Fiddle Retreat Fees & Application


Print out the application, and mail it with a check to:

UPMW Fiddle Retreat
PO Box 1474
Shepherdstown, WV 25443

To pay by Paypal, copy the application form to an email and fill it out.  Send to  We will invoice you the correct amount.

A weekend tuition fee of $190 covers all program events including the evening concert, sessions and 8 hours of instruction in classes and workshops. Partial weekend tuition options are also available. For partial weekend fees, see the application form.

Early Bird Discount for Students attending workshops!

Full weekend $190, or $170 before 12/1
Saturday only $115, or $95 before 12/1

Tuition Scholarship Opportunities

Two $100 scholarships are available to advanced students who are willing to come early and perform in a school, hospital or nursing home to expand the reach of the festival.

Housing Scholarship Opportunities

We have a few housing scholarships available in the homes of local residents who are friends of the festival. Scholars work several hours during the festival in the areas of registration, room set up and clean up, concert box office and fest store. No classes need be missed.

Please call or email the festival by December 1 if you are interested in one of these scholarships.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel before December 1, we can refund all but your deposit.

After December 15, tuition is non-refundable.

Students canceling after December 15 due to unavoidable circumstances may send written documentation of their reason for canceling and request a partial refund. Phone cancellations must be followed by written notice of cancellation. These requests will be considered following the end of the program.

If our entire program is cancelled due to extreme weather conditions, your entire tuition will be refunded.

If we run a program, there will be no refunds available for those who don’t come.

Upper Potomac Music Weekends

PO Box 1474, Shepherdstown, WV  25443

(304) 263-2531

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