CIM Summer Intensives

Learn virtually from the world’s best musicians & teachers

Are you pursuing a career in music? Whether you’re preparing for conservatory or graduate auditions, focusing on winning your next professional job or honing your performance skills, you can learn from the Cleveland Institute of Music’s acclaimed conservatory faculty this summer.

For CIM's Summer Intensives, faculty members have curated a mix of master classes, demonstrations, discussions and private lessons* that will prepare you for success, no matter what your next step is. These intensives are conducted exclusively online, building on two decades of experience with virtual studio teaching at CIM.

*Each session is open to participants and observers; only participants will receive lessons and the opportunity to perform in master classes.

Kathryn Brown

Piano Audition Intensive

June 3 – 5
Kathryn Brown and Antonio Pompa-Baldi share their secrets to amazing audition results. 

Frank Rosenwein

Oboe Audition Intensive

June 5 – 7
Frank Rosenwein takes your audition preparation and performance to the next level.

Melissa Kraut

Cello Audition Intensive

June 6 – 9
Dr. Melissa Kraut and Richard Weiss explore orchestral and solo cello performance.

Ilya Kaler teaching

Violin Audition Intensive

June 8 – 10
Ilya Kaler, Olga Dubossarskaya Kaler, Philip Setzer and Jessica Lee focus on audition preparation and exploring the violin repertoire.

Michael Sachs

Michael Sachs Trumpet Audition Intensive

June 9 – 12 
Michael Sachs and Michael Miller share their toolkit for a successful college audition.