Deadlines to apply

February 1st, 2018. You will automatically be considered for a scholarship if you apply before that date and if all of the audition material has been received.

March 29th, 2017. Without a scholarship, acceptances according to available places.

Successful applicants will have to pay 50% of the fees within 14 days after the reception of the acceptance letter in order to reserve their place.

The full balance must be paid before May 4, 2017. In case of cancellation, the first payment is non-refundable. The second payment can be reimbursed if the student notifies the Admission Coordinator by e-mail at admissions@orford.mu, at the latest one month (30 days) before the first day of the stay. A $50 administration fee will then be deducted from the amount.

If a medical problem beyond your control prevents you from taking part in the Orford Music Academy, your deposit may be used for the subsequent year when a medical certificate is provided. However, you will have to go through the full audition process and be accepted again. If a scholarship was granted to you, it is not transferable to the following year.


  • tuition fees;
  • room in double occupancy;
  • meals at the Orford Music cafeteria;
  • access to concerts at the Orford Music Festival, subject to availability of tickets
  • access to the training room

Multi-level Rates:

The rate for a one-week stay is $995.
The rate for a two-week stay is $945 per week.
For three weeks or more, the rate is $895 per week.

Voice and Piano Duet

Multi-level Rates:

The rate for a one-week stay is $995.
The rate for a two-week stay is $945 per week.
For three weeks or more, the rate is $895 per week.


Baroque Music
Fingerstyle Guitar
How to Reach your Full Potential
How to Win an Audition
How to Stand Out as a Chamber Musician


If you add one week of master class, the rate will be $945.
For a stay of three weeks or more, the rate is $895 per week.


Piano Trio
Orford Winds
Contemporary Music


If you add one or more weeks of master classes:
The rate will be $895 per week.


Discover the Orford Music Ambassadors! Spread around the world, they are alumni of the Academy and they lived the Orford Music experience. You have questions about the audition process, the life on campus, the master classes or anything related to Orford? The Orford Music Ambassadors stand ready to answer all your questions!

Tony Zhou

22 years old
Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana
English and Mandarin

Parvati Mani

30 years old
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, California

Joé Lampron-Dandonneau

24 years old
University of Victoria, British Columbia
French and English

Noémie Raymond-Friset

25 years old
Eastman School of Music, New York
French and English

Mai Tategami

28 years old
University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna
English, Japanese and German

Mathieu Dumont

32 years old
Graduated from the University Laval, Quebec
French and English

Seo Jin Kim

21 years old
Double Bass
Seoul National University, South Korea
Korean and English