Participants attending the 2019 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 2018 Sessions. 

Dates:  May 18 - June 1, 2019
-- participants arrive in Italy on May 18 and depart Cortona on June 1. The Sessions span 14 nights in Cortona

Programs of Study
Composition | Performance | Conducting

Location:  Hotel Oasi Neumann – Cortona, Italy (


Dates & Deadlines

Application Deadline:  December 15, 2018
Notification Deadline:  December 31, 2018
Tuition Deposit Due:  January 15, 2019
Tuition Balance Due:  March 15, 2019
Composition Submission Deadline:  March 15, 2019

Tuition:  $2,050USD


Composers interested in applying for the Cortona Prize, please click here. Deadline November 1, 2018.