How to Apply
The application deadline for the 2014 season is February 15th. Please check back for information on when the application process opens later this year.
Dates and Deadlines
Festival dates are June 9 - 29, 2014. Accepted students must be able to attend the entire festival.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2014.
Live auditions to be held in February at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Manhattan School of Music, Eastman School of Music, Butler School of Music at the University of Texas, Austin and at Darnton and Hersh Fine Violins, Chicago, IL.
More detailed information to be posted soon.
The Colorado College Festival accepts applications for violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, timpani/percussion, and piano students.
Interested students should be pre-professional, advanced students. Accepted students will range in age from 16 years old (must be 16 by June 1, 2014) to students at the university and master's levels.
Full scholarships that cover tuition and room and board are provided to all accepted students. A non-refundable application fee of $65 must accompany all applications and a non-refundable $160 registration fee is required upon acceptance. Tuition for this program is normally $2,500.
Cello and Bass Applicants: The Festival will offer a travel grant of $200 to accepted cellists and bassists who are flying and need to buy a seat for their instrument. Payment will be awarded after they arrive at the festival with receipt in hand.