“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 seventh annual Acoustic Music Seminar (AMS), in residency at the Savannah Music Festival. AMS 2018 will be held from April 8 – 14, 2018. All participants receive full tuition, local ground transportation, and room and board for the duration of the program.

Applications will be accepted from October 1 – November 15, 2017.

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.
  • A personal statement of 500 words or less about why you want to attend AMS 2018
  • 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 November 15, 2017.

Please note: All students under the age of 18 (at the time of the program) 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