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A deposit of at least £300 / €350 plus a £10 / €12 booking fee is required to secure your place.

Payments by instalment are available.

All fees must be paid by 02 September 2024

Shared rooms are with one other person only.

Places are strictly limited.

Full terms and conditions here

Payments can be made by card, bank transfer or cash.

Students at Maracatu Brasil


Tier 1

Tier 1 - Tickets 1-8 - SOLD OUT

Shared bedroom £1445 / €1675

Own bedroom only £1595 / €1850

Tier 2

Tier 2 - Tickets 9-15


Shared bedroom £1545 / €1790

Own bedroom £1745 / €2020

Tier 3

Tier 3 - Tickets 16 and above

Shared bedroom - £1645 / €1905

Own bedroom - £1845 / €2135

Rio Registraton Form
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The fee covers

-14 nights self catering accommodation in apartments in Copacabana. Check in Sat 23rd November to Check out Sat 7th December 2023

-Tutor fees

-Venue Hire

-Travel to hard to reach classes


-Course co-ordinator

-Admin and production

-Any necessary instrument hire

-A course t-shirt

-JP Courtney will be on hand during the whole course

-You will also be given access to private social media / messaging groups used for course information, apartment specific communication and one for social activities including gigs, rehearsals, site seeing, shopping, places of interest etc.


What the fee does not cover

Flights, Airport transfer, food, travel insurance, sun cream, souvenirs, beer or caipirinhas!


To book your place on this course a non-refundable deposit of £300 / €350 must be paid upon registration. The deposit amount is taken off the fee. You can choose to pay more £300 / €350 on registration but only the £300 / €350 will be non-refundable. If the course is cancelled, we will return your payments to you including the deposit.

We will also endeavour to re-organise the course to another date to which you can transfer your fees to free of charge.

You can opt to pay the full fee amount on registration or set up a standing order to help spread the payments.

We cannot guarantee a shared room unless there is someone suitable for you to share with who has also booked. The earlier you book the more chance you have of getting a shared room. If there are none available you will have to pay the own room rate.

*Registrations from 26th July to 28th Sept must be paid in full upon booking and may incur an additional £50 admin fee to deal with rebooking of accommodation and additional tutors.


Travel Insurance

It is the responsibility of the participant to arrange their own travel insurance.

Government Travel Advice for Brazil

Go here for health and other info about travelling to Brazil.



It is very important that you get in touch with us in order to confirm that this is the right course for you. Please read about course eligibility in the more info section and contact us if you have any questions.

2025 Wish List

If you can't make the next course but want to come in 2025 you can get £50 off these fees by going on the wish list. There is no obligation to sign up.

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