CMI Cello Summit

Dmitri Atapine—Cello

Hyeyeon Park—Piano

Saturday, June 8, 2019

12:00–5:30 p.m.

Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts


Provide world-class education and a career launchpad for aspiring cello students of San Antonio.


CMI Cello Summit is a recurring day-long event held at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. For our 2nd edition, we will welcome one of the world’s most celebrated cello artists and pedagogues, Dmitri Atapine, Professor of cello at the University of Nevada, Reno. Selected aspiring students will have the opportunity to perform for and along Dr. Atapine. In addition, these students will be accompanied by leading pianist and educator Dr. Hyeyeon Park, Professor of piano at the University of Nevada, Reno.


12:00–1:30 p.m.


1:30–3:00 p.m.


3:00–4:00 p.m.


4:30–5:00 p.m.



  • A video of a solo, sonata or concerto that best demonstrates your current level of cello playing, with or without accompaniment
  • A letter of recommendation

Email both requirements to CMI Cello Summit’s director, Diego Rodriguez at

Uptown Funk by CMI Cello Summit Ensemble

Previous CMI Cello Summit

CMI Cello Summit 2019
CMI Cello Summit 2019
CMI Cello Summit 2019
CMI Cello Summit 2019
CMI Cello Summit 2019
Diego Rodriguez
group photo outside the Tobin Center

Additional Info

For more information about this event contact the coordinator: Diego Rodriguez


Please fill out and sign the “Media Recording Release” and “Consent, Release, and Indemnity” available to download below. Completed forms may be submitted in person or by email to:

Application fee

The application fee is $30 to play in the masterclass and ensemble. Application fee can be paid in person with cash or check or online via Stripe below.

Thank you to our 2018–19 sponsors

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