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Welcome to the application page for the 2022 Sewanee Summer Music Festival! The application for Summer 2022 will open on October 15th, 2021.

To apply for the Instrumental, Composition, Conducting Institute, OperaFest, and String Academy programs, please use the drop-down options to the left of this page. Please review audition requirements for your program carefully. 

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

If you have questions or concerns, please email

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Application Deadlines

Feb 18th, 2022 ( $35.00 app fee Oct. 15 — Feb. 18)

  • Priority application deadline
  • Scholarship available for all studios

March 25th, 2022 ($75.00 app fee Feb. 19— Mar. 25)

  • Final application deadline
  • Scholarship available for some studios

After March 25th, 2022

  • Applications after March 25th will be accepted on a case by case basis with limited scholarship availability. Some studios will be full.

Photos by David Andrews