String Apprenticeship

The Messiah Festival of the Arts provides an exciting apprenticeship opportunity to high school string players in the area. One student in each string section works closely with our principal musicians to receive coachings on Baroque style and on Handel’s “Messiah.” They then perform as a full member of the Bethany Oratorio Society Orchestra on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018!

Fill out the application at the link below and submit a video of the following requirements:

  • 1 scale
  • 1 solo of your choice
  • Excerpt from your instrument (find¬†HERE)

Upload videos to Google Drive and share with Messiah Festival Coordinator, Taylor Deutscher at You may also submit videos via Dropbox or any other sharing platform or mail a hard copy of the audition video to the Messiah Festival Office at Bethany College, 335 E Swensson St., Lindsborg, KS 67456.

Application deadline: January 28, 2018

Apply for the String Apprenticeship Program!