Piano Institute and Seminar

    Fellowship and Student Programs
    Full-Session: 07/02 – 07/30/2017
    Session One: 07/02 – 07/16/2017
    Session Two: 07/17 – 07/30/2017


Piano Institue and Seminar is an intensive four-week program designed for advanced pianists. The program engages participants through a combination of lessons, master classes, and performances.

In addition, all full-session student may participate in AMF Piano Competition which is held annually during the festival season. The winner of the competition is featured in a winner’s recital during the festival season. In addition, the winner will be awarded $1,000 cash prize. Visit piano competition page for more details.


Private Instructions

Institute participants receive private instructions from Atlantic Music Festival’s world renowned faculty members at least once a week

Seminars and Master Classes

In addition to private instruction, students have the opportunity to take part in master classes and performance seminars throughout the festival season.

Performance Opportunities

Piano Institute participants are featured in piano recitals and chamber music concerts during the season. The program also includes numerous collaborative performance opportunities with other departments, including Opera Workshop, Composition Program, and the Fellowship Program.

Piano Competition

The annual Atlantic Music Festival Piano Competition is open to all full-session Piano Institute students. This year, the winner is offered a featured recital as well as a cash prize of $1,000. Visit piano competition page for more details.

Access AMF Seminars and Courses

Pianists have access to all AMF core seminars and master classes including our renowned Future Music Lab core seminars.



* We are in the process of finalizing our 2017 Artist-faculty roster. This list may change without notice..

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Audition Requirements

Those interested should complete the online application and upload the following material via our online application site.

  • Submit audio or video recordings of three contrasting works. It is highly recommended that you submit at least one work written in or after the twentieth century. It is possible to submit movements of works. Selections must represent your current level of musicianship.

  • Recommendations are optional.

Please see Application Procedures for detailed instructions. If you would like to inquire further about the program, please contact us.