Instrument “Petting Zoo” and Informational Meeting
Join us on Tuesday, August 19 from 3:30-4:45 PM at Pitner Elementary School to learn more about the KSU String Project and receive important information. Students will have a chance to try out the instruments first hand! Download a flyer! (pdf)
Registration now available!
Online registration is now available for the 2014-2015 school year. Read more about registration here. Classes begin on August 26!
About the String Project
The Kennesaw State University String Project is an initiative that began in the Fall of 2012. The program, sponsored by the KSU School of Music, provides an opportunity for 4th and 5th grade students (as of the 2014-2015 academic year) to receive instruction on the violin, viola, cello, or double bass. In addition, the String Project provides KSU’s undergraduate music education students the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on teaching experience under the supervision of their university professor.
Starting in August of 2014, the String Project classes will meet on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:45 PM at Pitner Elementary School and follow a class schedule that fits within the Cobb County School District and Kennesaw State University academic calendars.
If your child would like to learn a stringed instrument (violin, viola, cello, or string bass), please take advantage of this excellent opportunity! There are two classes based upon student experience:
Prelude Strings is intended for beginning students — no prior experience is necessary! In class we will teach students everything they need to know about playing their instrument, including care, music reading, and making a beautiful sound!
Overture Strings is a class for students who have participated for one year in the KSU String Project or have equivalent experience in private lessons or other group instruction.
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Please contact me should you have any questions or concerns. It will be a pleasure working with your child and providing a quality experience!
Director, KSU String Project
Assistant Professor of String Music Education, Kennesaw State University