1. Click “apply now” above and create an account.
  2. Complete the application.
  3. Pay the $65 application fee at the end of the application.
  4. Performers: You will be notified of your status by email. For those accepted at the first deadline, the notice will include directions on tuition and housing payments. Pay the tuition and housing by 11:59 a.m. EST Friday, April 1, 2016.

Starting NOON EST Friday, February 26, 2016, $60 will be added to the application fee. Applications close Friday, May 13, 2016 at 11:59 a.m. EST.

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  • Tuition: $975
  • Application Fee: $65 / $125*
  • Housing and Dining: $595

Full Program Auditor

  • Tuition: $550
  • Registration Fee: $65 / $125*
  • Housing and Dining: $595

Day Auditor

  • Tuition: $120/day
  • Registration Fee: $65 / $125*
  • Housing and Dining: $119/night

*Registration fee: $65 before February 26, 2016 at 11:59 a.m. EST; $125 (February 27–May 13, 2016).
Registration ends Friday, May 13, 2016 at 11:59 a.m. EST.

Curtis Summerfest does not offer scholarships for the Jeffrey Khaner Flute Class. Students and parents are urged to seek financial assistance from local sources such as school music organizations; county, state, or national music education organizations; youth orchestras and bands; music clubs; service clubs (Rotary, Kiwanas, etc.); businesses; local churches; and foundations.

Visit this blog post to see an example of past participant’s fundraising.