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Here you will find a sampling of only a small number of the excellent performances that take place at the String Academy.

Vieuxtemps: Violin Concerto No. 5, Wentong Zhang, violin

ddrexler : April 7, 2014 7:05 pm : Audio, Media, Video

The String Academy of Wisconsin’s Violin Virtuosi participated in the Violin Pedagogy Weekend at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University April 4-6th, 2014.

Seven violinists from SAW joined pre-college violinists from Northwestern University, Indiana University, University of Wyoming-Laramie and Peabody Pre-College for a weekend of masterclasses, pedagogy panels and sessions and the Sunday gala concert. Each group also performed repertoire independently as well performing combined group pieces by Bartok, Kreisler, and Veracini.

Below is a performance by Wentong Zhang of Concerto No. 5 by Vieuztemps.

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Mussorgsky: Hopak and Dvorak: Waltz

ddrexler : April 4, 2014 6:58 pm : Audio, Media, Video

The String Academy of Wisconsin’s Violin Virtuosi participated in the Violin Pedagogy Weekend at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University April 4-6th, 2014.

Seven violinists from SAW joined pre-college violinists from Northwestern University, Indiana University, University of Wyoming-Laramie and Peabody Pre-College for a weekend of masterclasses, pedagogy panels and sessions and the Sunday gala concert. Each group also performed repertoire independently as well performing combined group pieces by Bartok, Kreisler, and Veracini.

Below is a performance by the Violin Virtuosi of Mussorgsky’s Hopak the Dvorak Waltz.

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The SAW Spangled Banner Project

Jamie : February 3, 2010 8:51 am : Audio, Events, Media, Photos, Student News, Video

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 and stay tuned for further developments.

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Listen to Darcy Drexler on Lake Effect

Jamie : November 27, 2009 1:20 am : Audio, Media, News

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.

Lake Effect

Lake Effect on the String Academy with Darcy Drexler May 9 2008

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I Cellisti Perform at University of Miami

Jamie : March 9, 2009 11:57 pm : Audio, Concerts, Events, Media

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 participate in classes by renowned cello professor Helga Winold of Indiana University, as well as take in some sun and go snorkeling!  Please listen to and enjoy the following recordings of two movements from Dvorak’s Bagatelles, Op 47, that were recorded live in Miami.

Dvorak – Bagatelles Op 47 – mvt 1 Allegretto Scherzando – String Academy of Wisconsin I Cellisti

Dvorak – Bagatelles Op 47 – mvt 5 Poco Allegro – String Academy of Wisconsin I Cellisti

Read on to see a photo gallery from the trip!

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Vivaldi A Minor Listening Examples

jhofman : January 17, 2000 8:41 pm : Audio

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