Illinois State University String Project
The nationally recognized and award winning Illinois State University String Project is an after-school music program that offers low-cost instruction on stringed instruments to kids in the community. The purpose of the program is to support existing public school string programs and to provide string education to those enrolled in schools where no program is available. The ISU String Project was named the 2013 National String Project of the Year.
Click here to view this year's registration information, class schedule, and scholarship information. You can also read about our faculty and college assistants here.
String Project NEWS!
WELCOME STRING PROJECT FAMILIES!
New to String Project?
Are you ready to register your 3rd or 4th grader for our beginning Dolce class? Enrollment is open until September 19th! Class begins September 22nd. Visit our registration site to sign up!
Does your child have prior experience playing a stringed instrument? Please email Dr. Ransom at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a placement audition.
Please click here for current class information on all of our classes. For fall semester dates, visit the Calendar & Documents Pages.
Fall 2014 Information Night
If you are considering having your 3rd or 4th
grade child join String Project in Fall 2014 as a beginning student,
please come to our Fall Information Night! Students will be able to meet
teachers and try the instruments. Parents will get an overview of the
program and instrumental rental. We hope to see you there!
Infomation Night- ISU Campus
Thursday, September 18th, 2014
6:30-7:30 PM, Cook Hall Room 308
Information Night- Fairbury
Thursday, September 18th, 2014
6:30-7:30 PM, 1st Presbyterian Church of Fairbury (101 E. Elm Street)
String Project Class Home Pages
Click on any of the class names below to visit the home pages of our String Project classes:
About String Project
ISU’s String Project is currently in its eleventh year. Students meet for weekly practice sessions under the guidance of ISU faculty, graduate, and undergraduate music majors. This endeavor is designed to bring the joy of music and playing string instruments to children in both group and private settings. The ISU String Project was named the 2013 National String Project of the Year at the National ASTA Conference in Providence, Rhode Island.
String Project Features:
- Beginning instruction for children entering 3rd or 4th grade on violin, viola, cello, or bass- No prior musical training is necessary!
- Continued instruction for students entering 4th through 8th grades. Low cost, group lessons. Scholarships are available.
- Opportunity to enroll in private lessons.
- String Project students are generally responsible for renting their own instrument. However, we do own some instruments that are available for participant use. Please inquire.
ISU String Project is a member of the National String Project Consortium, an organization committed to the development and growth of string education across the nation.
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For more information, please contact Dr. Adriana La Rosa Ransom at email@example.com or at 309-438-8009.