Tuition and Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS & FEES

SCHOLARSHIPS: Every student who is accepted is eligible for financial aid, both need and/or merit-based. Scholarships and work study typically defray at least a quarter of the total tuition, room and board costs.

COSTS:
FOUR WEEK CHAMBER MUSIC TUITION: $1,250 (Before Scholarship, but including lessons, coachings, classes)
EIGHT WEEK CHAMBER MUSIC TUITION: $1,650 (Before Scholarship, but including lessons, coachings, classes)

CHAMBER MUSIC ROOM/BOARD: $300/week (includes brkfst/lunch/dinner Mon-Fri.; brunch on Sat.-Sun. & dinner Sunday eve.)

TWO WEEK SOARS TUITION: $1,350 (Includes lessons, coachings, classes, etc.)
TWO WEEK ROOM/BOARD: $300/week (includes brkfst/lunch/dinner Mon-Fri.; brunch on Sat.-Sun. & dinner Sunday eve.)

SIX WEEK OPERA TUITION: $1,850 (Includes lessons, coachings, classes, etc.)
SIX WEEK ROOM/BOARD: $300/week (includes brkfst/lunch/dinner Mon-Fri.; brunch on Sat.-Sun. & dinner Sunday eve.)

FIVE WEEK MUSICAL TUITION: $1,450 (Includes lessons, coachings, classes, etc.)
FIVE WEEK ROOM/BOARD: $300/week (includes brkfst/lunch/dinner Mon-Fri.; brunch on Sat.-Sun. & dinner Sunday eve.)

ONE WEEK SPIRITUALS INTENSIVE TUITION, ROOM/BOARD: $900 (All-inclusive after arrival)

ALL PROGRAMS HAVE A $10 CLEANING FEE ADDED.

ADDITIONAL LESSONS or PRIVATE COACHINGS

  • Eight one-hour lessons: $400
  • Eight half-hour lessons: $300
  • Single hour lessons: $55

PAYMENT OF TUITION AND FEES

A non-refundable deposit of $350 is due upon notification of acceptance to the Festival. The deposit is required to reserve the place of the student in the Festival and is applied toward tuition, room and board and other expenses. 50% of all other tuition, room and board costs paid to the festival prior to April 1 may be refunded if a student must withdraw. After April 1, there are no refunds.

SHUTTLE TO/FROM LOCAL AIRPORTS:

$35 one way from Pellston (20 min. away) or $75 one way from Traverse City (1.5 hrs away). Payment directly to By the Bay Transportation.

BALANCE OF TUITION AND FEES MUST BE PAID BY MAY 1 (EXCEPT ROOM KEY DEPOSIT AND/OR SHUTTLE FEES).

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The Bay View Association is located just outside of Petoskey, Michigan on the shore of Little Traverse Bay.

1715 Encampment Ave
P.O. Box 583
Petoskey, MI 49770

Phone: 231-347-6225

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