WVSO in the Schools
West Virginia Symphony Orchestra In-School Programs
Montclaire String Quartet School Tour Program
The award-winning Montclaire String Quartet, resident quartet of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, offers 60+ educational school performances per season. These are wonderful, up-close introductions to the string instrument family, covering many baseline musical and cross-disciplinary concepts.
For the 2012-2013 season, this program is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Kanawha County Student String Program
The WVSO and Kanawha County Schools have partnered in the String Education Program since 1986. Instructors in the program, also orchestra musicians, teach in elementary, middle, and high schools throughout Kanawha County. Over 565 students currently participate in the program, culminates each year with the All-County String Festival. This year's festival took place at the Clay Center on April 30, 2013.
For frequently asked questions such as "Where do I get an instrument?" or "What do I bring to class?" click here.
If you are interested in starting a similar program in another county, contact the WVSO Education and Community Outreach Program at (304) 561-3531.
To Schedule a WVSO Field Trip to the Clay Center:
Group Reservations Coordinator
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