Professional Development

Career Development in the Arts


As part of our mission, Bravo! Vail supports the next generation of performers, administrators, and music-lovers.

These innovative, hands-on programs provide young arts leaders with unique opportunities to connect and work behind the scenes with one of the top classical music festivals in the country.

Piano Fellows Program


Each year, Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott personally selects two young pianists to spend an immersive two weeks at Bravo! Vail, performing in varied programs for diverse audiences with the esteemed musicians of the Festival.

Young Professionals in Residence


2016 Young Professionals in Residence: Aeolus String Quartet

Young Professionals in Residence


Bravo! Vail is proud to showcase outstanding chamber ensembles in the early stages of major professional careers.

These young artists benefit immeasurably by performing, teaching, and learning throughout the Vail community, in concert and collaboration with Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott and other renowned Festival musicians.

These ensembles are immersed in a learning experience like none other.

Bravo! Vail Internship Program


Bravo! Vail recruits students poised to begin careers in arts administration. Earn a glimpse into the inner-workings of one of the most successful classical music festivals in the country. Bravo! Vail is no longer accepting applications for the 2017 program. Please check back for information regarding the 2018 program.

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