Food and Lodging More Info A food and lodging package is available from the Cliffside Inn starting at $204.52/person for food and lodging in a double-occupancy room, $260.52 for a single room, and $282.92 in a Poolside single room (with a patio overlooking their indoor pool) which includes all 7 meals with beverage, tax and gratuity. *Our package rooms are only guaranteed until February 25! Sign up early! 24 Hour notice on Room cancellation is necessary to avoid being billed for full package price! The seven-meal package is available separately at $128.52 (plus tax), for those staying elsewhere who wish to spend as much time as possible at the festival site. Single meals may be purchased during the weekend as well. Individual meals can be purchased on site while they last. See a copy of the weekend menu. Register directly through Jenny Shipe (our event manager) at Cliffside Inn for lodging and meals since several room variations are possible. Their phone number is (304)535-6303. Additional lodging options are posted on the Harpers Ferry Tourist and Main Street web pages. For those needing budget accomodations, the AYH Youth Hostel is open after March 10 and the basic rate is around $20/night.
Program Tuition Fees A weekend tuition fee of $175 covers all program events including the evening concerts and jam sessions and over 12 hours of instruction in classes and workshops. Scholarship Opportunities Two $100 performance scholarships are available to advanced students who are willing to come early and perform in a school, hospital or nursing home to expand the reach of the festival. Please call or email the festival by March 1 if you are interested in one of these scholarships.
Cancellations: If you cancel by March 1, we can refund half of your deposit. If you cancel later we will keep the entire deposit. Phone cancellations must be followed by written notice of cancellation. Students canceling after March 15 due to unavoidable circumstances may send written documentation of their reason for canceling and request a partial refund. These requests will be considered following the end of the program.