Nashville is a charming picturesque town, founded in 1872 and located in Brown County Indiana and has an approximate population of 1000. The town is best known for its Arts Colony and as a tourist destination. Festival participants will be housed in the local hotel, The Iris Garden Downtown Cottages and Suites, conveniently located in downtown Nashville and surrounded by art-galleries and restaurants.
Students can select their rooms on a first come-first served basis once their deposit is received. Choices include private rooms, doubles and four-student rooms with bunk beds. Two suites have full kitchens and a laundry room. This is where we will assemble for breakfast and lunch. Dinner will be served at a local restaurant in Nashville.
Non-resident option: prospective students who are 21-years-old or older may opt out of residential housing and are responsible for their own room and board.Special rates for parents and guests are available. Please contact Anne Hawk for specific details.
Concert venues: all concerts and master classes will take place at St. David’s Church and various other churches and the local theater. Students must attend all concerts and master classes.
Transportation: Every participant of the festival is responsible for transportation to and from Nashville, IN.If you are interested in carpooling please contact Anne Hawk at (440) 863-2345 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Transportation at the festival: we will be offering transportation by van to concert venues and excursions using a driver with a chauffeurs’ license. Most destinations and venues in Nashville are within walking distance.
Dining in Brown County
Muddy Boots Café
The Muddy Boots Cafe and the Hob Knob is where faculty and students meet every day for dinner.