UNM Summer Music Institute

Music Institute

Registration Information
Participants will be placed in chamber ensembles of 3 to 9 players. Chamber ensembles will receive daily coaching by UNMSMI faculty. There will be seating auditions for chamber orchestra upon arrival. All music will be send via email at least 2 weeks before the festival begins.

SOLO COMPETITION: all participants are eligible to participate in the UNMSMI Solo Competition. Required repertoire will consist of ONE movement from the unaccompanied strings works of J.S. Bach (transcriptions allowed) and ONE contrasting solo work or movement for unaccompanied string instrument by a different composer; 8 to 12 minutes of performance time. Memorization is required. Single or multiple movements or complete works may be performed depending on length. Finalists will be chosen to perform in a public recital, award ceremony to follow. Previous first place winners are ineligible to compete. $2500+ in cash and prizes sponsored by Robertson and Sons Violin Shop.

HOUSING: affordable housing in the UNM dormitories is available for 7-9 nights (inquire about extra nights). A limited number of full or partial housing stipends are available based on need and distance of travel. Please contact kfred@unm.edu

The Albuquerque Sunport is located 2 miles from the UNM campus. An Uber ride will cost less than $10. When possible festival staff and volunteers will pick up participants at the airport. Please send your flight information to: kfred@unm.edu

Daily light breakfasts are provided by the festival as well as one additional meal per day. There are many inexpensive culinary options within a short walk of the music building, you may need to spend about $75 for meals during the week.

ALL PARTICIPANTS must pay a non-refundable registration fee of $85.

OPTION 1: $85 (registration only, full tuition scholarship awarded)
OPTION 2: $85 + $95 (partial scholarship awarded) = $180
OPTION 3: $85 + $195 (registration fee and collegiate tuition) = $280
OPTION 4: $85 + $395(registration fee and tuition) = $480
OPTION 5: $270 (housing, single occupancy)
OPTION 6: Information collection only/alternative payment option = $0