College Audition Preparation

NEW College Audition Preparation Program

June 16-29, 2018 | July 14-27, 2018


For rising high school juniors and seniors.

While still participating in either Symphony Orchestra or Solo Performance tracks, students will benefit from a daily College Audition Preparation Seminar with guest speakers from various colleges and universities.

Sample Daily Schedule:

Orchestra Track:

  • 9:30 – 12:00 Orchestra Rehearsal
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 12:50 – 1:50 Daily College Audition Preparation Seminar
  • 2:00 – 3:00 Private Practice
  • 3:15 – 5:15 Chamber Music or Additional Private Practice

Solo Performance Track:

  • 9:30 – 12:00 Private Practice & Accompanist Workout
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 12:50 – 1:50 Daily College Audition Preparation Seminar
  • 2:00 – 3:00 Solo Performance Class
  • 3:15 – 5:15 Chamber Music

Students attending the June session will also have an opportunity to participate in repertory orchestra rehearsals with PIMF’s College & Young Professionals Orchestra, conducted by Kensho Watanabe, Assistant Conductor of The Philadelphia Orchestra. Both sessions include festival-ending mock auditions!