The 2018 Summer Institute dates are: July 1 – July 29, 2018

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

Application Fee $75 by Paypal, prior to February 15th, 2018 for Composers.

Application Fee $75 by Paypal by March 15th, 2018 for Chamber Musicians and Conductors.

For payment by check or money order, please e-mail us at pamela.lasser@eamusic.org

To All Applicants: The application forms will be available once the application fee payment is made.


For Composers

Final deadline to apply: March 15, 2018

To apply, click the button below to submit your application fee and initial application form.

You will then receive an email from EAMA requesting you to upload the following documents:

      • Photo or headshot.
      • 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 – Nadia Boulanger Institute on your work since completing the program. (returning students only)
      • A musical work you consider most representative (in PDF format).
      • A recording of this work (in MP3 format).
      • One letter of recommendation (new students only) emailed directly from your recommender to apply2018@eamusic.org

Please note: To be considered for Financial Aid, you must apply before February 15, 2018 AND submit a complete Financial Aid application with ALL necessary requested documents by that POSTMARK deadline date. This includes IRS Form 1040 or 1040EZ, W2, and 1099 Forms (see EAMA Tuition Scholarship Application below)


Application Fees




For Conductors

To apply, click the button below to submit your application fee and initial application form.

You will then receive an email from EAMA requesting you to upload the following documents:

        • Photo or headshot.
        • Curriculum vitae, including musical background, formal education, and teachers. Indicate instrument(s) played, and repertoire that represents your current level of playing.
        • 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 (new students only) emailed directly from your recommenders to apply2018@eamusic.org

Please note: To be considered for Financial Aid, you must apply before March 15, 2018 AND submit a complete Financial Aid application with ALL necessary requested documents by that POSTMARK deadline date. This includes IRS Form 1040 or 1040EZ, W2, and 1099 Forms (see EAMA Tuition Scholarship Application below)


Application Fees




For Performers

To apply, click the button below to submit your application fee and initial application form.

You will then receive an email from EAMA requesting you to upload the following documents:

        • Photo or headshot.
        • Two or three recent recordings of recent performances (in MP3 format). At least two works from different style periods must be included. Solo performances are acceptable. Please include: (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) emailed directly from your recommender to apply2018@eamusic.org<

Please note: To be considered for Financial Aid, you must apply before March 15, 2018 AND submit a complete Financial Aid application with ALL necessary requested documents by that POSTMARK deadline date. This includes IRS Form 1040 or 1040EZ, W2, and 1099 Forms (see EAMA Tuition Scholarship Application below)


Application Fees




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 Tuition Scholarship Application with all appropriate back-up documentation BY MAIL such as 1040’s and 1099’s and W2 forms, with your application. Please note: Only tuition scholarships are available, and awards are limited. Please see individual programs for application deadlines.

Incomplete Tuition Scholarship Applications (including missing or incomplete forms and documentation) will not be considered.


Tuition

Tuition: $3,450

Financial aid is available for qualified students (see above).
Application Deadlines: see individual programs above.
(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: $940
Private Room: $1,350

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.