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TMF 2018 Orchestral Institute Information

2018 Orchestral Institute Placement Auditions

2018 Orchestra Fellow Information

2018 Orchestral Institute Fees - All fees are NON-REFUNDABLE

  • All participants receive a fellowship that covers tuition, on-campus housing and meals in UH cafeteria (a $4000 value).
  • Application fee: $80 (Due with TMF application and payable online by credit card)
  • Registration fee: $500 (Due upon acceptance and no later than March 30, 2018)
  • DS2019 Request Fee for International Orchestra Fellows Not Currently in U.S.: $250 (Due upon acceptance and no later than March 30, 2018). Orchestra Fellows who are not U.S. citizens and are not already in the U.S. on an F or J visa valid through July 1, 2018 are required to apply for a J-1 visa to attend TMF. The $250 DS2019 Request Fee Includes DS2019 from the University of Houston, international express mailing costs, and health insurance, but excludes SEVIS, visa and any consular fees. English proficiency is also required – all rehearsals, sectionals, lessons, master classes are held in English.
  • Security Deposit: All participants are required to have a credit card on file while attending the Immanuel and Helen Texas Music Festival as a security deposit. Any charges against the participant's account (lost music/books, dorm room/equipment damage) will be charged to the credit card on file and the participant will be notified of any charges. In the event of unexpected departure or dismissal for any reason, $250 will be charged to the credit card on file, and the participant may be charged for reimbursement of housing costs.