Opportunity for Organ Student

The Nahant Music Festival, which takes place June 3- 13, 2014 in Nahant, Massachusetts, is offering an organ apprenticeship as part of the festival. The apprenticeship comes with a stipend and will include:

Image• A full solo organ recital at the Village Church, Nahant (Hook & Hastings II/15 restored by Andover Organ    Co. in 2000)

• Playing for the Bach vocal master- class by RyanTurner of Emmanuel Music, Boston

• Coachings with Nancy Granert of Emmanuel Music and
Memorial Church, Harvard

• Playing continuo for the Bach cantata concert

• Room and board in Nahant during the festival

• The beach!

The artistic director of the festival is Donald Wilkinson. Each week will include music rehearsals and time for your own study and practice. Evenings will be free. To apply, please send a resume, head shot, letter of recommendation and an audio or video recording of one Bach piece and one piece of your own choice to Sylvia Martin, Festival Manager, 147B Brown St., Waltham, MA 02453. For the recording, links to a website, YouTube, etc. are acceptable. Applications are due March 1st but because this is a newly organized event there is some leeway. Get your application in ASAP. Notifications will be sent by March 31st. For more information, contact nahantmusicfest@yahoo. com or call 781-373-5496.