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Application Due Date:


*****Priority Scholarship Application Deadline: October15, 2021*****

While our official application due date is March 1, 2022, please note that we are currently admitting students on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.  Please apply early for full consideration.

Please click below to access the MAP 2022 application.  This form, and its accompanying materials must be submitted via email to Application fees may be paid via check or electronically (send an email requesting a PayPal invoice or Venmo account information).


Only completed applications submitted electronically by March 1, 2022 will be considered. 



  • Performance Track: All applications will be evaluated by MAP faculty for acceptance and level placement.

  • Choral Track: All applications for the Scholars program will automatically be considered for the Apprentice program if not named a Scholar.

Make sure to include:

  • Application form

  • Current Resume

  • Current Repertoire List

  • 2 Recommendation letters

  • Audition recordings as per your Program of choice (video submission required either via YouTube link or DVD submission)

  • Application fee: Waived for 2022!

    • Checks made out to The Cornish-American Song Institute and mailed to 1423 Tulip Ave. McAllen, TX 78504

    • Electronic payments can be take via Venmo or entered manually by CASI via PayPal. Please call 254-652-0245 or email to request invoice or Venmo account info.

Audition repertoire:

Performance Track:

  • Vocalists

    • 2 art songs – one in English and one in another language

    • 1 opera/oratorio aria in original language and key

  • Pianists

    • Two art-song selections: 1 German Lied, 1 French Melodie, 1 English Song (varied styles/tempos of a moderate level of difficulty – i.e. Schubert, Faure, Quilter, etc)

    • One solo piece (a single movement is fine, but showing technical facility)

Choral Track:

  • Vocalists

    • 2 art songs, one of which must be English and one in another language

    • a video of you conducting a choral ensemble (optional for Apprentice Level)

  • Pianists

    • 2 selections: one art song with a singer and one solo selection


Chamber Music:

  • One solo selection and one movement of a chamber piece


  • 2 pdfs of recent compositions including 1 art song.  Please send recording links, if possible.

Observer Applications:

Music Across the Pond welcomes local residents and students to observe the classes of the MAP.  If interested, please contact Dr. David Sadlier at and complete the application form below:

Download Application

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