Summer Cello Intensive

July 15-20, 2019
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday
11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday (Cello Extravaganza Concert is at 2 p.m.)

Kyle Champion, Artist Teacher of Cello
Maggie Edmondson, Artistic Director
Lucy Cahuantzi, Co-Executive Director
Claire Mehm, Co-Executive Director
Sarah Koo, Guest Master Teacher

The Pasadena Cello Institute began in 2017 as 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 program immerses young cellists in a week of music making in a nurturing environment, exploring musical interpretation, developing technique, and enhancing listening, ensemble, rehearsal and performance skills.  The week culminates with Master Classes and a Cello Extravaganza Concert of student cello quartets and cello orchestra.  The cost for this day camp is $475 per student.  Housing is not available.

Summer Cello Intensive Flyer coming soon

Who is eligible to apply?

Students who have played the cello for a minimum of 2 years and are between the ages of 12-18 are encouraged to apply.  11 year olds may be given consideration with teacher recommendation.

How do I apply?

In order to apply for the Summer Cello Intensive, applicants will need to download, complete and submit the Summer Cello Intensive Application to the Community School of Music and the Arts.

It is also required that applicants submit a video audition to These submissions will be used to group students by playing level.  The video submission should include any current solo piece and a 2 or 3 octave major scale.  Informal cell phone video submissions are acceptable.

Registration will close once all spots are filled.

Full payment is due upon receipt of application.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be given after June 16, 2018.

For more information email or call (909) 748-8844.