CMI’s Music Education Program is open to Bexar County students ages 8–18. From beginners to advanced players, students will hone their music skills with some of the top artists in the world.
The Classical Music Institute of San Antonio’s Ascend Summer Education Program offers string musicians and singers aged 8-18 the opportunity to explore their talents as a performer and build musicianship skills. The program runs from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday from June 13-25, 2022 and lunch is provided for the participants each day. Tuition for the program is $300 and scholarships are available for those with financial need.
Applicants will have the opportunity to participate in one-on-one lessons with the CMI Ascend Artist Faculty, participate in solo and ensemble performances, workshops, master classes, and coachings with a variety of internal performing artists. Students will also take part in group voice and piano lessons with instruction focusing on learning to read musical notes, rhythms, and harmony. The program will conclude with a final concert on June 24th, comprised of all the students and faculty on stage.
Beginning to Intermediate Students
June 13–25, 2022
Applications will continue to be accepted until we reach program capacity.
Results will be announced by March 28.
Application fee: $30 (Strings/Piano) $15 (Voice)
Tuition: $300 to confirm registration.
Scholarships and application fee waivers are available for those with financial need.
Since this is a day program, participants are required to arrange daily commute.
You do not need to be a paying subscriber to YAP Tracker to use the application form, although you will need an account (guest accounts are available; see the website for details).
The cost for the CMI’s Ascend Summer Education Program (Ages 8-18) and the CMI Ascend Collegiate Voice Program (College students) is $300 for two weeks. Payment can be made through the Acceptd or Yaptracker websites after submitting your application. You can also mail your payment to:
PO Box 6846
San Antonio, TX 78209.
(Payment is due no later than June 7, 2022)
In the past the program took place at the Edgewood Fine Arts S.T.E.A.M Academy. However this year’s location is Edgewood Fine Arts Academy with concerts in various locations
CMI’s Ascend Summer Education Program dates are June 13 to 25, 2022.
We accept students ages 8-18. Parents with students under 8 years old can contact CMI Education Advisor Daniela Diaz at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
The program runs from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday to Friday. Individual and instrument-specific schedules will be customized in advance of the program start.
Drop off times: 8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.
Pick up times: 3:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m.
Light breakfast will be served at 8:00 am and lunch will be provided at 12:00pm.
Yes. The program will conclude with a final concert on June 24th, comprised of all the students and faculty on stage. Due to COVID-19, audience and ensemble sizes may be reduced to promote social distancing and healthy environments for all.
Once you submit your application, you will be accepted to participate in the CMI Ascend Summer Education Program. The audition requirement goes as follow:
Tuition assistance is offered for eligible Bexar County students. For more tuition assistance information please refer to the enrollment application.
Absences are allowed only for extenuating circumstances. Only two absences are allowed. If a student misses more than two days, they will not be able to participate for the remainder of the program.
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