PianoVacations.com
Specializing in Adult Piano Study in the Most Wonderful Places in the World!

​Choose Your Piano Vacation

Tuition for each vacation is $1250 per participant

Tuition includes all piano lessons and classes, use of all equipment and music facilites,
and transportation between vacation events locations.

Room fees and meals are a la carte. 
Does not include airfare to/from vacation location

Select the room size and amenities that you prefer at our hotel,
or stay with a friend or family at an outside location and join us for the activities. 
Meals together are preferred, but choose your own schedule!

Deposit is $625 to secure your place.  
You may register at any time by submitting your deposit.  However,
all attendees must register and their f tuition paid in full
30 days prior to the start of the vacation.

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!

Fall Colors Along the New Hampshire Coast

October 6 - 13, 2019
8 Days/7 Nights


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

November 11 - 18, 2018
February 17 - 24, 2018
March 17 - 24, 2019
April 13 - 20, 2019
​8 Days/7 Nights
     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 17 -22, 2019
6 Days/5 Nights

     Imagine the comfort and fun of being in a snowy village with the skiing, fireplaces roaring, hot tubs steaming....and hot toddies waiting!  Especialy 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
December 16, 2018

San Francisco Bay Area, California
Piano Festival by the Bay
May 12 - 19, 2019
​8 Days/7 Nights
     Welcome to this 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.
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 
​April 11, 2019

The American Riviera 
Santa Barbara, California
including
Ventura and Solvang

May 21-28, 2019
8 Days/7 Nights

     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 
​April 20, 2019

​San Diego, California
June 2 - 9, 2019
8 Days/7 Nights

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 
​May 1, 2019

The Cotswolds, United Kingdom

June 16 - 23, 2019
​8 Days/7 Nights


Tuscany, Italy

June 30 - July 7, 2019
​8 Days/7 Nights


Summer on the Maine Coast

August 4 - 11, 2019