A day of learning and performance for the region's top high school string musicians.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - Wednesday, November 20, 2013
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
2013 UST High School String Day
String Day will commence on Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the Anderson Student Center. Registration will be open from from 8-9 a.m. in Anderson Student Center, James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall (3rd floor). Rehearsals will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude with a 7 p.m. performance in James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. Lunch and dinner will be provided for all participants.
Schedule and Important Reminders
Hourly parking is available in the Anderson Parking Facility at the corner of Grand and Cretin Avenues.
Cost for hourly parking is $1.50/hr before 4 p.m. and $1.00/hr after 4 p.m.
Visitors to the University of St. Thomas campus receive a discounted rate at area hotels. The rates are established through arrangements with the university and a consortium of colleges in the Twin Cities. Please review the hotels offering a discounted rate and follow the instructions for receiving the special rate here.
Clinicians & Conductor
The day will feature a master class by Allison Ostrander, concertmaster of the Minnesota Opera Orchestra.
Students will also participate in string technique clinics with the UST sting faculty: Lydia Miller, violin; Susan Jandra, guest viola clinician; Rebecca Arons, cello; Joan Griffith, bass.
Dr. Matthew George will conduct the massed-participant orchestra.
Nomination Deadline: Nov. 1
String Day is an event intended for high school students representing the highest calibre and standard from each participating school. Students who are nominated should be technically and musically advanced beyond their peers. Please only nominate students who can successfully prepare for and engage in a one-day event leading to a concert of high musical standard.
Directors, click here to submit nominations