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 a 10.15am start


Opus 4 Games in Room 44

Fun Musical Games

Opus 2 & 3 Please choose one of the following:

Violin Professor Elizabeth Chang in 150

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

Viola Professor Kathryn Lockwood in room 152

Class on the importance of wellness, stretching, posture. 

Cello Professor Edward Arron in Bezanson Recital Hall

Masterclass for any stringed instrument - solos welcome

Bass Professor Sal Macchia in

Bass Ensemble

11am Apple/Cookie Break


Opus 4 Rehearsal in sections; Room 150, 151, 155 & 157

Opus 2 & 3

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

Room 44.  Bring your instruments.

12.15 Lunch

Room 149

1pm Rehearsal for Opus orchestras

Opus 4 Full Orchestra Rehearsal in room 44

Opus 3 Rehearsal in Room 36

Opus 2 Rehearsal in BZN

2pm Move to Bezanson Recital Hall

2.15pm Concert

Bezanson Recital Hall

3.15 Farewells and Raffle Prizes are drawn