Active Student

Until March, 15th – 500€ (tax + enrollment fee included)
March, 16th until June, 15th – 600€ (tax + enrollment fee included)
June, 16th until June, 30th – 700€ (tax + enrollment fee included)
  • Enrollment will be open until June 30th
  • Each student will have four 1 hour lessons, one with each one of the 3 teachers, plus one with a teacher of choice (depending on availability).
  • Open lesson policy: students and auditors have access to sit-in and observe all lessons taught during the festival.
  • Students will have access to individual piano practice studios for at least 3h a day.
  • Free access to every conference, masterclass, concert and recital during the festival.
  • A planned, free visit to one of Porto’s main touristic attractions.
  • The participant must have at least 3 works ready for lessons and public performance.

Terms and Conditions

  • The festival is aimed towards young pianists, currently studying at University or Conservatory level.
  • Applicants will be selected by review of CV and recordings. Once the application is complete and submitted, the applicant will receive notice from the festival staff within 7 days.
  • After the notification of acceptance , candidates should proceed to paying the tuition fee within 7 days. If accommodations are needed, please contact the festival administration.
  • In case of cancellations, there will be no reimbursements of the tuition fee due to the limited number of participants.
  • Underaged students (under 18 years of age) must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian for the duration of the festival.
  • Additionally, participants will be asked to sign publicity waivers authorizing the festival to share photographs and recordings of performances, classes, and events.



Auditors are welcome to sit-in on any private lessons during the festival week. They will additionally have access to all concerts, recitals and conferences.