Announcing Prague Summer Nights'
Melick & Hart Instrumental Scholarships!
In addition to the financial aid packages granted by Classical Movements each season, our fourth annual Prague Summer Nights: Young Artists Music Festival is pleased to announce two, brand-new scholarships specifically earmarked for instrumentalists. Given in honor of Gail Melick , longtime CM board member and Chicago arts advocate, and John Hart , noted philanthropist and Chicago Symphony Orchestra trustee, PSN's Melick and Hart scholarships total $2,500 eachawarded to two deserving string, wind, brass or percussion players.
Lessons & Coachings at Prague Conservatory
Study where Dvořák taught
From  June 18 - July 16 , 2018 , select  vocalists , instrumentalists conductors stage directors coaching apprentices  and arts administrators  from the world's top conservatories and universities will perform in and travel among two of Europe's most musically rich cities:  Prague and Tábor .

Once again, in collaboration with the Prague Conservatory , #PSN18  will offer all participants lessons and coachings with this revered institution's renowned faculty during their stay in the Czech capitol city.
Apply Yourself: #PSN18 Live Audition Tour
Interested in performing fully-produced operas, large symphonic concerts, intimate chamber recitals, new music by Greg Sandow and even jazz gigs this summer? Prague Summer Nights Artistic Director John Nardolillo and Festival Manager Alexandra Plueckhan have been auditioning prospective PSN-ers in cities and college towns across America.

They're looking forward to meeting you on the following dates...
Maestro Nardolillo and #PSN18
vocal coach Dr. Timothy Cheek in
Ann Arbor , Michigan
#PSN18 live auditions will remain open until day-of (space permitting)

Phoenix : Fri, Feb. 9 | Arizona State University
College Park : Sun, Feb. 11 | University of Maryland
Tucson : Sat, Feb. 10 | University of Arizona
Los Angeles : Sun, Feb. 11 | University of Southern California
Lexington : Sun, Feb. 18 | University of Kentucky

Online auditions for #PSN18 close Tuesday , February 20 (11:59 pm EST)
PSN Concertmaster Lauren Roth Plays
Mendelssohn Concerto in Tábor
Atlanta Opera Music Director Arthur Fagen congratulates PSN concertmaster Lauren Roth during the 2017 opening concert at Divadlo Oskara Nedbala Tábor
Returning for her third summer on the first stand of the PSN Festival Orchestra 's string section, Tucson Symphony concertmaster and University of Arizona professor Lauren Roth will perform Mendelssohn 's Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 , his last large orchestral work.
Read Roth on the PSN Pit in Strings

"From my overall opera experience, and especially with
Prague Summer Nights , I find the demands of opera playing to be different from symphonic, solo, and recital playing in three ways:
endurance, repetition, and
playing in the pit."

Lauren Roth , Strings Magazine
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