Information for Parents | Office of Continuing and Distance Education | Kent State University

Piano Institute instructor and student. Your child's safety and security is the highest priority. Participants are housed in locked dorms with trained counselors. Use of cell phones is permitted during free time only and other contact numbers will be provided for your convenience. Our instructors and counselors have cleared a background check, as mandated by law. Kent State University has a fully-trained safety force and access to local services.

You will be responsible for providing transportation to Kent State University on Friday, and back home at the end of the program on Sunday, after the concert at Severance Hall. All participants are expected to board on campus, and we do not allow students to keep cars on campus.

The 10-day program includes:

  • Room and board
  • All classes
  • Four hours of private instruction
  • Master class
  • Concerts
  • Transportation to field trips
  • Recreational activities
  • A concert CD
  • A t-shirt
  • A group photo

Tuition includes room and board with a number of merit-based scholarships available.