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

DMF 2017 DONORS
(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 Procedure

Online Application Form

Application Information 2017 brochure

Things to Remember When Applying

  1. Submit completed online application form.
  2. Email a current résumé to n.meredith@sscmusic.org.
  3. Mail two letters of recommendation, academic or professional.
  4. Mail two copies of your audition CD which will include a minimum of two works of contrasting styles.
  5. Pay the application fee either online by PayPal or by credit card.
  6. Mail completed financial aid form.
  7. Mail a copy of required tax forms as specified in financial aid form.
  8. Send a digital photo to n.meredith@sscmusic.org.
  9. Send an email of introduction to Stephen Deitz, Festival Director, at n.meredith@sscmusic.org.

Mailed items are to be sent to:

Duxbury Music Festival
South Shore Conservatory
PO Box 1523
Duxbury, MA 02331

Acceptance Procedure

Admission process beings with the completion of an application on or before April 22, 2017. Acceptance to the Duxbury Music Festival which will consist of an official acceptance and reservation materials, will be emailed to the student on or before May 22, 2017. To reserve his/her place in DMF 2016, a student must postmark the following by June 1, 2017:

Tuition includes program outlined in brochure, a Festival pass (good at most concerts, private lessons, chamber coaching and all master classes).

Quick Reference 2017 Dates

The Duxbury Music Festival reserves the right to dismiss any student whose actions are determined to be disruptive or illegal. Dismissed students will forfeit all fees.