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String Applications

Summer 2024 Dates

  Full Session:   June 9 - July 28

     Session 1:   June 9 - June 30      Session 2:   June 30 - July 21

Sonata Week:  July 21 - July 28

Audition requirements

Please submit a video recording of15 minutes of 2 contrasting works.  Videos may be submitted as a DVD, video file attachment, or YouTube link(preferred). 

Application Deadline

String applications for the summer 2023 sessions must be submitted by March 1, 2024.  Piano applications must be submitted by March 31, 2024.  Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status by mid-March.  If accepted, applications must pay a deposit to hold their place, with the remaining tuition due by April 30th.


Please submit the online application form or send applications to Charles Castleman at  The application fee for applicants in the US is $50.  Fee for applicants outside of the US is $65.  Applicants should send fee payments in the form of a check to "Quartet Program" at 520 Brickell Key Dr Unit A1913, Miami FL 33131.

Application form

Please indicate first and second choices of session dates for which you are available.  

Applicants may mail or email the form to Charles Castleman or submit the online form.  

Fees for Tuition + Room and Board

Single session (3 weeks) cost: $3,950
Session 2 + Sonata week cost: $4,700 

2 Sessions, no sonata week (6 weeks): $7000
Full Session (7 weeks) cost: $8,000

Special Scholarship Opportunity: The cost for 3 weeks for participants awarded the Special Scholarship is $750 for family income under $50,000, and $850 for family income from $50,000 to $70,000 (according to IRS 1040 form)

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