Tuition & expenses


The tuition for the 2020 Space City New Music Summer Festival is one thousand three hundred fifty dollars ($1,350 USD) which covers the cost of participation for the festival.​​ This does not include housing.

*Full tuition for the festival is due on April 1, 2020

*Participants are responsible for paying and booking their own housing separate from the tuition. See housing suggestions below.


Upon acceptance, a nonrefundable downpayment of four hundred dollars ($400 USD) will be due February 1st, 2020

Housing Options in houston


Woodspring Suites Hotel

This hotel is about a 15 minute drive from the MATCH - Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston. 

  • All-Interior corridors and room doors
  • Three suite layouts available
  • Full-size refrigerator and freezer
  • Standard bi-weekly room cleaning
  • Microwave oven and cook top
  • 24/7 laundry room and vending area
  • Table/desk and chairs for eating/work
  • 32″+ TV with expanded, digital channels
  • Limited linens and towels in room
  • Varying pet/animal policies

Website: Woodspring Suites

Address: 13150 Cityscape Avenue, Houston, TX 77047

Phone: 832-681-8250



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Morty Rich Hostel

The Morty Rich Hostel, is ready to welcome you to one of the most diverse cities in America. Our hostel is one of the coolest you’ll ever find, located in a posh, historic mansion in the vibrant Montrose neighborhood. It also has an in-ground pool. That’s right, a POOL. But you don’t travel to stay at your hostel all day. Let our friendly staff help you discover Houston’s hidden gems, explore the Museum District, or plan a day trip out to Space Center Houston. Start your days with free breakfast and enjoy using our free Wi-Fi to stay in touch with friends and family. At the end of a long day, meet other travelers around the pool (we mentioned the pool, right?) or relax in our cozy hammock. We have everything you need to feel right at home during your stay.  

  • Pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Fully equipped, shared guest kitchen
  • Free pool table
  • 24-hour reception
  • Free parking

Website:  Morty Rich Hostel

Address: 501 Lovett Boulevard,  Houston, Texas 77006
Phone: (713) 636-9776




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 

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Things to do in Houston


  • Johnson Space Center
  • 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


Please make checks payable to Space City Performing Arts

Send checks to

Space City Performing Arts

24165 IH-10 West

Suite 217 #444

San Antonio, TX  78257

United States

For questions or concerns, please email our summer festival staff at: NewMusicFestival@SpaceCityPerformingArts.Org