ISSI Celebration Performance

ISSI 2023 Opening Ceremonies


For our 45th year celebration, student performers will be selected to perform as a soloist with the teacher workshop orchestra, conducted by Domenick Fiore, at the Opening Ceremonies on Monday, June 19, 2023 at 11:00am. 


  • All ages and all instruments are invited to apply.
  • Selected performers must be available to rehearse with the teacher workshop orchestra at Juan Diego High School on Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17 from 5:00pm-6:00pm MST. 
  • The number of performers featured in the opening ceremonies will be determined by the deciding committee.

Application/Video Requirements:

  • Applications and video submissions are due no later than April 1, 2023.
  • Video must include live piano accompaniment. 
  • Video recording must be unedited and show a complete view of the student’s performance (feet, head, entire length of bow, etc.).
  • Bow before and after your recorded performance. You do not need to announce your name and piece.

Repertoire Requirements:

  • The musical selection should not exceed 10 minutes. 
  • Repertoire may be chosen from the Suzuki books or repertoire outside the Suzuki books. 
  • Selected performers will not be disqualified if we don’t have the orchestra parts.  If the selected piece is not in our orchestra library, we will arrange for the piece to be orchestrated for a fee of $50.

Applications will open January 10, 2024 for next summer. Please return to this page on that date for details.