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, 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
    "In addition to performing at a number of our special events each year, the youth of the Ensemble has also worked with the Silver Harbour Choir to present intergenerational concerts to the community … a musical delight for the audience and an enlightening experience for both the youth and seniors involved, as they shared their love of music across the generations. The young people of the Celtic Ensemble are always inspiring and heartwarming in their musical talent and generosity of spirit."
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    - Annwen Loverin,
    Executive Director
    Silver Harbour Centre
    North Vancouver, BC