Miles Fellenberg, a 2007 graduate of Verona High School, will be in Santa Barbara, Calif. for the next eight weeks, participating as a Music Academy Fellow in the collaborative piano program, at The Music Academy of the West.
Recognized as one of the world’s preeminent summer music programs for gifted pre-professional classical musicians, the Academy offers an experience that is at once intimate and intense, highly personalized, and deeply collaborative.
Applicants from all over the world seek the opportunity to study and perform at the Academy. 1500 applications were received for the 2012 program. 138 fellows are selected to enroll.
During eight weeks each summer, Academy fellows refine and enhance their skills with each other and with the outstanding faculty and guest artists who join them. Together they participate in 200 musical events, including master classes, chamber music, individual weekly lessons, recitals, orchestra concerts, a concerto competition, a vocal competition and a fully staged opera.
Fellenberg graduated from The Oberlin Conservatory of Music in 2011 and is currently enrolled at The Juilliard School, where he is pursuing a masters of mMusic.