Gifted Young Artist Program

Any student may audition for NSA's Gifted Young Artist Program. This program is designed for our most ambitious students who would like to prepare for entrance into any college music school worldwide. GYAP occurs during the academic year only (August through May).

Applicants are admitted through audition only. GYAP is a FULL Scholarship program.

This program covers:

  • Private Lessons
  • Music Theory
  • Chamber Music
  • Chamber Orchestra (Strings)
  • Stage Etiquette
  • Concert Attire assistance
  • Competition preparation and guidance
  • College application guidance

Audition performance requirements: 

  • 2 Major scales (two to four octaves)
  • 2 Minor scales (two to four octaves)
  • 1 Major arpeggio (two to four octaves)
  • 1 Minor arpeggio (two to four octaves)
  • Sight reading of a two line intermediate level musical selection
  • 2 ear training questions (interval and harmony question)
  • One standard repertoire work no more than 5 minutes (cuts allowed)

Please email [email protected] for more information.