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String Explosion Info


  • Register for YOUNG TWINKLER Session
  • Register for ORCHESTRA session

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String Explosion 2015

String Explosion Faculty

Sarah Berry

Andy Braddock

Kasia Bugaj

Dr. Ching-Yi Lin (Violin)


 Detailed Faculty Information

WKU Department of Music is pleased to host String Explosion!

July 20-25, 2015

Location: Fine Arts Center & Music Rehearsal Hall, WKU Campus

Camp Director: Ms. Sarah Berry         Contact:, 270-745-5146


Violin Twinklers Session (Ages 4-up) $ 85


Orchestra  (Elementary, Middle, High School) $ 150


String Explosion!  offers one week of intense, yet fun-filled musical training in string performance.  Camp students are under the artistic supervision of the faculty of the WKU Pre-College Strings Program. In addition, outstanding music teachers, conductors, and performers throughout the region will join the faculty.  The camp will conclude Saturday morning with the Finale Concert featuring performances by each of the camp's ensembles.



♪   The Violin Twinklers session is open to young and beginning violin students ages 4 - 8. Brand new beginners are welcome!

♪   The Orchestra Session is open to violin, viola, cello and double bass students, elementary through high school, who have played for at least one year and can read music.  The session will be divided into orchestras based on grade and playing level.  Orchestra campers receive lunch daily in the Downing Student Union on WKU’s campus.




9:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Beginners and Young Twinklers


9:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Orchestra Session (Includes rehearsals, group classes, private lessons, and masterclasses)



Registration Coming Soon for:  YOUNG TWINKLERS


Registration Coming Soon for: ORCHESTRA SESSION

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