CIT Programs (Counselor-in-Training)

CIT Programs (Counselor-in-Training)

We offer two opportunities for older students to still enjoy their favorite summer programs - MOTH (for ages 16-19), and Pow-Wow (for ages 12-15). Read more about them below.


 

Music on the Hill (MOTH) CIT Program

Ages 16 - 19

3-Week Session: July 3 - Friday, July 21, 2017 (no July 4)
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Pick up: 4:35 - 4:45 pm)

MOTH Concerts:

  • Chamber Concert: Wed, July 19, 6:30 pm, First Church in Belmont, 404 Concord Avenue
  • Chamber Concert: Thurs, July 20, 6:30 pm, First Church in Belmont, 404 Concord Avenue
  • Orchestra/Jazz/Fiddle: Fri, July 21, 6:30 pm, First Church in Belmont, 404 Concord Avenue
  • Faculty Concert: Tues, July 11, 6:30 pm, First Church in Belmont, 404 Concord Avenue

About the program

  • Students play and perform in chamber ensembles and the MOTH orchestra.
  • Students have the opportunity to perform in weekly solo recitals.
  • Students assist faculty and staff in rehearsals and other activities during the day.
  • Students have access to weekly private lessons in their instrument or composition taught by excellent faculty.
  • Enrollment is limited based on instrumentation.

Tuition

  • MOTH CIT tuition: $800 (includes 1 private lesson with option to enroll in more)
  • Audition fee: $30 (waived for current Powers students who have paid their 2016/2017 annual registration fee)
  • Summer Registration fee: $15
  • Financial Aid is available for this program on a limited, rolling basis. Download the Summer 2017 Financial Aid application here. (Having trouble viewing our PDF forms? Download Adobe Reader here for free.)

Audition Dates:

  • Monday, Feb. 13th: 3-8pm
  • Wednesday, March 8th: 3-6pm (Belmont Public School students only!)
  • Saturday, March 18th: 3-8pm
  • Wednesday, April 26th: 3-8pm

Audition Requirements:
Students are asked to play for approximately 10 minutes. Students should prepare:

  • Portions of 2 contrasting pieces that represent their playing (or two contrasting movements of the same piece
  • 2 scales (of the student’s choice, in as many octaves as possible
  • Students may be asked to sight-read

Ready to apply for the MOTH CIT program?
All CIT applicants must complete the following:

  1. Leadership references - Ask two people to submit a leadership reference form online. One person must be a high school faculty member or guidance counselor who can attest to your good citizenship, leadership qualities, and ability to perform as a role model for younger students. The second person must be able to provide similar insight into your leadership qualities.
  2. Pay your $30 Audition Fee (waived for current Powers students) - You will be asked to create an ASAP account if you do not already have one.
  3. Schedule your audition - Once we receive your payment, you will be contacted by our staff to schedule an audition time.
  4. Registration and Payment - After your audition, if you are accepted, please complete and submit your registration and tuition payment.


    (Also complete and submit a Summer 2017 Financial Aid application if you are interested in applying for financial aid.) Having trouble viewing our PDF forms? Download Adobe Reader here for free.

 

Pow-Wow CIT Program

Ages 12 - 15

About the program:

  • Students will assist faculty at instrumental lessons and art lessons, and will perform in the Pow-Wow operetta.
  • Students will help faculty and staff in rehearsals and other activities during the day.
  • Students should have three or more years experience playing an instrument.
  • Enrollment is limited to a maximum of two students per session.

Pow-Wow Prep, Session 1
June 19-23, 2017 from 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Performance on Friday, June 23, 1:00 pm, at First Church in Belmont

Pow-Wow Prep, Session 2
June 26 - 30, 2017 from 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Performance on Friday, June 30, 1:00 pm, at First Church in Belmont

Pow-Wow Session 3
July 3 - 14, 2017 (no July 4) from 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Performance on Friday, July 14, 7:00 pm, at First Church in Belmont

Pow-Wow Session 4
July 17 - 28, 2017 from 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Performance on Friday, July 28, 7:00 pm, at First Church in Belmont

Tuition

All CIT applicants must:

  • Be 12 years of age by September 1 of the school year following the Pow-Wow program
  • have past experience working in a leadership role with children, in settings such as summer programs, school clubs, tutoring, babysitting, etc.
  • possess and attitude of cheerful enthusiasm, leadership, and self-motivation
  • have 3+ years experience playing a musical instrument

Ready to apply for the Pow-Wow CIT program?
All CIT applicants must complete the following:

  1. Application - Submit a Pow-Wow CIT Application form online.
  2. Notification - Once we receive and review your application, a Pow-Wow Artistic Director or Powers staff member will contact you.
  3. Registration and Payment - If you are accepted, please complete and submit your registration and tuition payment.
    Register Online:
    You will be asked to create an account with ASAP if you are not a current Powers student.

    Register by Mail:
    (Also complete and submit a Summer 2017 Financial Aid application if you are interested in applying for financial aid.) Having trouble viewing our PDF forms? Download Adobe Reader here for free.

     

 

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