Puerto Piano At A Glance

During a one-week program, you will have an opportunity for intensive musical study in private lessons and masterclasses, public performance, entrance to a piano competition, forging new friendships with fellow musicians, and enjoyment of the island's vibrant culture. As a participant you will be joining the ranks of the many great musicians that found inspiration on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico.

 
 
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Musical activities

All our musical activities take place at the Conservatory of Music in Mirimar, San Juan. It is a beautiful state-of-the-art facility and an all-Steinway school. Lessons are held Saturday June 23 to Friday June 29. Lesson begin in the morning, masterclasses during the afternoon, and the day concludes with a recital. Practice rooms are reserved for festival participants at the Conservatory of Music.  

  • Participants receive a private lesson with each professor - five, fifty-five minute lessons.
  • Participants may play in masterclasses, sign up is on a first-come-first serve basis.
  • Participants will have two opportunities for public performance. The first is at the Steinway Society of Puerto Rico Music Room and the second during the final concerts. 
  • Participants may compete for the Steinway Award during the final two days of the festival. 
 

Group activities

During the week participants will have access to several group activities.

  • Friday June 22 9 PM at the Courtyard Marriott pool deck will be a welcome and orientation meeting for all participants and faculty. 
  • All participants are invited to perform at the Steinway Society Cannon Club on Tuesday June 26 in a showcase recital. Transportation and dinner provided. 
  • All participants are invited to have an afternoon to enjoy at the beautiful Isla Verde beach. Transportation and lunch provided. 
  • All participants are invited to celebrate the after the conclusion of the final concert Sunday July 2. 
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Accommodations in Miramar

Participants will be paired in double rooms at the Courtyard Marriott. It is a ten-minute walk from the Conservatory of Music and is conveniently located in the heart of San Juan-Miramar District. The hotel has a pool, business center, wifi, and two restaurants. There are many other wonderful cafes and restaurants within walking distance as well as pharmacies and a grocery stores. If you need to travel further, there are taxis readily available as well as Uber. 

 
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Tuition and Fees

  • Non-refundable application fee of $75.
  • Tuition for nine-day intensive program is $1,200.
  • Accommodations in a double room at the Courtyard Marriott for ten nights, $620. 
  • Tuition and room fee is due on May 7, 2018