String Ensemble

Project Info

Project Description

Age: 8-14
Type: Ensemble
Term: Fall | Spring
Term Length: 15 Weeks

Schedule: Saturdays at 11:15am

BKCM String Ensembles | Praeludium Strings: Sundays 1-2pm
BKCM String Ensembles | Chamber Strings: Sundays 1:05-2:05pm
Click here for schedule, tuition and details about our BKCM String Ensembles.

Duration: 1 Hour
Class Size: 8
Price: $580 | $290 for Students Enrolled in Private Lessons
Prerequisite: 1-2 Years of Private Lessons
Instructor: Johnna Wu

In addition to private lessons, playing in an ensemble with other strings is essential for students to focus on sound production, sight-reading, tuning, rhythm and setup of the instrument. Young players develop their bow technique, expression and dynamics in a fun group experience. We recommend a minimum of two years experience on violin, viola, cello or bass to join this ensemble. Students practice and perform a variety of repertoire from classical to pop and jazz. Playing similar and individual parts builds confidence and joining with other strings is a satisfying sonic experience. Students are encouraged to practice ensemble repertoire with their private lesson teacher.

Interested in this class? Click HERE to fill out an interest form.

Financial aid is available for qualifying students. To apply please contact and fill out the financial aid application.

BKCM String Ensembles: BKCM’s Suzuki program offers two String Ensembles which are open by audition to any students who play violin, viola, cello or bass. Led by Suzuki and Community Music School (CMS) instructors, the two ensembles are a wonderful combination of Suzuki, CMS and non-BKCM string students. Click here to learn more.

Instrument Ensembles

BKCM offers a wide range of ensembles for students of all ages and experience levels. Students are motivated to practice repertoire outside of class and encouraged by their peers to take on new challenges. Taught by experts in the field, our ensembles include performance opportunities and a chance to connect with a community of other instrumentalists who are interested in developing their artistry. Students enrolled in our private lessons are eligible to join many ensembles at a highly reduced rate. Contact our registration desk for more information.

Registration Info

Do you want to register for a class? Please call 718-622-3300 to speak to one of our registrars, who will guide you through the registration process and answer any questions you might have.

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