Frequently Asked Questions
If you have additional questions regarding the Dalcroze Training Center, Workshops, or the registration process that are not answered below please contact:
Lenny Young, Administrative Coordinator
Dalcroze Training Center
School of Music
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Registration and Advanced Planning
Is prior Dalcroze experience required for Workshop participation?
What is included in the registration fee?
How do I apply for continuing education credit, such as PA Act 48?
Carnegie Mellon is an approved provider for Pennsylvania Act 48.
Please check with your institution or district for specific continuing education requirements. To apply credits earned toward the PA Act 48 requirements, or to receive proof of attendance for your local education supervisor, contact us at email@example.com.
What forms of payment will Carnegie Mellon accept?
Carnegie Mellon accepts all forms of electronic payment through its registration platforms.
How will I receive confirmation of my registration?
Is financial aid available?
Scholarships are available through the Dalcroze Society of America. DSA scholarship money can only be applied to registration costs, not housing and parking. Participants may also apply for grant money through foundations and professional music organizations of their choosing.
What is the cancellation policy?
Participants who withdraw before the first day of classes will receive a full refund minus a $100.00 nonrefundable registration fee. Participants who withdraw on or after the first day of classes will not receive a refund. This does not include housing and parking registration, which must be addressed through the Carnegie Mellon Conference and Event Services office.
Will there be special evening events?
International Folk Dancing is on Tuesday evening of the first week of the workshops.
Evening Picnics are on the first and third Thursdays at Neelyhouse in the Regent Square neighborhood.
Are events planned for the weekends?
Weekends are free for relaxation, practice, shopping, or sightseeing.
Additionally, one-week and three-week participants are invited to observe the CMU Preparatory School Eurhythmics classes on Saturday mornings.
What should I bring?
Class, Coursework, and Exams
Where will classes take place?
May I record any of the sessions?
I have limited piano skills. Will I take piano improvisation?
Will there be an opportunity to observe demonstration classes?
Who is eligible to take Certificate exams?
How do I get an official transcript for this workshop?
Facilities, Housing, and Meals
Are practice facilities available?
Will I have access to the Internet during the workshop?
Are meals available on campus?
Are cooking facilities available?
Is there a fitness complex/gym area on the CMU campus that I will be able to access in the evenings and/or on weekends?
Transportation In and Around Pittsburgh
How do I get to the Carnegie Mellon University Campus by air, car or bus?
Is On-campus Parking available?
We recommend that attendees to the summer workshops purchase a parking pass to the East Campus Garage through the Online Housing Registration site. Scroll to the bottom of this page for information about on-campus parking. Also see DTC Map.
How can I find information about public transportation in Pittsburgh?
I am not a United States citizen. What type of visa do I need?
Non-citizens may attend in one of two ways. Registrants attending as tourists may travel to the United to participate in the workshops, but are not eligilble for university credit or Carnegie Mellon transcripts. Registrants attending the workshops for university credit must have an F-1 student visa; the deadline to submit application materials to the Carnegie Mellon Office of International Education is May 1st.