Details of costs

Here are details for the cost of coming on the course and also for the accommodation that we can provide.

Please note:

  • Everyone pays the course fee but you can choose whether to take our accommodation or to find your own.
  • Spouses / partners / children / friends who do not play in the orchestra are exempt from the course fee.
  • It is possible to pay in instalments. Please enquire.
  • It is possible to pay the course and accommodation fees separately. Please enquire.
  • For those who have been before please note that you no longer pay Massimo Borgese for your accommodation.
  • If there are fluctuations in the Sterling to Euro exchange rate the amounts quoted here may go up or down.

Course Fee

  • Course fee = £260 per person
  • A discount of £30 is available if you pay before the end of 2021, bring a friend, are a previous participant or are a full-time student.
  • A discount of £50 is available for a third family member when all three play in the orchestra (the £30 discount mentioned above is available on top of this). 

Accommodation (B&B)

  • Shared accommodation = £250 (per person)
  • Single accommodation = £420
  • For anyone in a group/family of 3 or more there may be a discount – information is awaited (as of 07/01/22).

The above figures are for 6 nights accommodation, Monday to Saturday. Extra nights are £42 per person for shared and £70 single.

In addition you will need to pay the local tourist tax of €1 per person per night in cash at the end of the week.

Refund Policy

[Last updated: 03/11/2021]

This refund policy covers two eventualities: 1. We cancel. 2. You cancel.

  1. We cancel

    If we were to cancel the course, for any reason, any payment(s) you have made for course fee or for accommodation through us would be refunded.

  2. You cancel
    1. Accommodation
      If you have paid for accommodation through us you may cancel it up to 2 months in advance of the start date of the course, for any reason. You would receive a full refund of payment made for that accommodation.
    2. Course fee
      If you need to cancel your attendance on the course for health reasons you would be refunded, upon presentation of a doctor’s note, 50% of the course fee you have already paid. The course fee is not refundable for any other reason.

Please note:

  1. It is not possible to roll your fee over to next year (or any subsequent year) for any reason.
  2. The course fee is not transferable 
  3. This Refund Policy will be reviewed regularly, particularly in light of the Covid-19 crisis. You will be notified of any updates.