form.
  • Please note: To be considered for Financial Aid, you must apply before March 15, 2017 AND submit a complete Financial Aid application with ALL necessary requested documents by that deadline date.
  • Limited funds may still be available after the deadline. Please contact us for more information.

For Performers

To apply to the Institute Nadia Boulanger Scholars program simply download the appropriate application forms, fill them out, and mail them to the indicated address (included on the application forms) along with the required materials listed below. Composers who perform instruments are encouraged to apply.

  • Two or three recent recordings of your most representative work (in MP3 format). At least two works from different style periods must be included. Solo performances are acceptable. Please include in your email: (1) title and composer of each work and (2) where and when each work was performed.
  • A curriculum vitae. Include formal education, teachers, and any other information you may find relevant.
  • A one or two paragraph statement discussing the relevance of analysis for you in performance.
  • One letter of recommendation (new students only)
  • A $75 application fee before March 15, 2017. Check or money order payable to European American Musical Alliance, Inc.
  • A $90 application fee after March 15, 2017. Check or money order payable to European American Musical Alliance, Inc.
  • Please note: To be considered for Financial Aid, you must apply before March 15, 2017 AND submit a complete Financial Aid application with ALL necessary requested documents by that deadline date.
  • Limited funds may still be available after the deadline. Please contact us for more information.
  • Signed and completed application form.

 


Financial Aid

The European American Musical Alliance, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization. If you wish to apply for financial assistance you must also include a financial evaluation form with your application. Please note: Only tuition scholarships are available, and awards are limited. Please see individual programs for application deadlines.

  • Limited funds may still be available after the respective deadlines. Please contact us for more information.

Refund policy:
EAMA organizes its Summer Composition Program with the scheduled curriculum, faculty, master classes, lectures, and concerts as described in its brochure. EAMA reserves the right to amend, modify, and substitute any of the above, as it sees fit, in order to maintain the integrity and vision of the program. Further, EAMA can in no way be held liable for any changes to the above due to unforeseen circumstances or events beyond its control. Adjustments will not be made to student payments should any changes or modifications to the above occur. There will be no refunds of any kind (e.g. tuition or housing) except for a documented medical emergency. No deductions or refunds will be made for late arrival, early departure, or disciplinary separation from the Program.