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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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Bertrand Stone Featured in Milwaukee Chinese Times

Jamie : June 22, 2010 9:13 am : Articles, News, Student News, Video

Bertrand Stone, a String Academy student, was featured in the April edition of the Milwaukee Chinese Times for his arrangement of Horse Race which was premiered on the 2010 Spring Concerts.  Horse Race (赛马) is traditionally performed on the Chinese erhu, a two-stringed instrument held on the lap and played up-right with a bow.  Bertrand has been playing the erhu for four years.   Both the arrangement and it’s performance were a great success, and we congratulate Bertrand for this exciting project.

Bertrand Stone in Milwauikee Chinese Times

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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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SAW Alum Alex Ayers Pays a Visit

Jamie : January 9, 2010 9:17 pm : Alumni News, Events, Video

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 should be mentioned that he sounded wonderful!  Thank you for stopping by, Alex!

In case you missed it, please enjoy these two videos from our YouTube channel:


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A Video Highlight from the Fall Concert

Jamie : November 27, 2009 1:45 am : Media, Video

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

See more highlights on our YouTube channel.

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