The String Project, which is entering its eleventh year, teaches second- and third-grade children how to play a string instrument, e.g. violin, viola or cello. Instruction is provided by MSU music students under the direction of Springfield Public School and MSU faculties.
About the classes
Tuition is $80 per semester, and students are responsible for renting or bringing a suitable instrument and purchasing one music book.
Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays between Jan. 20 and May 4. First-year participants can choose between two locations:
- Rountree Elementary, 1333 E. Grand, 3:45-4:15 p.m.
- Pershing Middle School, 2120 E. Ventura, 3:50-4:20 p.m.
Returning participants who have completed one year or more of the String Project will meet at:
- Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, 525 S John Q Hammons Parkway, 4:15-4:45 p.m.
The final concert will be May 4 at 7 p.m. in Ellis Recital Hall.
How to enroll
Call (417) 836-5552 to enroll a child or visit the String Project website.