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Join us for our 54th season: July 3rd - August 8th, 2022
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED! The new and final deadline is Tuesday, March 1st, 2022 before 11:59pm EST. 


  • The Kent Blossom Music Festival is open to musicians of all ages, ranging from talented high school conservatory students to post-doctoral professionals.
  • Participants will arrive on campus on Sunday, July 3rd, before 4 p.m. the first day of the festival for registration.
  • Final event will conclude in the evening of August 7th. That evening our students will perform Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in a side-by-side concert with The Cleveland Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Jahja Ling at Blossom Music Center.
  • Check-out will be on Monday, August 8th.
  • Festival Costs:
    • Program Fee: $1,000
      • Scholarships are available and awarded based on financial need.
    • Housing Accommodations: KSU Residence Hall, $1,500 per student
    • A payment of $2,500 must be received by April 30th, 2022
    • Parking: $25 (if you plan to have a vehicle on campus)
    • Meals (on your own, estimated cost): $500 (this is not a fee due to KBMF)
  • See an overview of a Kent Blossom Music Festival Young Artist experience.
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