Arts Leadership Certificate Program Application

Thank you for applying to the Catherine Filene Shouse Arts Leadership Program Certificate. Please provide the following information below. Please note that you can save this form and return at a later date.

Applicant Information

8 digits, no spaces or dashes
(Junior, Masters, Doctorate)
Please use the formal abbreviations (AMU, PRL, EMU, JCM, MEI, etc.)
Year and Month
Instrument, Voice, Conducting
Do you have a previous degree from ESM?(Required)
Have you taken or are you currently taking ALC courses?(Required)

Recommender Information

Upon completion of your application, your recommend will receive a prompt to submit their letter if they have not done so already.
Recommender Name(Required)

Supporting Documents

Please provide all of the following documents in PDF format.
Max. file size: 125 MB.
Please keep to 1-2 pages
Max. file size: 125 MB.
Please combine all 3 essays into a PDF document

Provide a 1-page, single-space response for each question; please include the question in your document BEFORE each response.

  • Essay 1: Describe your career ambitions. What experience or knowledge do you hope to get out of the certificate program in order to help you achieve these career goals?

  • Essay 2: Describe any activities or projects in which you have been involved that demonstrated initiative or leadership (e.g., audience outreach, ensemble organization and programming, administration of student organizations, etc.).

  • Essay 3: What are some of the organizations in which you may be interested in interning at during the program? List 3 things you would hope to learn from your internship experience.
Max. file size: 125 MB.
Feel free to submit anything you feel might help your application (projects, website, portfolio, etc.)