High School Program

June 22 - August 6, 2017

Each year the High School division enrolls approximately 180 students, ages 14 to 18.

Five programs of study are available:

All High School students:

  • receive weekly private lessons from Brevard's artist faculty
  • take classes in music theory and literature
  • may perform solo and chamber music in Brevard's student recitals
  • may participate in masterclasses
  • may attend open rehearsals with world-renowned concert soloists
  • may attend nearly 80 orchestra, chamber, solo, and opera performances

For most students in the High School Division the full term of study runs six weeks. Pianists may attend for either the full session (six weeks) or a half session (three weeks). High School Voice and Classical Guitar students participate in three-week sessions.


A Brief Introduction

Who comes to Brevard?

Students come from nearly every state and in fact, from around the world. Their backgrounds are different, but all are gifted and driven to musical excellence. Each student contributes to the unique community that is the hallmark of Brevard. The environment allows students to surpass themselves as musicians, as artists.

How can I participate?

To attend Brevard 2017, you must:

  1. be at least 14 years old on June 22, 2017 (for the High School Division)
  2. fill out an online application
  3. submit the application fee ($75, non-refundable)
  4. submit an audition

Audition requirements vary by program. Auditions may be uploaded directly to the Brevard Music Center or posted on YouTube.

Students in the Piano program may attend for the full six weeks or may attend for three weeks – the first or second session.

Students in the Voice program attend for three weeks – the first or second session.

Students in the Classical Guitar program attend for the first session only.

Applications and auditions must be complete by February 17, 2017.

What does it cost?

Tuition is $6800 for Brevard 2017. This is an all-inclusive fee. There are no extra fees for private lessons, food service, concert admission, or access to on-campus health services. The cost for Piano, Voice, and Classical Guitar students who attend for three weeks is $3750.

Does Brevard offer scholarships?

Yes, Brevard provides some scholarship support to more than 70% of its students.

Scholarships from Brevard come in two forms:

  • Merit awards based on the student's audition
  • Work-study awards based on financial need

Scholarships are based on merit, financial need, and program need.

Requesting financial aid is simple – it's part of Brevard's online application process.