Every summer, Chautauqua Institution brings some of the world’s most talented musicians, vocalists, dancers and visual artists to the grounds for educational and performance opportunities amid our world-class culture and arts environment.
2018 applications open at different times for each of our programs. Please check back for regular program updates.
Voice applications: Beginning September 1
Dance applications: Beginning November 1
Music School Festival Orchestra applications: Beginning November 1
Piano applications: Beginning November 1
Visual Arts applications: Beginning January 1
Your gate pass helps to cover only a portion of the expense of operating Chautauqua Institution and offering the world-class programs and experiences you love. There are many levels of giving that will benefit Chautauqua. Please consider supporting the Institution according to your means and comfort level. We are deeply grateful for all donations.
Benefactor Club $25,000
Patron Club $10,000
Sponsor Club $5,000
President's Club $3,500
The 1874 Society $1,874 to $3499
Community Support Levels of $1,000+, $500+, $125+, and up to $125