Northern Kentucky Concert Strings
Michelle Carroll, director

Young, intermediate (Level 3) auditioned string orchestra.
No age restriction, approximately 5th-7th grade with 3-5 years experience.

Rehearsals:
          Wednesdays, 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm.
          Immanuel UMC, 2551 Dixie Hwy, Lakeside Park, KY 41017

Requirements: Enrollment in private lessons, and an annual audition.

Duration: 2 semesters
Fall 2018: Sept. 5, 2018 - Dec. 5, 2018
Spring 2019: Jan. 9, 2019 - April 27, 2019
Concert Strings tuition: $190 per semester per student.

Click HERE for Registration information.

Click HERE for Concert Strings Student Expectations.


Concert Strings auditions:
Sat August 25 and Sun August 26, 2018 @ Immanuel UMC
Contact ellen.stephens@nkyschoolofmusic.org to schedule an audition. (Include your preferred audition day and time)

  • Scales: (1 or 2 octaves) C, G, D, F, and Bb Major.
  • Prepared work demonstrating the student's abilities. Piano accompaniment not necessary.
  • Total of 3 excerpts as provided, from:
    - Excerpt 1 for all instruments. Handel's Queen of Sheba, arranged by Fisher (Listen Here)
    - Excerpt 2 (excerpt 3 for Bass). Old Molly Hare, arranged by Dabczynski (Listen Here)
    - Excerpt 3 (excerpt 2 for Bass). Mancini's Carol for Another Christmas, arranged by O'Loughlin (Listen Here)
    Click to download excerpts:
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double bass

2018-19 Concert Strings Performance Opportunities:
        October TBA: Workshop and Joint Concert
        Saturday, Dec. 15: Holiday Concert
        Saturday, March 16, 2019: Barnes & Noble on the Levee
        Sunday, April 27, 2019: Spring Concert - Historic Memorial Hall


Northern Kentucky School of Music of Immanuel
2551 Dixie Highway, Lakeside Park, KY 41017
(859) 341-8555
www.nkyschoolofmusic.org