Artists in Residence

Artist in Residence
Audition Application Information

Launched in 2005, the highly-respected Strathmore Artist in Residence Program was created to support the transition of outstanding local musicians into career artists. Each year through a competitive selection process, a class of 6 is chosen and benefits greatly from the support of participating mentors and musicians. The 10-month program also includes 30 hours of professional development seminars, a professional photo shoot, videography, and extensive performance opportunities.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Between the ages of 16-32
  • ​Performing at a high level of musical integrity
  • An ability to compose and improvise
  • Living in the greater DC metropolitan area

Applicants for auditions will be asked to provide:

  • Personal contact information
  • Personal bio
  • An 18-month performance history
  • Three YouTube links (strongly preferred) or mp3 files. At least one of these should be an original composition.

The next audition application period will be in spring 2021. Stay tuned for specific dates and more information!


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We rely on charitable gifts from individuals to sustain and expand our visual and performing arts experiences and arts education programs. Your gift will foster incredible social impact by allowing Strathmore to remain a strong and vibrant resource in your community.

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