Miriam Burns, Artistic Director/Conductor of the Paragon Philharmonia, Visiting Professor and Director of Orchestras at Ohio State University

Sean Kennard, piano, Faculty and Piano Chair, Stetson University

Stephen Tavani, violin, Assistant Concertmaster, Cleveland Orchestra

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June 19 - July 17, 2022
Converse University, Spartanburg, SC

The MasterWorks Festival

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Performance Calendar


25jun7:30 pmStudent Chamber Music Recital June 25, 2022

28jun7:30 pmThe King's Brass at The MasterWorks Festival - Tuesday June 28, 2022


02jul7:30 pmFestival Orchestra Concert - Delta David Gier, Conductor July 2, 2022 7:30pm

09jul7:30 pmFestival Orchestra Concert - July 9, 2022

16jul7:30 pmFestival Orchestra Concert - July 16, 2022


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.

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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!

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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, want to contribute?

Thank you for your generous gift to CPAF and the MasterWorks Festival. Your generosity allows us to provide scholarships to needy students, support fellowship groups around the world, and offer free concerts to our community. All gifts are tax-deductible.


The Masterworks Festival 2022

Programs for 2022

Orchestra/Chamber Piano/Chamber String Intensive Study (SISP)/Chamber


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.