The Strings in the Summer program will present an end-of-session concert at Carson Mall on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, at noon. This free event comes at the end of the four-week Strings in the Summer program sponsored by the Carson City Symphony Assoc.
Strings in the Summer presents two tracks this summer, starting July 26.
The first track is “Introduction to Fiddle and Folk Music.” It will meet on Thursdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on July 26, August 2, August 9, and August 16. This is designed primarily for younger students, and for violinsts, violists, and cellists of any age who have limited experience. Participants must be able to play a one-octave D scale and read notes within the staff.
The second track is “String Ensemble.” It will meet on Thursdays from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. on July 26, August 2, August 9, and August 16. This is designed for advanced beginner to intermediate players of all ages. It will involve fun tunes for orchestra in arrangements for violin, viola, cello, and bass.
All classes are held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Family Church, 1201 N. Saliman Road, Carson City. For more details, call 775-883-4154.
Note: This concert will be repeated at the Back-to-School Bash on Sat., Aug.18, at McFadden Plaza, time TBD.
Strings in the Summer is supported, in part, by public funds through grants from the Nevada Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and by private donations.