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String Players: 
Apply now for the 2019 Season of
The Next Festival of Emerging Artists

May 26 - June 8, 2019

Join Artistic Director Peter Askim for the festival's 7th season, featuring special Guest Artist Miranda Cuckson. Comprised of a group of twenty young professional string players (ages 20-30), the festival's unique structure is highly individualized, focusing on artistic growth, career exploration and the music of living composers.

Highlights of the 2019 Season:

  • Renowned violinist Miranda Cuckson is our 2019 Guest Artist, performing alongside festival musicians and giving interpretation masterclasses for Festival participants
  • US premiere of work by Toshio Hosokawa
  • The Festival performs at NYC's (le) poisson rouge
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis returns to lead the fourth season of our Composer Workshop, featuring the next generation of composers
  • Choreographer Christopher D'Amboise (NY City Ballet, Tony-nominee) directs the third season of our Composer/Performer/Choreographer Workshop, featuring up-and-coming choreographers and world-class dancers (Mark Morris Dance Group, Metropolitan Opera)
  • Jessica Meyer, composer and Resident Entrepreneurial Artist, leads a workshop preparing performers for careers in the 21st Century
  • Intensive, individualized attention and a supportive atmosphere focused on artistic and personal growth
  • And, much, much more!
Generous financial assistance is available – pay only what you can! 

Apply today – space is limited!

Apply Online:

Priority Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
Applications will be accepted until all openings are filled

About The Next Festival of Emerging Artists:

Comprised of some of the most exciting young artists of tomorrow, The Next Festival of Emerging Artists is an intensive and immersive residency for young professional string players focused on musical exploration, entrepreneurial thinking and contemporary performance practice. Founded by Artistic Director Peter Askim in 2013, the festival provides a setting for the next generation of artists to hone their craft in a beautiful setting, with generous financial support and the opportunity to collaborate with world class guest artists, including cellist Matt Haimovitz, ETHEL, cellist Jeff Zeigler, violist Nadia Sirota, violinist Jennifer Koh, guitarist/composer Richard Thompson, and soprano Tony Arnold.

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