Join the Conservatory!

The Missouri Symphony Conservatory offers three content areas: Large Ensembles, Chamber Music, and Musical Skills and Knowledge.

Tuition (per semester):
1 Content Area: $150
2 Content Areas: $200
All 3 Content Areas: $250

Full and half scholarships are available for any student who has financial need. We especially encourage students from historically marginalized communities to apply, for whom we have reserved 10% of our scholarship funds. Students will be required to apply for a scholarship before each semester, even if they already received a scholarship the prior semester.
Scholarships

Full and half scholarships are available for any student who has financial need. We especially
encourage students from historically marginalized communities to apply, for whom we have
reserved 10% of our scholarship funds. Students will be required to apply for a scholarship at the beginning of each semester, even if they already received a scholarship the prior semester. Scholarship applications for the Spring 2021 semester are available below and are due on February 12, 2021.
Scholarship Application

Auditions and Placement Evaluations

All students wishing to participate in our programs are required to audition and/or take a placement evaluation.

Priority auditions for wind, brass, and percussionists, as well as harp students, wishing to participate in large ensembles and chamber music will take place on Sunday, May 23rd. There will be a second opportunity to audition for any remaining seats in late August, but priority will be given to those auditioning in May.

All strings wishing to participate in large ensembles and chamber music will be required to audition on August 28th and 29th. String students should play a prepared solo and two scales. Audition applications will open over the summer.

For the Musical Skills and Knowledge course, a music theory placement evaluation will be given on May 23rd, August 28th, and August 29th. Students also auditioning are expected to take their evaluation immediately after. Students only taking the Musical Skills and Knowledge course will take their evaluation on August 29th.

Please prepare the following materials relevant for your audition:

Middle School Students

Two scales of your choice
Solo of your choice

High School Students

(except percussion & harp)

Full-range chromatic scale
and excerpts for:

Percussion & Harp

Percussion

Harp

Solo of your choice and excerpt

Ready to audition?

Join the Conservatory!

Questions?

Contact Dr. Ashley Pribyl by emailing education@themosy.org or calling 573.875.0600.
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