Join us for online Zoom String Camp

Music Tree will be hosting a String Camp on Zoom this year for Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass Players of all ages. July 13 - 24 Monday - Friday 2:00 - 3:30 $250 We will cover: Improvisation (making up music while playing) Playing by Ear Chording In these styles: Blues Cajun Latin All levels of string students are welcome—open strings to advanced players. We will work most of the time with everyone muted, so you play at your own ability. Stretch your limits or tak...
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Music Tree hosting 3rd Annual Strings Festival in May

The Music Tree Prep School will host its 3rd Annual Strings Festival Sunday, May 17 at the school, 4833 Church St. in Zachary. Students will be given an opportunity to prepare a short program and receive a professional, but friendly evaluation. Ruth Roland, Music Tree strings coordinator said the festival is open to all students of violin, viola, cello, fiddle, and bass. There is no age limit and private instruction is not a requirement. String players from any geographic location—includi...
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Violinist Lin He set to evaluate Strings Festival participants

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Dr. Lin He, associate professor of violin at LSU and associate concert master of the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, will serve as the distinguished evaluator of 2nd Annual Strings Festival Sunday, March 24 at the school, 4833 Church St. in Zachary. Students will be given an opportunity to prepare a short program and receive a professional, but friendly evaluation. Dr. He made his Carnegie Hall solo debut in November 2014, after a performance there earlier that year with principal players fro...
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Seminar: Helping Your Child Excel at a Musical Instrument

Ruth Roland, the Strings Coordinator for the Music Tree Preparatory School, will present the discussion Helping Your Child Excel at a Musical Instrument Tuesday, November 6 at 7 p.m. The seminar will be open to all current and prospective Music Tree parents. The seminar is based on Helping Parents Practice: Ideas for Making it Easier by Edmund Sprunger, a renowned violin teacher and psychotherapist. A former student of Dr. Shin'ichi Suzuki, Suzuki Method™ originator, Edmund Sprunger has t...
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Violist Anna Ivanova joins staff

Anna Ivanova is an instructor of Viola at the Music Tree Prep School. Ms. Ivanova, received her bachelor and master’s in Russia, at the Saratov Conservatory. She studied with honored artist of Russian Federation and a professor Edward Gavrilenkov. Also, she studied with Dr. Hsiaopei Lee, and now she is studying with Dr. Elias Goldstein. Ms. Ivanova participated in different festivals, including international festivals in Finland and Norway. She has performed the recitals in different cities o...
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