2024 European Orchestra Camp

Which Instruments? The European Orchestra Camp is open to Orchestral String (Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass) and Woodwind (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, and Bassoon) students, age 10* to 23 years old. (*Students under 13 need to be accompanied by a parent/guardian.)

Dates: July 8 – 17, 2024

LocationSelles-sur-Cher, France

Audition Video Details and Deadline: Applicants must submit a video audition for acceptance to the 2024 European Orchestra Camp by February 29, 2024. Applicants will be notified of acceptance to the Camp by March 15, 2024. 

Applicants must record a solo work that features both lyrical and technical passages as well as the required excerpts (see below). Solo work video length should be about 4-6 minutes. Please upload your video to YouTube, title your video with “AFA EOC 2024, YOUR NAME, YOUR INSTRUMENT”and select Unlisted when you upload it.  Separate videos of your pieces are allowed, but no edits within those videos are permitted. 

  • Violin: Excerpt 1, Excerpt 2 (play just top divisi parts)
  • Viola: Excerpt 1, Excerpt 2 (play just top divisi parts)
  • Cello: Excerpt 1, Excerpt 2* (*play just top divisi part of top line, and please note the treble clef notes are played an octave lower than notated)
  • Bass: Excerpt 1, Excerpt 2
  • Woodwind & Brass: Please submit just one recording of a solo work that features both lyrical and technical passages

Tuition DetailsTotal participation cost is $4,500 which includes: 

  • Tuition
  • Roundtrip airfare (Atlanta to Paris)
  • Ground transportation* in France
  • Lodging
  • Meals*

*Additional meals, snacks, and transportation for personal excursions are not included with this tuition-travel package.

There is a $100 non-refundable application fee for all applicants. If you are accepted to the Camp, your application fee will be applied to your total participation cost.

A limited number of participation scholarships may be available. Please email [email protected] to inquire.

 

Payment Methods and Schedule:

  • Preferred payment method is Zelle; please send to recipient [email protected]. If asked to provide a name, please enter William Pu.
  • PayPal* is accepted. If using PayPal, please send to [email protected]. *Please note a 4% PayPal service charge will be added.
If accepted to the 2024 European Orchestra Camp, your application fee will be applied to your participation cost and the remaining $4,400 should be paid in 3 payments according to this schedule:
 
  • $1,500 by March 31, 2024
  • $1,500 by April 30, 2024
  • $1,400 by May 31, 2024
 

Refund Policy:

  • All registrations include a $100 non-refundable registration fee.
  • No refunds will be offered after May 31, 2024.

If you have any questions, please send us an email and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Atlanta Festival Youth Orchestras

Applications and audition videos to join either youth orchestra are accepted on a rolling basis. Click here to view full details and to apply.

Tuition: The non-refundable annual tuition for both youth orchestras is $750.00 and is due on September 1.