Small Ensemble Application
- For the purposes of applying to From the Top, nominate one member of your ensemble to be the “Leader of the Ensemble.”
- Have the Leader click on the link provided below to fill out From the Top's Standard Application.
The Leader will be prompted to upload at least two unedited, unenhanced video or audio samples of the group’s music on behalf of the group.
(For further details about our online music audition requirements, go to From the Top FAQs)
The Leader will be required to pay a $50.00 application fee on behalf of the group.
- The other members of the ensemble must also fill out individual applications by clicking on the link provided below for From the Top's Member of a Small Ensemble Application.
On the Member applications, there is no option to upload music – either video or audio. There is no additional fee for the Member applications.
- Please note that you may save your work at any point and come back later. Applications in progress are saved up to the last page that you have finished. Make sure you have completed all required fields on the page you're working on and click the "Save & Continue" button at the bottom of the page before closing the application.
PLEASE NOTE: Our online application is working, but because it was recently reformatted, some applicants have experienced technical difficulties. You may fill out the online application or you may download a PDF version and mail us your application and recording the old-fashioned way.
If you would like to fill out the online application:
- Follow the instructions above and save your work often. We recommend writing your answers to the lengthier questions in a word processing document so you have a backup of your work.
- Please keep notes on any issues you encounter and report them to Claire Shepro, Admissions Coordinator at email@example.com or 617-437-0707 ext 123.
If you would like to fill out the paper application:
- Please click on the link below to download the application. Note that all ensemble members fill out the same paper application.
- Mail us your completed application and recording. All ensemble applications must be submitted at the same time in one envelope.