USC String Project registration
The University of South Carolina School of Music will hold registration for the String Project for elementary-school students at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31.
Another registration will be held Sept. 1 - 2 if space is still available.
Registration times on both days will be held from 4:30 - 6 p.m.
The String Project is a nationally recognized model of community service and teacher education for more than 30 programs nationwide.
String Project offers instruction in violin, viola, cello and bass to students. Classes are taught by undergraduates and graduate students. Each beginning class consists of approximately 20 - 25 students, with a minimum of three teachers in each class. The students in the String Project are in grades 3 – 5 (depending upon the start grade in their school districts). Experienced students may also join the orchestra.
The lessons will take place twice a week -- Tuesdays and Fridays from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. or 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. -- at the String Project office, 851 Park St. An adult class will meet at 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.
The price for classes is $80 for the 12-week semester.
Parents will need to rent instruments from a music store and purchase a music book.
For more information on String Project registration, call Gail Barnes in the School of Music, 803-777-9568.