June 13-22, 2024: Program Dates

March 15, 2024: Early Bird Registration Deadline (Use Code: EARLY-BIRD-24)
May 1, 2024: Registration Deadline
Tuition: $995

Cello book 7+

*Registration is subject to availablity*

PLEASE NOTE: your spot is not confirmed until we have received BOTH your application and placement video submission.

You will receive a registration confirmation within 48 hours of submission.

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Program Details


Advanced cellists are encouraged to apply for our inaugural Intermountain Cello Festival! Enroll early, as it is on a first come, first served basis.

The Intermountain Cello Festival is a cello intensive focused on solo performance, cello chamber ensembles, and cello choir. For the first three days, students receive two coachings a day, a masterclass, enjoy lunch all together, and participate in master classes, seminars, and performances. Participants will join the Young Artist Program during the second week of ISSI and will be assigned new chamber groups in the second week.

Price includes the Young Artist Program, coachings, rehearsals, lunch for the first three days, masterclasses, performances, and more!

Sarah Koo Freeman, cello
Melissa Solomon, cello
Andrea Yun, cello
Dr. Whitney Pizza, piano


Placement Video Submission (Due within 72 hrs of submitting registration)

All participants are required to submit a video recording of two contrasting works, as well as a list of prior chamber music works studied (if any). Note that these additional materials are due when registering, or within 72 hrs of submitting your registration – registration will be cancelled and spot offered to next person on waiting list if video isn’t submitted within 72 hrs.

Please use this form to submit your video.