All auditions are now done by video. Application fees apply. Please visit the tuition page for details and payment options.

Applications for enrollment in the 2021 Techne Music Festival are now being accepted. All students must complete the application at the bottom of this page. Application deadline is March 30, 2021.

Audition Material for Individual Students:

  1. Two contrasting works
  2. Two three-octave scales; one slurred (8 notes per bow) and one spiccato.


Auditions for Pre-Formed Ensembles:

  1. Two contrasting movements for the ensemble you auditioning as. Acceptable pre-formed ensembles include string and piano trios, quartets, and quintets.


As of 2021, Techne Music is a tuition-free festival. Anyone accepted to the Techne Music Festival will be on full tuition scholarship. Housing and application fees still apply.

Application Fee
Students may apply as individuals or as a pre-formed ensemble. String trios, quartets, and quintets are all acceptable as pre-formed ensembles. Application fee is due at the time of the application.
Individual Application Fee: $20
Ensemble Application Fee: $30 per ensemble

$250 for non-commuting students (total cost for five nights). Dorms are single-room occupancy.

Meals are not provided by the Techne Music Festival. Dorm rooms have cooking facilities, and there are numerous restaurant options of varying price ranges within a five-minute walk of the Moravian campus.

Please note: Application and housing fees are non-refundable. If accepted, the housing fee deadline will be included in your acceptance letter.

Student Application

Thank you for your interest in the Techne Music Festival.
To apply, please complete the application below. Note that fields marked with a * are required.

Applicant's First Name: *

Applicant's Last Name: *

Name of Parent or Guardian if under 18:

Email Address: *

Cell Phone: *

Address: *

City: *

State: *

Zip Code: *

Instrument: *

Current School: *

Current Private Teacher:

Would you require housing? *

Audition repertoire: *

Audition YouTube link:

I allow any photos of me taken during the Techne Music Festival to be used on the Techne Website, Techne Facebook page, or in Constant Contact emails. *