Summer Strings Course

Wednesday 24 July – Friday 26 July 2024

This course focuses on the further development of ensemble playing skills for violin, viola, cello and double bass in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Participants will be placed in one of two string orchestras depending on their experience and ability.

Players will benefit from sectional and full rehearsals which will improve their overall technique and enhance their musical development and understanding.

Course members will also come together to form a choir and they will share string orchestra and vocal items with family and friends during the end of course performance in the impressive Benenden School Centenary Concert Hall.

All of our staff who work with children and young people have a current enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure & Barring Service and we run a programme of regular child protection training for our teachers.

Age: 8 to 19 years old

Level: Grades 1-5

Location: Benenden School, Benenden, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 4AA

Fee: £210 – Financial assistance is available upon meeting criteria. Visit the Financial Assistance page for more information.

Free performance: Friday 26 July

Want to stretch your musical skills even further?

Check out our Symphony Orchestra Experience Day alongside this course and make your summer extra musical! Musicians 11 – 19 playing at Grade 4 or above can spend the day alongside the KMSS Symphony Orchestra, recieving guidance from the course conductor and tutors. It’s a fantastic opportunity for orchestral instrument players to have a taste of what the next stage of their musical journey could be!

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