Participants: We welcome applications from advanced piano students of all nationalities born on or after 28 July 1991.
Observers: Open to all.
Deposit & Cancellation Policy: Observers must pay a non-refundable deposit of £100 upon application.
Participants must pay a non-refundable deposit of £100 upon acceptance.
Participants and observers who withdraw from the Festival before 14 July will receive a refund of all but their £100 deposit. Those who withdraw after this date (including private tuition) will not receive a refund.
Payment for Observers and Participants: Full payment must be received by 29 June.
Scholarships: A limited number of scholarships are available to participants in need of financial assistance. Please state on the application form that you would like to be considered for a scholarship.
Festival Pass Discount for Returning Attendees: All adults who have attended as full-time participants or observers in the past are eligible for a special discount of £25.
Participant Festival Pass (28 July – 5 August) £625 (under 18 £600)
Observer Festival Pass (28 July – 5 August) £300 (under 18 £275)
Standard single room + meals £580
En suite single room + meals £680
Standard twin room + meals (per person) £500
En suite twin room + meals (per person) £600
Observer private tuition £80
Returning attendee discount £25
12 April application deadline
29 June final masterclass repertoire deadline
29 June payment deadline
29 June application and payment deadline