Methods of Payment

All payments relating to the Gingold Chamber Music Festival will be managed through GetAcceptd. Once confirmed as a festival participant, invoices will be disseminated with payments completed with debit or credit cards.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition (July 5-26, 2020 ) - $2,200 Registration Fee - $160

*Note: Housing (including all meals) is priced separately.


  • Two private lessons per week 

  • Bi-weekly studio classes 

  • Public concert performance opportunities including student and faculty recitals

  • Seminars on interpretation and performance skills

  • Diverse non-musical forums on career management, wellness, audition techniques

  • Collaborative pianists will have the opportunity for in-depth chamber ensemble coaching with performance opportunities.

  • Group tour in Miami to explore nearby cultural institutions/sites and the natural beauty of South Florida (i.e. Perez Miami Art Museum, Frost Science Museum, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, South Beach)

    Scholarships will be available based on Auditions

Students Under 18

  • Students under the age of 18 will be required to submit a Parental Consent Form upon acceptance into the Festival. This form will be provided to you by the Festival administration.


  • Students under the age of 16 are required to be accompanied by an adult.

Housing Fees and meal plan

  • Double room, linens and meal plan : $1,300

  • Single room, linens and meal plan: $2,000
    (limited availability)

Schedule of payments

Application fee - $75 ( due with submission of the online application)

Registration fee - $160 (due within 2 weeks of acceptance)

50% of tuition/lodging due - April 29th, 2020

Final tuition/lodging payment due - June 3rd, 2020

Festival Schedule

The Festival provides an opportunity for a flexible schedule according to the needs the participant.  Typically, private lessons are scheduled in the mornings, master classes, studio classes and chamber group coachings are planned in the afternoon, with several evenings a week set aside for Faculty Artist and student recitals both on-campus and in the community.  A sample schedule is provided below:

For String Musicians:

Time Activity
7:45 - 8:30am Breakfast
9:00 - 9:45am Private Lesson
9:45 - 12:00pm Individual Practice
12:00 - 12:45pm Lunch
1:30 - 3:00pm Master Class
3:30 - 5:00pm Chamber ensemble rehearsal/coaching
5:00 - 6:00pm Dinner
6:00 - 7:00pm Recreational Activities
7:30pm Faculty Artist and Student recitals

About Barry University Campus

Housing is offered by Barry University, located on the Miami Shores main campus. The Barry University campus offers a wide range of recreational and meeting facilities, comfortable accommodations, and a location convenient to all Miami and Ft. Lauderdale attractions.

Rooms are fully furnished with a shared or community bathroom for double rooms. Single rooms have a private bathroom. Rooms do not have kitchens, refrigerators or microwaves. Microwaves will be placed in the common areas for Festival participants to use. All dorms are air-conditioned and include amenities such as wi-fi, free laundry, free parking, an outdoor swimming pool. Access to the state-of-the art fitness center is included in the housing fee.

In addition to multiple practice rooms available, participants are able to practice in their apartments during designated hours.

All participants In the Festival dorm housing must provide a $100 security deposit at the time of check-in. The security deposit can be paid in cash, or with a check made out to: The Josef Gingold CMF. Security deposits will be returned upon check-out.


The Festival maintains a strict curfew policy. Individuals under the age of 18 are not permitted to leave the Barry University Campus unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. All underage students of the Festival are expected to comply with these regulations. The Festival requests that parents who are living with their children be aware of and observe these regulations.


There is a posted security guard at the entrance to Dorm Facilities 24/7.


Barry's Roussell Dining Hall, an all-you-careto-eat dining facility, is the primary location for students to use meal plans featuring a varied menu including Grab-and-Go options. In addition, participants may also choose to purchase food at various dining options across campus.


  • Roussell Dining Hall @ Landon Student Union-second floor Barry’s main dining hall with multiple food choices including Hot, Grill, Salad, Drinks, Desserts, etc.

  • Bucky's Cove @ Landon Student Union

  • Dunkin donuts/ Baskin Robbins

  • Subway – BucStop @ Thompson Hall

  • Starbucks – BucStop @ Thompson Hall

  • Chick-n-Grill – BucStop @ Thompson Hall