New Faculty Appointments
Joining the instrumental faculty are violinist Mira Wang, violist Brian Hong, and horn player Hugo Valverde.
Joining the US-China Music Institute faculty is suona player, Yazhi Guo.
Please join us in welcoming these outstanding musicians to our vibrant community at Bard.
Announcing The Creation Of Bard Conservatory's Inclusive Excellence in Music Scholarships
Bard Conservatory is committed to fostering musical and academic excellence in students coming from populations historically underrepresented in the classical music field. Bard Conservatory is pleased to announce the creation of up to 5 Inclusive Excellence in Music Scholarships for incoming first years in the Undergraduate Double Degree Program, 1 for incoming first years the Graduate Vocal Arts Program, and 1 for incoming first years in the Graduate Conducting Program.
These scholarships will cover up to the full cost of tuition, room and board at Bard College for the entirety of the student's academic program, and all students applying from populations that have been historically underrepresented in classical music will automatically be considered for this scholarship. In addition to financial support, our Inclusive Excellence in Music scholars will also receive support from Conservatory peer and faculty mentors in bi-weekly meetings, as well as full access to the resources of Bard College's Office of Equity and Inclusion. These services include group advising, the Learning Commons, and leadership development.
Conservatory Admissions Updates
Bard Conservatory will be hosting auditions in China and Hungary in November and December. These auditions will serve as the pre-screening round of auditions. Following a successful pre-screening audition, applicants will be invited to complete a full application.
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