Apply Now to the Conservatory Major/Minor Program


High school students who plan to participate in the arts for four years at Valley Christian may choose to Major or Minor in the discipline of their choice: Music, Dance Arts, Theatre Arts, Musical Theatre, Theatrical Design & Technology, New Media (film, radio, tv), Visual Arts, or Integrated Arts (combining 2 disciplines). You may submit your application now, or at the same time as your Valley Christian High School application. YES, you can join both Conservatory & AMSE! We have over 180 students who participate in both.

REQUIREMENTS for each may be found on the MAJORS & MINORS page. There is no fee for the Conservatory Major/Minor Honor Program.


MINORS

STEP 1 Log into the SlideRoom Conservatory Application Site:  www.vcs.slideroom.com
Sign up for an account under the Student’s name (not the parent’s). 

STEP 2 – Choose 2017/18 CONSERVATORY APPLICATION – PROSPECTIVE MAJORS & MINORS
Answer the questions. Choose ONE Area of Concentration in Q15. If you have interests or experience in other areas, write a note under Q17 & 18.

STEP 3 – REFERENCES are optional for minors. It should be an arts teacher or private teacher, or someone who knows you well.

STEP 4 – Skip MEDIA (not required of minors)

STEP 5 – Click SUBMIT. Don’t forget this last step! Your application is not complete until you click SUBMIT.


MAJORS

STEP 1 Log into the SlideRoom Conservatory Application Site:  www.vcs.slideroom.com
Sign up for an account under the Student’s name (not the parent’s). A parent email may be used if student does not have email.

STEP  2 – Choose 2017/18 CONSERVATORY APPLICATION – PROSPECTIVE MAJORS & MINORS
Answer the questions. Choose ONE Area of Concentration in Q15. If you have interests or experience in other areas, write a note under Q17 & 18.

STEP 3 – Enter at least one reference - the email of an arts teacher or private teacher, or someone who knows you well.

STEP  4 – Music, Dance & Theatre Majors – submit a 2-4 minute solo performance, dance or monologue of your choice. YouTube or Vimeo link ok. This video is separate from any other audition videos you may need to submit for groups. Visual Arts Majors – submit an artwork/photography portfolio of 5 works. Click on MEDIA to upload your jpg / png files.

STEP 5 – Click SUBMIT. Don’t forget this last step! Your application is not complete until you click SUBMIT.


MUSIC AUDITIONS FOR PERFORMANCE GROUPS

Email Mrs. Wagner for information about spring on-line auditions for performance groups. vwagner@vcs.net


SlideRoom File Size Limits –

Video: 120 MB maximum. Audio: 5 MB maximum.
Documents: PDF format - 10 MB maximum. Images: JPG, PNG or GIF format - 5 MB maximum


Admission Decisions

New students must first be admitted to Valley Christian High School before the Conservatory Program application will be approved. Conservatory admission is not guaranteed and applicants are given an admission decision as quickly as possible via email.

Contacts
For questions on your high school application:                 Alana James – ajames@vcs.net  408-513-2512
For questions on your Conservatory application:            Vicki Wagner – vwagner@vcs.net  408-362-7604


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