CMI Ascend Summer Education Program

June 14–25, 2021

CMI’s Summer 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 program will conclude with a final concert location and date TBD.


June 14–25, 2021

Location TBD

Eligibility: Ages 8–18

Experience: Beginner to Advanced


  • Private Lessons
  • Orchestra Practice
  • Sectionals/Group Class
  • Voice Class
  • Music Appreciation
  • Music Theory and Ear Training
  • Yoga
  • Peer Mentorship Program
  • String Quartet /Quintet Program
  • Conducting Workshop
  • Composition Workshop
  • Masterclasses
  • Faculty Performances

Instrument Study Offered

  • Voice
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Bass
  • Piano


Interested in enrollment information?

Fill out and submit this form to be the first to know when enrollment will begin.

Education Enrollment Info
Previously attended CMI Summer Program? *

Enroll in two easy steps!

Financial Assistance is available at no cost for students who qualify in Bexar County. If financial aid is needed please indicate appropriately on the application form.

1. Apply Online

Application period: May4—July 13, 2020.

2. Pay Tuition



How much does the program cost?

The cost for CMI’s Summer Education Program is $300 for two weeks. Payment can be made through our website or mailed to:

PO Box 6846
San Antonio, TX 78209

Payment is due no later than June 12, 2020.

Where is the program held?

Because the situation with COVID-19, the location will be determined and confirmed via Social Media Channels.

When is the program?

CMI’s Summer Education Program is for two weeks in July 20–24 and July 27–31.

What are the age limits?

We accept students ages 8-18. Parents with students under 8 years old can contact CMI Education Advisor Daniela Diaz at for further information.

What is the daily schedule like?

Classes begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m.

What time do I drop off/pick up my child?

Drop off times: 8:15 a.m.–8:45 a.m.

Pick up times: 3:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

Are meals provided?

The Edgewood Independent School District (EISD) provides a light breakfast and lunch. Students are more than welcome to bring their own meals. Delivery orders (UBER Eats, etc.) will not be allowed.

Is there a final concert?

Yes! A final concert (FREE admission) with faculty will be held.

Place and Time will be announced later.


Is an audition required?

Once you submit your application, you will be accepted to participate in the CMI 2020 Summer Education Program. However, we want to have a chance to get to know you before the program starts. You can show us who you are by submitting a video link to the application, or by scheduling an appointment with Daniela Diaz, Education Advisor, at

Is tuition assistance offered?

Tuition assistance is offered for eligible Bexar County students. For more tuition assistance information please refer to the enrollment application.

Are absences allowed?

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.

Who do I contact for additional information or questions?

For additional information and questions please call 210.364.3884 or email Daniela Diaz, Education Advisor at

CMI depends on you

Every donation helps empower positive change for our area youth. Whether it’s funding music education programs or local classical music concerts, your donation makes the difference.


Thank you to our 2021 sponsors

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