Composition Program:  $2,050USD
Performance Program:  $2,050USD
Chamber Music Initiative:  $1,200USD
  (for pre-formed ensembles)
Conducting Fellowship:  $1,200USD
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 19 / check-out June 2)
  • 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 19 or after June 2
  • meals (except breakfast)
  • souvenirs

Dates & Deadlines

December 15, 2017:  Online Application Due w/$25 Application Fee
December 31, 2017:  Notification of Acceptance
January 15, 2018:  Tuition Deposit Due (guarantees place in the Sessions)
March 15, 2018:  Tuition Balance Due in Full
April 15, 2018:  Composition Submission Deadline

Late payments will incur a $150 penalty unless payment arrangements are made prior to March 15, 2018.

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.