Berkshire Choral International Apprentice Program

Sing and Learn While Working

Berkshire Choral International offers a competitive apprentice program for professional-track undergraduate and graduate students. It’s an opportunity for singers, accompanists, and choral conductors (all must sing) to intensively study and rehearse major orchestral works with eminent conductors. The program includes

  • Five hours of choral rehearsals each day
  • Classes taught by professional music staff
  • Private lessons and coaching
  • Master classes
  • Group recital
  • Participation in Saturday night concert

Travel to one of these venues:

  • Boston, MA (June 23-30, 2019)
  • Richmond, VA (July 7-14, 2019)
  • Prague, Czech Republic (August 4-11, 2019)

As an apprentice, you’ll receive room and board, a travel stipend, and all the vocal scores. In return, you’ll be required to assist in various ways, including facilitating rehearsals and assisting staff on registration days.

Application deadline: February 15, 2019

Find out how to apply at

Effective date: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 to Friday, February 15, 2019