Specializing in Adult Piano Study in the Most Wonderful Places in the World!

​Choose Your Piano Vacation

Tuition for each vacation is $3750 per participant

Tuition includes 4 star luxury single room and private bathroom, meals,
all piano lessons and classes, use of all equipment and music facilites,
and transportation between vacation events locations.

Deposit is $750 to secure your place.  
You may register at any time by submitting your deposit.  However,
for the Florida vacations there is a 30 day cut off, and for all other vacations 
there is a 60 day cut off date prior to each vacation... at which time
all registrants must have their vacation paid in full.
Spouses and family may attend but participants
are responsible for extra charges.

Please read our Policies and Procedures on the registration page.
Those with further inquiries send us an email!

​Escape the Cold in
Sunny Tampa Bay!
Four dates to choose from:

November 13-20, 2016
February 19-26, 2017
March 12-19, 2017
April 17-23, 2017
     Leave the plummeting temperatures and coats behind as you enjoy a Florida November, or a Florida Spring Break!  Bask in the sun and fun of the Florida lifestyle as your days are filled with music and biking, boating, beachcombing, or simply lying in the warm sun!  Our posh tropical hotels differ depending on the week you choose...
but all cushy, comfy and awaiting your arrival.  
     Our musical home will be the Musical Arts Piano Conservatory where all of or lessons, seminars, and practice will take place.  Cuisine will include local seafood plus Spanish and Cuban delicacies.  Daytime outings to museums, sightseeing, and evening concert venues.  
     NOTE:  Cut off date for registration and payment in full is 30 days prior to start date.
Snowy Lake Tahoe, California
Marriott Vacation Lodge
​January 2-9, 2017

     Imagine the comfort and fun of being in a snowy village with the skiing, fireplaces roaring, hot tubs steaming....and hot toddies waiting!  Especially knowing that you have already practiced your heart out and had a piano lesson earlier in the day!  Your perfect snowy musical vacation awaits!
     Nestled within Heavenly Village on Lake Tahoe's South Shore, our lodge-styled  Marriott Timber Lodge is in the center of picturesque adventure.             Includes easy access to gondolas taking you to the slopes, featuring the longest ski run and greatest vertical drop in the area.
Hot Tubs...Fire and Ice
     Indulge in the Body Essentials Spa
to soothe those tired finger muscles after practicing or following an after-
noon the slopes!  
     Stop in for a cocktail at FIRE & ICE, the unusual improvisational grill.
Exquisite Accomodations
     Your super comfy room includes fireplace, tv and dvd, oversize soaking tub, and king size bed...Not to mention your own in-room Clavinova piano! 

​A Performance Space

Note:  Cut off date for registration and payment in full is
60 days prior to the start date of the vacation.

San Francisco Bay Area, California
Piano Festival by the Bay
     Welcome to the inaugural season of the new Piano Festival by the Bay. Includes faculty and young artist performances in venues in the San Francisco Bay area.  Your piano vacation will be front and center during this week of festivities to include daily lessons, master classes, and performance coaching.
May 13-20, 2017
Half Moon Bay, Pescadero
Sightseeing and dining on the cliff overlooking the ocean in Half Moon Bay 20 miles south of San Francisco.  A farm-to-table feast in the middle of a local farm followed by a Faculty Concert in the charming western coastal town of Pescadero.
     Our center for accomodations and musical facilities will be in the city of San Mateo, which is centrally located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay area peninsula.  An easy ride north and we are in San Francisco, a quick ride over a mountain ridge to the west, and we're on the ocean overlooking the cliffs of Half Moon Bay.  Another ride along the coastal highway to the south brings us to lovely lagoons and beach dunes alongside coastal organic farms.  An amazing ride over the Golden Gate Bridge brings us to Marin Headlands where you'll find the most incredible views of San Francisco and the bay.  The San Mateo Marriott is in a perfect location for your Piano Vacation!

Napa and Sausalito
After a morning of practice and study, we take a  delightful crossing of the Golden Gate Bridge bringing us to Sausalito to enjoy a picturesque view looking back at SF!  After lunch, we'll head over to a wine tasting tour of Napa and Sonoma, concluding our day with an elegant dinner and piano recital at a local winery.

Note:  The cut off date for registration and payment in full is 60 days prior to the start date of the vacation

The American Riviera 
Santa Barbara, California
Ventura and Solvang

May 22-29, 2017

     Santa Barbara is the jewel of the central coast of California.  Known as the American Riviera for its seaside terraced landscaped views, beaches, marina, and the relaxed coastal California lifestyle.  The historical gem in town is the Santa Barbara Mission, one of the 17 missions that were founded by Franciscans coming up from Mexico in the late 18th century.  They created a system of missions through which California was founded.  In this vacation you will visit three of these historial mission sites. 
    Dining choices are endless at beautiful outdoor cafes surrounded by fabulous shopping venues, while galleries, museums, and cultural sites await.
     A short drive from Santa Barbara to the south is the coastal town of Ventura, boasting the famous Ventura Pier and the quaint downtown village.  Dining in cafes, delightful shops, and a visit to the Bonaventura Mission rounds our visit!
     A short drive to the north is the unusual town of Solvang, located in the exquisitely beautiful Santa Ynez Valley.  It was founded by Danish settlers a century and a half ago and to this day features the architecture, cuisine, and artworks of Danish lineage.  Stop in a bakery for delicious fresh baked Kringles and other sweet treats!

While in town we'll visit the historic Santa Ynez Mission.
​     Our accomodations in Santa Barbara will be a beautiful private chateau featuring four star luxury overlooking the sea.  We will enjoy a private chef and maid service during our week with ample time for lessons, seminars,  sightseeing, rest, dining, and general camaraderie!

Note:  The cut off date for registration and payment in full is 60 days prior to the start date of the vacation

​San Diego, California
June 3 - 10, 2017

Photos include San Diego Marriot Marquis, historical building in Balboa Park,
and famous landmark the Hotel Del Coronado on the beach in Coronado.

     An amazing week awaits in beautiful San Diego!  Our accomodations will be in the fabulous Marriott Marquis on the Harbor overlooking the boardwalk, marina, a view over to Coronado Island, and Point Loma in the distance.  With this central location we are in the mix of all things San Diego...the hustle and bustle of downtown and the Gaslamp District, Petco Park where the San Diego Padres play, a short distance to Balboa Park and the famous zoo, beaches, and the beautiful town of La Jolla.  In addition, our Piano Vacation will be happening during the annual Mainly Mozart Festival in San Diego!  Our days will be filled with music...lessons, practice, and seminars held in our hotel and also at historic venues in Balboa Park.  Our evenings will include attending Mainly Mozart events and other cultural events.  Sightseeing outings to include those areas participants most want to experience and will be tailored to their interests.  Dining venues will include the finest restaurants San diego has to offer.  

Note:  The cut off date for registration and payment in full is 60 days prior to the start date of the vacation

The Cotswolds, United Kingdom

June 26 - July 3, 2017

Tuscany, Italy

July 6 - 13, 2017

Summer on the Maine Coast

August 5 - 12, 2017

Fall Colors Along the New Hampshire Coast

October 9 - 16, 2017