"An unparalleled artistic experience of the highest caliber."
CMI Virginia, based in Richmond has been created as a companion program to the American Youth Harp Ensemble Summer Harp Institute. Now in its 18th year under the leadership of the distinguished Lynnelle Ediger-Kordzaia, CMI serves as an enhancement for the development of sound principles of playing for promising youth, ages 22 and younger. Located in Richmond's historic Windsor Farms, CMI is within two-hours drive of Washington D.C., and a short distance from historic Williamsburg, Monticello, and Virginia's most popular beaches.
CMI offers the following special tracks:
CMI Young Artist Association
A festival for profession bound string, brass, woodwind, harp, and piano students ages 22 and younger, with an emphasis on excellence in chamber music with quality instruction. Acceptance by live auditions, via DVD, Skype, or Youtube. Click here for audition requirements.
Rising Musicians Society
A program for string, brass, woodwind, and harp students ages 18 and younger, with promise, who are at various stages of their musical development. Auditions not required. Placement upon registration.
2013 European Summer Chamber Music Institute & Tour
Summer Music Institutes is pleased to announce the new European Summer Chamber Music Institute and Tour, providing an unparalleled opportunity for musical and cultural growth! In addition to an intensive week of training in Richmond, VA in preparation for the tour, the experience will include a concert tour of Austria, the world capital of classical music (the land of Mozart, Beethoven, Strauss, and Brahms to name a few!). Click here for more information.