Baroque Vocal Programme Scholarships
A number of merit-based scholarships are available for the Baroque Vocal Programme and Medieval Programme; these scholarships will offer a 50% reduction in tuition fees. See Application Details for information on how to apply.
Tuition Fee Discount for UBC Students
Students at the University of British Columbia School of Music who are accepted into the courses qualify for an Early Music Vancouver scholarship which will cover 50% of tuition fees. UBC Students are required to formally apply for such a discount, and submit their Registration Form to the office of the Vancouver Early Music Programme, together with the required materials.
Early Music America (EMA) offers scholarships in the amount of $1000 or $1250 to full time students attending summer early music workshops in the United States and Canada. Deadline for applications is April 1, 2017. This year, EMA will be using an online application process; the portal will open on March 1 and be open until April 1. Decisions will be made by May 15.
The Early Music Society of the Islands (EMSI), based in Victoria BC, offers bursaries to support early music concerts, recitals, extra-curricular studies and community education projects – for permanent residents of Vancouver Island or the Gulf Islands. Applications are accepted at any time during the Society’s fiscal year (June 1 to May 31) and will be considered as long as there are funds still available. Applicants must use the forms provided at the Society ’s web site.
Tuition and Auditing Fees
BAROQUE VOCAL PROGRAMME
Full Participants: The tuition fee for Full Participants in the Baroque Vocal Programme is Cdn $1,350 for two weeks. Included are tickets for all Vancouver Early Music Festival performances that take place during the weeks of the Baroque Vocal Programme. A non-refundable deposit of Cdn $100 is required with registration; the balance is due by Saturday, July 1, 2017.
Participating Auditors: The tuition fee for Participating Auditors in the Baroque Vocal Programme is Cdn $500 per week. These Participating Auditors will take part in all aspects of the course (including coaching from faculty coach-accompanists), but will not actively participate in the masterclasses and not receive private lessons from Ellen Hargis. Included are tickets for the concerts of the Vancouver Early Music Festival that take place during the week(s) for which you have registered.
Late registrations: Late registrations will be considered only if space permits.
HISTORICAL DANCE WORKSHOP with Marie-Nathalie Lacoursiere
Participants: The tuition fee for this Introductory Dance Workshop is Cdn$100.
A reduced combined fee of Cdn $175 applies to those who also register for the Harpsichord Maintenance Workshop (see below).
HARPSICHORD MAINTENANCE WORKSHOP with Craig Tomlinson
Participants: The tuition fee for this Harpsichord Maintenance Workshop with Craig Tomlinson is Cdn $100.
A reduced combined fee of Cdn $175 applies to those who also register for the Historical Dance Workshop (see above).
Day Auditors: The daily Auditing fee is Cdn $100, or Cdn $60 for mornings or afternoons only
Week Auditors: The Auditing fee is Cdn $350 per week. This weekly Auditing fee also includes up to 2 tickets for concerts during the week for which you have registered.
Advance registration is not required; you can register upon arrival at the Programme Office (room 326 in the UBC Music Building). We do recommend that Week Auditors register in advance, especially if accommodation on campus is required. Advance registration for Week Auditors will also ensure that you will receive your ticket for the opening Sunday evening course of the week.
Non-Participating Auditors will be welcome at any activity of the Programme. These Non-Participating Auditors will be able to attend all sessions of the courses (except private lessons), without actively participating.