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: Thursdays, 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm, September - June
Performances Include:

  • ~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
    “… thanks again for the ‘Bending the Lines’ concert yesterday with NSCE.
    It was wonderful to hear such a spirited collaboration - and one where the musical arrangements really worked! ”
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    - Barb McLean,
    Cultural Services Officer
    North Vancouver Recreation and Culture