String Seminar

    Resident Artist Fellowship and Student Programs
    Full-Session: 07/01 – 07/29/2018
    Session One: 07/01 – 07/15/2018
    Session Two: 07/16 – 07/29/2018
Important notice: the details of our 2018 programs will be finalized shortly. Please stay tuned for program updates and submission information.


AMF String Seminar is an intensive four-week program designed for advanced string players. The program engages participants through a combination of lessons, master classes, and performances.

Students who are selected through our audition process are invited to join the AMF Orchestra.


Private Instructions

String Seminar participants receive private instructions from Atlantic Music Festival’s 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

String Seminar students participante in 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. Select students may also participate in AMF Orchestra through an audition process.

Access AMF Seminars and Courses

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

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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.