Completed applications and supporting materials are due by Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at 11:59 PM EST.

Please read theGuide to Application and Next Level FAQspagesbefore submitting your final application.

If accepted, applicants can expect to be notified by end of March 2021.

Residencies will take place between late summer 2021 and spring 2022.

Please note: Group applications will not be considered. Next Level alumni from 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, and 7.0 cycles and those who participated in the last touring season of any sibling programs (American Music Abroad) are not eligible to apply. APPLY NOW


Feel free to share this opportunity with your artist network. You can direct artists to our Next Level website for more information. To apply to the next cycle of Next Level visit here: Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions!