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String Teacher Workshops

‘Tis the Season . . of Giving


Dear Friend,

Each year, 150 children ages 4-18, from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, study violin, viola, and cello performance at the String Academy of Wisconsin. With […]

Tom Springmann: Fond Farewell

The father of three SAW alumni, Tom Springmann, passed away last May following a brief illness. Tom and his wife, Joyce, were major supporters of the String Academy while their sons Philip, Daniel and John were students. Tom was a pianist who gave untold hours of his time serving as a SAW accompanist over many […]

Joyce Litzky Kurnow Legacy Piano Fund

Several years ago, String Academy benefactor Susan Weistrop established a Piano Fund to honor the memory of her deceased mother, pianist Joyce Litzky Kurnow. The purpose of the fund was to support the String Academy‚Äôs ongoing need to pay trained pianists to play for students in group classes, solo recitals, and group concerts. The following […]

Generous Grants

SAW gratefully acknowledges several generous grants for the 1993 year. SAW received $5,400 from the Wisconsin Arts Board to help support the 1993-4 Scholarship Fund. This is the first state funding that SAW has received.

For the third year, the Milwaukee Arts Board awarded SAW a grant to continue its work with students from the […]