School of Music

Fall Strings Festival

The Wright State University School of Music is proud to host its first annual Fall String Festival for high school students, October 24–26, 2019. This event will showcase the wealth of young performing talent in the Dayton area.

October 24-26, 2019
Creative Arts Center
Wright State University

 

About the Festival

The Wright State University School of Music is proud to host its first annual Fall String Festival for high school students, October 24-26, 2019, This event will showcase the wealth of young performing talent in the Dayton area.

Students will gather for three days of coachings and rehearsals, and hey will perform with the WSU Chamber Orchestra alongside faculty and students of the School of Music. Faculty members will coach students in sectionals, and Dr. Leung will conduct the Chamber Orchestra rehearsals and concert in a program featuring music for string orchestra.

This festival will also include a concerto competition. Students auditioning for the competition need to perform from memory a movement of a concerto. At the discretion of the judges, the winner may have the opportunity to perform with the WSU Symphony Orchestra, directed by Dr. Cha.

WSU Fall String Camp Faculty:

Dr. Jackson Leung, Conductor

Dr. In-Hong Cha, Violin

Mr. Thomas Sobieski, Violin

Dr. Kevin Nordstrom, Viola

Dr. Franklin Cox, Cello

 

Registration

The registration fee is $50 and is non-refundable.

Download and complete the Medical Release form and bring with you to the festival

Registration is online.  Payment can be made by Mastercard, Visa, Discover or webCheck.

 

Schedule

Time Activity
Thursday, Oct. 24
5:30-6 p.m. Arrival and orientation
6-6:45 p.m. Seating auditions
7-9 p.m. String orchestra rehearsal
Friday, Oct. 25
9-10 a.m. Class: rhythm/technique
10 a.m.-Noon Sectional rehearsals
Noon-2 p.m. Lunch, campus tour
2-4 p.m. String orchestra rehearsal
4.15-5 p.m. Faculty quartet performance
Saturday, Oct. 26
9-11 a.m. String orchestra rehearsal
11 a.m.-Noon Lunch
Noon-1 p.m.

Concerto competition, individual practice

1-2:15 p.m. Dress rehearsal
3 p.m. Concert, Schuster Hall

 


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