Steamboat Connection

A division of Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory

Do you live in the Yampa Valley area and interested in an opportunity to study with a nationally recognized faculty member of Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory? Talk to your current teacher to find out if this opportunity is right for you!

String Orchestra Festival | July 6-13

Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass Students – Suzuki Book II or Age 12 and up

Enjoy the opportunity to work with Artistic Director Ernest Richardson in a String Orchestra setting. Daily rehearsals and performance on July 13 is conducted by Ernest Richardson.

Group Lessons for Violin/Viola | June 30 or July 7

Violin and Viola Students – Suzuki Book II or Age 12 and up

Enjoy the opportunity to work with RMSC faculty in a Group Lesson or Performance/Master Class setting. Suzuki Book I – III class occurs Friday, June 30. Suzuki Book IV or higher class occurs Friday, July 7. Any student at any level may observe for only $5.

  • One (1) Group Lesson to observe and perform with RMSC faculty on RMSC campus at CMC, Hill Hall
    • Friday, June 30 at 3:30 – 5:30 pm – Suzuki Book II – III
    • Friday, July 7 at 3:30 – 5:30 pm – Suzuki Book IV or Higher
  • Tuition: $50
    • Participants receive $50 Application Fee waived on final invoice
  • Observance Fee: $5

Calling All Cellos | June 26-July 13

Cello Students – Any age, any level

Camp Eligibility

  • String Students: Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass, based on program selected
  • Age: Based on program selected

Dates and Fees

  • Early Bird Deadline: June 4
    • Early applicants receive $50 credit towards final tuition
  • Application Fee: $50
    • Application Fee waived for alumni or returning students
  • Class Tuition Fee: See Above
  • Lunch (July 6-13 only): $55, in the Cafeteria at CMC

How to Apply

  • Online Application Form 
    • Recommendation Letter and Audition Material not required
  • Non-refundable Application Fee of $50
    • Those who qualify for waived application fee receive discount on final invoice
  • Final Tuition is due at Check In for first lesson/class
  • Payments may be made via Check or PayPal to