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StringFest'13- October 11, 2013

This workshop is directed at a select group of high school string players, grades 10-12, who wish to continue their musical studies at the collegiate level, whether they intend to pursue music as a major or minor or as an elective.

  • 30 violinists, 12 violists, 10 cellists, 8 bassists and 6 harps
  • Early registration fee is $30 per student (includes dinner)
  • Application deadline is September 20 or until workshop is full
  • After this date, the registration fee is $40 per student

Participating students will attend a recital by EMU’s string artist-faculty, participate in instrument clinics, attend a presentation on a relevant topic, rehearse with the EMU Symphony Orchestra, and perform José Pablo Moncayo's Huapango with the EMUSO in concert that evening. String parts will be available for download in the DOWNLOAD MUSIC section at the bottom.


Daniel Foster, Violin

Scott Woolweaver, Viola

Diane L. Winder, Cello

Daniel Thomas, Cello

• Derek Weller, Double Bass

• Ruth Myers-Brown, Harp

Kevin Miller, Orchestra & Music Education


11:15 a.m. – Optional campus tour

12 p.m. – Registration

12:30 p.m. – Faculty Recital

1:15 p.m. – Presentation

2 p.m. – String Orchestra Rehearsal

3:30 p.m. – Individual Instrument Clinics or Ensembles

5 p.m. – Dinner (provided)

6 p.m. – Side-by-side Rehearsal with EMU Symphony Orchestra

7:30 p.m. – Orchestra Concert

This workshop will take place at Eastern Michigan University in the Alexander Music Building and Pease Auditorium.



Admission to EMU StringFEST ‘13 is by recommendation of the student’s orchestra director or private teacher and acceptance by EMU applied faculty. No audition is required.

To apply, students must:

1. Download and complete the Application online, save the file, submit as an email attachment to emu.orchestra@emich.edu

2. Download the Signature Form. Have their orchestra director or private teacher sign the form.

3. Mail the Signature Form with a check for $30 payable to "Eastern Michigan University" to Orchestra Office; 104 Alexander Building; Ypsilanti, MI 48197




Huapango Harp



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