Summer Cello Workshop

Summer Cello Workshop July 17 - 22, 2023


The Summer Cello Workshop (SCW) began in 2017 as a collaborative effort led by Lucy Cahuantzi, while in her second year of graduate studies at University of Redlands. SCW is a comprehensive 6 day music program for young cellists.  The schedule is filled with private lessons, monitored individual practice time, cello ensemble coaching sessions, cello orchestra rehearsals and daily performance classes.  The week culminates with Masterclasses and a Cello Extravaganza Concert of student cello quartets and cello orchestra.

Camp dates and times:

Summer Cello Workshop meets from 9:00am - 4:00pm daily July 17 - 21 with a finale concert Saturday, July 22 at 2:00pm. Participants will arrive at 10:00am for a dress rehearsal.

Who is eligible to register?

Students who have played the cello for a minimum of 1 year and are between the ages of 12-18 are encouraged to apply.  Accomplished cellists over the age of 18 interested in interning with this program may contact Kyle Champion at for more information.

How do I register?

In order to register for the Summer Cello Workshop, download, complete and submit the Summer Cello Workshop Registration to the Community School of Music and the Arts at Registration will close once all slots are filled.

All registrants must submit a placement video to These submissions will be used to group students by playing level. The video should include: any current solo piece and any 2 or 3 octave major scale. Informal cell phone video submissions are acceptable.

2023 Summer Cello Workshop Registration

2023 Summer Cello Workshop Flyer

Tuition and Payment

Total Tuition: $485 per student.

Early Bird Registration: $475 per student (registration and payment completed by June 15, 2023).

Full payment is due upon registration.

Registration Deadlines

General Registration: July 1, 2023

Early Bird Registration: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO June 15, 2023

Refund Policy

No refunds will be given after July 1, 2023. Refunds prior to this date may be issued at the sole discretion of the Community School of Music and the Arts.

For more information, please contact the CSMA office at or (909) 748-8844.