CIMF Chamber Music Intensive Program
July 31-August 4, 2023
White Hall & Ives Concert Hall on the midtown campus of
Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT
FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS PAST
Applications submitted after April 10, 2023 will be added to a waitlist.
Final audition results announced – April 28, 2023
Participants commitment deadline – May 5, 2023
Applications received after April 10th will be waitlisted.
Waitlist applicants will be contacted after May 5th with regard to status.
Tuition Due For All Participants – May 15, 2023
Click HERE to learn more about application and audition information
Click HERE to apply online
CMI is a program for advanced youth musicians ages 21 and under seeking to immerse themselves in the art of chamber music. Participants should have several years experience on their instruments and should have prior chamber music experience. Throughout the week, participants will rehearse with artist-faculty in at least one chamber group culminating in a performance presented on the CIMF Artist Concert Series. Additionally, participants will perform in master classes, analyze their repertoire, and receive one 45 private lesson with artist-faculty.
– This is a day program that runs 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM Monday, July 31 through Friday, August 4, 2023 with concerts on select evenings.
– Each participant will rehearse in at least one chamber music group led by an artist-faculty member.
– Participants will received one 45-minute private lesson with an artist-faculty member.
– Participants will receive tickets to all CIMF artist concerts throughout the summer 2023 festival.
– Participants will perform in master classes led by the artist-faculty and guest artists focusing on both solo and chamber works.
– Participants will explore repertoire analysis, as well as other activities that augment their study of chamber music.
NOTE: ALL participants in the CMI program who play orchestral instruments (strings, winds, brass, percussion) are required to participate in the COPP program the following week, unless they cannot participate in the second week in order to attend college orientation/first week of college during the week of COPP. WCYO alumni participating in the CMI week are required to participate in the CIMF Orchestra during COPP, but not the entire program unless they so choose.
All accepted participants are required to sign 1) Commitment, Waiver & Consent, 2) Code of Conduct, 3) Communicable Disease Release of Liability & Assumption of Risk Agreement, and 4) Informed Consent forms. Click HERE to access forms.
TUITION IS DUE BY MONDAY, MAY 15, 2023
Tuition is payable by credit card/PayPal using the “Add to Cart” button at the bottom of this page or via check payable to WCYO and mailed to WCYO, P.O. Box 964, Ridgefield, CT. 06877. If financial assistance is needed, please complete the WCYO Financial Assistance Application and return with the commitment packet to maintain your placement. NOTE: Please white out or black out social security numbers on IRS 1040 before submitting.
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Hear CIMF Participant and Virtual Competition Winner Emma Dawson
perform “Impetuoso” from Rebecca Clarke’s Viola Sonata