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The Colorado Cello Summit 

Cello Competition 2024


The winners of the 2024 Cello Summit Cello Competition Amy Deleyvoras and Ella Zimmerman with special guest Daniel Rothmuller.  Prizes supplied by Glasser NY with Larsen Strings, and Luther Strings in Denver. 



At each Summit, we have one or more Colorado based professional cellists give a masterclass to 2-3 lucky participants who have been selected by our masterclass selection committee to perform.  Our previous masterclass teachers have included: Dr. Charles Lee, András Fejér, David Requiro and Matt Zalkind, and Alice Yoo, Daniel Rothmuller.   


Board Members

Founded in 2018, the Colorado Cello Summit is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that in partnership with Metro State University of Denver holds a yearly event that brings Colorado cellists together to connect, play and celebrate the cello.  Past presenters and facilitators at the Summit have included: Daniel Rothmuller, David Requiro, Alice Yoo, Matt Zalkind, András Fejér, Dr. Charles Lee, Doug Moore, Evan Orman, Rich Slavich, Gil Selinger, Margaret Romney, David Rutherford, Christopher Dungey, and Deborah Miles.


In addition to the yearly event, the Colorado Cello Summit strive's to help build and foster the cello playing community in Colorado by providing a strong online presence where performers, students and teachers can go to learn about cello related events, cello teachers in the area, performance opportunities and upcoming concerts in the area.  


Adam Riggs


Erin Patterson


Jessica Riggs


Charles Lee

Becky Kutz Osterberg

Trevor Minton

Peter Linder


Summit Videos

Summit Photos

2024 Cello Summit

2023 Cello Summit