“Walking out into the lobby after our performance and hearing the crowd scream and clap—I have never been received like that before….
It was such an honor.”  
Gary Hultman, Birchdale, MN

We are looking for sixteen young string players (maximum age: 22) to join us for our eighth annual Acoustic Music Seminar (AMS), in residency at the Savannah Music Festival. AMS 2019 will be held from April 6 – 13, 2019. All participants receive full tuition, local ground transportation, and room and board for the duration of the program.

The application will be open on September 25, 2018. The deadline to apply is October 31, 2018.

In the application, you will be asked to provide the following:

  • Two musical submissions, both of which must include live (not multi-tracked) video and audio. You will be asked to upload audio or video. One of the submissions must be you playing with other musicians.
  • Questions to answer via video.
  • A personal written statement of 250-500 words about why you want to attend AMS 2019.
  • Contact information for two references. At least one reference must be from a music teacher or someone who can write about your musical skill.

All application materials (including reference letters) must be submitted by October 31, 2018.

Please note: All students under the age of 18 (at the time of the program April 6-13, 2019) must be accompanied by a parent. Contact SMF Education for more information.

For questions or for more information, email us or call 912-234-3378 x102