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
    "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