Early audition submission is highly recommended. The deadline to apply for the Advanced Violin, Viola and Cello Programs is April 17th, 2023. Students must be at least at the level of violin Book 7, viola book 5, or cello Book 6. There is a limit of 14 violinists, 12 violists, and 12 cellists.
The schedule includes the following:
- five one-hour masterclass lessons
- five half-hour piano coaching sessions
- daily repertory class
- daily technique class with emphasis on scales, arpeggio series, shifting, double-stop studies, various bow strokes, and practice techniques
- daily performance class
- additional daily specialized class
Students enrolled in the advanced repertoire program will be expected to practice between two and three hours each day, depending on the age and level of the individual. Each student should prepare solo material that will form the basis for coaching sessions at the institute. New solo material may also be presented.
AUDITION SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
The deadline to apply for the Advanced Violin, Viola and Cello Programs is April 17th, 2023. Students must submit a video of two contrasting movements or pieces. Video auditions for the 2023 advanced programs will be reviewed starting February 15. Students will be notified of their acceptance no later than April 18, 2023. Please send your audition videos or links to firstname.lastname@example.org.