Strings For Kids is in its 12th year in the Greenfield Public Schools!
Strings For Kids is a free music program run by Artspace in collaboration with Greenfield Public Schools. Students who enroll in Strings For Kids are offered a choice of learning to play violin or cello, and receive the following benefits at no charge:
- Instrument loan for the duration of enrollment
- Weekly in-school group instruction and large ensembles led by Artspace faculty
- Guidance on self-directed daily practice
- Weeklong summer intensives for both incoming and returning students
- Opportunities to perform at school meetings, Artspace recitals, and occasionally at other venues
If you would like to learn more about the the Strings For Kids program, please call Artspace at (413) 772-6811 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Check our events page for information on upcoming concerts and support our student performers!
Welcome to Strings for Kids!
GPS Class Schedule:
1:55-2:35- Newton School 3rd Grade Cellos- Julie Carew
November 3rd 2:00pm at the Episcopal Church of Saints James and Andrew – CELLObration! An event for all cello players who want to participate, and any others who want to come listen.
November 9th 4:00pm at GHS- concert with the Pioneer Valley Symphony Youth Orchestra
March 7th– Pottery Seconds and More Sale at GCC- all Strings for Kids students will perform during the day.
May 17th– 2pm at the Shea Theatre(!)- Strings for Kids end of year performance
July 13-17th Continuing Strings for Kids Students Summer program at Artspace
Mandatory Parent Meetings
Continuing (4th grade and up)- Every 3 months during the school year
Meeting #1- October
Saturday Option, October 5th 10:45am OR Monday Option October 21st 7:30pm
Meeting #2- February
Saturday Option, February 1 10:45am OR Monday Option February 24th 7:30pm
Meeting #3- May
Saturday Option, May 2nd 10:45 OR Monday Option May 18th 7:30pm
The Strings For Kids program is generously supported by the Classics for Kids and D’Addario Foundations.