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String Explosion 2015

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

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.

Register Here for YOUNG TWINKLERS

Violin Twinklers Session (Ages 4-up) $ 85


Orchestra  (Elementary, Middle, High School) $ 150

String Explosion Faculty

  • Sarah Berry
  • Andy Braddock
  • Kasia Bugaj
  • Dr. Ching-Yi Lin (Violin)
  • Patrick O'Rourke

Click here for detailed faculty information


♪   The Violin Twinklers session is open to young and beginning violin students ages 4 - 8. Brand new beginners are welcome!  Instruments can be rented for the week from Royal Music.  Please take your child with you to the store to be sized for the instrument.  Royal Music will deliver the violins to camp on the first day.

♪   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.

Camp Schedule

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)






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