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 2015-2016 academic year) to receive instruction on the violin, viola, or cello. 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 August of 2015, the String Project classes will be offered at two locations!
- Pitner Elementary School, Tuesdays from 3:30-4:45 PM
- Marietta Center for Advanced Academics (MCAA), Tuesdays from 4:15-5:30 PM
If your child would like to learn a stringed instrument (violin, viola, or cello) please take advantage of this excellent opportunity! There are several levels of classes offered, 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. (offered only at Pitner ES)
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Registration available for Fall 2015!
Registration is available for the Fall Semester 2015 with classes starting August 24. Read more about registration here.
Please contact me should you have any questions or concerns. It will be a pleasure working with your child and providing a quality experience!
Dr. Charles Laux
Director, KSU String Project
Assistant Professor of String Music Education, Kennesaw State University