Financial Assistance

  • Full Tuition Fellowships: The festival awards a limited number of full tuition fellowships ($2,000 USD) and partial tuition reductions to outstanding performance applicants. No additional materials are necessary for consideration beyond submitting the online application and accompanying performance recordings.
  • Pre-Formed Ensembles: Ensembles of 3 or more performers will receive a tuition reduction of $500 per person. Pre-formed duos will be granted a tuition reduction of $300 per person.
  • MusicArte, a sister festival, offers participants of Latin American origins a tuition reduction of $150. Past participants of MusicArte are also eligible for a one time $150 tuition reduction; email Curtis Rumrill for more information.
  • Attending Another Festival? Participants attending another summer 2017 European music festival (eg. UPBEAT, Akademie Schloss Solitude) will be granted a $150 discount.

Awards can be combined for a maximum of $800 reduction in tuition fees.