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How to apply:


- Fill out the application form and mail by May 15th. (You may email your scanned


- Audition requirement: A  solo  piece  of  your  choice  that demonstrates your playing

  ability. (3-10 minutes) Email  your video audition to (youTube link preferable)

- Submit your application, video audition and the $50 application fee by May 15th, 2020 to: 


                    FestivalSouth Orchestral Academy

                    Attn: Jorge Gonzalez

                    WCU Box 14

                    710 William Carey Parkway

                    Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Total Costs: (including the $50 application fee): $250 (Day Students)

Any remaining balance will be due on May 29, 2020.

June 1-5, 2020

at William Carey University

(Monday -Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm; Friday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm;

(Final performance on Friday, June 5th at 1:00 pm)

*Meals: Students are welcome to bring their own lunch or pay $7 at the WCU cafeteria.


FestivalSouth Orchestral and Chamber Music Workshop is a 5-day intensive workshop for string players age 18 and younger with at least  two years of experience who can read music. This essential part of the development of a musician helps them sharpen vital listening skills and provides invaluable musicianship training.


The intensive 5-day workshop includes chamber music and orchestra coaching by professional musicians from the region, monitored daily individual practice time and a final performance at the end of the workshop.

Early Bird Discount!!!
Apply online before November 17th
to receive  $50 off the tuition cost.


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