Festival 2022 Registration

Tuition
Central Program Tuition Week 1 (August 7-14) $675
Baroque Academy Tuition (August 6-13 for singers, 7-14 for instrumentalists) $675
Ensemble Singing Intensive Tuition (August 7-14) $675
Historical Dance Tuition (August 6-13) $675
Deposit Week 1 Tuition (August 7-14) $100
Central Program Tuition Week 2 (August 14-21) $675
Choral Workshop Tuition (August 14-21) $675
New London Assembly Tuition (August 14-21) $675
Deposit Week 2 Tuition (August 14-21) $100
Attendee Information

2022 Festival Schedule

Week 1: August 7-14 (Central Program, ESI, Baroque Academy Instrumentalists)
Week 1 Early Arrival: August 6-13 (Only for Opera Project Singers, and the Historical Dance Program)
Week 2: August 14-21 (Central Program, Choral Workshop, New London Assembly)
Both Weeks: August 7-21.
Sundays are check-in and check-out days. Check-in: 1:30 - 5:00 p.m., with late check-in, in the evening after the orientation meeting. Check-out: by 10:00 a.m.
Classes begin on Monday morning, and the last event is on Saturday evening both weeks.

Room & Board Options

Prices are per person, per week

Week 1 Room & Board
Commuter / Facilities Fee Week 1 - $50
Single Room Week 1 - $596
Single Room Week 1 Early Arrival - $596
Double Room Week 1 - $526
Double Room Week 1 Early Arrival - $526
Mealcard Week 1 -$223
Week 2 Room & Board
Commuter / Facilities Fee Week 2 - $50
Single Room Week 2 - $596
Double Room Week 2 - $526
Mealcard Week 2 - $223

Cancellation Policy

Tuition is fully refundable before July 10, all but $100 before July 25 (August 1, for week 2). No refunds on tuition after July 25 (August 1 for second week). Housing is fully refundable with 48 hours notice; we charge 1 night with under 48 hours notice. In the event that you have to leave because of Covid, your pro-rated housing charges will be refunded.

Festival FAQs

ON-CAMPUS AMENITIES at Northampton Community College
Lounge on 2nd Floor of Student Center with TVs
WIFI is free and available everywhere on campus
NCC Bookstore, College Center, hours TBD
ATM - College Center 2nd floor
Library
Laundry: washers and dryers are in the dorm complex (free). All of the machines are high efficiency machines, so please buy HE detergent when you are buying supplies to bring to campus (laundry detergent pods are a great choice!).
Parking is free, and there are designated handicapped spaces at the dorms, and the classroom, and concert buildings. Click here to download a map of the campus.

MEALS
Cafeteria Meal Hours
Breakfast 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. ($8 a la carte)
Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. ($14.50 a la carte)
Dinner 5:00 -7:00 p.m. ($17 a la carte)
A meal card for the week (Sunday dinner – Sunday breakfast) is $230, or you can purchase meals individually.
Payment methods accepted: Visa, Mastercard, cash, and ApplePay.
(Apple Cash, American Express, and Discover are not accepted.)
Snack Bar Options include tacos, grill, sub shop, and pizzas.
The snack bar hours are Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Dietary restrictions can be accommodated in the cafeteria. Please let us know of any allergies, preferences, etc. when you fill out the Festival Participant Information form (coming soon!) so that we can be in touch with dining services ahead of time.

ROOMS
All rooms have individual thermostats, as well as windows that open.
Each room has its own small fridge and microwave
Beds are twin extra long
Basic linens (sheets, pillow, and towels) are included
Single sex bathrooms are in each wing, gender neutral bathrooms are available.

TRAVEL
Northampton Community College, Main Campus,
3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020.
Closest Airport: Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)
Approximately 8 miles from NCC via Lyfft or Uber.
Trans-Bridge Lines offers service from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in NYC, and Newark Airport to the Lehigh Valley Airport (ABE).

Festival COVID-19 Policy

All participants, faculty, and staff at the AEMF 2022 must be fully vaccinated: 2 doses of Pfizer or Moderna and at least one booster OR 1 dose of J&J and at least one booster. We will no longer require a PCR test, but will require submitting 2 rapid tests with negative results along with proof of vaccination.  The first test should be the day before arriving at the Festival, and the second one on the arrival day, or upon arriving at the Festival.

Each person should bring an additional 3 rapid tests per week for ongoing testing. Anyone who tests positive for Covid at the Festival will have to leave as there is no possibility of quarantining on campus. In the event that you have to leave because of Covid, your pro-rated tuition and housing charges will be refunded.
Masking: we will be masked at all times indoors unless playing a wind instrument or eating. (Receptions will be held outside, no masks needed.)
These protocols are the strictest we will have. If the Covid situation improves markedly we may relax some of these policies. Any changes will be announced prior to the Festival and updated on our website. (Updated June 24, 2022).