FOOSA 2018 FEES AND DEADLINES

FEES FOR FOOSA PHILHARMONIC

  • application fee: $75 ($50 before April 1, 2018)
  • tuition for FOOSA Philharmonic: $1,350 (two-week program includes daily private lessons, concerto competition, orchestra rehearsals, sectionals, recital opportunities, and trip to Los Angeles for rehearsal/performance at Disney Concert Hall with overnight hotel stay)
  • dorm fee is an additional $500; FOOSA participants stay at University Courtyard (Fresno State dormitories)
  • meal plans available on request—most FOOSA participants do not choose full meal plans (there are microwaves and fridges in the dorms, and many restaurants within walking distance)

PAYMENT DUE DATES

  • At time of application: Nonrefundable Application Fee. Payment by check or credit card (Those paying by credit card will be assessed a 3% convenience fee).
    • Application fee is only $50 before April 1, 2018. Apply early!
    • Application fee is $75 after April 1, 2018. (Application fee is in addition to tuition, room, board.)
  • Seven (7) days after acceptance into FOOSA Philharmonic or by May 1, whichever is later: non-refundable tuition deposit of $675, or half your tuition amount (check or card, card will be assessed the 3% fee)
  • June 1, 2018: Balance due: Payment by check or credit card

FEES FOR FOOSA HALF-DAY PROGRAM (day students only—no residency offered)

  • application fee: $75 ($50 if you apply before April 1, 2018)
  • tuition for FOOSA Half-Day: $595 (two-week program includes daily group lessons, orchestra experience, sectionals and additional coaching, recital opportunities, and final concert)
  • EARLYBIRD SPECIAL: APPLY BY APRIL 1 (by 11:59pm PST on Sunday April 1) AND YOUR TUITION WILL BE ONLY $495! 

PAYMENT DUE DATES

  • At time of application: Nonrefundable Application Fee. Payment by check or credit card (Students who wish to pay by credit card will be assessed a 3% convenience fee).
    • Application fee is $75 after April 1, 2018. (Application fee is in addition to tuition.)
  • Seven (7) days after acceptance into FOOSA Half-Day or by May 1, whichever is later: non-refundable tuition deposit of half your tuition amount $297.50 ($247.50 for earlybird registrants)—pay by check or card, note that card will be assessed the 3% fee
  • June 1, 2018: Balance due: Payment by check or credit card

Note: there will be no refunds of any kind (except for documented medical emergencies) after June 1. 

FELLOWSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND TUITION ASSISTANCE: COMPLETE YOUR FOOSA APPLICATION BY APRIL 1 (by 11:59p PST on Sunday April 1) FOR PRIORITY FELLOWSHIP CONSIDERATION
For our FOOSA Philharmonic program we offer fellowship packages, full and partial, for advanced students of college and/or graduate school age. Fellowship recipients are chosen on the basis of merit. They must be at least 18 years of age and should complete their FOOSA applications by no later than April 1.  Eligibility will be decided on the basis of submitted audition videos and teacher recommendations. 

We also offer need-based tuition assistance for both the FOOSA Philharmonic and our FOOSA Half-Day program. Apply early to access these awards.

CLICK HERE to access tuition-assistance form.  Decisions are based on federal poverty level guidelines.

OVERALL SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS

Non-Refundable Application Fee
The $75 ($50 before April 1) fee is due when application is submitted. Your application will not be considered without the application fee.

Tuition Deposit
A non-refundable deposit of 50% of the total tuition is due by seven days after receipt of acceptance or by May 1, whichever is later. 

Balance Due
Tuition balance is due June 1, 2018.  Payments can be made at any time via our secure website or mailed to FOOSA, 1586 West Shaw Avenue, Fresno, CA 93711.

No refunds of any kind will be issued (except in cases of documented medical emergencies) after June 1.

You may call 559-512-6694 for assistance. Leave a message, and someone will get back to you. You may also email us at foosamusic@gmail.com.