Strings & Things

The focus of Strings & Things - still a novice-level group - remains on fun, and players show a strong commitment to practice and performance. They learn to be engaging, positive performers, and they play at local community concerts and events.

Age: 9+
Instruments: violin, viola and cello; piano*, guitar*
Pre-requisite: 2+ years of playing experience
Co-requisite: weekly private lessons
Rehearsals: Thursdays, 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm, September - June
Performances Include:

  • ~6 community concerts
  • Lynn Valley Days parade (weather permitting)
  • (Optional) Attendance at a summer fiddle camp
     

Faculty: Kirin Lamb, Annie Therrien Boulos, Jodie Nowell, Phil Graves
Tuition Per Year: $650
Audition Requirements:

  • All instruments: play a piece you are currently learning
  • Piano only: demonstrate solid triads and inversions of A and G major; and E and B minor, hands separate
  • Guitar only: demonstrate G, D and A major chords; D, A and E minor chords
     

*Limited places available. Please inquire.
 

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  • Testimonials
    "It was a real pleasure to have you as part of the festival programme and I have received nothing but glowing review and comments about the company and all of your performances."
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    - Stewart Aitken,
    Chief Executive / Artistic Director
    Aberdeen International Youth Festival
    Scotland