Dean DeVries oversees the Academy’s annual recruitment, audition, and admissions processes, as well as all aspects of Academy fellows’ off-stage experience including the residence life program.
Music Academy alumni number nearly 7,000. A veritable "who's who" in the world of classical music, Academy alumni perform around the globe as soloists and in major symphony orchestras, chamber orchestras, ensembles, and opera companies. Many teach at prestigious universities and conservatories.
Just announced! This award will fund original ideas in areas including artistic expression, audience development, education, and technology; leading risk-taking and educational initiatives to success. All Academy alumni are eligible, and will be able to submit projects that align with and/or challenge the Academy’s mission to further classical music education and/or cultivate discerning, appreciative, and adventurous audiences. Awards granted for alumni projects will range from $2,500 to $20,000 based on scope and scale.