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Welcome to the application page for the Sewanee Music Center's 2023 Summer Programs!
The application for Summer 2024 will open in Fall 2023.

To apply for the orchestral and composition programs please use the drop-down options to the left of this page. Please review the audition requirements for your schedule carefully.

John Kilkenny, Artistic and Executive Director, Sewanee Summer Music Festival

If you have questions or concerns, please email

For technical questions, please visit the Acceptd Help Desk.

Visit Sewanee University's COVID-19 policies here.

Application Deadlines: 2024 deadlines will be updated this fall
September 9, 2022 

  • OperaFest Application Opens! 
  • $40.00 application fee 

October 14, 2022 

  • Instrumental & Composition Applications Open! 
  • $40.00 application fee 

January 27th, 2023 

  • OperaFest Application Deadline 

February 17th, 2023 

  • Final day for Early Bird application fee 
  • $40.00 application fee Oct. 14 — Feb. 17 

March 24th, 2023 

  • $75.00 application fee Feb. 18 — Mar. 24 
  • Final Application Deadline 

After March 24th, 2023 

  • Applications after March 24th may be accepted on a case by case basis. Some studios will be full. 

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