• Workshops and Master Classes

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How do I apply for a Workshop or a Master Class?

    You will be asked to complete an online form and upload audition material within the workshop or master class application period, which varies based on the dates and nature of the event.

    Are there any costs to me associated with Workshops or Master Classes?

    All workshops and master classes are tuition-free for invited participants. The application fee for all 2014–2015 workshops and master classes is $10 per application, with the exception of Tallis Scholars: Renaissance Masterworks, which has no application fee.

    Will Carnegie Hall pay for my travel and hotel during the workshop?

    Carnegie Hall provides shared hotel accommodations and a travel stipend to all participants who do not maintain a residence in the New York City area. Please see the workshop details page for further information on the stipend offered for your workshop.

    What forms of payment are accepted for the application fee?

    Before completing your online application, you are required to pay the $10 fee using a major credit card.

    What do I do if the application requires letters of recommendation?

    As part of the online application, you will be asked to provide an e-mail address for each of your recommenders. After you submit your completed application, each recommender will be sent a link to a confidential online recommendation form. You may, if preferable, have recommenders send their letters separately. If submitting by mail, please have the recommender include “Recommendation for [your name]: [name of workshop]” on the outside of the envelope and address to

    Artist Training Programs, Weill Music Institute
    c/o Carnegie Hall
    881 Seventh Avenue
    New York, NY 10019

    If submitting by e-mail (workshops@carnegiehall.org) please have the recommender write “Recommendation for [your name]: [name of workshop]” in the subject line.

    May I apply to participate in Workshops and Master Classes even if I fall outside the 18–35 age range?

    The workshops and master classes are designed to serve the needs of emerging professionals. If you believe you fit that description but do not fall into the specified age range, you are welcome to apply. We will review your submission but cannot guarantee your application will be successful.

    What kind of coaching can I expect during a workshop or master class?

    Please visit our online Master Class Resources to see excerpts from a range of past workshops.