How to Register – Summer Conducting Institute

1)  Apply for the institute
2)  Audition requirements for conductors
3)  How to fill out your Application Form
4)  Deadlines

1)  Apply for the institute:

  • Application Form:
    You can type directly into these online forms (Firefox and Internet Explorer web browsers work best; Safari may not support editable form fields) and print a copy for mailing.

2017 Summer Registration Form

  • Mail Application Form and DVD (if applicable) to:

    Eastman School of Music
    Summer@Eastman Office
    26 Gibbs Street, Box 36
    Rochester, NY 14604-2599

Applications may also be faxed to (585) 274-1089.

2)  Audition requirements for conductors:

Please email both biography and recording(s) to: by May 1, 2017.

  • Résumé & Short Biography
  • Audition Recording:
    • Video recording
    • Accepted formats: mp3 files or YouTube links
    • DVDs are also accepted

3)  How to fill out your Application Form:

  • Student information:
    Please provide all of the requested personal information in the top section of the form.
  • Housing/Meals:
    If you would like to stay in the Eastman Student Living Center, please indicate the check-in date and the check-out date. To calculate the number of nights, count the arrival day but not the departure date. Multiply this number by $77 to arrive at the total housing cost. If you choose to stay off-campus, please put $0 as the total. For other housing options, please click here.
  • Registration Information/discounts:
    Write the CRN code (near the tuition at the bottom of the course description), the course number (near the course title), the course/institute name(s), and the tuition. Deduct $100 if you are a current ESM student or an ESM alumnus/alumna taking a noncredit institute.
  • Payment:
    Full payment of tuition and housing (if applicable) must accompany your application. You may pay by check or by credit card. For safety reasons, it is recommended that you send your application by mail or fax if it includes a credit card number. Please do not send any credit card information via email.
  • Photography, Sound and Video Recording Release:
    Write name of student, then check “opt-in” or “opt-out.”
  • Signatures:
    Important: Your application is not valid until signed and dated by you!

4)  Deadlines:

  • Audition
    • Apply by May 1, 2017.
  • Final Deadline
    • Upon acceptance, tuition and housing payment (if applicable) due by June 1, 2017.