“Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart..”

― Pablo Casals

Update: We are Thrilled To announce that There are some Scholarship Funds available!

Requirements & Fees

Between the ages of 15 and 22 years old

Two Contrasting pieces (such as a movement of a concerto and a movement of a Bach suite) that best represent your current level of playing.

A letter of recommendation from your private teacher (to be submitted by your teacher via the Acceptd Audition Portal)

$55.00 Application Fee

• Ability to connect to wifi with a bandwidth of at least 1.5 mbps. We recommend 5 Mbps or more.

Tuition for Virtual Summer Cello Festival Participants: $4,000 before March 15th. $4,500 after March 15th.

Cost for Auditing the Virtual Summer Cello Festival: $879 (Enroll by March 15th, 2021 for the Bonus 45- minute lesson or coaching session)

Important Dates:

February 20, 2021: Applications Open

March 15, 2021 Early bird deadline for submissions (special early-bird tuition rates secured with a $500 deposit)

June 1st: tuition balance due for VSCF Participants and Auditors

June 21st, 2021: Virtual Summer Cello Festival Begins!

Acceptances and into VSCF will be made on a rolling basis. Please be sure to apply as early as possible if you will be needing scholarship assistance.