2019 MasterWorks Festival in Spartanburg, SC

2019 MasterWorks Festival in Spartanburg, SC The 2019 MasterWorks Festival is on! It is with joy that we report to you that the MasterWorks Festival 2018 was a wonderful success!  We clearly saw the hand of God move throughout the entire event. (John 3:21) It would not have happened without your support, the awesome students … Continued

Fundraising your way to MWF!

  Is your financial situation making you hesitate about whether to come to MasterWorks? Don’t let it! We, here at the office, have a few suggestions for you that can make your trip to the MasterWorks Festival more practical than ever–you can afford to come without breaking the bank! Before we go into details, make sure you … Continued

The 2018 Festival Begins

Students are arriving, some from overseas, China, Honduras, Canada, and all over the United States.  Our wonderful faculty are arriving, volunteers are arriving, so many things being set in motion to facilitate the 2018 MasterWorks Festival in Spartanburg, SC.  The 22nd Festival is in motion!  Prayers have been made for the students, faculty, and volunteers … Continued

Mourning the loss of Patrick Kavanaugh

Patrick Kavanaugh -1954-2018 Rest in Peace with Jesus our Dear Maestro The Masterworks Festival is saddened to announce that Patrick Kavanaugh,  founder and director of the Christian Performing Artists Fellowship and The Masterworks Festival until his retirement in 2016, passed away suddenly [from a heart attack] on April 2, 2018. We mourn his loss, while … Continued

2018 Honors Recital

The Student Honors Recital will take place during week 3 of the festival. Exact date is TBD. Teachers will select Honors Recital participants after students have arrived on campus.

Four New Full String Fellowships Added

The MasterWorks Festival is pleased to announce Four New Full String Fellowships for the Orchestra program!  One for Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass!  These four are each $4100 Full Fellowships that cover full tuition, room & board.  Your application to the festival’s orchestra program is your application for the fellowships.  Appropriate string faculty will consider … Continued

Festival Leadership 2018

MWF is pleased to announce that Jocelyn Hankins, an ’08 alum, will be serving as the 2018 Festival Director. Jocelyn is an arts administrator and pianist with roots in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Joining her as Festival Administrator is Michelle Guthrie. A violinist and longtime alum of the festival, Michelle is the embodiment of MWF. The … Continued