CIRPS Prices



Application Form. Please complete and send to Ghislaine by email.  Even if Ghislaine already knows you well she will need your up to date form for this application. 

To book a place on the course (once accepted by Ghislaine) please send a £250 deposit to reserve your place.  Contact Hannah Konstam Toomer at Verrocchio to arrange accommodation if needed..  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Booking form (contains details and info re travel, accommodation and costs)


Course fee includes:

6 evening meals at the Art Centre (three courses with wine)
Transport to the final concert venue and one evening outing
Choral singing tuition and one singing lesson - (tuition is over 7 days)
A course booklet of music in advance by post
Digital recording of final concert

NON PARTICIPATING PARTNER FEE:  €205/£180 (must be booked in advance for those staying on site and off site

Fee includes:

Dinners on 6 nights
Hot drinks available all day
Transport to and from concert venue

Additional Costs not included:  

Lunches each day and two evening meals
Optional half day excursion (€25 - €35 usually)
Transfers from Pisa or Poggibonsi.  (depening how many sharing minibus £22 - £45 for Pisa and €7- €15 for Poggibonsi each way approximately. (See Travel Info)

Accommodation Bed and Breakfast available at the Centre:

Shared twin room en suite:  €190 per person (incl. €5 Tourist tax)
Standard single room:  €295 (Incl. €5 Tourist tax)
En suite single room:  €330 (Incl. €5 Tourist tax)
En suite double room single occupancy: €360 (Incl. €5 Tourist tax)

SEE ROOMS  Link to Verrocchio web site


Alternative accommodation in the village of Casole d'Elsa see air bnb etc.  Please ensure it is walking distance from the Centro d'Arte Verrocchio.  i.e. within the village itself.  FOR APARTMENTS AND B&BS IN THE VILLAGE see link.

Breakfast can be provided for those who wish staying outside the centre at €54 for 8 breakfasts.


The course will be held at the Verrocchio Art Centre, Via San Michele 16, Casole d’Elsa, 53031 SI, Tuscany, Italy.  Tel 0039 0577 948 312

10 Aug 2018 - Check in/Registration 4pm onwards followed by meal at 8pm

11 - 17 Aug 2018 - Singing tuition and programme

14 or 15 Aug optional morning excursion and evening meal in a neighbouring town

17 Aug 2018 - Final Concert and celebration meal

18 Aug 2018 - Departure after breakfast 9.30am