Next:Gen Application Form



Next:Generation seeks to prepare stellar pre-professional musicians for the unique challenges facing students today by providing a curriculum of entrepreneurial training for pre-formed and highly motivated ensembles. concert:nova fellows are selected by application and enhance their music conservatory education with workshops designed to build 21st century
skills, provide mentoring relationships, coachings, and classroom methods to open new paths for varied and rewarding careers in music upon graduation. Special focus is given to community engagement, innovative concert presentation, public speaking, nonprofit management, personal branding, improvisation, and other creative skills.

Groups will be selected for a ten-week interactive performance institute and receive four coaching with Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra musicians, three 21st Century Skills workshops, and three interactive performance practicums.

Fee $100/semester

Be part of the Next:Generation!



Name *
Address *
Phone *
Please give a brief description of your education background (years of study, degrees earned, name of schools, teachers, etc.)
Please tell us why you are interested in the Next:Generation program
What is holding you back from a career in music?
Do you have an area where you'd like to gain experience?
Please list or describe
Pitch us an Interactive Performance idea!
Would you like to gain experience with a concert:nova apprenticeship? If so, in which areas?
If you experience financial hardship, you may qualify to apprentice to offset the Next:Generation fee.
Apprenticeships are limited. Apply early!

At concert:nova, we believe art can transform us: individually and collectively.

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