Inspiring all ages through art and entertainment at six unique venues and online.




Part of Honeywell Arts Academy

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June 27 - July 1, 2022

Wabass Institute, a part of the Honeywell Arts Academy, is a unique full-scholarship performance institute.  Wabass uniquely fosters an inclusive, supportive environment where ideas are freely shared from teacher to student and vice versa. We call this concept “sharing of knowledge,” the founding philosophy of Wabass. All programs at the Honeywell Arts Academy focus on fostering the human spirit by performing within the community to use music as a means to connect and heal. With faculty Eric Larson, Hal Robinson, and Ranaan Meyer.


Application Requirements

All applicants must be 18 years of age or older

Submissions open November 2020 and close February 15, 2021


An application fee will be applied to each application as follows:

  • early bird $50 application fee until 11:59 EST December 31 2020 

  • standard $75 application fee January 1 2021 until application deadline February 12 2021


To be notified when applications open, please submit email above.

Wabass Institute - Double Bassists

To apply, artists must submit a standard application which requests information about how long they have been playing, their educational background, with whom they currently study, and a description as to why they play their instrument. Candidates must also submit an audition video. 


Artists are selected based on their merit, passion, story, ability to work with a team, and overall potential. The administration, artistic director, and faculty assess the musicians through a process of 2 rounds: preliminaries and finals. Following this, they create an acceptance for the finalists and anywhere from 2 to 5 high level alternate selections in the case that one or two finalists are unable to attend.

*all application videos are to be posted via an unlisted Youtube link

For questions please contact emeyer@honeywellartsacademy.org.


Honeywell Arts Academy is a program of the Honeywell Foundation, a non-profit arts organization. Monetary gifts to the arts academy are tax deductible.