School of Music

University of Florida International Piano Festival

Application information for Summer 2020 will be available in the fall. The following information is for Summer 2019. 

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Application Deadline: April 15, 2019. Upon review of application materials, applicants will be invited to participate in one of three divisions: Artist, Pre-College, and Observer. Applicants are highly encouraged to apply earlyas space is limitedCorrespondence regarding application status will be made via email.


UFIPF Application Procedures
 

1.Complete the online application  (application fee: $40) 
Please indicate your birthdate (MM/DD/YY) in the comments section. 

2. Send the following items electronically to Dr. Jasmin Arakawa, Director, UFIPF (jarakawa@ufl.edu) 
(not required for applicants who choose to participate as Observers)
  -- Video files or links (YouTube, etc.) of at least two contrasting works performed by the applicant
  -- A short Essay (less than 300 words) describing your musical background and why you want to participate in the UFIPF
  -- Letter of recommendation from your current piano teacher (to be sent directly to jarakawa@ufl.edu)

3. Participants will be notified upon acceptance and given instructions for completing their registration

Registration Timeline

April 15: Application deadline
April 20: Applicants will be notified the acceptance and scholarship status. Applicants are asked to confirm their participation.
May 10: Deadline for Tuition payment
May 24: Deadline for Room & Board payment
June 14: Participants arrive in Gainesville



Tuition

Artist Division & Rising Artisit Division

Application Fee: $40 (non-refundable) 
Festival Tuition: $500 (merit-based partial or full scholarship available)
Room & Board: $485

See Accommodations & Travel for additional details. 

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