Participants attending the 2017 Cortona Sessions will enjoy two weeks of intensive exploration of contemporary music, collaboration, and what it takes to make a career as a 21st Century musician. Below are all of the details about the 2017 Sessions. 

Dates:  July 2 - July 16, 2017
-- participants arrive in Italy on July 2 and depart Cortona on July 16. The Sessions span 14 nights in Cortona

Programs of Study
Composition | Performance | Conducting

Location:  Hotel Oasi Neumann – Cortona, Italy (


Dates & Deadlines

Application Deadline:  February 13, 2017
Notification Deadline:  March 6, 2017
Tuition Deposit Due:  March 20, 2017
Tuition Balance Due:  April 10, 2017
Composition Submission Deadline:  May 29, 2017

Tuition:  $2,050USD


Composers interested in applying for the Cortona Prize, please click here. Deadline December 1, 2016.