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National Music Festival

The National Music Festival at Washington College brings together inspiring mentors and the next generation of gifted musicians, providing education, scholarships and affordable, adventurous public performances.NMF_150613_2000-X2-1

All apprentices receive full scholarships. For two weeks each June, these musicians live and work together, presenting over 35 concerts — ranging from solo recitals to large symphony orchestra performances with chorus — and 200 free open rehearsals for music lovers from all over the world.

The Festival is a division of OuterArts Maryland, Inc., a nonprofit organization that also administers the Fiddlesticks! Youth Strings Program and The Phanos Project, which promotes the music of the composer Phanos Dymiotis.