Tuition for Summer Classics is $1,250 per individual seminar, which includes registration, books and other course materials, lunches, and special events. A $250 non-refundable deposit for each seminar is required to hold your space(s) and in order for you to receive seminar materials. Balances must be paid in full by June 1, 2014. If payment is not received by this date, you will forfeit your space in the seminar. Those registering after June 1 must pay in full at the time of registration.

Tickets to performances at the Santa Fe Opera are not included in the tuition, with the exception of enrollment in the special session: The Essence of Opera. This course fee includes a ticket for the Wednesday, July 23, performance of Stravinsky’s Le Rossignol and Mozart’s The Impresario.

Special Session Tuition: $1,900/week. $800 for full-time educators with proof of employment.

Teacher Tuition Assistance

St. John’s College offers tuition assistance to a limited number of licensed teachers (K-12). With proof of current employment as an educator, participants will receive a 50-percent discount off tuition. Discounts will be available to the first 30 teacher registrants. No additional discounts are offered for multiple seminars.

Multiple Seminar Discount

Individuals registering for two seminars will receive a $100 discount, while those registering for three or more seminars will receive a $250 discount.


Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and notify the Summer Classics office that he or she is a minor. Persons under the age of 18 are invited to explore our Summer Academy.


Cancellations made prior to June 1, 2014, will receive a full refund minus the $250 non-refundable deposits; cancellations thereafter forfeit the full payment. If you need to cancel your registration, contact the Advancement Office in writing (preferred), by phone: 505-984-6105, or via email: