Plan Your Stay

AMATEUR
September 14-19, 2022
Online Application – deadline August 1

What to Bring:
For music study, please bring musical scores, a notebook, pencils and a metronome. The weather can be unpredictable in Vermont this time of year, so pack your winter gear: wool socks, thermals, hat, scarf, gloves, and a jacket. And just in case you may want to jump into the swimming pond, bring your bathing suit.

Main house with dining hall, bedrooms, library and piano studio

How to Get There:
There are several ways to get to Adamant, Vermont:

  1. Ride with PWIP staff – Two vans will depart from the West Village in Manhattan on Wednesday at 9:30 am and will return to Manhattan Monday by 6:00 pm. The cost is $60 each way.
  2. Drive a car – the drive from New York City to Adamant, VT is approximately 315 miles. Allow 6 hours to drive, which includes a 1/2 hour stop. There are no tolls on these scenic roads, once you leave NYC.
  3. Take the train – take Amtrak to Montpelier, the capital city of Vermont, and someone will come to pick you up at the station. The ticket costs approximately $70 (one way), and the ride from New York City to Montpelier is approximately 8 hours. The drive from the train station to Adamant is 15 minutes (7.5 miles).
  4. Take a plane – the flight to Burlington, VT is one hour and costs approximately $200 (round trip). Take a car service or rent a car at the airport and drive 55 minutes (45 miles) to Adamant, VT. Alternatively, a PWIP staff member will pick you up from the airport for a fee of $25.

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