Application deadline: December 6, 2013

2014 Counselor Application

A counselor is an individual who is well organized, a strong leader, an enthusiastic musician, and a hard worker. The festival counselors are in charge of managing the festival participants.

Contact Information

Last Name  
First Name  
College Attending  
Year in College  
E-mail Address  
Phone Number  
Referred by (if any)  
What influenced you to apply for SMF?
(Check all that apply)
Previous Attendance
MEA Convention Contact
SC Faculty/Recruiter

Festival Information

Vocal part (if applicable)  
Have you been a festival participant in the past? Yes
If so, what year(s)?  


Please answer the following questions in complete sentences.

Why are you interested in applying for the counselor position?

Describe how you have shown your leadership abilities within an ensemble.

Give an example of a time when you have handled conflict effectively.

What do you think would be the biggest challenge for you during the festival?

What will be your greatest contribution to the festival?


Once you submit this form, you will be given a link to an online Reference Form. Please share this link with each of your three references.

Band/choir/orchestra director, private music instructor, religious mentor, teacher/faculty member, or a personal reference.

Reference 1

E-mail Address  
Phone Number  
Relationship to participant  

Reference 2

E-mail Address  
Phone Number  
Relationship to participant  

Reference 3

E-mail Address  
Phone Number  
Relationship to participant  


I would like to be considered for the counselor position for the 2014 Cole Family Summer Music Festival Program at Southwestern College, and I am available Sunday, June 8, 2014 through Sunday, June 15, 2014 to fulfill this position.

By typing my name in the Signature textbox below and submitting this online form I certify under penalty of perjury that all information provided is correct and complete.



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