General Information

Indiana State University International Piano, Voice and Violin Festival 

Join us for a 6-day and 5-night resident program that celebrates the piano, voice and violin through master classes, private lessons, concerts and guided listening. Music activities are led by Indiana State University’s School of Music faculty and international guest artist Yang Ding. The Festival runs in conjunction with International Band Camp.

July 22-27 (Saturday through Thursday) 
For children and teens, ages 7 and up
Children 11 years of age and younger must be accompanied by an adult if registering as a resident student.

Fee for U.S. resident students: $550
Fee for resident guardians: $425

Fee for U.S. commuter students: $325
Meal cards not included in commuter fees but may be purchased through office.  

Fee for international students: $1,500 
Fee for international guardians: $525 

Early-bird special: Enroll by April 15 and receive a 10% discount (residents/$495, commuters/$292.50). Refunds will not be issued later than 2 weeks before the first day of camp.

Youth Festival Includes:

Private lessons
      Master classes
      Private music lessons with faculty  
      Guided practice with School of Music students
Group experience
      Piano, voice and violin pedagogy classes
      Guided listening
Practice time every day
Recital preparation
Student Showcase Concert
Festival faculty concerts

Extra activities include:
Welcome activities 
Pizza and DJ dance party 
Free time at ISU's award-winning Recreation Center


Students experience suite style housing. Students reside in
 Jones Hall
, with female and males staying on different floors. Jones Hall offers premium rooms which are air-conditioned, double-occupancy, with private bath. Each room has a bed, desk, desk chair, dresser and closet area for each resident. In addition to a Resident Advisor (RA) on each floor, there is 24-hour emergency maintenance and desk operation in each hall. Each hall has a centralized fire alarm and smoke detectors in each student room. All halls are ADA accessible and smoke free. There is one emergency telephone located on each floor. Single occupancy rooms are available - please call the office for details. Festival fees are based on double occupancy. Single rooms are available; please call the office for rates.


Students enjoy many food options, including buffet style meals. Residents receive $125.00 meal cards that will cover an all-you-can-eat buffet. The food choices are plentiful and quite excellent and will satisfy all dietary requirements. The buffet is held in Generations Restaurant, in the Hulman Memorial Student Union (HMSU) and Sycamore Dining in Rhodes Hall, both on the ISU campus. Students may bring cash to use in ISU's convenience store or fast-food court, located in the Hulman Memorial Student Union, just beside Jones Hall, where students reside. This is optional, the meal cards provided to students will cover all meals during the camp. 

Commuter fee of $325 does not include meals. Commuters may purchase a meal card or bring cash. 
It is recommended that commuters purchase meal cards so that they may dine with resident students. Commuters may, however, bring a brown-bag lunch and snacks if desired.