Apply now for ICi 2020!


Program dates:
july 11- august 2



Please prepare a recorded audition, including a movement of unaccompanied Bach, an etude by Duport, Popper or Piatti, and the exposition of a standard cello concerto.

Please submit recordings via YouTube links. Applications submitted without videos will not be reviewed.

Application Fees & Dates

  • Tuition, Room & Board: $3,800

  • Tuition Deposit: $500 – Due May 1, 2020. This deposit holds your spot, is applied towards tuition but is non-refundable if you do not attend our program.

  • Tuition Balance: Due June 1, 2020

Cancellation Policy-The Tuition deposit of $500 is non-refundable for students that do not attend ICI.

  • Half of tuition will be forfeit for cancellations less than 3 weeks prior to arrival.

  • 100% of tuition will be forfeit for cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to arrival.

  • Tuition is non-refundable for students that withdraw after arrival. 

TUITION INCLUDES:  room and board, masterclasses, lectures, lessons, concerts, pianist fees, social events, and transportation to and from offsite concerts and events.

Costs not included: Transportation to and from airport (flat fee $75 per trip), personal and miscellaneous expenses, plane tickets, visa or passport application fees, overweight baggage charges, and expenses related to healthcare.

Forms of Accepted Payment:

Personal Check or Cashiers Check (made out to International Cello Institute)
PayPal or Credit Card, Note* (4% processing fee is associated with credit card payment)

Please mail checks to:
International Cello Institute
14 Bridge Square, PO Box 844
Northfield, MN 55057



We are currently seeking sponsors. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please visit our SUPPORT link or contact our director Anna Clift, for more details.


Students will receive notification of acceptance to our program on a rolling basis. We will not consider any applications without a recording. When ICI is enrolled to capacity, students will be notified of their position on the wait list. A $500 non-refundable deposit is due by May 15th, 2020 with the balance of the camp cost due by June 1, 2020.

We look forward to hearing from you! Email to:

Email to:
Snail Mail to: International Cello Institute
Executive Director, Anna Clift
14 Bridge Square, P O Box 844
Northfield, MN 55057