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Thursday, May 25th, 2017 9:00 AM CST
The WKU Summer String Institute is a concentrated week of study for violin, viola, cello, and bass students. Enrolled students will participate in master classes, group instruction, orchestral study, concerts, and musical enrichment on the campus of Western Kentucky University. The Institute features two courses of study:
– Twinklers: a half-day session for young beginners
– A full-day session for elementary through high school age students
The teaching faculty of the Summer String Institute includes WKU music faculty members and guest artist teachers. The Institute offers all students the valuable opportunity to deepen their knowledge of string playing in an engaging and exciting environment.
Twinklers – Half-Day 9:00am-11:30am
Enrollment in the Twinklers – Half-Day is open to brand new beginners and students studying Suzuki violin in Books 1-2, Ages 4 and older. SSI is designed to be a family experience and parents are encouraged to attend classes with their child and help them prepare for each days lessons. For brand new beginners, violins can be rented from Royal Music for the week of the Institute.
Young Musicians – Full- Day 9:00am –3:30pm
Enrollment in the Young Musicians – Full-Day is open to elementary through high school students who play violin, viola, cello and bass. Daily instruction will include lessons (in masterclass format), group classes, orchestra rehearsals, and music theory/ enrichment classes. Full-day session includes lunch.
The institute week will conclude with a concert involving all of the camp participants from both the half-day and full-day programs.
Friday, July 28th
Bowling Green Junior High School Auditorium
Students must arrive by 5:30pm. Doors will open at 5:00pm.
2017 WKU SSI Concerto Competition
Click here to read the rules of the 1st inaugural Concerto Competition!
Registration for the Summer String Institute is ONLINE ONLY. Please allow 10 minutes to fill out the registration form. An invoice from WKU will be mailed to the address provided below on July 1, 2017. It will have instructions on payment methods, handled through the WKU Cashier’s Office. If payment is not received by July 24th, your child will not be allowed to participate.
To ensure that we have a T-shirt for your child, registration must be completed by July 1st.
Early registration: $100 by May 1, 11:59PM
Regular registration: $125 by June 1, 11:59PM
Late Registration: $135 by July 1, 11:59PM
Young Musicians Full-day
Early Registration: $150 by May 1, 11:59PM
Regular Registration: $175 by June 1, 11:59PM
Late Registration: $185 by July 1, 11:59PM
For more information, contact Camp Director, Andy Braddock at 270-745-5939 or email@example.com