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SICPP application deadline is 2/15/2017

After reading the following information thoroughly regarding required supplemental materials for your chosen program (Performance, New Works, or Electronic Workshop), please fill out the simple application form linked below. When you submit the form you will automatically be redirected to the NEC site to pay the application fee.

 

Application Requirements

Submission of materials via emailed attachment is preferred.

PERFORMANCE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS - click to read

  • CV/resume
  • Recordings of repertoire from the last 100 years (via mp3 or CD, or link to online player)
  • Letters of recommendation (strongly suggested)
  • A list of any prospective chamber works you are interested in working on during SICPP (optional)
  • Solo repertoire you will have prepared by June 17th and would like to be considered for performance in masterclass and/or on midday concerts at the Gardner Museum (percussion midday concert will be at NEC)

NEW WORKS PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS - click to read

  • Bio/artist’s statement
  • Up to three (3) works (for no more than 6 players, any instrumentation welcome, use of electronics welcome) to be considered for performance at SICPP. Please note: we require that both hard copies of scores AND an emailed pdf be submitted
  • Recordings of performances of submitted works strongly suggested where possible
  • Letters of recommendation (optional) and a link to an existing, online portfolio (please provide us with the exact URL in the space provided in the application form) if any.

ELECTRONIC WORKSHOP REQUIREMENTS - click to read

  • Bio/artist’s statement
  • A specific proposal for a project/piece you would like to focus on throughout the week, whether for live performance or an installation
  • Letters of recommendation (optional) and a link to an existing, online portfolio (please provide us with the exact URL in the space provided in the application form) if any.

AUDITORS - click to read


All are welcome to audit SICPP – no application is necessary. Registered auditors are able to attend all of the daily SICPP events taking place at NEC, including all concerts, the New Works colloquia, Electronic Workshop colloquia and seminars, masterclasses given by SICPP faculty and guest artists, and all open rehearsals throughout the week.

Registration link will be posted in the spring.


Applications Available Soon!

 

Supplemental materials can be submitted by email to nec.sicpp@gmail.com or by mail to:

Stephen Drury, SICPP
c/o New England Conservatory
290 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Note to recommenders: letters of recommendation can be sent to nec.sicpp@gmail.com, either in the body of the email or as an attachment, or a hard copy mailed to the above address.

Please email nec.sicpp@gmail.com with any questions regarding your application once you have read all the information here.

Review of applications begins February 16th.

 


 

TUITION for SICPP 2017:

– Pianists: $800

– Percussionists, Instrumentalists and Vocalists: $700

– Composers: $900

– Electronic workshop: $700

– Auditors: $375

All of the above require a $50 application fee payable on the NEC website on completion of the application form.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2017

In the event a student needs to withdraw from the program, our refund policy is as follows:

45 days or more before: 80%
30 days or more before: 60%
15 days or more before: 40%
14 days or less before: No refund

Applicants will be notified of their acceptance via the email address provided during the application process. Those not accepted as active participants are encouraged to enroll as auditors.


HOUSING:

We at SICPP assume your relative independence in the city of Boston outside the activities of the program. and therefore have no arrangement for board during the course. However, we do have an arrangement for comfortable affordable housing options walking distance from NEC.

MassArt Housing Information - click to read

Rates for 2017:

This summer we have again arranged for special rates for housing at MassArt, a close neighbor of NEC. Housing there is offered both in the Artists’ Residence (apartment style units) and the Treehouse (suite style units).

For the Artists’ Residence, the weekly rate for a single occupancy bedroom is $420 per person and the nightly rate is $70 per person.

For the Treehouse, the weekly rate is $384 per person and the nightly rate is $64 per person.

MassArt offers linen rental (top and fitted sheet, pillow and pillow case, light summer blanket, two towels, a face cloth and the initial roll of toilet paper) for $25 per set.

Upon acceptance to SICPP, we will send you the necessary contact information to arrange for MassArt housing.