Information and Application

Program Overview

Green Lake Festival of Music is pleased to welcome Elaine Hagenberg as its featured composer for the 2022 Composer Residency. This four-day event will begin on the morning of Thursday, June 23 and culminate in an afternoon performance on Sunday, June 26. All events will be held in Ripon College’s Demmer Recital Hall.

This select chamber choir works at a high artistic level, equivalent to that of a graduate-level or professional ensemble. Participants are expected to have advanced reading and vocal skills and to arrive at the first rehearsal with all the notes and rhythms completely learned. 

Ensemble and Skills Screening

By submitting an application to participate in the 2022 Composer Residency, you are committing to participate if accepted. To apply, make a short video consisting of the elements listed below. Your video must be in the order listed. You may pause the recording between sections or record each item at different times, but there must be no editing, splicing, or video enhancements in the video outside of piecing the components into one continuous video. You may not wear headphones while recording. When you are satisfied, label the file <Last Name, First Name, Voice Part> and upload it as an unlisted video to YouTube.

Video Components

1. Introduction

Briefly introduce yourself. Provide your name, voice part, and current musical affiliation(s).

2. Prepared Aural Skills

1. Sing a harmonic minor scale starting on D without accompaniment. You may use whatever system you prefer (solfège, numbers, or a neutral syllable). 

2. Sing the following passage on [du] without accompaniment.

3. Repertoire Excerpt

Without accompaniment, sing your voice part of Still With Thee by Elaine Hagenberg. The excerpt, mm. 1–22, b. 3, is included below. This should be a carefully prepared and musically expressive performance, at the tempo indicated and with the markings observed.

Submission Process & Key Dates

  • Submissions due: March 15, 2022 by 11:59 PM
  • Notification: Early April


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