Boston University Tanglewood Institute


The Montgomery Symphony is pleased to offer the MSO-BUTI Scholarship in the amount of $6,770 to a young Alabama musician age 14-18 attending the Summer 2016 Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI). 

BUTI is the high school division of the famed Tanglewood Music Festival in Lenox, MA. Tanglewood is the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and draws talented musicians of all ages from around the world each year.

BUTI will offer extended programs this summer in orchestra, voice/choral, wind ensemble, piano, harp and composition. Two-week long workshops in flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, horn, trombone, tuba/euphonium, double bass, percussion, and string quartet will be offered as well.

MSO-BUTI Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:
1.  Must be an Alabama musician aged 14-18
2.  Must be accepted by BUTI to a six-week program for the summer of 2015
3.  Must apply for a scholarship from BUTI as part of your BUTI application process
4.  Must complete a MSO-BUTI Scholarship application form and send to the Montgomery Symphony postmarked no later than March 2, 2016.

To print a MSO-BUTI Scholarship application, click here.

For more information on BUTI programs or to make application to BUTI, call 617-353-3386 or visit them online at

Representatives from BUTI will be in residence at the 2015 Blount-Slawson Young Artists Competition on January 24, 2015, in Montgomery, Alabama.

Pianists who are competiting in the Blount-Slawson Competition can request that their performance in the Saturday preliminary round be considered as their formal audition for BUTI.  In order to be considered for the BUTI Young Artists Piano Program, you must also fill out and submit the BUTI online application found at 

Vocalists, string and wind/brass players (and pianists not competing in Blount-Slawson) can schedule an audition for BUTI in Montgomery on Saturday, January 24th, by visiting the BUTI website,  Here you will find 2015 admission requirements, including the online application, audition repertoire requirements for each instrument, and audition time sign up for a Montgomery Regional audition.

For more information on the Blount-Slawson Young Artists Competition, click here. All Blount-Slawson applications must be received by December 11, 2014.