WYSO String Ensemble

This is a training group for elementary school string players, including violins, violas and cellos. While no audition is necessary for participation, most members are taking private lessons, learning the equivalent material to that found in Suzuki books I and II. Students learn to how to play in an ensemble and how to follow a conductor. Available in two locations Greensburg and Irwin.

WYSO String Ensemble – Greensburg
Director: Matthew Hettinga

September 11-November 20
Mondays 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Academy of Music – 951 Old Salem Road

Tuition: $75; second child $50

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WYSO String Ensemble – Irwin
Director: Morrie Brand

September 8 – November 17
Fridays 4:00-5:15 pm
Location:   I Am Music Academy • 222 Pennsylvania Avenue, Irwin
Tuition      $115; second child $77

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