Application Process

The pilot program of Nuova Musica ran from July 22 - 28, 2019.  Archival information is below, for future reference.

Activities for Summer 2020 have been canceled due to COVID-19.  However, we hope to be back in 2021!

Once the portal opens, applications will be accepted from Students, Artists, and Patrons on a rolling basis until all spaces have been filled.


2019 Pilot Program:

Room, Board & Primary Program Activities, July 22 - 28, 2019:  $850 / Person

Program begins with dinner and accommodation Mon, July 22 and continues through breakfast on Monday, July 29.

Please plan to arrive by 7p on July 22, and depart on July 29 after 10a.

Participants are responsible to arrange their own transportation to and from Gesualdo.

Ground transportation to and from Naples or Rome airport may be coordinated for an additional fee.

Additional excursions may be coordinated for an additional fee.


Information on the 2021 Program should be available, and applications accepted, beginning in January 2021.

Click here to add your name to our mailing list!  We'll let you know when the next application is available.

Pictured below:
Members of Prospect Theater Company perform Peter Mills and Cara Reichel's musical, Death for Five Voices, in the courtyard of Castello di Gesualdo in November 2015.

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