In order to apply to Al Bustan Festival Orchestra Academy, all applicants must, fill the application form with all required information; request a live audition time slot. Or record and upload a video audition, and submit the application.

The audition period begins at 12:00am EST September 20, 2018 and ends at 11:59pm EST November 29, 2018.
Live auditions will take place at Hotel Al Bustan, Beit Meri, Lebanon on December 5 and 6, 2018.
The applicants in the online video audition or live auditions should be over the age of 18 on the date of the audition.
The applicants shall provide a proof of age through their application form.

The application fee is non-refundable and must be paid through your application form upon submission of your application.

Your application is not considered complete until the fee has been received.

The reviewers expect high quality video recordings that are the best possible representation of an applicant’s technical ability, tone quality and musicianship.

Before making your video recording, test the audio levels to make sure that there is no distortion to the sound during the loudest passage of your piece, also be sure that the softest dynamics can be heard.

Other than starting and stopping your camera/recording device, no editing of the audio or video is permitted. Recorded auditions showing evidence of any unnecessary cuts, splicing, manipulation of pitch or any other alternation will not be accepted.

Video Audition Requirements

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Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Al Bustan Festival Orchestra Academy.

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