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Cali Collective Ensemble

Cali Collective Ensemble with Music for All Seasons

A 2-Year Graduate Program within the Artist Diploma Program

This two-year fellowship program prepares young professional classical musicians for careers integrating performance, teaching community engagement, advocacy, entrepreneurship, and leadership.

All Instruments Welcome:
In Search of Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, and Piano

The Cali School of Music at Montclair State University aims to support music as an agent of change and empower students to think outside the box. Cali Collective Ensemble is a program offered in partnership with Music for All Seasons – an organization that believes in the power of music to heal, bring solace, and to change people’s lives.

Cali Collective offers top-quality performance opportunities, intensive professional development, and the opportunity to establish outreach programs and administrative skills.

  • Program seeks to create a supportive space to define a creative identity and vision.
  • Geared toward young professionals interested in a career path mixing chamber music freelancing and teaching.
  • Full tuition plus a stipend per semester.

Lessons and mentoring included.

Interested in applying?

Step 1: Apply for the Cali Collective Program 
Step 2: Apply for the AD Program
Step 3: Apply to the School

For more information, email