Summer 2019 is Coming.

Most of Berks County School are down to the final weeks. Already, we have 80+ students signed up for already. Last year’s teachers are coming back and the music is beginning to be pulled and lined up for our first session.

We are looking forward to exploring and making music with you this summer!!

Mr. Holgate

Summer of 2019 is coming!

We here at Berks Summer Strings are already planning for a great summer of orchestral strings learning and music making. In the link below is a flyer that you can print out for reference or pass along to friends.

2019 FLYER

More information will be coming. Already, many of past staff and teachers have committed to come back. We are excited to meet our new students as well as see some of our “old friends” from the past 8 years!

Concert Details

Tuesday, August 7th

  • 5:30P  Set up (volunteer) set up chairs & stands in amphitheater
  • 6:30P  Call – Chins set cases in large ensemble room, pins go to music class room (bass room). Get tuned and set up.
  • 6:50P  Seating. Chamber group sit in first 2 rows, Stradivari fill in 2nd – 3rd rows, and Micheli strings fill in the rest of the seats.
  • 7P Concert will begin. It will last about 40 minutes.
  • Concert dress can be your school colors or t-shirts, fun summer clothes …
  • Audience may want to bring lawn chairs to sit in.

First Day!

Some quick points.  🙂

  • 113 Young String Musician Registered!
  • BEGINNERS (Micheli) session is from 630 – 730
  • ADVANCED (Stradivari)  session is from 730 – 830
  • Chamber Orchestra will be selected tonight and next Tuesday (830-9P)
  • Parents are welcome to stay or leave, younger siblings are invited to explore our playgrounds.
  • We are excited about are music selections this season! Fun stuff!

FAQ

~ What if we go on vacation?

> Please do. Come when you can, don’t when you can’t.

~ We have to miss the concert, should we still come?

> Absolutely. Wish you could make it, but we understand.

~ My friend would like to come, is it too late?

> Have them register and come when they can.

~ Do the parents have to stay for the hour?

> No, but it may be a great learning experience for the parents to watch. They are ALL open rehearsals.  🙂