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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

25th Year Celebration of IU String Academy

Categories: Indiana University, Live Music

This summer marks the 25th anniversary of Indiana University's prestigious Jacobs School of Music Summer String Academy, which brings together students and renowned faculty from around the world.  The Summer String Academy is geared toward serious students ages 12-18 who wish to study violin, viola or cello in an intensive environment.

On Tuesday, June 30 at 8pm in Recital Hall there will be a celebration concert.  Tickets are available on line at http://www.music.indiana.edu/events/summer/2009/tickets.html or you may visit the Musical Arts Center Box office at 101 N. Jordan, M-F 11:30 am - 5:30 pm or call 812-855-7433.

$6 students/$12 general public or Summer Music Festival Pass 

This year, more than 80 students are enrolled for the academy; they come from throughout the United States, Canada, China, Taiwan, Sweden and France. Past years have included students from Tunisia, Spain, Switzerland, Japan and Korea.

Laura Newton

Laura Newton

A proud Indiana University grad, Laura blogs primarily about IU related events, athletics and other happenings on campus. Laura is the Chief Operations Officer for Visit Bloomington.