Delta David Gier, music director of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Wael Farouk, piano, Faculty at Manhattan School of Music

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Announcing MasterWorks 2023!
June 18 - July 16
Campbellsville University, Kentucky

The MasterWorks Festival

2023 Festival Application

Performance Calendar


19jun10:00 amFlute Masterclass - June 19, 2023

20jun2:00 pmClarinet Masterclass - June 20, 2023

20jun8:15 pmPiano Recital - June 20, 2023

21jun2:00 pmPiano Masterclass - June 21, 2023

22jun2:00 pmBrass Masterclass - June 22, 2023

22jun8:00 pmConcerto Competition Finals - June 22

23jun7:30 pmFaculty Recital - June 23

24jun7:30 pmMasterWorks Festival Orchestra Concert - June 24

26jun8:15 pmPiano Recital - June 26

27jun2:00 pmString Masterclass - June 27

27jun8:15 pmPiano Recital - June 27

28jun3:30 pmFaculty Piano Recital - June 28

29jun2:00 pmString Masterclass - June 29

29jun2:00 pmBrass Masterclass - June 29

30jun2:00 pmPotpourri Recital - June 30

30jun3:30 pmString Intensive Program Recital - June 30

30jun7:30 pmFaculty Recital - June 30


02jul7:30 pmMasterWorks Festival Orchestra Concert - July 2

04jul8:00 pmMasterWorks Festival Brass and Percussion Ensemble - July 4

05jul2:00 pmBrass Masterclass - July 5

05jul3:30 pmFaculty Piano Recital - July 5

06jul2:00 pmBrass Masterclass - July 6

06jul3:30 pmPiano Recital - July 6

06jul8:15 pmSolo Honors Recital - July 6

07jul2:00 pmPiano Masterclass - July 7

07jul7:30 pmFaculty Recital - July 7

08jul2:00 pmPotpourri Recital - July 8

08jul7:30 pmMasterWorks Festival Orchestra Concert - July 8

10jul2:00 pmOrchestra Audition Preparation - July 10

12jul8:15 pmHonors Chamber Recital - July 12

13jul2:00 pmBrass Masterclass - July 13

13jul3:30 pmPiano Recital - July 13

14jul2:00 pmPotpourri Recital - July 14

14jul2:00 pmString Intensive Program Recital - July 15

14jul7:30 pmFaculty Recital - July 14

15jul3:30 pmRaymond Piano Competition Finals - July 15

15jul7:30 pmMasterWorks Festival Orchestra Concert - July 15


The MasterWorks Festival is an intensive, four-week festival for advanced and passionate students of the classical performing arts.

Together, world-class faculty and gifted students present brilliant performances in an atmosphere of dynamic Christian faith.
Executive Director, Chip Hill

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MasterWorks is Moving! 

Click Here to Read the 2023 Announcement

We are so thankful for six wonderful years in Spartanburg, SC!  But due to circumstances outside our control, it became necessary for the festival to move.  Read more.


Orchestra Concerts and More!

The MasterWorks Festival provides a diverse offering of concerts, recitals, and masterclasses. World-renowned conductors will conduct weekly orchestra concerts. Guest Artists will perform and provide invaluable instruction to MasterWorks students. Recitals will feature faculty and students.  Please join us for these events!

Scholarships & Fellowships

Students, need a scholarship?

This page contains quick links to Fellowships and Scholarships. Your application to the Festival is your application for a Fellowship or Scholarship (except as linked below). If awarded, your payment upon acceptance will be refunded in the amount of your scholarship.


Donors, all gifts are tax-deductible.

Thank you for your generous gift to CPAF (Christian Performing Artists' Fellowship) dba The MasterWorks Festival. Your generosity allows us to provide scholarships to needy students, and offer free concerts to our communities. Gifts* are tax-deductible. Non-Profit Organization 501 (c)(3) EIN: 54-1296085

*Gifts designated for a particular student’s tuition are not tax deductible.


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Programs for 2023

Orchestra Piano String Intensive Study (SISP)


The Christian Performing Artists’ Fellowship is a trans-denominational ministry dedicated to performing and teaching the classical arts to the glory of God and to spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. CPAF is the sponsor organization of the MasterWorks Festival, an intensive, four-week festival for advanced and passionate students of the performing arts.