Application and Audition

Interested in coming to PCMF next summer?

Ready to apply now? Applications are received on a rolling basis. You can access our full online application below:

Not ready to apply, but interested in learning more? Fill out our Get In Touch form, and we'll reach out to you to answer any questions or concerns you have. 

Admission to PCMF is based on a recorded audition and/or recommendation from a PCMF faculty member. To complete your online application, you will need to include the following materials:


  1. Completed application form, and an application fee of $25 .

  2. Audio/Video recording(s) containing the required audition material.  Include at least one scale and one piece that best represents current abilities.  You may send a CD, DVD, MP3 file, or a link to a site such as YouTube or Soundcloud.

  3. Musical background: a brief description of the student's musical past including chamber music and orchestral experiences.  Please list specific chamber music works (quartets, trios, etc.) covered in the past year.

  4. A letter of recommendation from a private teacher, conductor, or musical educator who has personal knowledge of the student's musical abilities.


For tuition costs and breakdown, please CLICK HERE.

Audition Requirements:

  1. Both a major and minor 3 octave scale.

  2. Two contrasting works. 

It is vital that your audition video is a strong representation of the student's current abilities. There are numerous small ensembles at PCMF, and we want to ensure that each student is appropriately placed. 

Pay your application fee ($25) here: 

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