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Become a BIA Fellow!
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BIA fellows help run the day-to-day operation of the Brass Institutes of America. In return they are awarded a full-tuition waiver. All fellows are required to house in the dorms at Wichita State University and to serve as RA's for the other participants. Fellows may be asked to do the following:

- Transport participants to the airport
- Run errands for the BIA administrative team
- Help set up and tear down for activities
- Arrive a day early and stay a day late to help with the facilitation of move-in/move-out
- Maintain the facilities at the WSU School of Music

For best consideration, Fellow applicants must submit materials (registration, resume, recordings) by April 1st, 2023.


Announcing the BIA at WSU Conducting Fellowship

The Brass Institutes of America are excited to announce the creation of Fellowships in 
Conducting. Conducting Fellowships are for the aspiring and/or experienced conductor and brass player who wishes to have intense, hands-on training in conducting technique, rehearsal preparation, score study, and ensemble logistics.


Selected fellows will receive free tuition to BIA 2023 and will work closely with the conducting faculty and administrative staff to execute effective and invigorating ensemble experiences for all participants. Fellows will receive daily individual instruction and podium time while running lead administrator for one of three ensembles and assisting with logistics for all ensembles at BIA 2023.


Conducting Fellows at-a-glance:

- Free Tuition 
- Intensive hands-on instruction in conducting
- Podium time with at least one ensemble
- Leadership experience coordinating a performance ensemble
- Inside access to the administration of large events
- Perform in one of three brass ensembles

To apply:

Please send CV, letter of interest, two references to contact via your candidacy and, if possible, a video of your conducting in rehearsal or performance to Dr. Timothy Shade 
( with the subject line “BIA 2023 Conducting Fellowship.” Materials are due by March 1st, 2023 and first rounds of interviews 
will occur before the end of March with announcements being made around April 1st. There will be one to two fellowships in conducting available.

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