Summer Education Program

June 10–21, 2019

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 on June 21 at 6:00 p.m.

Applications for our summer education program will open on April 15.


June 10–21, 2019

Edgewood Fine Arts S.T.E.A.M. Academy

Eligibility: Ages 8-18

Experience: Beginner to Advanced

Classes Offered

  • Private Lessons and Small Group lessons
  • Technique
  • Music Theory and Music Appreciation
  • Vocal Training and Ear Training
  • Masterclasses
  • Orchestra Rehearsals and Performance
  • Faculty Performances
  • Yoga

Instrument Study Offered

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Bass
  • Piano


Fee: $300

Financial Assistance

(Program is available at no cost for students who qualify in Bexar County)

If financial aid is needed please fill out the following application.


Summer Concert #1—A “Goldberg” Gathering
Jun 12 @ 7:30 pm
Summer Concert #1—A "Goldberg" Gathering @ Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater – Tobin Center for the Performing Arts

Join us as we kick off our summer concert series with a mix of Bach’s original keyboard version of his Goldberg Variations with Dmitry Sitkovetsky’s String Trio transcription. Lera Auerbach and Clara Schumann’s Piano Trios continue our Year of the Woman.


  • Johann Sebastian Bach/Dmitry Sitkovesky—Goldberg Variations
  • Lera Auerbach—Piano Trio
  • Clara Schumann—Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 17
Summer Concert #2—Unsung Piano Quintets
Jun 14 @ 7:30 pm
Summer Concert #2—Unsung Piano Quintets @ Concert Hall – Luella Bennack Music Center – University of the Incarnate Word (300 seats)

Rarely heard piano Quintets by Louise Farrenc and Johann Nepomuk Hummel anchor the second summer concert and Beethoven’s Prelude & Fugue in D minor gives a peek into our 2019–2020 season.


  • Ludwig van Beethoven—Prelude & Fugue in D minor, Hess 40, Fugue in D major, Op. 137
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel—Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 87
  • Louise Farrenc—Piano Quintet No. 1 in A minor, Op. 30
Summer Concert #3—Outreach Concert
Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm
Summer Concert #3—Outreach Concert @ Our Lady of Guadalupe


  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart—String Trio in B-flat major, KV 266 (KV 271f)
  • Grazyna Bacewicz—Suite and Easy Duets on Folk Themes
  • Antonin Dvorak—String Sextet in A major, Op. 48
Summer Concert #4—Outreach Concert
Jun 19 @ 7:30 pm
Summer Concert #4—Outreach Concert @ St. Mary’s University Treadaway Recital Hall


  • Fanny Mendelssohn—String Quartet in E-flat major
  • Felix Mendelssohn—String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80
Summer Concert #5—Creation & Terra Memoria
Jun 20 @ 7:30 pm
Summer Concert #5—Creation & Terra Memoria

Darius Mihaud’s vibrant perspective on the created world and Kaija Saariajo’s memories of those departed from this earth highlight this evening’s performance. Cesar Franck’s intense Piano Quintet closes the program.


  • Darius Milhaud—La Création du monde, Op. 81a (piano quintet versión)
  • Kaija Saariaho—Terra Memoria
  • César Franck—Piano Quintet in F minor
Summer Concert #6—Student & Faculty Concert
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm
Summer Concert #7—A Concerto Evening
Jun 22 @ 6:30 pm
Summer Concert #7—A Concerto Evening @ Ruth Taylor Recital Hall – Trinity University (300 seats)

For the final concert of the summer series, our artist faculty perform concerto movements and celebrate another year of mentoring young students. Ludwig van Beethoven’s Triple Concerto (1st movement) is the highlight of this evening’s program.

Program includes

L. Van Beethoven Triple Concerto op. 56 in C Major


Francisco Fullana, violin
Dmitri Atapine, cello
Hyeyeon Park, piano



Francisco Fullana, Spain, Chamber Music Director & Education Advisor

Daniela Diaz, Venezuela, Education Advisor

Sumire Hirotsuru, Japan, Education Advisor

Ronald Villabona, Venezuela, CMI Resident Artist & Education Advisor

Luis Cuevas, Venezuela

Manuel Guillen, Spain

Moni Simeonov, Bulgaria


Mara Arredondo, USA

Jordan Bak, USA

Meena Bhasin, USA

Ramón Carrero, Venezuela

Jorge Martinez-Rios, Mexico


Diego Rodriguez, Venezuela, CMI Resident Artist & Education Advisor

Dmitri Atapine, Russia

Clare Bradford, USA

Mihai Marica, Romania


George Amorim, Brazil


Adela Hyeyeon Park, South Korea

José Maria Villegas, Spain


Leonardo Pineda, Venezuela

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the program cost?

The cost for CMI’s summer education program is $300 for two weeks. Payment can be made through the website or mailed to:

PO Box 6846
San Antonio, TX 78209

Payment is due no later than June 7, 2019.

Where is the program held?

The Edgewood Fine Arts S.T.E.A.M. Academy generously hosts the summer program and is located at:

607 SW 34th Street
San Antonio, TX 78237

When is the program?

CMI’s summer program is for two weeks on June 10-14 and June 17-21.

What are the age limits?

We accept students ages 8-18. Parents with students under 8 years old can contact CMI for further information.

What is the daily schedule like?

Classes begin at 9:15 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m.

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

Recommended times:

Drop off times: 8:15 a.m.-8:45 a.m.
Pick up times: 3:00 p.m.-3:30 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 on June 21 at 6:00 p.m. at the Edgewood Theatre of Performing Arts:

607 SW 34th Street
San Antonio, TX 78237

The schedule for June 21, which includes the final concert, will be given to students on June 17.

Is an audition required?

An audition is not required, but we strongly suggest sending us a short video or audio file, so placement can be done before the first day of class. Types of files accepted: YouTube, Vimeo, WMV, MPEG-4, AIFF (these can be sent as links or on a flash drive). If an audition video/music file is not sent, students will be placed on the first day of class.

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


Francisco Fullana

Chamber Music Director
Education Advisor

Daniela Diaz

Education Advisor

Sumire Hirotsuru

Education Advisor

Diego Rodriguez
Diego Rodriguez

Resident Artist
Education Advisor

Ronald Villabona

Resident Artist
Education Advisor

Empower change

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 2018–19 sponsors

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