International Cello Institute

A performer gives a cello recital during the International Cello Institute at St. Olaf College. This summer, free public recitals will be at 7:30 p.m. July 18 and 25 and Aug. 1 and 3. (Photo courtesy of International Cello Institute)

The International Cello Institute returns for its 10th season this summer to Aug. 3 at the St. Olaf College campus. The Institute is a three-week summer program for advanced high school and collegiate cellists.

Now considered a mecca for cellists, the festival attracts top teachers and performers from around the world. During the program, free public recitals will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 18 through Aug. 3, in Urness Recital Hall in the Christiansen Hall of Music. Young Professionals Night, featuring performers Magdalena Sas, Cicely Parnas and James Rosamilia, will be at 7:30 p.m. July 28 in Urness Recital Hall. Cellist Hannah Holman will present her film and lecture series on influential female cellists at 7:30 p.m. July 31 in room 233 of the Christiansen Hall of Music.

For more information, visit internationalcelloinstitute.com.

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