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Yellow Barn

June 30 – August 4, 2024
Seth Knopp, Artistic Director

For individual musicians and pre-formed ensembles
Strings, Piano, Woodwinds, Harp, Voice, and Percussion

Young Artists Program

June 9 – June 28, 2024
Seth Knopp and Mimi Hwang, Artistic Directors

For musicians ages 13-20
Strings, Woodwinds, Piano, Percussion, and Composition

Artist Residencies

Yellow Barn Artist Residencies take place between September and May, and are open to professional musicians of any kind. Yellow Barn will accept applications from ensembles and individual musicians interested in pursuing either independent or collaborative projects.

Registration Deadlines and Fees:
Yellow Barn registration fee: $95 for individuals, $120 for ensembles
Young Artists Program registration fee: $75
Artist Residency registration fee: $75 for individuals, $125 for ensembles
Live auditions for Europe: January 3 (application fee increases by $10 after December 20)
Live auditions for US and Canada: January 24 (application fee increases by $10 after January 10)
Video & Composition applications: January 30 (application fee increases by $10 after January 10)

Audition Schedule for 2024
Basel - January 7
Berlin - January 14
Amsterdam - January 16
London - January 24
Philadelphia - January 27
Baltimore - January 28
New York City - January 29-30, February 6-7
Boston - January 31 - Feb 2
Chicago - February 4
New Haven - February 8 (YSM students only!)
Montreal - February 15
San Francisco - February 17
Los Angeles - February 18

Please select the program you are applying for on the left under "Start Application" for additional details.

Contact Melody Lin, Admissions Coordinator, at if you have any questions or concerns, or to request a fee waiver.

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