Institute Tuition

Please note that cost for Tuition & Accommodations is listed as one inclusive fee.

Piano Program:  July 5-17 (Session I), July 18 - July 30 (Session II)

Price includes tuition for private lessons, coachings, masterclasses, workshops, all concerts plus accommodations, as follows: 

$3,195 - with accommodations in Hotel (triple occupancy) & buffet breakfast


See Double & Single rooms costs below*

$2,875 - with accommodations in Hostel (triple rooms with shared bathroom)

Writers' Studio:  July 19 - 26. 
 includes six days of morning writing sessions with class-based excursions, two receptions, and all festival activities. 7 nights of accommodations with breakfast are included in your total costs, with various options

$2,895 - with accommodations in Festival hotel (standard room with double occupancy). Includes buffet breakfast 

Visual Arts Program:  July 8-17  (Session I), July 18 - July 27 (Session II)

Price includes tuition for course of your choice, hotel accommodations
(double occupancy), three art-related excursions (such as Ravello, Minori, or
Atrani), daily concerts (including transportation to out-of-town performances),
, and transportation to and from Naples airport (on arrival

& departure day at designated times)

$3,245  - with accommodations in Festival  hotel (standard room with double occupancy). Includes buffet breakfast. 

Additional $145 lab fee for art classes

Options for Meal Plan, Excursions, Cooking & Language Classes


Enhance your festival experience and enjoyment of the Amalfi Coast by taking advantage of these options. From excursions to Italian language and cooking classes:

Meal Plan - Dinners (full three-course meal with wine & mineral water)
                       $620 - Music Institute 
                       $540 - Visual Arts Program 

                       $420 - Writers Studio


Hotel Upgrades:
*Double Room Upgrade: $410 - Piano Program 

*Single Room Upgrade: 

               $945 - Piano Program 
               $690 - Visual Arts 

               $490  - Writers Studio   

Italian Language Class: $450

Cooking Lesson: $155

Studio Art Class - Single workshop: $85

Ceramics Class - Single workshop: $85

Excursions -  Ravello: $95

                           Pompeii: $115

                           Capri: $165

                           Naples: $150

Tuition & Fees

Balance of Payment

Balance of payment will be due upon receipt of invoice, approximately 60 days before departure 


Pay your balance here through PayPal's secure system.
Please note: A 4% service fee will be added to your total balance to cover the processing charges. (Fee is 4.8% for foreign transactions, i.e. outside of the U.S.)

Fees & Deposits

A non-refundable registration fee of $35 is required at the time of registration. All programs except the Vocal Program also require a refundable deposit  to hold your place. 


Deposits - Deposits are accepted on a first-come basis as space is limited. Formal participation in the program may not be considered confirmed until deposits are accepted by Center for Musical Studies. For information on refunds, see "Cancellation Policy" (below).


Price changes - Price may be subject to change for currency, inflation, taxes, surcharges imposed, and fare increases as the price of the program was established October 1, 2019. Registrants will be notified by May 10, 2020 if price increases and may withdraw without penalty if there is more than a 5% increase.



Cancellation Policy & Refunds

If you need to cancel your participation in the program, the following policies and deadlines must be respected:


1) All cancellations must be made in writing by email. Phone calls or phone messages are not an acceptable form of cancellation.


2) Cancellations before March 31st, 2022: Your deposit and any tuition payments made will be fully refunded without penalty.

3) Cancellations as of April 1, 2022: A $50 processing fee will be applied to your refund.


4) Cancellations after April 15, 2022: A $100 withdrawal fee will be applied to your refund.


5) Cancellations as of May 1st, 2022: Your $350 deposit be forfeited plus any prepaid nonrefundable expenses.


6) Cancellations as of June 1st, 2022: No refunds will be made after this date. Please note that due to the late date, the full amount of your tuition fees will be forfeited. No exception can be made.

Trip insurance is strongly recommended for your protection in case of cancellation or trip interruption. No refunds are available for partial use of program.

Reminder: No refunds for cancellations will be issued after June 1, 2022.

* Please note: Fees are subject to revision in cases of significant currency fluctuation between the euro and the dollar or  if international political situations or natural disaster cause significant economic duress resulting in unexpected cost increases.