Classes and Schedule | String Project

The Pacific University String Project offers a multitude of classes. Students are placed in classes based on mastery level on their instrument. All classes are co-taught/supervised by Master Teacher Dr. Dijana Ihas.

Summer Camp

Pacific University String Project Presents:

Pacific University Summer Camp 2016 for 

Bowed String Instruments 

Monday, June 27th - Friday, July 1st 

Music Building at Pacific University 

Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center

Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR is offering a five day long part-time music camp that focuses on playing bowed string instruments (violin, viola and cello). The theme of the camp will be based on a selected musical play in which beginning students will have an opportunity to explore string instruments.  Intermediate and advance students will have an opportunity to play in orchestra, while all students will have fun  learning new poems, songs and dances.

Times: 

Monday, June 27th to Friday, July 1st 

9:00am-12:00pm 

Camp Concert 

July 1st from 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Ice Cream Reception to Follow the Concert 

Classes Offered: 

• Exploring String Instruments
This class is for students who never before played violin, viola or cello and would like to get experience with those instruments

• Carnival of Animals
This class is for students who already play one of the string instruments and would like to get experience with playing in heterogeneous ensembles as well as in orchestra while also learning to sing, dance and act
 

Teachers: 

Dr. Ihas with assistant teachers

Registation Information: 

• Registration Deadline: June 10th, 2016
• Cost: $90.00
• For the SP Summer Camp 2016 Registration Form.pdf and/or more details contact Dr. Ihas at
     
dihas@pacifcu.edu or (541) 513-7804 

 

 

 

 

 

Beginning Class

Spring 2015 | Berglund | Tuesdays & Thursdays  at 4 p.m. to  5 p.m.

This class is designed for students who have never played string instruments (2nd – 8th grade). This class focuses on establishing correct playing techniques and implements learning by rote memorization teaching strategy. Students meet twice a week in a large group setting for 50 minutes with their master teacher and undergraduate teacher-in-preparation. This group will perform two times during the semester, which includes one formal performance and one informal.

Fee is $40.00

Intermediate Class

Spring 2015 | Berglund 232 (Tues.) & Berglund LL19 (Thurs.) | Tuesdays & Thursdays at 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

This class is designed for students who have successfully completed learning objectives of the beginning class (Prelude). This class focuses on teaching students on how to read music while continuing to develop their playing skills through learning by rote memorization. Students meet twice a week in a large group setting for 50 minutes with their master teacher and undergraduate teacher-in-preparation. This group will perform two times during the semester, which includes one formal performance and one informal.

Fee is $50.00

Intermezzo Orchestra

Spring 2015 | Piano Lab 210 | Tuesdays & Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

This class is designed for the students who successfully completed learning objectives of the intermediate class. The class focuses on teaching students how to read music and play in the beginning orchestra setting. Students meet twice a week in a large group setting for 50 minutes with their master teacher and undergraduate teacher-in-preparation. This group will perform two times during the semester, which includes one formal performance and one informal. Students in this class may decide to enhance their learning by taking private lessons from one of the Project’s teachers-in-preparation.

Fee is $60.00

Rhapsody Orchestra

Spring 2015 | Berglund 232 (Tues.) & Berglund LL19 (Thurs.) | Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

This class is designed for the students who successfully completed learning objectives of the Prelude Orchestra. This class extends student learning to music theory and solfeggio in addition to weekly orchestra rehearsals. Students in this class are required to take one 30-min lesson from a teacher-in-preparation every week. This group will perform two times during the semester, which includes one formal performance and one informal.

Fee is $60.00

Individual Private Lessons

To Be Arranged With Private Lessons Teacher

Students that participate in Intermediate Class or above are eligible to take one 30 minute-long lessons with a teacher-in-preparation every week (total of 10 lessons) for an additional fee.  The lesson time and location will be worked out with the individual teacher-in-preparation.

Fee is $50.00