Registration is now closed for Curtis Summerfest 2014. Check back in the fall for information regarding Curtis Summerfest 2015.

Questions about registration? Ask Summerfest.

2014 Application Requirements for Students

  1. Online application.
  2. Supplementary material to be uploaded during the online registration process:
    • Résumé
    • Recommendation letter from your current private teacher
    • An audio or video recording of your playing, lasting 15 minutes to no more than 20 minutes. (It doesn’t have to be professional!) There are no repertoire requirements; however we suggest two contrasting excerpts.
    • A digital photo of yourself, from which a photo ID will be generated.
  3. Payment of $65 application fee is required at the time of registration. Applicants will be notified of their status and given two weeks after notification to accept and complete payment of tuition and housing.
Expense Resident performer Non-resident performer Resident auditor Non-resident auditor
Tuition $975 $975 $550 $550
Application fee $65 $65 Early: $65
Late: $125
Early: $65
Late: $125
Housing and Dining $570  $145 (optional meal plan) $570  $145 (optional meal plan)
Total $1,610 $1,185 $1,185 $760

*Registration fee: $65 (through February 28) $125 (March 1—April 1)

Those who are selected should have at least four complete pieces prepared for the master classes. Repertoire should be submitted a month in advance to give the pianist a chance to prepare.

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Application Process
  1. Click “apply now” above and create an account.
  2. Complete the registration.
  3. Pay the $65 registration fee.
  4. You will be notified of your status by e-mail; the notice will include directions on tuition and housing payment