I am pleased to invite you to submit an application to join fellow colleagues for the 14th
Gateways Music Festival in Rochester, New York from Tuesday, August 8, 2017
through Sunday, August 13, 2017.
While striving to support and strengthen our very special community, Gateways Music
Festival has celebrated the participation and achievements of classical
musicians of African descent since its founding in 1993. We hope you will consider joining us again or
for the first time for these very special performances.
year's Festival includes a full orchestra concert, more than 35 chamber
music performances in the community, a piano recital, two chamber music
concerts and a panel discussion featuring Festival participants
discussing the challenges and joys of being a classical musician of
To apply, please complete the application form on the Festival’s website by clicking here: Musicians Application Form. The application deadline and notification schedule appear below:
Applications due: Friday, February 3, 2017
Notifications sent: Friday, February 24, 2017
Confirmations due: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
For additional information about repertoire, guest artist, honorarium, travel and more, please click here: Invitation to Apply Letter.
Thank you for your support of Gateways Music Festival!
Lee Koonce President & Artistic Director Gateways Music Festival