Summer Strings Intensive

July 16 – 20, 2018

For all ages through high school. Open to all levels.*
*minimum one year of study

Registration & Fees

  • Early Registration: Deadline June 1 | $320
  • Final Registration: Deadline July 3 | $350
  • Sibling Discount: $50/sibling
Fees include:
  • Private Instruction
  • Master Classes
  • Rehearsal & Performance with Group Ensemble
  • Theory-in-Action Courses
  • Music Electives
  • Daily Faculty Recitals
  • Lunch & Snack Daily


Audition recordings are only required should the registrant wish to:

  • Perform in a master class
  • Audition for section leader position in group ensemble

Recorded Auditions:  Must be a video recording. Can be in submitted via email or YouTube. If you choose to submit your video on YouTube, please make sure to designate your video as “unlisted” or “public.” Send the exact link by email, and include your name, and instrument in the Subject line. All recorded auditions are due by Tuesday, July 3.

Audition Requirements: 

  • 2 – 3 minute excerpt of one solo work.
  • Auditions may be with or without accompaniment.

Video Recording Guidelines:

  • Record in a well-lit room.
  • Be sure to listen to your recording to ensure that we can hear you.
  • Frame the camera to the upper half of your body so we can easily see your technique.
  • Look nice! Treat this like any performance – no t-shirts, jeans, etc.


Theory & Electives Instruction

Tate Addis
Clark Sorrells
Karen Sorrells

Ensemble & Private Lesson Instruction

Mariya Potapova
Ben Smith
Frances Duff


Teaching Space at Academy for the Arts
Performance Space at Academy for the Arts
Community Space

General Daily Schedule

8:30 - 9:00 AMCheck In
9:00 - 9:30 AMWelcome & Group Activity
9:30 - 11:30 AMEnsemble Rehearsals & Theory-in-Action Courses
11:30 AM - 12:00 PMMaster Classes
12:00 - 12:45 PMLunch
1:00 - 2:30 PMMusic Electives, Private Lessons, & Sectionals
2:30 - 3:30 PMEnsemble Rehearsals
3:30 - 4:00 PMFaculty Recitals