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The SAW Spangled Banner Project

SAW Spangled Banner

On Saturday, January 30, almost 60 String Academy students participated in a recording of a special arrangement of the Star Spangled Banner, affectionately referred to as the “SAW” Spangled Banner. The level of excitement and discipline was was overwhelming, and the results speak for themselves. Congratulations to all who were involved! Keep your fingers crossed […]

SAW Alum Alex Ayers Pays a Visit

On Saturday, January 9th, violinist and String Academy alum Alex Ayers (class of 2007) performed for several group classes. On the program were solo caprices by Paganini and Bach’s second Solo Sonata. After performing, Alex talked about life at Indiana University, where he is currently a Junior music performance major studying with Mimi Zweig. It […]

And the winner is . . .

Boyland

We are pleased to announce the winner of the String Academy 2009 Art Competition is the Boyland family with this excellent design. Look for this design more in the future. Maybe on a t-shirt? For all the other entries, check out our gallery on facebook.

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A Video Highlight from the Fall Concert

From our latest concert, the Advanced Violin Ensemble performs an incredible El Clavel by Monti:

See more highlights on our YouTube channel.

Listen to Darcy Drexler on Lake Effect

Lake Effect

Lake Effect is a local radio show on public radio, WUWM. This episode was originally aired live on May 8, 2008. You can tune in weekdays at 10 A.M. and 11 P.M. locally on 89.7 or listen online here.

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Turn Back the Clock

Snapshot of Original SAW Website from 2001

With the launch of our new website, it’s a great time to pause, look back, and see how far we’ve come. With Web 2.0 and high-speed internet, we’ve now gotten used to audio, video, lots of pictures, and a constant stream of information.

Here is a snapshot of the SAW website circa 2001, from webarchive.org. […]

20th Anniversary Art Competition Entries

Chloe Miller

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What a wonderful collection of submissions for our art competition.  Thanks and congratulations to all who entered!

I Cellisti Perform at University of Miami

I Cellisiti perform at Cello Days at the University of Miami

I Cellisiti perform at Cello Days at the University of Miami

On Monday, March 9th, our wonderful ensemble I Cellisti, led by Scott Cook, performed at “Cello Days,” hosted by the University of Miami and presented by the Florida Cello Club. In addition to their performance, the Cellisti were able to […]

2007 Violin Teacher Workshop

2007 Teacher Workshop Participants

This past July, violinists and violists from across the United States participated in the twelfth annual String Academy Teaching Violin to Children workshop. Participants of all ages and levels of teaching experience enjoyed the busy four-day weekend of lectures, hands-on learning sessions, round table discussions, performances and demonstrations. String Academy […]

Vivaldi A Minor Listening Examples