Nova Southeastern University & Miami International Piano Festival Academy

The MIPFAcademy takes place at the astonishing campus of Nova Southeastern University in Davie (FL).

It takes barely 30 minutes to reach the NSU Campus from the Miami International Airport, and 15 minutes from the Fort Lauderdale Airport.  The MIPFAcademy takes place in a calm and comfortable environment, where creativity and artistry grow without boundaries.


The Davie Campus at NSU is a self-sufficient complex will all kinds of amenities:

  • Cafeteria & restaurants (Starbucks)
  • General Stores
  • Gym & Swimming pool
  • Leisure green spaces
  • Library



The MIPFAcademy at NSU has the most outstanding equipment, especially suited for a high-demanding profile of professional pianists & string players.

With more than 25 grand pianos, soundproof practice rooms, in-house piano tuner and several masterclasses halls, the MIPFAcademy gives participants the desired facilities to reach musical growth.

You may also find our in-campus performance hall intimate and cozy at the Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla Gallery, where participants showcase their repertoire through chamber music and solo recitals and where all the faculty performances also take place.

The Adolfo & Marisela Cotilla Gallery at NSU

Faculty Recitals, Participants Showcases, Chamber Music Soirées…

Almost everyday there are amazing performaces happening at the MIFPAcademy. And they all are hosted at the inspiring Adolfo & Marisela Cotilla Gallery at NSU: an artistic venue always ‘painted’ with music.


MIPFAcademy participants are hosted in the state of the art and new-built dormitory complex ‘Mako Residence Hall’, just 3 minutes walking distance from where all the lessons and masterclasses take place.

Each participant is provided with a private room inside a shared suite with bathrooms, full kitchen and a living room

Double rooms are also available upon request.

Don’t bring anything – everything you need is at MIPFAcademy!

Inside the MIPFAcademy dormitory facilities you will find all the items needed for a comfortable and relaxed stay. Every dormitory is equipped with:

  • Linen, comforters and pillows
  • Personal towels
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Semi-private bathrooms (to be shared with 2 or 4 participants)