Housing & Fees


   Application Fee

$75 USD (Early Bird Fee $50 USD)

   1 PRISMA Tuition* 

Includes all orchestra rehearsals and performances, private lessons & master classes, student recitals, the audition training program & workshop and access to all concerts.

$595 CAD*

   2 PRISMA Housing and Meals (optional)

Includes housing, breakfast at hotel (all days), lunch and dinner (week days only, and lunch on Saturday, June 23).

Housing is based on 3 students sharing a hotel room. Also included is transportation to and from the Powell River airport, bus station and/or Westview ferry terminal on arrival and departure. Double or single rooms are available for an additional fee.  Lunch and dinner will be provided by a high quality caterer.

$1075 CAD

Transportation to and from Powell River is not included in the packages.
Packages must be paid in Canadian Dollars.

The application fee is required by all applicants. It is non-refundable and not applicable towards other PRISMA fees.

The application fee is paid in US Dollars to Acceptd.



*All accepted students will automatically receive the PRISMA Half Fellowship, which reduces the tuition fee from $1190 to $595.

PRISMA offers substantial full and partial scholarships. Students who apply for these additional scholarships are selected on artistic merit and/or financial need.

If you wish to be considered for an additional scholarship, click here to submit an application.  Please note: Scholarships are not available for conducting students at PRISMA or for the MSO Conducting Master Class in Moscow.

Other Support

For other sources of support contact your university or your local arts council. Upon request, PRISMA can provide a letter of recommendation.

Rotary Support:

Using Rotary's worldwide network, the Rotary Clubs of Powell River help music students access financial support from their local Rotary Clubs to attend PRISMA. Rotary strongly urges you to begin this process immediately after submitting your application. 



PRISMA Housing

The housing in the PRISMA Complete Package is based on three students in a room in the Town Centre Hotel. It is walking distance from the Recreation Complex, where most PRISMA activities take place. The hotel is conveniently located in the very heart of the city, near shopping, transportation, and business and recreation areas. The hotel has 71 modern air-conditioned guest rooms and has a restaurant and pub. There is free outdoor parking. Guest rooms include a coffee maker, hair dryer, clock radio, and free movie channels. All the rooms are 100% non-smoking.