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Welcome to the Acceptd Application and Audition Portal for the Virtual Summer Cello Festival! 

We are thrilled that you found your way here and look forward to reviewing your materials. 

Founded in 2020, VSCF is the first summer festival of its kind conceived to be held completely online. For 7 weeks, Advanced high school and college-level cello students aged 15-23 will be taking part in private lessons, classes, masterclasses, informational Q&A’s and other online events with some of the world’s greatest performers and pedagogues. 

We hope you’ll be one of them! 

Program Details: 

Dates: June 22-August 6, 2020 

Online Group Sessions held Monday-Thursday from 1-3:00 EDT. Additional activities via Private Facebook Group throughout each week. 


  • 4 Private Lessons with VSCF Faculty 
  • Weekly Studio Class 
  • Weekly “Expert Series” Session with professional cellists in various types of careers
  • Weekly Masterclass and Q&A with VSCF Guest Artists 
  • Private participants’ FB group 
  • Practice Accountability Partners 
  • Tech Setup (USB Microphone and headphones) 
  • VSCF Welcome pack 

We are also offering an auditor’s package, which will include: 

  • Viewing Access to Masterclass Sessions 
  • Viewing Access to Expert Series Sessions 
  • Private FB group with live videos and interviews with some of our guest artists 
  • VSCF swag 


• Tuition for Virtual Summer Cello Festival Participants: $3,497 for the full 7-weeks

*** Scholarships are available for participants***

• Cost for Auditing the Virtual Summer Cello Festival: $879 for the full 7-weeks

Important Dates:

April 13th: Applications Open

May 17th: Deadline for Submissions 

May 22nd: Notification of Acceptance

June 1st: Tuition due for VSCF Participants

June 15th: Payment due for VSCF Auditors

June 22nd: Virtual Summer Cello Festival Begins!