Tuition

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a MITA 2019 application form, or update it if a returning student, by the 27th of February 2019.

In addition to the application form, applicants must provide:

  • Application fee of $55 (non-refundable)
  • Links to two performance videos (one solo and one chamber music)
  • A short essay on the importance of musical collaboration, and what they expect to gain from attending MITA

The non-refundable application fee is waived for returning students.

Tuition Fees

Residential

The fee for resident students includes a single or shared room at the following hotels: Leipziger Hof**** (Innsbruck) and at the Hotel Elisabethpark**** (Bad Gastein); breakfast; coaching sessions; masterclasses; chamber music sessions; use of an accompanist (if needed); photo, video, and audio recording services (see Terms and Conditions); Wi-Fi access; free entry to all festival concerts; one ticket to the Salzburg International Festival concert, including transportation to Salzburg; additional excursions, including transportation; and other leisure activities.

Single-room fee: $3,500

Shared-room fee: $3,250

Non-Residential

The fee for non-resident students includes coaching sessions; masterclasses; chamber music sessions; use of an accompanist (if needed); photo, video, and audio recording services (see Terms and Conditions); Wi-Fi access; free entry to all festival concerts; one ticket to the Salzburg International Festival concert, including transportation to Salzburg; additional excursions, including transportation; and other leisure activities.

Non-resident fee: $1,500

Competition

Students must apply for the Music in the Alps Competition no later than the 27th of March 2019. The fee is non-refundable.

Competition fee: $150

Cancellation Policy

If your application is accepted, your first deposit will be due on the 27th of March, with the second due on the 27th of April. If you cancel before the 27th of February, you will receive a 100% refund, and a 50% refund if you cancel between the 27th of February and 27th of March.

After the 27th of March, there will be no monetary refunds. In the case of an extraordinary circumstance, part of the tuition may go towards participating in MITA 2020, upon the discretion of the Festival Director.

Internships

Internships are available for undergraduate and graduate music, business, marketing, and video and audio production students. Interns will assist with the Rising Stars Program, with compensation based on the applicant’s experience.

If you are interested in an internship opportunity, please enter your information and your specific area of interest on the Application Page.

For additional questions regarding internships, email [email protected].

Terms and Conditions

  • Airfare, visas, and other travel documents are not included in the tuition fee. Music in the Alps can provide an invitation letter outlining your participation in the Festival
  • No additional spending money, insurance (travel, medical, personal), or musical instrument rental fees and insurance are included
  • Participants are responsible for their own sheet music needed for performances
  • Your place in the Festival will not be secured until your deposit is received

Audio and Video Recording

The audio and video team will record every performance at MITA. Several performances will be livestreamed via the MITA YouTube channel and then archived. Links to the livestreamed videos will be posted on the MITA website, Facebook page, and other social media prior to the performance.

Livestream videos are edited in real time during the broadcast and may require additional corrections as far as shot-framing, transitions, speed of angle changes, etc.

Performers interest in obtaining audio/video recordings of their performances may:

  • Access the videos on the MITA website, YouTube channel, social media, etc.
  • Request a digital file via Dropbox at no charge
  • Request raw footage files from each camera, including audio, at no charge
  • Request a further edited version of the video, including color correction, framing, audio synchronization, addition of titles and other text, transitions, etc. Performers will be charged $15 per hour for additional editing service, with most editing jobs taking between one and three hours. Performers are encouraged to communicate directly with the audio/video team to determine the cost.