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July 26 - August 3

Festival Applications & Auditions Due - May 1, 2024

Festival Dates: July 26 - August 3, 2024

The Heartland Chamber Music Festival is an exciting 9 days of chamber music, orchestra, master classes, and student, faculty, and guest performances!  Each summer, string players and pianists ages 12-30 are selected by audition to work one-on-one with internationally renowned faculty members who have gathered for the festival with the purpose of inspiring and nurturing the students' development.  

Sixteen students will be selected to perform with the Camerata Chamber Orchestra and perform live on KPR during the Festival!

All performances take place in Yardley Hall or Polsky Theatre at the Midwest Trust Center at JCCC.  

Heartland Chamber Music Festival is a partnership with Midwest Trust Center at JCCC.


Festival Daily Schedule: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm and evening concerts

Festival Location: Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS
Tuition: $1125

**No live auditions this year**


Audition Requirements & Information: Click Here

Application Fees: Take Advantage of the Early Bird Deadlines

$35 on or Before March 17th *

$50 March 18th - April 14th *

$75 after April 14th

*(audition videos are not required for the early-bird applications. Early-bird applicants can submit their applications first, and then submit audition videos by May.1 )

Video recordings must be received by May 1, 2024. 
Weblinks can be submitted along with the online application, 
or emailed to anytime before May 1, 2024

A limited number of need-based scholarships are available.  If you are interested in applying for a need-based scholarship, please contact

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