Application Deadline

The application deadline is May 7, 2014.

Tuition and Application

2014 Tuition and Fees

Registration Fee $50
Workshop Tuition $380
Optional Housing $225

Application Process and Forms

Please fill out our online application form.

As part of the application process, students should submit a CD or DVD featuring 1) a substantial portion of any one movement of Bach or Mozart (accompanied or unaccompanied), and 2) a short piece or excerpt of a one's choice.

Submit your performance recording to:

Summer School, MS 085
Brandeis University
P.O. Box 549110
Waltham, MA  02454-9110


Daytime parking on campus requires a parking permit. A permit is not required after 5 p.m.

If you are a new student or do not already have a Brandeis parking permit, please complete the Parking Permit Application. Temporary summer parking permits are free for students and valid for the T-Theater, G-Athletics, J-Charles River and X-South Residence parking lots (displayed on the printable campus map.).

You may pick up your permit at the Summer School Office on the first day of class.  The Summer School office is located on the second floor of the Rabb School of Continuing Studies building on Old South Street, across from the main campus. Our building is L40 on the printable campus map.

Please review the university's parking and traffic regulations. Vehicles parked in areas without marked spaces, in areas reserved for handicap access, without appropriate permits, or in fire lanes, are subject to ticketing and/or towing.

Housing and Dining

Residence halls open for the Bach Violin Workshop noon on Fri., June 13, 2014 and close at 5:00pm on Fri., June 20, 2014.

Residence halls open for the Mozart Wind Workshop noon on Fri., June 20, 2014 and close at 5:00pm on Fri., June 27, 2014.

Summer students who choose to live on campus during the music workshop are housed in Ziv Quad in single, air-conditioned rooms. For those new to Brandeis during the summer, Ziv Quad has a suite-style design. Up to six students per suite are housed in individual bedrooms with two shared bathrooms and a large common room. All suites are designated as single gender. Coin operated laundry facilities can be found on the first floor. The building is elevator-equipped.

Student rooms are furnished with a bed, mattress, desk, and bureau. Personal essentials like bed linens (twin extra long), blankets, pillows, towels, waste baskets, alarm clocks, desk lamps, etc. are not provided. A shower caddy, shower shoes and bathrobe are also recommended.

Please note that the housing fee is for accommodations only and participants are responsible for their own meals. Campus accommodations do not have kitchen facilities, so please plan accordingly.

Waltham has many fine restaurants that will fit a variety of budgets and tastes. Additionally, all-you-care-to-eat dining is available in the Sherman Dining Hall. Sherman Dining Hall prices are approximately: $8.50 for breakfast, $10.90 for lunch and $14.69 for dinner. Prices subject to change without notice.