Virtual Strings

Virtual Violin Program


The 2020 Virtual SSMF Violin program is available for all students accepted into the 2020 Sewanee Summer Music Festival. Students will have the opportunity to participate in individual lessons, group classes, and seminars with acclaimed artist faculty and connect with students across the world, all from the safety of their own homes. The program includes four weeks of instruction between June 20-July 19, 2020. The deadline to register is June 1, 2020. 

Program Offerings

Four 45-minute private lessons: (you will have the option to select a teacher in the application process)

Regular group classes, including:

Weekly zoom studio class: You will be able to perform live or pre-record yourself. Feedback will be provided by SSMF faculty and students in the online session.
Technique class: A weekly technique class chosen from topics requested by participants.
Excerpt class: A weekly class on orchestral excerpts. Student input will be requested.
Special topics: presented either by faculty or guests over the course of the 4 weeks, covering a range of ideas

Tuition and Fees

The total cost of tuition each program is $475, which includes a subscription to the SSMF Virtual Masterclass Series, a program of classes and seminars applicable to all instruments. Extra lessons can be purchased for an additional fee. To complete registration, please pay your tuition here.

The Sewanee Summer Music Festival reserves the right to deny registrants and refund fees to anyone who does not have the proper level of training to participate in the course.

Faculty Artists

The deadline to register is June 1, 2020. 

Eva Cappelletti Chao
Gregory Lee
Jessica Dan Fan
Brittany MacWilliams
Lin He