Caroga Arts Collective presents the

national summer cello INSTITUTE

May 30 - June 16, 2019

In 2019, the Feldenkrais for Musicians and the National Summer Cello Institute will be held in Caroga Lake, NY as part of the Caroga Arts Collective for the second year in a row.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

  • All applicants, please fill out the form below by MARCH 31, 2019.

About the National Summer Cello Institute (NSCI): Two intensive weeks combining the principles of somatic education with varied approaches to cello mastery designed to redefine how cellists perform and teach. Participants experience an introduction to Feldenkrais with fellow artists in the Feldenkrais For Musicians program, and continue in private lessons, master classes and seminars dedicated to expanding artistic freedom.

The Feldenkrais Workshop for Musicians is part of the NSCI program and tuition.


Teachers and Guest Artists for 2019:

  • Uri Vardi, cello and Feldenkrais Practitioner

  • Hagit Vardi, Feldenkrais Practitioner

  • Tim Eddy, cello (June 8-10)

  • Daniel Grosgurin, cello (June 11-13)


Feldenkrais for Musicians (FFM) and NSCI Dates: The Feldenkrais for Musicians is part of the NSCI program and tuition.

  • Feldenkrais for Musciains: May 30 - June 5, 2019

  • National Summer Cello Institute: May 30 - June 16, 2019


Application Information for 2019:

  • Complete the application form below by March 31st

  • At least 2 video recordings of a recent performance

  • 150 word bio


Tuition, Meals, and Housing?

Tuition for the NSCI & Feldenkrais for Musicians includes accommodation, meals, and shuttle transfer to/from Airport or Amtrak station.

National Summer Cello Institute (includes Feldenkrais for Musicians) 2019 Tuition: TBA in October


Additional Questions about NSCI:

Who do I contact if I have questions about NSCI or the Feldenkrais for Musicians?:

  • Artistic Director: Uri Vardi

  • Stephanie Price-Wong & Kyle Price: Administrative Directors

  • Email us at: yourbodyisyourstradadm@gmail.com

Where is NSCI being held?:

  • NSCI 2019 will be held in Caroga Lake, NY as part of the Caroga Arts Collective. The Caroga Arts Collective’s is located just northeast of the intersection of Route 29A and County Road 112 in the Town of Caroga.

Travel:

  • Albany International Airport is the designated airport to fly into and out of for the Feldenkrais and NSCI workshops.

  • Amtrak Station - Amsterdam (AMS) The Amtrak Station in Amsterdam is the closest train stop to Caroga Lake.

    • 466 West Main Street, Johnstown, Amsterdam, NY 12010, United States

  • Shuttle Pick-up and Drop-off

    • Caroga Arts Collective will be providing a shuttle pick-up and drop-off at both the Amsterdam Amtrak Station and the Albany International Airport.

Accommodations and Meals:

  • Cellists will stay and dine at the Nick Stoner Inn.

  • Accommodations and meals are included in the tuition!

How many cellists attend NSCI?

  • The exact number varies slightly from year to year but generally 20-22 applicants are accepted.

When will I find out whether or not I am accepted into NSCI?

  • Uri Vardi will receive and review all submitted applications. We will be sending out a confirmation email by April 6, 2019.

Who do I talk to about the online application process?

  • If you have any questions about the application process or form below, please email us at yourbodyisyourstradadm@gmail.com

Please complete the NSCI 2019 application form below - APPLICATION DUE BY MARCH 31st!

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