Composition Program:  $2,050USD
Performance Program:  $2,050USD
Chamber Music Initiative:  $1,200USD - after $850 scholarship
  (for pre-formed ensembles)
Conducting Fellowship:  $1,400USD - after $650 scholarship
Piano Fellowship:  1 Full Scholarship, $0.00USD
Auditor/Groupie Program:  $1,000USD

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Tuition Includes

  • 14 nights lodging at the Hotel Oasi Neumann (check-in May 23 / check-out June 6)

  • breakfast

  • round-trip train ticket to Florence for excursion

  • all lessons, classes, lectures, concerts, and festival events


Optional / Supplemental Costs

  • Single Room: $300USD

  • Wine Tour: €150EURO (includes bus service and all tasting fees plus gourmet Tuscan lunch)


Not Included in Tuition

  • airfare

  • transportation to/from Cortona and airports

  • additional hotel nights in Italy prior to May 23 or after June 6

  • meals (except breakfast)

  • souvenirs

Dates & Deadlines

December 15, 2019:  Online Application Due w/$25 Application Fee
December 31, 2019:  Notification of Acceptance
January 15, 2020:  Tuition Deposit Due (guarantees place in the Sessions)
March 15, 2020:  Tuition Balance Due in Full
April 15, 2020:  Composition Submission Deadline

Late payments will incur a $150 penalty unless payment arrangements are made prior to March 15, 2020.

Refund Schedule

Withdraw by January 15:  $400 (deposit)
Withdraw by February 1:  75% of amount paid
Withdraw by February 15:  50% of amount paid
After February 15, no refunds will be given except in extreme circumstances. Refunds will be for amount paid MINUS service fees.