Aria International Summer Academy
Advanced Music Studies
2022 Season - Mihai Tetel, Director
Travel Information

Participants who plan to travel by air will need to fly into the Hartford/Springfield (Bradley International) airport. ARIA will charter buses for its participants on the following dates only: June 22 and July 7 (session 1), and July 9 and July 24 (session 2). The cost for bus transportation is $45 per person, each way ($90 for any round trip). Payments must be received in advance in order for the ARIA office to book an appropriate number of seats with the bus company. Checks need to be made payable to ARIA and mailed to: Prof. Mihai Tetel, 49 Chevas Road, Avon, CT, 06001 USA. Payment can also be made through the Zelle online payment system, available at most major banks.

Please ensure that your arriving flight on June 22 or July 9 arrives at the Hartford/Springfield airport anytime before 2:00 PM, and that your departing flight on July 7 or July 24 departs from the Hartford/Springfield airport anytime after 1:00 PM. If you have any problems booking your flights within these guidlines please call the ARIA office at 765-212-0327 in advance, to discuss a possible solution or alternate arrangements, or email Prof. Mihai Tetel at mtetel@yahoo.com.

Participants who plan to travel by train could use the closest train stations in Holyoke, MA or Springfield, MA. They will need to then take a taxi or Uber or Lyft to the campus of Mount Holyoke College.

Participants who plan to take a bus (i.e. Greyhound, Peter Pan) should try and arrive in the late morning/early afternoon on June 22 (for Session 1) or July 9 (for Session 2). Departure will be anytime on July 7 (for Session 1), or anytime on July 24 (for Session 2). The bus stop is in the town center of South Hadley, MA, a short walk from the campus of Mount Holyoke College.

Participants who plan to drive or get a ride should arrive on June 22 (for Session 1) anytime between 1 and 4 PM and should plan to depart or be picked up in the morning of July 7.

Participants who plan to drive or get a ride should arrive on July 9 (for Session 2) anytime between 1 and 4 PM and should plan to depart or be picked up in the morning of July 24.