Tuition & expenses


The tuition for the 2019 Space City New Music Summer Festival is one thousand three hundred fifty dollars ($1350 USD) which covers the cost of participation for the festival.​​ 

Full tuition for the festival is due on May 20, 2019.


Upon acceptance, a nonrefundable downpayment of four hundred dollars ($400 USD) will be due four weeks after reception of your acceptance letter.


Spring Hill Suites - SCNMF Discount

  • SCNMF participants can receive a discounted rate at the Springhill Suites Downtown. Reserve a room for the duration of the festival by calling Spring Hill Suites at 713-655-0002
  • Rate - $149.00/night + Tax


  • Wi-Fi, Flat Screen TVs, iPod docks
  • Breakfast buffet and convenience store
  • Outdoor pool, fitness center, and laundry facilities
  • Direct access to the MetroRail which connects to the MATCH



All participants are responsible for transportation to and from Houston, Texas and the festival location at the Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston (M.A.T.C.H.).
Participants will have the option to travel using the NEW Metro Rail in downtown Houston. 
MetroRail Card  

  • The MetroQ card can be bought at the train stations  
  • There are a variety of options to choose from  
  • Metro Cards are linked to a credit card 

Around the area

  • Rothko Chapel
  • The Menil Collection
  • Holocaust Museum Houston
  • Houston Zoo
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Contemporary Art Museum
  • Zilkha Hall
  • Houston Museum of Natural Science
  • Jones Hall (Houston Symphony)
  • Rice University
  • University of Houston