If submitting a word essay: Please submit a 750 word maximum essay detailing your thoughts. Please type your essay and save as either a MS Word file (.docx) or PDF (.pdf) file.
If submitting a video essay: Please submit a video detailing your thoughts not to exceed 5 minutes in length.
- An Introduction of your name and instrument
- Announcement and performance of 1st piece
- Announcement and performance of 2nd piece
Your video should preferably be one-take and unedited. You can try as many times as you want to and submit the best take.
Video Tips: Use a smart phone video in landscape orientation. Use the rear facing camera. Use a tripod or rest the device on a stable platform. No handheld videos. Ensure your whole self is visible and that you fully fill the frame. Record in a well-lit and spacious quiet room. Dress professionally, like at a performance. Look at the recording device when speaking.