STRING DAY activities TBD


Parents are welcome to attend the 2.15pm free performance.




9am Registration

Lobby of Bezanson Recital Hall

Coffee, pastries and donuts will be available to purchase

9.20am Introductions

Director of String Day in Bezanson Recital Hall

9.30am Performance by UMass' Graduate Quartets

Bezanson Recital Hall

10am Move to your next activity for a10.05am start


Opus 4 Games in Room 44

Fun Musical Games

Opus 2 & 3 Please choose one of the following:

Violin Masterclass with Professor Elizabeth Chang in 154

Viola Lessons with Professor Kathryn Lockwood in 152

Cello Masterclass with Professor Edward Arron in

Bezanson Recital Hall

Bass Ensemble with Professor Sal Macchia in 150

11.05am Apple/Cookie Break


Opus 4 Rehearsal in sections;

violin 1: Room 154

violin 2: room 155

viola: room 157

cello: room 152

bass: Room 150

Opus 2 & 3

Alexander Technique for String Players - An introduction by Eric Miller. 

Room 44.  Bring your instruments.

12.15 Lunch

Room 149

12.45 Parents & Teachers "Meet the Faculty" Room 157

1pm Rehearsal for Opus orchestras

Opus 4 Full Orchestra Rehearsal in Bezanson

Opus 3 Rehearsal in Room 36

Opus 2 Rehearsal in Room 44 with Morihiko Nakahara

1.15/30 Parents with Professor Elizabeth Chang Room 157

Class for Parents on how to create a more stimulating musical culture at home

2pm Move to Bezanson Recital Hall

2.15pm Concert

Bezanson Recital Hall

3.15 Farewells and Raffle Prizes are drawn