2018 Art Song Festival Application

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Participant Information

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High SchoolYoung Adult (incl. College Students)Adult Non-Professional


List your selections, followed by the composer’s name and dates: (Make sure that all spellings are accurate.) Please include timing of pieces.

Selection 1

Selection 2


Please list the earliest time you are available on Friday, October 12th, 2018. Please account for travel time to Skidmore College.


Also, inform us of any scheduling conflicts you have on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. (List unavailable times)

I have time conflicts: YesNo


Please prepare a brief biography which includes the following information:

  • Your musical background
  • Number of years of vocal study
  • Performing highlights (if applicable)
  • Career aspirations (musical and/or other)



To complete the application process you must:

  1. Upload the scanned working copies of your music:

    1. Label photocopied music with your name and “working copy”
    2. Scan all pages of each selection into one PDF document
    3. Name your files with your last name and the names of your selections as follows: lastname_selection_1.pdf, lastname_selection_2.pdf
    4. And attach each file here (each must be a PDF under 10mb):

      Selection 1:*
      Selection 2:*
  2. Submit your payment to:

    Frances Wittmann
    32 Pheasant Lane
    Delmar, NY 12054

The following needs to be RECEIVED BY: Monday, September 17th, 2018:

  1. Application and biography online
  2. Scanned copies of each of your songs marked, “Working Copy” submitted online with this application
  3. Check, cash or money order for $65.00 for students of NATS members OR $75.00 for students of non-NATS members, checks and money orders made out to ENY/NATS (payment is non-refundable) submitted to Frances Wittmann
  4. AFTER SEPTEMBER 17TH: please include a $10.00 late fee

Participant Agreement:

I understand that all of my materials: application, biography, music and fee are due by September 17th. If any of these are missing, I have not completed the application process by the deadline and

  1. risk not being able to participate because all the available slots are filled OR
  2. need to add $10.00 to my application fee

If there is any possibility of the materials arriving or being submitted after the 9/17 deadline, I will include the late fee.

I understand and agree to the Participant Agreement.*

Participant Full Name:*

Parent Full Name (needed for high school students):*

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