Strings & Things

A group for kids who love music to get together, play, and have fun! Players learn how to be positive and engaging performers, play games each rehearsal, and perform in the community.

Age: 9+
Instruments: violin, viola and cello; flute*, piano*, guitar*
Pre-requisite: 2+ years of playing experience
Co-requisite: weekly private lessons
Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm, September - June
Performances Include:

This season due to Covid restrictions,  most of our performances will be live-streamed shows or virtual collaborations.  In a “normal” year, the SnT group has:

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

Faculty: Clara Rose
Tuition Per Year: $600**

How to join: Click "Apply now" above to arrange an audition and Meet & Greet.

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.
**2020/21 season rate (Sept - June)

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  • Testimonials
    "The North Shore Celtic Ensemble is a unique and life changing opportunity for young people to learn about themselves, grow their confidence, advance their musicality; and at the same time make a vital contribution to community by sharing the gift of music. Prepare to experience extraordinary joy!"
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    - Alison
    Alumni Parent