Payment & Deadlines
Enrollment and Tuition Fees
All Fees are Non-Refundable
CHF 100 - Application Fee, required for all Active Participants in Sir James & Lady Galway's masterclasses. *Your application will not be processed until this fee has been received. The Application Fee also reserves your spot in class and your requested room type at Stella Matutina (if applicable).
CHF 1,100 - Active Participants: Sir James' masterclass
CHF 650 - Active Participants: Lady Galway's masterclass
CHF 500 - Full Event Visitor Pass
CHF 300 - 3 Day Visitor Pass
CHF 120 - 1 Day Visitor Pass
*Accommodation costs at Stella Matutina are separate.
We are fortunate to be able to offer students in need, financial assistance in order to attend our Festival! Thanks to our generous sponsors, we have a limited amount of financial assistance available. These funds are awarded at the discretion of Galway Flute Festival Management. Please fill out the appropriate questions on the application form, including 150 words on your financial needs for the scholarship and your goals associated with attending the Galway Flute Festival. Awarded scholarships are applied only to tuition costs. Additionally, it is required that scholarship recipients staying at Stella Matutina, stay in a double room with washbasin and communal shower. If you have any questions, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 1: Sir James' masterclass - Application form, Application fee & Audition recordings due
May 1: Sir James' masterclass - Notification of acceptance sent
May 22: ALL active participants - Payment due for Application fee, Tuition & Accommodations at Stella Matutina.
As places are limited, we would advise anyone applying for Lady Galway's class to submit your Application and Application Fee no later than May 1.
If you are accepted as an active participant in Sir James' class and your funds are not received by the deadline of May 22, your spot in Sir James' masterclass will be forfeited.
If you are staying at Stella Matutina and your funds are not received by the deadline of May 22, your room will be given to someone on our Wait List.
If you are applying to Lady Galway's class or for a Visitor Pass and would prefer to make a one-time payment including all fees (application fee, tuition and accommodations) you are welcome to do so. Please email us for your final invoice total: email@example.com.
All Fees are Non-Refundable
We are excited to now offer PayPal as a payment option!
Options for payment: PayPal or Bank Wire Transfer.
We do not accept personal cheques.
Fill out the Application form, then click on the PayPal "Pay Now" button to immediately pay the Application Fee (CHF 100) and reserve your spot in class and your room choice at Stella Matutina.
After your application form has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email and invoice for the application fee. If you are applying for Sir James' class, you will receive a final invoice indicating your tuition and accommodation costs (if applicable) once acceptance decisions have been made. If you are applying for Lady Galway's class or a Visitor Pass and would like to pay for all of your costs at once (application fee, tuition, accommodations), please let us know and we will include everything on your initial invoice: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wire Transfer Bank Information:
Account Number: 01-00-650525-09
Sir James Galway Masterclass
Postfach, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland
IBAN: CH47 0077 8010 0650 52509
SWIFT Code: LUKBCH2260A
Please take ALL international fees and bank transfer charges into consideration when making the transaction via wire transfer.
For full-time Active Participants ONLY.
Due to a limited amount of rooms at Stella Matutina, rooms will be assigned on a first come first serve basis with preference given to students under the age of 18 attending with parents/guardians. Rooms are only reserved once the application fee has been received. If your final invoice balance is not paid by May 22, your room may be given to someone else.
Accommodations are only available at Stella Matutina from July 21-30. Rooms will not be available before or after the Festival.
All prices are per person per night and include bed, breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as service, free parking, wireless internet and free use of the swimming facilities by the lake.
Single Room en suite - CHF 122/per night
Single Room with washbasin & communal shower - CHF 103/per night
Double Room en suite - CHF 103/per night, per person
Double Room with washbasin & communal shower - CHF 88/per night, per person
Tourist Tax: charged to all guests over the age of 12 years old - CHF 2.70/per night
Discounted pricing is available for rooms with a child under the age of 12 years old and families with 3 guests in a room (child participant & 2 guardians/parents). Please contact us for more information.
meals & guests
All non-resident guests (anyone not rooming at Stella Matutina), such as 1 Day, 3 Day and Full Event Visitors, along with any family members, need to pre-register at the Festival Office. Any meals for non-residents must be ordered at least 1 day in advance and paid in full. Non-resident guests are charged a Utilities Fee daily for use of the facilities, parking,wireless internet and use of the swimming facilities by the lake. Please note the Utilities Fee is based on whether or not the guest has ordered any meals for that day.
Please let us know if you or a guest have any special dietary requirements for your meals. The wonderful nuns at Stella Matutina cook delicious meals everyday, therefore they need to know any meal changes at least 1 day in advance. We will try to make every effort possible to accommodate dietary requirements.
Utilities Fee (Non-Resident, Ordering Meals) - CHF 10/per day
Utilities Fee (Non-Resident, No Meals) - CHF 20/per day
Breakfast - CHF 12
Lunch - CHF 26
Dinner - CHF 18
Farewell Party - CHF 25 (Saturday 29 July)
Special Dietary Requests - CHF 7/per day
A cafeteria is located on the ground floor of Stella Matutinal and is open 24 hours a day with light refreshments. All purchases must be paid for in cash (Swiss francs).
Please make sure you will bring enough cash and change (Swiss francs) with you are there are no cash machines near Stella Matutina. You will have to walk to Weggis (approximately 30 minutes) if you run out. It is best to change money upon your arrival at the airport or the train station. Any purchases made at the Stella Matutina cafeteria must be paid in Swiss francs.
Please be sure to pay the exact amount on your Flute Festival invoice before arriving, making note of currency exchange and wire transfer fees. We will ask you to pay any missing amount or reimburse you once you arrive and register.