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Tuition & Fees

Tuition for “Si parla, si canta” varies not only with which program you choose to attend, but also with what type of housing you prefer. The following information details all of the possible options.


The Four Week Program
(June 12 – July 10, 2021)


Arona, Italy


Because of the intrusion of the Coronavirus in our lives, the entire tuition to “Si parla, si canta” will be paid this year in one lump sum, due on June 1, 2020.

Send a check or money order payable to “Si parla, si canta” in the amount that matches the housing situation you desire listed below, to: “Si parla, si canta,” Benton Hess, Artistic Director, 1900 Empire Boulevard #234, Webster, NY 14580 (USA).

If you wish to wire the amount you owe from your bank to “Si parla, si canta,” please let us know, and we will supply you with our bank information.

  • SHARED BEDROOM - SHARED APARTMENT: If you choose to be in a shared apartment with other students in the program in a shared bedroom, you will owe $5,555 (USD).

  • SINGLE BEDROOM - SHARED APARTMENT:If you choose to be in a shared apartment with other students in the program in a single room, you will owe $5,805 (USD).



The Six Week Program
(June 12 - July 24, 2021)


Arona, Italy


Because of the intrusion of the Coronavirus in our lives, the entire tuition to “Si parla, si canta” will be paid this year in one lump sum, due on June 1, 2020.

Send a check or money order payable to “Si parla, si canta” in the amount that matches the housing situation you desire listed below, to: “Si parla, si canta,” Benton Hess, Artistic Director, 1900 Empire Boulevard #234, Webster, NY 14580 (USA).

If you wish to wire the amount you owe from your bank to “Si parla, si canta,” please let us know, and we will supply you with our bank information.

The SECOND PAYMENT must be paid by May 1, 2020. The amount you owe will vary according to what type of housing you request.

  • SHARED BEDROOM - SHARED APARTMENT: If you choose to be in a shared apartment with other students in the program in a shared bedroom, you will owe $6,705 (USD).

  • SINGLE BEDROOM - SHARED APARTMENT: If you choose to be in a shared apartment with other students in the program in a single room, you will owe $7,055 (USD).



Both Programs Include:


Arona, Italy


  • Bus transfer from Milan’s Malpensa Airport directly to Arona.

  • 4 or 6 weeks of intensive Italian instruction (76 hours in 4 weeks, 114 hours in 6 weeks).

  • All textbooks and notebooks for Italian courses.

  • At least two private coachings per week on your solo repertoire with our esteemed faculty.

  • At least two Alexander Technique sessions per week.

  • Group coachings and rehearsals on assigned repertoire.

  • Incredible performance opportunities at some of the most cherished venues in northern Italy.

  • Master classes with internationally known artists.

  • A ticket to a performance at Milano’s La Scala opera house or at the Teatro Regio in Torino. Bus transfer is, of course, included.

  • Bus transfer from Arona to Milan at the end of the program.

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