2019 Art Song Festival Application

    Please read through the entire application and gather all of your information before starting. You will not be able to save and restart the application later.

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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, November 1, 2019. Please account for travel time to Skidmore College.

    Please list any scheduling conflicts you have on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

    I have a schedule conflict: (List unavailable times)







    I have no schedule conflicts.


    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)



    Upload 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:*

      The following needs to be RECEIVED BY: Monday, October 1, 2019:

      1. Application and biography online
      2. Scanned copies of each of your songs marked, “Working Copy” submitted online with this application
      3. Please remit the $65 application fee (OR $75.00 for students of non-NATS members) via PayPal below. Payment is non-refundable.
        * If space is available, we will accept applications for a limited time after the deadline. If you submit your application AFTER OCTOBER 1, please include a $10.00 late fee.

    Participant Agreement:

    I understand that all of my materials: application, biography, music and fee are due by October 1, 2019. 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. a $10.00 late fee will be added to my application fee

    If there is any possibility of the materials arriving or being submitted after the October 1 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):*

    Please press Submit only once. It may take time to upload your files depending on file size and your internet connection speed. You'll see a message below when the application was sent successfully.

    Please contact us with any problems submitting this form.


    Thank you for your interest in applying for the 2019 Art Song Festival. We have our received our first 30 applicants.  We will accept five more applications and will place these names on an alternate list.  If any of the original applicants withdraw, we will draw from the alternate list by date of application.

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