Intensive Strings

Intensive Strings! June 16 – July 5, 2024
in Orvieto, Italy 

Intensive Strings is an immersive 3-week program for string players exploring chamber music.


Robyn Julyan, Director, Intensive Strings Program
Faculty, Violin, Regis University

Playground Ensemble

Cleveland Institute of Music, MM, Peabody Conservatory of Music, BM

Guest Faculty

Alessandro Cervo, Guest Artist, Intensive Strings Program

Concertmaster, Marchigiana Philharmonic Orchestra

Concertmaster, Orchestra Sinfonico di Roma

Program Offerings

  • Daily coachings and master classes
  • String quartet, piano trio, and larger ensemble repertoire
  • Vocal chamber music with “Art of Song” vocalists
  • Keyboard chamber music
  • Performances in historic buildings
  • Italian language and culture classes
  • Admittance limited to 8 string players and 2 pianists


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String players accepted into the program will perform string quartets and keyboard chamber repertoire, and will also have the opportunity to perform string sextets and octets as well as vocal chamber music such as Samuel Barber’s Dover Beach.