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Welcome to ENCORE Chamber Music's Acceptd application page!

ENCORE Chamber Music consists of two summer intensives designed for exceptional young performers – String Quartet Intensive and Summer Academy. Students who apply for both programs will receive priority in the scholarship selection process. Please study ENCORE Chamber Music's application guidelines closely for audition repertoire and other application requirements.

SESSION ONE (String Quartet Intensive): June 6-26
SESSION TWO (Summer Academy): June 7-July 17

Decisions made in the audition process are based on a completed application and the quality of performance displayed in the submitted video recordings. There are no live auditions for ENCORE Chamber Music Institute; all decisions are final.

Application Timeline:

  • The application opens at on November 19, 2021 at 12:00am EST
  • The application closes on February 13, 2022 at 11:59pm EST

Non-Refundable Application Fees:

  • Session I: String Quartet Intensive
    • Individuals: $85 USD
    • Quartets: $160 USD
  •  Session II: Summer Academy
    • $85 USD
  • Both Sessions 
    • $110 USD

**Applicants who are applying as part of a quartet for the String Quartet Intensive but as an individual for the Summer Academy need to submit separate applications for each program.

All applicants must follow the application and audition guidelines. An incomplete application or unpaid application fee will stop the application process. For technical questions, please visit the Acceptd Help Desk. Any other questions about ENCORE Chamber Music Institute should be directed to We look forward to viewing your application to ENCORE Chamber Music Institute!