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SICPP 2015



All are welcome to audit SICPP 2015 — no application is necessary. Register here.


You may have application materials (such as CV/resumes, letters of recommendation, CDs, scores, artist's statements) that cannot be submitted during the online application process; if so, please mail them to:

Stephen Drury, SICPP
c/o New England Conservatory
290 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

PDFs and mp3s can be emailed to . Letters of recommendation can be sent to this email as well, either in the body of the email or as an attachment.

Application Requirements


CV/resume; recordings of repertoire from the last 100 years (via mp3 or CD); letters of recommendation (strongly suggested); a list of any prospective chamber works you are interested in working on during SICPP (optional); solo repertoire you will have prepared by June 14th and would like to be considered for performance in masterclass (piano and percussion only) and/or on afternoon concerts at the Gardner Museum (all instrumentalists and vocalists)


Bio/artist's statement; three (3) works (for no more than 6 players, any instrumentation welcome, use of electronics welcome) to be considered for performance at SICPP (both hard copies of scores and an emailed pdf required, recordings of performances strongly suggested); letters of recommendation (optional)


Bio/artist's statement; a specific proposal for a project/piece you would like to focus on throughout the week; and a link to an existing, online portfolio (please provide us with the exact URL in the space provided) OR a hard copy of your portfolio, mailed to the address above.


    Pianists: $750

    Percussionists, Instrumentalists and Vocalists: $650

    Auditors: $350

    Composers: $850

    Electronic workshop: $650

All of the above require a $50 application fee payable on the NEC website on completion of the application form below.


In the event a student needs to withdraw from the program, our refund policy is as follows:

  • 30 days or more before — 100%
  • 15 days or more before — 50%
  • 14 days or less before — No refund

Applicants will be notified of their acceptance. Those not accepted as active participants are encouraged to enroll as auditors.

SICPP as a program assumes your relative independence in the city of Boston outside the activities of the program. We therefore have no arrangement for board. However, we do have an arrangement for affordable housing options near NEC - click here for more information.


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