The String School of Franklin

The String School of Franklin, 2017-2018

If you missed Franklin's Instrument Rental Night on 9/7, you can still rent an instrument!  Call the instrument rental company, Music & Arts, at 508-473-2895 or visit their store at 164 Main Street in Milford.  Tell them you couldn't come to the Franklin Instrument Rental Night and they will help you.

The String School offers string instruction to students in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades who do not have string instruction during the school day, and it also serves as an extension of the 6th - 12th grade instrumental programs offered during the school day. We offer lessons on the violin, viola, cello and bass. 

GRADE LEVELS:  3rd - 12th grade students
DATES:  Mondays: September 18, 2017 to May 14, 2018; Thursdays: September 28, 2017 to May 14, 2018
LOCATIONS:  Mondays: Horace Mann Middle School; Thursdays: Franklin High School
TUITION:  $275.00 (45-min classes), $300.00 (60-min classes)

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR WILL OPEN AUGUST 21, 2017.

 BEGINNER I CLASSES--45-MIN--NO PRIOR PLAYING EXPERIENCE HORACE MANN
(MONDAYS)
FRANKLIN HIGH
(THURSDAYS)
      Violin / Viola  3:30-4:15 PM  3:30-4:15 PM
      Violin / Viola    4:30-5:15 PM
      Cello / Bass  3:30-4:15 PM  
 BEGINNER II CLASSES--60-MIN--ONE YEAR PRIOR PLAYING EXPERIENCE
     Violin / Viola / Cello / Bass  4:30-:5:30 PM  4:30-:5:30 PM
 INTERMEDIATE STRINGS--60-MIN--TWO YEARS OF PLAYING EXPERIENCE
     Violin / Viola / Cello / Bass  4:30-5:30 PM  
 PREPARATORY ORCHESTRA--60-MIN--GRADES 6-8*
     Violin / Viola / Cello / Bass  5:30-6:30 PM  
 REPERTORY ORCHESTRA--60-MIN--ADVANCED, AUDITION ORCHESTRA*
     Violin / Viola / Cello / Bass  5:30-6:30 PM  

  • Beginner I -- no playing experience
  • Beginner II -- one year of playing experience
  • Intermediate Strings -- two years of playing experience
  • Preparatory Orchestra -- grades 6-8 (grade 5 with teacher recommendation)
  • Repertory Orchestra -- advanced, audition orchestra. Students must prepare an audition for acceptance. Students interested in Rep for the first time, before registering, email Mrs. Plouffe for details and to reserve an audition time on the afternoon of September 7, 2017.  Only register for Rep if you are accepted after the audition.  Returning Rep students may register without auditioning.

*Middle and High school students need to be enrolled in a music ensemble during the school day to participate in these String School classes.

For a complete listing of all programs and to register, please visit our Calendar of Events.

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