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 2016 DONORS
(as of June 14)

FESTIVAL SPONSORS
Mollie Baldwin Foley
Diane and F. Sherman Hoyt
Holly and Brendan Kissane
The Foundation for Creative Achievement
Frank Wisneski and Lynn Dale

TENT SPONSORS
Sheila and Richard Morse

EVENT SPONSORS
Lee and Jack Barlow
Barbara and Fred Clifford
Cornelia and Steward Clifford
GAGNONtax, Judy and Bill Gagnon
Nancy Herndon
Jane Carr and Andrew Hertig
Nancy and John Powell
The Village at Duxbury

COMPETITION SPONSORS
Wendy and Vince Spiziri

FULL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
SPONSOR ($5000)
Safe Foundation
Kathy and Warren Skillman
Pat and Wilfred Sheehan

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP SPONSORS
Mary Danner
Motoko and Gordon Deane
Rebecca and James Garrett
Donne and Frank Holden
Mimi and Joe Jannetty
Gerald and Linda Jones
Diane Keller
Barbara and Morgan Lamarche
Hilary and Richard Lucier
Merck Foundation
Michael and Christine Puzo
Mary and Jerry Steinke
Richard and Carolyn Wadsworth
Jason Wolfson

VAN SPONSOR
Francis R. Doran Insurance Agency

FESTIVAL FRIEND
Julia and Stephen Adams
Alliance Bernstein
Nancy Riegel
Sylvia and Dwight Rost

FESTIVAL DONOR
Shirley Amory
Gregg and Courtney Jordan
William and Katherine Dixon
Amy and Brian Sack
Charles and Holly Weilbrenner

FESTIVAL FANS
Mary and William Benjes
Jeannine Brayman
Richard Brown
Thomas & Elizabeth Bullock
Maureen & John Cataudella
Anthony & Anne Marie DiBona
John & Constance Enniss
Jane & George Fogg
Mrs. Stephanie Gagnon and
Dr. Patrick Gagnon
David & Shirley Jenkins
Marilyn & Stephen Kaszynski
Carol Loring
Thomas & Nancy O'Neill
Olga & Richard Rothschild
Olga & Richard Rothschild
Francis & Patricia Shea
Larence Smith
Joel & Catherine Stein
Charles & Cheryl Tufankjian
Lanci & Page Valentine
Freja Wagner

CONCERT HOSTS
PENMOR AVIATION, Sheila and Richard Morse
SHORELINE AVIATION, Ann Pollard, Keith Douglass
Holly and Brendan Kissane
Reggie and Steve McCormack
Kathy and Jack Shield

complete list


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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.