Junior Festival Application Registration Deadline

May 1, 2020   

Jr. Festival Dates: July 25 - July 30, 2020

Daily Schedule: noon - 4:30 pm, and evening concerts

Location: Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS
Jr. Tuition: $625


**No live auditions this year**


Audition Requirements & Information: Click Here.

Festival Early Registration: April 15, 2020 (Fee: $155)

Festival Late Registration: April 16th-May 1st, 2020 (Fee: $175)

All Registration Fees due by May 1st

Audition Requirements & Information: Click Here.

The application fee includes administrative fee, facility fee, Festival T-shirt, Parker Quartet performance ticket, and Family Night admission.


If you are not accepted to participate in either the Festival or Junior Festival, you will be refunded $125.  If for any reason we are unable to hold the festival due to COVID-19 the entire registration fee will be refunded.

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

Students ages 12 - 15 could qualify for either Festival or Junior Festival and placement will be determined by the audition committee after your audition.


Heartland Chamber Music Junior Festival is 6 exciting days of chamber music coaching, chamber orchestra and masterclasses for selected string students ages 15 and under. Students audition and are placed into small chamber ensembles where they work one-on-one with the faculty for two hours daily in preparation for the final concert.


The Junior Festival is held in conjunction with the Heartland Chamber Music Festival so that students can attend all masterclasses and performances in addition to their own scheduled activities.  

Concerto Competition 

The first place winner will receive full tuition and a solo concerto performance with the Festival Orchestra.  There are prizes for second and third place as well.  Click here to learn more.


Heartland Chamber Music Jr. Festival is a partnership with JCCC Carlsen Center Arts Education.

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