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Now enrolling ages 4 through 18

with focus on the violin, viola or cello

Founded in 1990, the String Academy of Wisconsin (SAW) has become one of this country’s model schools, offering students between the ages of 4 and 18 a comprehensive musical education with a focus […]

The Season of Giving

December 2016

“Being a student in the String Academy of Wisconsin was one of the most important things in my life. Without the String Academy and playing my violin I would not be where I am today. I just want to thank you for this.”

Share Your Heart!

When you play the Canal Street Bingo game at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino now through Dec. 15, you’re helping raise funds for area children’s charities, giving them the gift of a promising future. Half of each $3 or $7 Canal Street Bingo game purchased goes to the Heart of Canal Street fund, which totaled more […]

Halloween Spooktacular Concert 2016

October is here, so it’s time for a String Academy tradition: The Halloween Spooktacular! Come see the students in costume, playing some scary tunes (and some not so scary!) .

When: Saturday, October 29th, 2016, 10:30 AM Where: Peck School of the Arts Recital Hall Wear: Your Halloween costume, of course. Admission: Free and […]

2016 Milwaukee Arts Board Grant

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The String Academy of Wisconsin is grateful for the Milwaukee Arts Board and their continued support of our Urban Outreach program. SAW alum and SAW board member Marquis Gilbert was on hand to receive the ceremonial check.

Cultures in Harmony – Free Violin Recital by William Harvey

Cultures in Harmony

What is American culture? The Cultures in Harmony encourages YOU to answer that question!

To catalyze reflection on this important question,violinist William Harvey will visit all 50 states in the USA—one week per state—in a collaborative, educational, and participatory quest to highlight the many strands that combine to form the American cultural tapestry. In […]

Concert: Music at Historic Trinity

Spring Concert 2016

The music is budding like flowers!

This Saturday, April 9th, 2016 the String Academy of Wisconsin will present a Spring Concert with our entire student body of young violinists, violists, and cellists. We invite you to be our guest! The concert will take place at 10:30 AM in Bader Hall at the Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts at […]

Scenes from the SAW

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It’s been a while since we posted photos, but we’ve been very busy! From libraries to retirement homes, churches and our own home at UWM, here is a small selection of highlights so you can see some of the things we’ve been up to.

 

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String Academy 2016 Violin Competition Winners

. String Academy of Wisconsin at UWM 2016 Violin Competition Winners Maya Groser (Boy Paganini) Grace Woo

(Allegro Brillante)

Congratulations to all contestants on their performance!

Thank you to violinist/teacher Eric Ash for judging the competition.

Also, thank you to pianist Steve Ayers for accompanying all ten contestants.

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