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Applications Now Being Accepted for NGU/Kroc Center String Project

The NGU/Kroc String Project begins September 4, offering beginning stringed instrument classes for children in third through fifth grade.  Teachers are NGU string music education majors under the supervision of Master Teacher Dr. Anne Matthews, and String Project Director Dr. Michael Weaver.  The project consists of large group beginner classes, small second year classes, three orchestras and private lessons. Beginning classes consist of 25-30 students with a minimum of three teachers in each class.

 

LOCATION:

Greenville’s Kroc Center | 424 Westfield Street | Greenville, SC 29601

SCHEDULE:

Beginning classes | Twice a week | Tue/Thu 4 pm-5 pm or Tue/Thu 5 pm-6 pm

REGISTRATION:

www.ngu.edu/stringproject | stringproject@ngu.edu | 864.977.7994

TUITION:

Tuition is based on the student’s school lunch status.

TUITION IF PAID LUNCH:

$10/week for 12 weeks ($120 per semester; $240 per academic year)

TUITION IF REDUCED LUNCH:

$7.50/week for 12 weeks ($90 per semester; $180 per academic year)

TUITION IF FREE LUNCH:

$5/week for 12 weeks ($60 per semester; $120 per academic year)

Applications for student enrollment are available online at www.ngu.edu/string project or may be acquired from the Kroc Center, Greenville, or by contacting the String Project Director Dr. Michael Weaver at michael.weaver@ngu.edu.  Enrollment applications will be accepted through August 30 and classes will begin the week of September 4.

The goals and objectives for the NGU/KROC String Project are to:

  • provide opportunity for all SC Upstate elementary school-aged children to study string instruments
  • reach out to the underserved community in Greenville to ensure that all students have equal opportunity to grow their natural gifts and talents in strings
  • help strengthen existing and stimulate the growth of new public school orchestra programs in the SC Upstate
  • encourage Upstate string players to become string teachers
  • help ASTA alleviate the nationwide string teacher shortage, especially in the SC Upstate
  • offer supervised teaching experience for NGU string education majors

To learn more about the NGU/Kroc String Project, its upcoming events/classes/concerts, or the next enrollment deadline, visit www.ngu.edu/stringproject, or contact String Project Director Dr. Michael Weaver at (864) 977-7994 or michael.weaver@ngu.edu.


   

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