• I came away with an inspiring performance of my latest composition, new skills to apply to my craft, and new allies for the journey ahead.

    – Creative Musicians Retreat Participant


Application materials for the 2017 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: January 9, February 21, April 3). 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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