Application Process

— The Focusyear Auditions will be held on March 8 – 10, 2024. 

— Applicants should be aware that the Focusyear is a one-year engagement, September-July, which takes priority over other musical activities.

— Focusyear does not set a minimum or maximum age limit and admits students of any nationality. 

— Please be aware that we are looking for a level of musicianship that is comparable to master students or above. This program is also intended for professional musicians who want to refocus their own musical scene. 

— Deadline for Applications is December 31, 2023.   



— Please chose two tracks from your personal Jazz repertoire. A recording should be chosen which showcases your quality as a performer and soloist (improvisation). 

— Please send a link so we can listen to your music without having to download it. Either via Soundcloud (in "private" mode), via Youtube ("not listed" mode) or via Dropbox. (To upload the links, please insert it in a pdf document.)

— Please add one recording of your own compositions. 



Required written information

— Personal details (CV, musical biography)

— Cover letter/Motivation letter (why do you want to participate in Focusyear)

— Previous musical activities, list of musical works, link to artist website


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