Encore Young Artist Program

The Ars Musica Chorale is proud to host the
Encore Young Artist Program

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For fifty years, Ars Musica has been committed to providing Northern New Jersey with opportunities to create and hear excellent programs of a wide range of choral music. We are proud to take a bold step in supporting and training the next generation of choral artists by establishing The Encore Young Artist Program. In today’s economic climate, versatility and diverse skills have proved to be invaluable to the success of young artists. We seek to give opportunities to exceptional young musicians to broaden and deepen their musical experiences while gaining important skills for a lifelong career in music.

Who Should Apply?
Recent graduates, current graduate students, and emerging professional musicians are encouraged to apply. Advanced undergraduate students will also be considered.

We are currently accepting applications for the 2016–2017 Season.

This is a Resident Artist position. Singers will perform duties as section leaders on a weekly basis and in performances as appropriate, in addition to their solo responsibilities for each concert.

Young Artists can expect to receive

  • Membership in one of the tristate’s premiere choral ensembles
  • Solo opportunities in all 2016—2017 concerts
  • Outreach performance opportunities
  • Masterclass participation with notable New York & New Jersey singers and conductors
  • Scores and Archival recordings for all performances
  • Professional development: mentoring, press kit development
  • A quarterly stipend

Applications are due March 18, 2016. Auditions will be held in New Jersey and New York City in early April.

2015–2016 Encore Young Artists

Contact Us


(551) 226-9305

Mailing Address
Ars Musica
PO Box 525
Paramus, New Jersey 07653


Support Us

Your contributions as an Individual, Foundation or Corporation are vital for Ars Musica to support our fostering the cultural life of our community by performing choral masterpieces throughout the greater tristate area.

Ars Musica Chorale, Inc. is a
501(c)(3) registered non-profit


Discover Jersey Arts

Ars Musica’s concert season is made possible in part by a grant administered by the Bergen County Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs from funds granted by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

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