FSU High School String Seminar

Join us for an unforgettable collegiate-level experience.
Hosted by the FSU College of Music String Faculty, Dr. Alexander Jiménez, coordinator

String Day 2016

The students selected for this Honors Workshop will have unique opportunities, including:

  • Joining the acclaimed University Symphony Orchestra, an ensemble of graduate students and upperclass undergraduate students, to rehearse and perform a work on the October 14 concert;

  • Receiving private lessons and masterclass hearings from the esteemed string faculty of the FSU College of Music;

  • Collaborating with their colleagues in the Workshop on string chamber works, coaching these works with FSU faculty, and performing them in a recital prior to the USO concert.

Please email CM-StringDay@fsu.edu with any questions.


Day One: Friday, October 13

  Campus Tour
  Chamber Music (participate in chamber ensemble; attend FSU chamber music class)
  Dress rehearsal with FSU University Symphony Orchestra
  Faculty Showcase Recital

Day Two: Saturday, October 14

  Lessons, Master Classes, and Chamber coachings with String faculty
  Participate in Chamber music concert
  Perform in USO concert in the evening


Admission to the Honors Workshop will be on a rolling basis.  We will begin reviewing applications on June 1 and will admit students until the program is full. The earlier you apply, the better your chances of being invited!

AUDITION REPERTOIRE: Audition videos should consist of two contrasting pieces or movements of your choice.  

STEP ONE: Record yourself playing the audition repertoire; accompanists are not required. You may prepare one video (containing both pieces) or two separate videos.

STEP TWO: Please upload the videos to YouTube (as either Public or Unlisted videos), and include the links to the videos in your application documents.

STEP THREE: CLICK HERE and fill out the online application/audition form. Submit this form online. There will be space to include a link to your audition video(s).

Instructional costs for all accepted students will be covered by the String Area of the College of Music. Students invited to participate will need to cover their own transportation, food, and lodging costs. Acceptance packets will include more information about hotel and food options.


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