March 1 is the deadline for scholarship applications

Apply by March 1, and receive these benefits:

  • $40 discount on application fee (regularly $65).
  • Priority scholarship consideration.


  • Limited scholarship consideration based on available funding only.

At the Sewanee Summer Music Festival, students ages 12 through graduate school receive four weeks of personal and intensive musical training with inspiring conductors and a world-class faculty. Just a few features:

  • Scholarships and fellowships.
  • Renowned conductors and faculty.
  • Weekly orchestra performances.
  • Chamber music tailored to each student with frequent faculty coaching and many performing opportunities
  • Weekly private lessons.
  • Master classes.
  • Jacqueline Avent Concerto Competition. Winners perform with SSMF Faculty Orchestra and receive scholarships.
  • Seminars covering a variety of topics such as college application process, life as an orchestral musician, professional development, resume writing, performance anxiety, avoiding injury, and more.