a program of

South Shore Conservatory

Kathy Czerny, SSC President
Stephen Deitz, Festival Director
Amy Schomp, Managing Director
Karen Bellinger, Festival Manager
Nancy Meredith, Box Office and Duxbury Campus Manager
Michelle McGrath, Publicity Services
Rick Assmus, Building/Grounds
Rich Fell, Piano Technician
Louis Gentile, Piano Mover

(as of May 25)

Festival Sponsor
Mollie Baldwin Foley
Diane and F. Sherman Hoyt
Mead Witter Foundation
The Foundation for Creative Achievement
Lynn Dale and Frank Wisneski

Event Sponsor
Lee and Jack Barlow
Barbara and Fredrick Clifford
Cornelia and Stewart Clifford
GAGNONtax, Judy and Bill Gagnon
Nancy Herndon
Nancy and John Powell
Wendy and Vincent Spiziri
The Village at Duxbury

Tent Sponsor
Sheila and Richard Morse

Full Scholarship Sponsor
Mollie Baldwin Foley Scholars (2)
The Safe Family Foundation
Pat and Wilfred Sheehan
Kathy and Warren Skillman

Student Scholarship Sponsor
Motoko and Gordon Deane
Barbara and Morgan Lamarche
Mary Ellen and Peter Lawrence
Hilary and Richard Lucier
Merck Foundation
Barbara and Peter Palfrey
Mary and Jerry Steinke
Jason Wolfson

Competition Sponsor

Festival Friend
Julia and Stephen Adams
Nancy Riegel

Festival Donor
Lyell & Kurt Franke
Linda and Gerald Jones
Gregg & Courtney Jordan
Diane Keller
Marcia and Abbot Vose
Charles & Holly Weilbrenner

Festival Fan
Shirley Amory
Carol Loring
Lanci & Page Valentine

Preview Concert Hosts
John Carnuccio
Judy and Bill Gagnon

Concert Hosts
Mollie Baldwin Foley
Rebecca and James Garrett

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Application Information 2017 brochure

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All official correspondence between the Duxbury Music Festival and the applicant, including the Festival's acceptance letter, will be via email. Each student MUST enter an email address on his/her application and make certain that the email address is currently correct and will be the proper email address from June 1 to July 19, 2016. Students must send a trial email to Stephen Deitz at s.deitz@sscmusic.org. A physical street address will be used for general correspondence purposes ONLY if the student does not have an email address to which correspondence may be sent.

I understand that the information in this application is true to the best of my knowledge and that the CD submitted is my own unedited performance. I also understand that the Duxbury Music Festival reserves the right to discharge students who have submitted false or misleading information in the application process.

If accepted as a student of the Duxbury Music Festival, I agree to abide by South Shore Conservatory regulations. I agree not to bring any alcoholic beverages or firearms onto SSC or resident premises or to possess or engage in the illegal use of drugs while a student of the Duxbury Music Festival.

Students are expected to comport themselves with basic standards of honesty and character. Plagiarism, cheating, and dishonesty in SSC related matters are prohibited and can result in a a student's dismissal without refunding any part of the fees paid.

Consent is hereby given for the applicant, while a student at the Duxbury Music Festival, to participate in SSC radio, television, and transcribed programs without compensation and for photographs taken at the Duxbury Music Festival to be used in SSC-approved publications.

I understand that a $500 tuition deposit is required by June 1, 2016.


Please review all application procedures.