Professional Retreat Registration 2017-05-01T14:30:42+00:00
Limited space available.

  1. Click “register now” above and create an account.
  2. Complete the registration.
  3. Pay the $125registration fee.
  4. In order to secure your place in the Elizabeth Hainen Harp Colony (professional retreat and auditors only) you must pay the tuition at the end of the registration form. No audition is required for admission.
  5. Pay the tuition and housing at the end of the online registration by 11:59 a.m. EST Wednesday, March 15, 2017 to save $60. Starting NOON EST Wednesday, March 15, 2017, $60 will be added to the registration fee.

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  • Tuition: $1,170
  • Application Fee: $65 / $125*
  • Housing and Dining: $746

Professional Retreat

  • Tuition: $585
  • Registration Fee: $65 / $125*
  • Housing and Dining: $334


  • Tuition: $120/day
  • Registration Fee: $65 / $125*
  • Housing and Dining: $124/night

*Registration fee: $65 before Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:59 a.m. EST; $125 (after March 15).
Limited spots available. Register at your earliest opportunity.

Curtis Summerfest does not offer scholarships for the Elizabeth Hainen Harp 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, Kiwanis, etc.); businesses; churches; and foundations.

Learn how participants have raised funds to attend.

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The Curtis Institute of Music highly values a diverse international student body. Curtis Summerfest welcomes all applicants regardless of race, geographic origin, religious background, socio-economic level, gender, or sexual orientation.