Application and Funding

Chrysalis Chamber Music Institute
Application and Funding

The Chrysalis Chamber Music Institute is a graduate program of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Applications may come from individuals or pre-formed ensembles (members of pre-formed ensembles must apply individually).


Admittance requires a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent, as well as an audition. Admission to the UNCSA School of Music is based on a combination of your artistic and academic merits.

Apply & Audition

Funding & Scholarships

Graduate students in the Chrysalis Chamber Music Institute benefit from the low tuition costs offered by the UNC system, as well as the generous funding provided by the UNCSA School of Music and its donors. In previous years, UNCSA graduate instrumentalists have received over $200,000 in scholarships and assistantships. For more information about graduate funding, contact Dr. Timothy Olsen at