Artist Residencies

Yellow Barn Artist Residencies are open to musicians of any age and at any stage of their career, and support a range of activities within the following guidelines.

  • Residencies may focus on the exploration and preparation of repertoire from any musical period.

  • Collaborative projects may bring performers, composers and other artists together.

  • One residency per season will concentrate on work with local schools. Most other residencies will have opportunities to participate in outreach activities within the community.

  • Though it is not a requirement, all residencies will have public performance opportunities.

  • Musicians may choose to work independently or with mentoring artists and scholars during their residency.

Those interested in applying for an Artist Residency might also consider applying for a Summer Ensemble Residency. For information about Summer Ensemble Residencies at Yellow Barn, please go to the Yellow Barn summer program page.

LOCATION AND ACCOMMODATIONS

The Yellow Barn Artist Residencies will take place in Putney, a historic village in southeastern Vermont. Musicians will have 24-hour access to rehearsal and practice studios, which are located on Yellow Barn’s campus at the Greenwood School, just above the village.

  • Yellow Barn will provide housing within the local community, and some meals that will take place on the Greenwood School campus or with local hosts.

  • Additional funding to assist with travel expenses might be available.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Yellow Barn will accept applications from ensembles and individual musicians interested in pursuing either independent or collaborative projects. Yellow Barn’s Artistic Director will consult with selected musicians to determine the length and shape of the residency. While most residencies take place over the course of one week, there is flexibilty in the length of residencies and the way in which residency visits are structured.

2015-2016 Artist Residency Application

Fees
$50 for individuals and $100 for ensembles (non-refundable and due with application).

Deadlines
Applications for Yellow Barn Residencies are accepted on an ongoing basis.  The next deadline is May 1, 2015 for residencies taking place between September 2015 and May 2016.

For more information, please contact:

Dan Nitsch, Operations Manager
(802) 387-6637
daniel@yellowbarn.org