Preludio Violin Program

The Preludio Violin Program, led by Emily and Patrick Connolly, is an intensive two-week program for the very serious young violinist beyond the Suzuki repertoire. A rigorous pre-college structure sets this program apart from our advanced institutes, including multiple performance opportunities and unique classes catered to the 12 accepted students. Students will additionally receive 5 hour- long private lessons, piano coaching, technique class, repertoire class, and performance class.

Audition requirements include one memorized movement of a major concerto (piano accompaniment encouraged) and one contrasting piece.

Application fee of $30 can be sent to ithacainstitute@gmail.com via PayPal. Once the application fee is submitted and the audition is sent, please fill out this form

Auditions should be submitted directly to Patrick and Emily at: Ithacapreludio@gmail.com

Once accepted into the program, please register through the Ithaca Suzuki Institute at: www.ithaca.edu/suzuki

Applications are due March 1st, 2022

2022 Timeline

March 1st: Preludio application due, scholarship application due

March 5th: Zoom interviews with Emily and Patrick

March 12th: Notification of acceptance and notification of scholarship status