Emerging Artists 2018

The Emerging Artists program is an opportunity for young chamber musicians seeking to enhance and broaden their experience towards a professional music career.

An opportunity to immerse in great chamber music in preparation for a festival chamber music concert.  Daily rehearsals and coaching/mentoring from PCMF artist-faculty, attend and participate in PCMF concert and masterclass events, perform in the Emerging Artists Concert, and enjoy Wrightsville Beach!


  • WHAT    Port City Music Festival Emerging Artists Program.

  • WHEN    June 3-10, 2018.

  • WHERE    Wilmington, NC.

  • WHO    Open to both individual chamber musicians and preformed existing classical chamber music ensembles (e.g. string trio/quartet/quintet, piano trio/quartet/quintet).  College/university and post-graduate (ages 18-30).  Enrollment capacity: up to 4 ensembles or 16 individuals.

  • PERFORMANCES    1.) Prepare a complete chamber music work for the PCMF Emerging Artists Concert at Cape Fear Community College Union Station Auditorium (June 9, 2018).  2.) Optional participation in the PCMF Masterclasses (throughout the week).  2.) Participation in the PCMF Orchestra rehearsals/concert (June 10, 2018).

  • TUITION    Full scholarships.

  • ACCOMMODATIONS    Provided by PCMF host families.

  • TRAVEL    Remote and local not provided.

  • REGISTRATION   1.) application submission (deadline: May 15, 2018).  2.) PCMF review.  3.) Acceptance & documentation.