Fees and How to Book

 “An exquisite retreat created with immaculate taste and attention to detail. The Advanced Piano course was a great inspiration and it was a real privilege to listen to so much wonderful playing. Thank you!” – Emma B.


Course fees for 2018:

A deposit of £750 to reserve your place

A final payment of €1,450 due 2 months before the start of each course

Fees include:
4 morning workshops*
3 Master Classes – 2 x 45 minutes and 1 x 30 minutes
2 Private Lessons – 45 minutes each
14 hours of observable Master Classes
The opportunity to give an “Aperitif” concert
Sight-reading and ensemble playing sessions
Two recitals from James

Double Room with ensuite bathroom
All meals and wine including a meal out at a local restaurant

* the optional morning workshops are new for 2018 and will be held prior to the Master Classes on four mornings. They will be short interactive sessions covering subjects such as – how to make a practice plan, learning a piece away from the piano, choosing fingering and other practical skills. They are designed to teach tangible skills and techniques to encourage and enhance your playing.

Partner Fees:
Piano playing guests are very welcome to bring a partner for which there is a additional fee of €1,000. There are lots of things for guests to do and visit in the local area; bastide villages and bustling markets, walking, canoeing on the Dordogne, cycling, golf, winery tours or just relaxing by the pool. Partners are welcome to attend all Master Classes and concerts.

How to Book 

A non-refundable deposit of £750 is required to reserve your place on the course, with the balance of the course fee payable two months before your course begins.

  • Bookings taken less than two months before your course starts will require full payment

Please let us know as soon as possible if you are unable to attend the course. If we are able to re-sell your place we’ll refund any payments minus your initial deposit.

We recommend you take out comprehensive travel insurance, including cancellation insurance, before booking your course.

Please use our Contact page to apply for a place being sure to include your phone number so we can call you to answer any questions you may have about the course.