Percussion Academy

Percussion Academy

How to Apply

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How to Register

1. Register online at the link below by June 15, 2020
2. Register online and pay in full by March 23, 2020 for the early registration discount ($50)!
 3. Pay tuition and housing fees in full by June 15, 2020 to secure your spot in Percussion Academy 2020! 

Online registration for Summer 2020 CLICK HERE!

To make changes to your account including adding tuition or housing charges, or to make a payment, please see the directions HERE.

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Application Fee (non-refundable): $70*

Tuition:$740- Enroll by March 19th and save $50!

Youth Room & Board: $515

Adult Dorm Without Meal Plan: $365

Adult Dorm Housing With Meal Plan:  $515

There are no Meal Plans available for commuters but all dorm food courts accept cash and credit cards.

*Spot is not confirmed until registration fee is paid.

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Registration Deadline: June 15, 2020
All Forms and Fees Due: June 15, 2020

*Late applications will be accepted on the basis of available space.

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The check-in for the Percussion Academy will be from 12:00pm-3:00pm, in the entry of Read Residence Center on Sunday, July 12th 2020. Please see the Map.

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Click here to download the Schedule


Percussion Academy participants stay in a double room (with roommate) in the Read Residence Center. Forest includes air conditioning, sheets and towels, and coin-operated laundry facilities available for personal use. Three meals are served daily. Televisions are not allowed in individual rooms. Adult counselors are resident in the dorm.

Percussion Workshop adult participants will stay on a separate floor in Read away from the pre-college participants.

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Staying Off-Campus
  • Percussion Academy and Workshop participants may stay off campus; however, Academy participants must stay with a parent or guardian. Click on "Visiting" in the left menu for travel information and list of accommodations in Bloomington.

  • Participants staying off-campus cannot buy meal cards. If he/she wishes to eat meals with on-campus participants he/she may pay with cash or credit card for each meal.

  • Off-campus participants under age 18 are the responsibility of the established legal guardian. A drop-off and collect time has to be settled in advance with our staff. The agreed drop-off and collect time should be convenient to the daily schedule.

  • Transportation to the Indiana University campus is the responsibility of the designated legal guardian.

  • At no time can a participant under age 18 be dropped on the Indiana University campus and left unattended. The participant must be handed-off from the legal guardian to a Percussion counselor.

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Refund and Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing to the Director, cc' the Office of Special Programs, and are subject to the following deadlines and fees;

-Cancellations prior to 5 days before arrival incur a $200 cancellation penalty (this includes the $70 non-refundable registration fee plus processing fees). Any remaining fees paid (minus the $200 cancellation charge) will be refunded.

-Cancellations less than 5 days prior to arrival will not receive a refund except in the case of a documented emergency.

-No refunds will be offered for dismissal due to violation of College Audition Preparation, Indiana University, state, or federal rules, early departure due to homesickness; voluntary withdrawal or temporary absence.

When circumstances necessitating withdrawal are beyond the student’s control (e.g., serious illness, or death in the student’s family), exceptions to the above policy may be made on the recommendation of the Directors.

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The Jacobs School of Music reserves the right to cancel a workshop if enrollment is not met. Participants will be informed 2 weeks before the start of the workshop and receive a full refund.

Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution.
Indiana University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Students who believe that they are eligible for an accommodation should contact Disability Services for Students at (812) 855-7578 or