The Kennedy Center

NSO SMI Intern

Department description

The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) Education programs introduce young people and families to classical music by presenting specially-designed live NSO performances; developing and promoting talented young people through competitions and training programs. The NSO Education intern assists staff with all NSO Education projects and in the summer works primarily with the NSO Summer Music Institute - a 4-week festival of orchestral and chamber music for young musicians from across the nation and the world -July 2-30, 2018. The intern is involved in all aspects of SMI and has his/her own projects of responsibility. After SMI is over, the intern will be involved in preparing for the new NSO Education Program season of concerts and training programs. We are looking for a passionate individual who believes in the power of classical music to inspire and enrich one's life. We seek a creative, detail-oriented and organized young musician interested in arts management.

Project description

Before Summer Music Institute: Intern will prepare all documents and excel worksheets in preparation for students' arrival Intern will develop a Guidebook app & create a SMI 18 Facebook page

During and Post-Summer Music Institute: : Intern will assist in all aspects of SMI, but particularly scheduling drivers for lessons, working with NSO Women's Committee Intern will assist staff with operations details of the festival Intern will collate data from student program evaluations

Key Dates

Summer 2018 Term

Application Available: December 18 - March 16, 2017

Term Dates: June 4 - August 17, 2018

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Fall 2018 Term

Application Available: March 30 - July 13, 2017