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Super Strings

Dates/Time

July 24 –July 29
M, T, W, Th, F, S
9:00am – 4:00pm

Location

Kerry Hall, 710 East Roy St, Seattle, WA

Registration

The price of this course is $475.00

If you have any questions, please contact us.

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Description

Super Strings is a week of string fun for ages 11 to 17, starting with classical chamber music mornings, and then rock and electric string playing, fiddle, eurythmics and improvisation in the afternoon with bass guitar lessons for the whole camp. This summer we are adding Beat Boxing!

Classical music coaches include Cornish faculty and Pacific Northwest Ballet Concertmaster Michael Jinsoo Lim, Mara Gearman, violist from the Seattle Symphony, Annie Center, violist and renowned chamber musician, Sara Pizzichemi, violinist and founder of the Skyros Quartet, Paige Stockley, Cornish cello faculty and founder of the St. Helens String Quartet, and Steve Schermer, bass player for the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra. Afternoon faculty will be Mitchell Drury, violinist, arranger and member of the Steam Punk band, Abney Park, Paris Hurley, rock violinist for the band Kultur Shock, Brandon Vance, national Scottish Fiddle Champion, and Kathy Moore, renowned Seattle rock guitarist, and early music specialist Jessica Korotkin from Oberlin Conservatory. No experience is necessary for the rock, fiddle and improv classes of the camp and mornings will be filled with the classics from Dvorak to Bach to Mozart.

Who should enroll?

Middle school students, ages 11-16, (rising 6th graders) with basic skills in reading music should enroll.

Daily Schedule

Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm with a break for lunch, and a concluding performance scheduled for Saturday, July 29 at 12:00pm in PONCHO Concert Hall on the Cornish campus.

Audition Requirements

None. Open for enrollment to students, ages 11-16 with basic skills in reading music and developing facility on their chosen string instrument.

Requirements & Availability

  • Ages
    11 - 16
  • Housing
    Not Available
  • Scholarships
    Available

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