2019 Dates: June 16 – July 13

Center Stage Strings is an MPulse Summer Performing Arts Institute at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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All interested students must complete the three step Application process:

1. Students 17 and under must complete the MPulse Online Application.  If you are 18 and over, you can go directly to the online audition portal below in step 3.

2. Pay a non-refundable Application Fee: $75 (students 18 and over will be prompted to pay this fee after they visit and complete the online audition portal in the link below)

3. Upload your audition materials via Acceptd, the MPulse Online Audition PortalUpload all Institute-specific audition media (audition video files, required documents, headshots, etc.) here.

Priority Application Deadline for all materials to be submitted is January 18, 2019.

Admission notifications for priority applicants will be e-mailed on February 22, 2019.

For priority consideration and notification, all application and audition materials must be received by the priority deadline.

Applications may be accepted after the priority deadline for programs and/or instruments in which openings remain. Review, admission, and notification for late applications will be on a rolling basis. Space is limited.

Admissions decisions will not be given by phone.