• What had the greatest impact on me was the course on computer music, which greatly expanded my thinking on what music is.

    – Creative Musicians Retreat Participant


Application materials for the 2018 Retreat are now available!

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The Walden School Creative Musicians Retreat (CMR) seeks creative musicians interested in composition, electronic music, choral music, music performance, improvisation, and music pedagogy.

The application requires that you complete and send to The Walden School the following:

  • $30 non-refundable application fee
  • Completed Application for Admission form, including short personal statement

Additionally, you may also submit the following:

  • Financial Aid Application and accompanying tax documentation
  • Scores, recordings, samples of creative work, or other materials

Admission decisions are made within four weeks of application rounds (postmark deadlines: December 1January 22March 1). We will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis as space allows. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

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