…is a four-week orchestra, chamber music and piano training program for talented young musicians ages twelve through graduate school, held each summer at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.


You are changing lives in the world of music and beyond.” Parent, 2013-2014

“At Sewanee…someone took the time to have faith in me, to listen to me, and it makes you want to do the same.” Student, 2010-2014

Click here to read more testimonials.


Applications to the 2015 Festival are being accepted. Deadline is March 16, 2015.

Click here to apply.

Click here to request information.


Find your voice at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival.

An Overview of SSMF

Each year, high atop Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau, the internationally acclaimed Sewanee Summer Music Festival, at The University of the South, draws over two hundred advanced student performers from around the world. A unique curriculum, frequent performance opportunities and close mentoring with renowned artists position our students as leaders in a changing musical landscape.

Sewanee Summer Music Festival


…is a four-week orchestra, chamber music and piano training program for talented young musicians ages twelve through graduate school, held each summer at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.


You are changing lives in the world of music and beyond.” Parent, 2013-2014

“At Sewanee…someone took the time to have faith in me, to listen to me, and it makes you want to do the same.” Student, 2010-2014

Click here to read more testimonials.


Applications to the 2015 Festival are being accepted. Deadline is March 16, 2015.

Click here to apply.

Click here to request information.


Find your voice at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival.

An Overview of SSMF

Each year, high atop Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau, the internationally acclaimed Sewanee Summer Music Festival at Sewanee: The University of the South draws over two hundred advanced student performers from around the world. A unique curriculum, frequent performance opportunities and close mentoring with renowned artists position our students as leaders in a changing musical landscape.