What are the dates and times?
July 10 - 21, 2017. No classes on July 15 or 16. Hours are 9 am - 2:30 pm.
When is the audition day?
The auditions are on Saturday, February 25 from 8 am - 6 pm at Sherando High School.
Who can apply?
Rising 9th - 12th graders who are in public, private or homeschooled within the counties of Frederick, Loudoun and Warren.
What areas of study do you offer?
Classical guitar, theatre, visual arts or voice. Multi-talented students must choose one area of study for which to audition.
How much does it cost?
PAVAN is a tuition-free program funded by the State of Virginia and the Counties of Frederick, Loudoun and Warren.
What do the students get out of PAVAN?
Students receive two weeks of intense instruction and mentoring in their field by talented faculty who encourage students to grow beyond the limits of the traditional school year. Students are surrounded by like-minded peers.
What's the catch?
All students must apply by January 15, 2017. The Teacher Recommendation Form is also due on this date. Students must audition on the audition day, February 25. Attendance for the entire duration of the program, including the final performance, is required.
Is attendance really mandatory for the entire program?
Yes, yes it is. If your student is accepted to PAVAN, please do not schedule vacation to overlap during the dates of July 10-21.
Where is PAVAN located?
PAVAN's summer program and the auditions are held at Sherando High School in Frederick County.
Is transportation provided?
Transportation IS provided for Loudoun County students. The bus schedule will be released by early June. Transportation is NOT provided for Frederick County students. Transportation for Warren students have not yet been determined.
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