How to Apply

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All applicants must complete the Diploma Program Application Form and apply directly to the Program. In addition, students may be nominated by teachers, school administrators, artists, and community leaders. Though it is not a requirement, we highly recommend that students try to find a nominator to strengthen their application. The Center will receive many more applications than there are spots in the program. The students selected will receive a personal interview conducted by members of East Bay Center's senior staff. This is an informal interview, there is no formal audition required, but we do like to listen to or watch a few minutes of performance if possible; this will enable us to better place the student in the proper classes, lessons, and ensembles as well as to maintain a balance in the incoming groups of new students.

Information on how to apply for the entering summer class of 2017 will be posted soon. For any questions please contact Kwesi (contact information below).


Kwesi Anku

Associate Director: Student Development and Training