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String Workshop 

A free event For young players


Sunday 30 June 2024, 10.30 - 5pm

 at the Castle Street Centre, Kendal LA9 7AD

Calling all young string players!

(grades 2 - 5+ approx)

Join popular workshop leader Rachel Cooper for an exciting day of playing, musical fun and making new friends.

Draft timetable: 

10.30 Arrival and sign in

10.45 – 11.30am Warm up and technique time

11.30 – 12.30pm Rehearsal one

12.30 – 1pm Mini masterclass

Lunch Break (please bring a packed lunch)

1.30 – 2.30pm Sectional rehearsals


2.45 – 4pm Rehearsal in the hall and mini masterclass two


4.15pm Family and friends arrive for sharing

4.30pm Sharing and performance for family and friends

Finish by 5pm

Important information:

  • Players need to be approximately grade two standard minimum to join the day. 

  • There will be opportunities for a few players to take part in a friendly mini masterclass for soloists. There is no obligation to do this, but please let us know on the application form if you would like to be considered.

  • Rachel will send out music in advance to all participants so it would be helpful to have all applications by 10 June. If you have missed this deadline please e-mail Anna to check if spaces are still available.

  • The day is free to all participants thanks to a generous donation made in loving memory of Rhiannon, a former member of the Westmorland Youth  Orchestra.

  • Please apply for your place using our online form.

  • If you have any questions please contact Anna

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