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Summer Program TitleSTATUS: Being held as scheduled, altered, or cancelled? Refund policyOther comments from Summer Program leader:Program LocationProgram Start DateProgram End Date
1AEDOCancelled or PostponedFull Refund
1AIMSCancelled or PostponedAll participants have been contacted about refunds or rolling funds over to AIMS 2021.Graz, Austria7/6/20208/16/2020
1Amherst Early Music FestivalCancelled or PostponedFull refund for tuition and housing payments made to AEM are available, or credit for a future program, coupon code for audition fees on the GetAcceptd platform, all donations to AEM are currently being matched dollar for dollar. Connecticut College, New London, CT
1Astoria Music Festival Apprentice Artists ProgramCancelled or PostponedPartial tuition payments will be fully refunded Astoria, Oregon6/11/20206/28/2020
1Baroque Opera Workshop at Queens CollegeCancelled or PostponedN/A6/14/20206/20/2020
1Bassi Brugnatelli International Conducting and Singing SymposiumCancelled or PostponedAny funds that have been paid will be reimbursed.Stay tuned: BBS 2021 will be the strongest year yet.Robbiate, Italy6/23/20207/2/2020
1Centre for Opera Studies in Italy (COSI)Cancelled or PostponedTuition payments and fees already made have now been returned via e-transfer. Stay singing, safe, healthy and resilient. We look forward to COSI 2021! Sulmona, Italy6/1/20206/22/2020
1Classic Lyric Arts FranceCancelled or PostponedAll deposits will be fully refundedFrance6/2/20206/25/2020
1Druid City Opera WorkshopCancelled or PostponedNothing had been paidTuscaloosa, Alabama5/20/20205/28/2020
1Fall Island Vocal Arts SeminarCancelled or PostponedNot applicable for Fellows; those invited to participate in the Repertoire Development Program will receive a full refund.Potsdam, NY5/25/20205/31/2020
1Florida VOICE Project- VOICExpereince FoundationCancelled or PostponedStudents can apply existing payments to the reschedule or request a full refund.Orlando, FL5/25/20206/1/2020
1Foothills Opera ExperienceCancelled or PostponedFull RefundOneonta, NY7/7/20207/19/2020
1International Baroque AcademyCancelled or PostponedAll tuition payments refunded, including the nonrefundable depositWinter Park, Florida6/7/20206/20/2020
1International Music CampCancelled or PostponedMoney paid can be donated, held to our 2021 season, or refunded all but a $10 processing fee.Dunseith, ND
1International Music Festival of the AdriaticCancelled or Postponedprogram is canceledDuino, Italy
1Kathryn Armour Lake Como Italy Voice and Alexander AcademyCancelled or Postponedfull refundLake Como, Italy6/15/20206/26/2020
1Musiktheater BavariaCancelled or PostponedAll tuition payments refunded in full, including the nonrefundable deposit
Oberaudorf, Germany
1Opera in Concert in ItalyCancelled or PostponedFull refund of all depositsUrbino, Italy5/21/20206/13/2020
1Opera Viva!Cancelled or Postponed
We are providing full tuition refunds for the 2020 program to all participants.
Opera Viva will be back in 2021. Our dates in 2021 will be Session I June 20-July 11 and Session II July 18-August 8.Verona, Italy6/14/20208/2/2020
1Princeton FrestivalCancelled or Postponedhttps://princetonfestival.org/statement-on-covid-19/Princeton, New Jersey6/6/20206/28/2020
1Redwoods Opera WorshopCancelled or PostponedYes.Mendocino, California6/18/20206/28/2020
1Respiro Opera, NYCCancelled or PostponedRefund complete We will re-evaluate in April before completely canceling or postponing. New york6/12/20206/21/2020
1SongFestCancelledFull refund except the $55 application fee. SongFest will waive the application fee in 2021 for all 2020 accepted applicantsLos Angeles 5/27/20206/22/2020
1Summer Opera InstituteCancelled or PostponedDNAOrlando, FL
Texas Music Festival Vocal Institute
Cancelled or PostponedAll tuition and housing paid will be refunded.University of Houston, Houston, TX5/20/20206/5/2020
1UBC Summer Vocal WorkshopCancelled or Postponed50% of the tuition fee UBC, Vancouver, B.C., Canada7/5/20207/18/2020
1Vienna: Language of LiederCancelled or Postponeddeposit refundableVienna, Austria
1Vocal Performance Seminar | Voice Institute (2 separate programs)Cancelled or Postponed Evanston, IL6/21/20207/27/2020
1WNO Opera Institute of American UniversityCancelled
2Art Song Preservation Society's Spring Into Song FestivalAltered to some degreeIf the May/June festival has to be cancelled, application fees will not be refunded given that the applications are being reviewed at this time, however we will waive a future application fee for a future program. If the May/June (Spring Into Song) festival is cancelled due to the COVID-19, we will make every effort to postpone the event and do it later in the summer (Summer of Song Festival) or in the fall (Fall into Song Festival). We are working closely with our partner, Manhattan School of Music and will keep program participants updated.Manhattan School of Music5/27/20206/12/2020
2Canto Vocal Programs-Rocca di Cambio (Italy)Altered to some degreeWe are not asking for deposits unless there is a definite decision to hold the program. If the program takes place, the deposit is not refundable if the singer cancels. If we cancel the program, there should be no issue with refunds, as we will not collect money unless the program will actually take place.Please look at our other European program in Zagreb (June 30-July 10) if programs in Italy are cancelled.Rocca di Cambio (Abruzzo region, Italy)5/11/20205/21/2020
2Casentino VoiceAltered to some degreerefund if cancelledPratovecchio Stia AR7/3/20207/13/2020
2Classic Lyric Arts Italy Altered to some degreeAll deposits will be refunded in full if the program is cancelled. Novafeltria, Italy 7/19/20208/13/2020
2Gilbert & Sullivan ScenesAltered to some degreeScenes will be offered in an online formal. More details April 15Please email us with your concerns or additional questions.San Francisco 6/15/20206/27/2020
2Love for Truth
Altered to some degree
No fees are chargedNew York City3/1/20208/27/2020
2Musica nelle Marche LLCAltered to some degreeAll money will be refunded if we have to cancel.Urbino Italy
2Orvieto Musica, Inc.Altered to some degreeIf we are forced to cancel OM 2020 we will refund all monies paid toward tuition, room and board.Orvieto, Italy6/14/20207/5/2020
2Si parla, si cantaAltered to some degreeIf the program were to be canceled, the students would receive a total refund of all the funds they had paid. If the student cancels after they had paid the entire tuition, a refund would be granted only in the case of a medical or a family emergency.We’re being optimistic in the hope we can have the program this year. We will continue to moniter the situation. Under no circumstances would we ever risk putting a participant in danger. Arona, Italy6/13/20207/25/2020
2Spotlight on OperaAltered to some degreeThose who do not wish to participate will receive a full refund (less their $25 application fee).Moving to an online platform instead of our live program in Shreveport. There will be reduced tuitionShreveport, LA6/21/20207/27/2020
2Spring Into Art Song presented by The Art Song Preservation Society Altered to some degreeAt this time we are asking participants to participate during the new program dates in August.Manhattan School of Music in New York8/15/20208/29/2020
2U-M MPulse Vocal Arts InstituteAltered to some degreeTBD7/12/20207/18/2020
2Vermont Music and Arts (VMAC)Altered to some degreeFull refunds if we have to cancel.Northern Vermont7/5/20207/26/2020
2Westminster Choir College Adult Summer ProgramsAltered to some degreeFull refund if program is canceled. Extending deposit collection to May 1.Florence Voice Program Cancelled.New Jersey5/18/20207/30/2020
3AAMS International Summer Music Institute, FinlandPlanned as is—no changesIf we cancel the program we will be refunding their tuition depositWe are optimistic about the current situation. In China, where the outbreak began in Hubei Province, there are signs that the worst may be over. Hopefully, by July, we can travel to Finland freely. Finland is not lockdown as Italy.Tampere, Finland7/30/20208/10/2020
3Angels Vocal Art - Opera IntensivePlanned as is—no changesIf the program gets canceled at a later date, a full refund will be issued (including the deposit).Los Angeles6/22/20208/1/2020
3ArtsBridge Summer ArtSongPlanned as is—no changesShould we decide to cancel the program, all deposits, tuition payments, and room and board payments will be refunded.Berea, Ohio (Baldwin Wallace University)7/25/20208/8/2020
Atlantic Music Festival Vocal Institute
Planned as is—no changesIf the festival is cancelled, participants have the choice to receive a full refund or credit for next year's festival.Waterville, ME6/29/20208/9/2020
3Barcelona Festival of SongPlanned as is—no changesThe program is schedule to happen in July without disruptions. In the remote case the festival is cancelled it would refund 100% of the tuition. If after registering, a student cancels participation between June 1st and the beginning of the program it results in retention of 80% of your tuition. Cancellations at any other time will result in retention of 38% of the amount paid.We are not worried about cancelling the festival. We firmly believe this exceptional situation will be overcome much before july.Barcelona7/8/20207/17/2020
3Barcelona Festival of SongPlanned as is—no changesThe festival has not been cancelled Barcelona7/8/20207/17/2020
3Bay View Music FestivalPlanned as is—no changesWe will refund your deposit or tuition paid.It is our hope that we'll be able to run these programs as in the past. Petoskey, MI6/10/20208/10/2020
3Bel Canto InstitutePlanned as is—no changesIf the program is canceled.Florence, Italy6/26/20207/25/2020
3Belvoir Terrace Visual and Performing Arts Summer CampPlanned as is—no changesFamilies have option to take out Tuition Insurance planExciting summer for vocalists grades 2 - 9Lenox, MA6/29/20208/12/2020
3Berlin Opera AcademyPlanned as is—no changesPlease refer to our website for the most up to date information at https://berlinoperaacademy.com/ where you will find a message from our artistic director concerning COVID-19.Berlin6/21/20208/22/2020
3Brevard Music CenterCancelled or PostponedThe Music Center will issue refunds.Brevard, NC6/25/20208/9/2020
3Broadway Artists Alliance of NYCPlanned as is—no changesIn the event that we need to cancel the summer program, full refunds will be granted. If we give an alternative option (alternative location or adjusted programming), a full tuition credit will be granted for those who chose not to attend or cancel. No penalty will be assessed for any participant who cancels due to illness. We have extended our Deposit, Early Tuition, and Final Tuition Deadlines to later dates so that families can assess their travel with confidence. Our posted cancellation policy: https://www.broadwayartistsalliance.org/tuition-housing/program-policiesnotes/We have 5 separate weeks of advanced Musical Theatre Summer Programs and Showcases (by audition only) that may be attended weekly as separate programs or combined as a series. New York, NY (With alternative locations in NJ, PA, and CT)7/6/20208/9/2020
3CAMMAC Summer Camp ProgramsPlanned as is—no changesFor now, no change to our policy, but changes will be made to accommodate our members and clients as the situation develops.Harrington, Québec, CANADA6/28/20208/16/2020
3Canto Vocal Programs-LouisvillePlanned as is—no changesWe are not asking for deposits until we are certain the program will take place. Once deposits are announced the deposit is not refundable if the student cancels. If for some reason we have to cancel the program, we will issue refunds.If anyone has a planned program cancelled, we encourage them to consider applying to our Louisville program. Louisville, KY7/15/20208/2/2020
3Canto Vocal Programs-ZagrebPlanned as is—no changesWe will not ask for deposits until we are certain the program will take place as planned. Once the deposit has been paid, it is not refundable if the singer cancels.So far, Zagreb has very few confirmed cases, and the authorities are moving quickly to keep the spreading of the virus to a minimum. We are very hopeful that we will be able to have the program with no interruption.Zagreb, Croatia6/30/20207/10/2020
3Classical Singers' WorkshopPlanned as is—no changesMust ask Ed Hinke. I would think they would be fully refunded, if we cancel or if they cancel because of an emergency.I will contact registered students by email to keep them updated about any changes.Peabody Conservatory, Downtown Campus, 17 E. Mt. Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 Room 114 LH6/22/20206/26/2020
3Clear Creek Music FestivalPlanned as is—no changesStudent cancelling before June 1, refund in full, less application feeThe small size of the program and its location in an isolated community of 300 should be an advantage. If travel and other factors call for cancellation of the program, all payments will be refunded in full.Halfway, Oregon (Boise, ID airport)7/14/20207/25/2020
3CoOPERAtivePlanned as is—no changesShould the program need to be canceled everyone will receive a refund.Westminster Choir College7/5/20207/24/2020
3Dorian Summer Music CampsPlanned as is—no changesA $50 non-refundable deposit is required to submit a camp enrollment, however a full refund will be given if camp is canceled due to COVID-19. Luther College, Decorah, IA6/14/20206/27/2020
3Dramatic Voices Program BerlinPlanned as is—no changesIf cancelled by Participant: Deposit - 50% of deposit refundable until June 1. 0% of deposit refundable after June 1. Remaining Balance - 100% of remaining tuition refundable until July 1 *if replacement is found* 50% of remaining tuition refundable until July 1 *if no replacement found* 0% refundable after July 1. Tuition deadlines will be reassessed every two weeks, and may be adjusted if the situation requires. If Program is cancelled: We are working on several different contingency plans which we will share with participants and prospective participants over the coming weeks and months. We are closely monitoring the global situation and will make adjustments accordingly. We have contingency plans already in the works, and are completely committed to making sure participants get the program's full value. We encourage participants and prospective participants to write to us with any questions or concerns they may have.Berlin, Germany8/1/20208/23/2020
3French Woods Festival of the Performing ArtsPlanned as is—no changesDepends on date of cancellation, see Frenchwoods.com6/7/20209/7/2020
3FSU Summer Music CampsPlanned as is—no changesIf the program or a student needs to cancel due to the coronavirus pandemic, full refunds will be provided.Tallahassee, FL6/7/20207/11/2020
3German for SingersPlanned as is—no changesFull refund if cancelledMiddlebury, VT6/26/20208/14/2020
3German for Singers, MiddleburyPlanned as is—no changesFull refund of deposit and any payment if we have to cancel.Middlebury, VT6/27/20208/14/2020
3Harding Honor Choir CampPlanned as is—no changes75% refund through one week before camp starts.Harding University campus - Searcy, AR7/5/20207/10/2020
3Highlands Opera StudioPlanned as is—no changesN/A - Program tuition is free of charge. Haliburton, Ontario, Canada 7/20/20208/24/2020
3Idyllwild Arts Academy & Summer ProgramPlanned as is—no changesRefunds are issued to enrollees of canceled Summer programs.Idyllwild, CA6/28/20208/9/2020
3Institute of Vocal Studies at Texas Music FestivalPlanned as is—no changesThis is currently being revisited by the Texas Music Festival.University of Houston Moores School of Music 5/20/20206/5/2020
3Institute of Voice Studies, Building Your Craft: From Studio to StagePlanned as is—no changesFull refund of all registration and housing fees, if program is canceled.Any change in status will be determined by University of Houston status for May and June.Houston, TX5/20/20206/5/2020
3InterHarmony International Music FestivalPlanned as is—no changeshttps://www.interharmony.com/italy/applyItaly and Germany6/30/20208/9/2020
3International Opera Academy IOAPlanned as is—no changesIf the program is cancelled we guarantee full refund of the fee less possible bank charges for international transfers. We recommend to take out travel cancellation insurance just in case you get ill. We regret that we will not be able to refund 100% of your fee should you have to cancel. Cancellations between 1 April and 30 April 2020 will forfeit installments 1 and 2. After that date it will no longer be possible to make a cancellation unless your place can be re-assigned to somebody else at short notice.Theater Bremerhaven, Northern Germany, seaside location8/4/20208/14/2020
3International Opera Masterclass in CzechPlanned as is—no changesfull refund if the program is cancelled7/10/20207/17/2020
3Internationale Meistersinger AkademiePlanned as is—no changesThe course is free of charge.Germany7/12/20208/11/2020
3Ithaca College Summer Music AcademyPlanned as is—no changesA full tuition refund will be issued if the event is cancelled.This is a constantly evolving situation, so things may change as we move forward. However, we will keep our website up to date and let families know of changes if and when they occur.Ithaca, NY7/12/20208/1/2020
3Jam Camp WestPlanned as is—no changesCurrent policy stands, no refundsWe are watching the current developments and will make appropriate changes and updates if needed.Loma Mar, California7/18/20207/24/2020
3La Musica LiricaPlanned as is—no changesA full refund will be given if the program is canceled. Novafeltria, Italy6/15/20207/17/2020
3Lawrence Opera TheatrePlanned as is—no changescurrently in the application process and no refund policy as of yet since it's $50Lawrence Opera Theatre8/6/20208/23/2020
3Madison Theatre Summer Intensive Planned as is—no changesRefunds available until June 15th - Excluding depositMolloy College7/6/20208/9/2020
3Miami Music FestivalPlanned as is—no changesFull Refund if the program is canceled. Since the festival's educational component has very small numbers between 100-200 people at any given date, it is highly unlikely that MCMF would be cancelled unless the city of Miami Beach orders a full quartine of the city and closes all businesses, schools, and government activities. Miami Beach5/25/20207/26/2020
3Milnes VOICE StudioPlanned as is—no changesCancellations are being handled case-by-caseSavannah, GA7/31/20208/16/2020
3Minuetto Music FestivalPlanned as is—no changesNo Refund on Application FeeThe program will still run as scheduled - Applicants are encouraged to submit a VIDEO audition.Summit, New Jersey6/22/20206/27/2020
3Music Academy of the WestPlanned as is—no changesApplicable Santa Barbara, CA6/15/20208/8/2020
3Neil Semer Vocal Instite in SwitzerlandPlanned as is—no changesA full refund will be given if the program is canceled. A refund of everything except the deposit will be given if the student cancels.Stein am Rhein, Switzerland7/19/20208/2/2020
3Neil Semer Vocal Institute in CanadaPlanned as is—no changesA full refund will be given if the program is canceled. A refund of everything except the deposit will be given if the student cancels.Rigaud, Quebec6/28/20207/5/2020
3New York Lyric Opera Theatre Summer Music ProgramPlanned as is—no changesIf the entire Summer program is canceled due to a shutdown of the city or complete halt of transportation services due to the pandemic, NYLOT will substitute a Summer Program to take place no later than July 2021 or NYLOT will return the Summer Program tuition/fee to the Summer Program participant.New York City6/5/20207/3/2020
3OCU Summer Music ProgramsPlanned as is—no changesFull refund of charges and depositsOklahoma City University6/23/20207/26/2020
3Opera Connections EuropePlanned as is—no changesFull refundWe hope by August things settle down and the programe will go forward. We will be extending the deadlines for applications until July 10 to ensure that people don't lose out on this valuable opportunity because of travel uncertainty.Burgundy France8/1/20208/11/2020
3Opera Naples Summer Youth ProgramPlanned as is—no changes100% of program fees will be refunded upon cancellation of the program. Naples, Florida6/8/20206/20/2020
3Opera NUOVAPlanned as is—no changesWe will be providing full refunds if NUOVA deems it necessary to cancel.Edmonton, Alberta5/15/20207/5/2020
3Opera SteamboatPlanned as is—no changesTBDSteamboat Springs, CO7/20/20208/16/2020
3Orfeo Music FestivalPlanned as is—no changesPer Terms on ApplicationVipiteno, Italy7/6/20207/20/2020
3Patti and Allan Herbert Summer Music Program at Salzburg. University of MiamiPlanned as is—no changesIf we decide to cancel the program, students will receive a full refund We are monitoring all information from the WHO and C.D.C. Our hope is that the virus will be contained before the summer. Salzburg,Austria7/13/20208/13/2020
3PLU Summer Opera WorkshopPlanned as is—no changesIn the event that the workshop cannot proceed due to public health advisories or mandates, we will issue full refunds (including the non refundable deposit).Tacoma, WA6/28/20207/12/2020
3Seagle Music ColonyPlanned as is—no changesOur standard refund policy applies if cancelled by artists: https://seaglecolony.org/cost-and-payment-schedule/. We have not established a policy if the program is cancelled, but will notify our artists.Seagle Music Colony is watching the situation closely and will stay in communication with participants as the situation develops.Schroon Lake, NY6/22/20208/23/2020
3Sherborne Summer School of MusicPlanned as is—no changesIf the summer school cancels it's programme we will give a full refund to enrolled students. For individual student cancellations, refunds will be judged on a case by case basis.Sherborne School, Sherborne, Dorset, UK8/2/20208/16/2020
3Summer Institute for the Vocal ArtsPlanned as is—no changesAll funds except deposits returned