Apply to Opportunity Music Project

To apply for Opportunity Music Project, please fill out this application form and send your supporting documents (see below) via regular mail or email (preferred) to jgarand@opportunitymusicproject.org. Please scan and include your child’s most recent report card (this information is for statistical purposes only).
Students can apply for Opportunity Music Project at any time this year, however, all applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with an August 15th deadline for students wishing to enroll for the academic year that begins in September.

Upon receiving your completed application, you will be contacted to arrange an interview. All interviews take place at the Opportunity Music Project teaching studio, located at 4 West 43rd Street.

For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Executive Director Jessica Garand by email at jgarand@opportunitymusicproject.org or phone at 917-741-3190.

Supporting documents: (1) letter of recommendation, and (2) a short essay about music and what it means to the applicant (this may be written by the parent if the student applicant is younger than eight years old). Please also include a copy of your child’s most recent report card. The letter of recommendation should be written by someone who knows your child well, who is not a family member, such as a classroom teacher, music teacher, or mentor. The letter should include information about the student that pertains to why they would be a good candidate for Opportunity Music Project.

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