Summer 2024 Cello Workshop

June 25-30, San Rafael , California (USA)

Join us for a 5 day (in-person) cello workshop retreat at Dominican University of San Rafael, California (USA).  This is for the adult learner.

  • Multiple workshops daily including cello technique, cello choir and master classes.
  • Includes housing for 5 nights, all meals and all workshops.
  • Instructors: Carolyn Hagler & Matt Armbruster

Open to Cello Discovery members AND non-members. Limited to 16 attendees. Reserve your spot today!

Adult Cello Summer Workshop June 25-30, 2024

Summer 2024 Workshop - San Rafael, California

  • DATES: June 25-30, 2024.
  • LOCATION: Dominican University of San Rafael, California (USA). Guzman Hall Rehearsal Space.
  • HOUSING: Dorm-style apartment living at Edgehill Village on campus. 2 bedroom apartment (single occupancy bedroom) with shared bathroom, no kitchens.
  • FOOD:  3 meals a day in Caleruega Dining Hall, catered by Epicurean Group. Vegetarian and gluten-free options.
  • INSTRUCTORS: Carolyn Hagler & Matt Armbruster.
  • CLASSES: 2-3 sessions daily including: cello technique, cello choir and master classes.
  • CONCERTS: There will be two concerts – a live faculty concert and a performance by attendees viewable via Zoom for family/friends.
  • EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginners are welcome to participate if you are able to:
    • Play all notes in 1st position.
    • Play with accurate intonation (most of the time).
    • Have an understanding of good sound production.
    • Have a basic understanding of rhythm.
    • Work well (and enjoy) learning in a diverse group setting.
  • PRICE: $1,240 USD per person. 
    • Includes housing for 5 nights (linens provided), 3 meals a day, and all workshops.
    • You provide transportation to and from the event.
    • Cello Rental option available for an additional fee, if you cannot travel with your cello.
    • Non-refundable deposit of $300 is due with the application to reserve your spot. Final balance due no later than April 20th.
    • No room/board refunds after April 20th, 2024. (Please look into travel insurance if you think you might need to cancel).


Summer Workshop Group Photo 2023
Cello Discovery Summer 2023 Workshop Attendees
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