Reach your full potential and achieve your musical goals through personalized approaches tailored to your needs, whether you're interested in solo performance, chamber music, or orchestral playing.

Individual Study

Receive daily instruction from world-renowned faculty members who are dedicated to helping clarinetists reach their full potential.


A range of opportunities for learning and growth are available, including one-on-one lessons, group seminars, and masterclasses.

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Chamber Music

Through chamber music performances, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with talented musicians and receive coaching from our faculty members.


These immersive experiences provide a unique chance to develop your ensemble skills, showcase your talents, and build your repertoire as a performer.

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Our Orchestra program provides an ideal training ground for musicians looking to enter the field as professional orchestra musicians.


By joining the AMF Orchestra and participating in mock auditions and repertoire study, you'll gain valuable experience and improve your skills.

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Reach new heights in the company of extraordinary musicians.


The Atlantic Music Festival’s Clarinet Program is a conservatory-level program designed for advanced clarinetists. Led by renowned clarinetists Steven Cohen (Session 1) and Michael Webster (Session 2), students can participate in masterclasses on standard repertoire and orchestral excerpts. With over a century of combined experience playing in orchestras such as the Louisiana and Rochester Philharmonics and teaching at schools such as Northwestern, Louisiana State, Eastman, New England Conservatory, and Rice University, Cohen and Webster will share their expertise through individualized attention to AMF clarinetists.


We are currently accepting applications.

Before starting your application, we encourage you to review the important details on the Fees, Dates, and Deadlines page. Once you have reviewed this information, you can begin your application by visiting our online application page.

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Next Steps

Ready to apply for our Clarinet Program? Click the Apply Now to get started on your application today.