Avon Music Camp 2018


Cello Camp for college students featuring masterclasses, workshops, fitness, 
and a final concert.

2018 focus - Music of Baroque and Classical periods.

In-depth study of the Bach Cello Suites, Beethoven Cello works and introduction to the performance practice of the Baroque and Classical styles

Daily Schedule SAMPLE - Subject to change

  • 8:00 Showers
  • 9:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Private Practice
  • 11:00 Masterclasses
  • 1:00 Lunch
  • 2:00 Outdoor Activities or indoor casual cello time and yoga in case of bad weather
  • 3:30 Masterclass
  • 5:00 21st Century Cellist Workshops
  • 6:00: Dinner
  • 7:00 Clean Up
  • 8:00: Movies/Sight-reading

Museum Trip

  • Rehearsals of classical music with originl pianos from the 18th and early 19th centuries

21st Century Cellist WORKSHOPs

  • Essential reserach techniques necessary to the art of performance.
  • Resume, CV, and Cover Letter Writing for Music jobs
    • Bring your own resumes and CVs
  • From practice to your own CD - an "essentials" guide to recording equipment and editing techniques
    (2 workshops)
    • hands-on expereince with recording yourself, video and audio editing and publishing
  • Professional Photoshoot with your cello!
    • Get your publicity photos taken with a backdrop and professional lighting

Movie Screenings

  • TBA

Avon Old Farms School in Avon, CT. Dorms and catering are included.


  • Sleeping bag
  • Piano parts to any music you'd like to play at sight-reading sessions
  • Fitness clothes and shoes
  • Swimming suit and towels, sunscreen
  • Stand, rock-stop, mute
  • Digital file of your Resume and CV, prospective jobs descriptions
  • Dress clothes for photoshoot and the concert (one all black and one colorful sets)


Please use this contact form to send all food restrictions and wether you have any cat allergies

FOOD and the CAT


July 15 - July 22


All regular classes and workshops with  director Ignacy Gaydamovich
Guest Masterclasses - TBA
Resume building workshops taught by Paulina Alenkina.


$750 for per person paid in two installments
Includes 7 nights in state-of-the-art dorms
3 meals a day served by a catering company on campus
Daily classes and visit to the museum

$50 to play in a masterclass and
$50 to rehearse and play with a pianist at the final concert


$250 - Due by May 1st
$500, $550, or $600 - Due by June 1st

Tuition breakdown:

Meals and lodging: $630

Participation: $120

Play in a masterclass or rehearse with the pianist: $50 each

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