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2024 StringTime Strings Camp

Play Violin, Viola, or Cello

Full-day camp for kids ages 7-12

No prior experience required

 Instruments provided

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Burke, VA

Church of the Good Shepherd

9350 Braddock Road

Burke, VA 22015

Registration is closed for Burke Sessions

  • Session 1: June 17-21 

  • Session 2: June 24-28

*May attend both sessions​

Alexandria, VA

Aldersgate United Methodist Church

1301 Collingwood Road

Alexandria, VA 22308

Still Enrolling in Alexandria Sessions

  • Session 1: July 8-12 

  • Session 2: July 15-19

*May attend both sessions​

The Details

  • Monday--Friday 9:00am-4:45pm

  • Friday Concert 5:00pm

For kids ages 7-12 who want to start or continue learning an instrument with professionals in a fun and inspiring environment.

  • Early Bird Tuition (through March 31): $500/session or $900/both sessions

  • Regular Tuition (starting April 1): $625/session or $1125/both sessions

  • Sibling Discount: 15% discount.

  • Friend Discount: Receive $50 off tuition for each friend who registers.

  • A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. Email info@stringtimemusic.com to request the scholarship application.

For the student without prior experience

StringTime is perfect for students who want to try violin, viola, or cello without getting locked into an instrument rental contract or long-term commitment to lessons. Show up on Day 1 of camp without ever having touched an instrument and play in a concert on Day 5.

For the student with experience

StringTime is also perfect for students with a range of prior experience; those who have played in school to those who are proficient in 1st-2nd positions, in Suzuki books 1-2, or play at VBDOA Grades 1-2. Our teachers use a flexible curriculum to ensure all students are challenged and inspired. If you are unsure whether your child would be a good fit for camp, please email us at info@stringtimemusic.com.

Our Program

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Private Lessons

Every student receives individual instruction from one of our professional faculty members. These lessons will be tailored to fit the needed of the students.

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Music Theory

Camp days include classroom sessions that introduce and reinforce essential music theory concepts such as rhythm, note naming, intervals, key signatures, and music notation.

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Music History

Students are taught about famous composers, relevant historical events, and musical concepts that will inform and enrich their music making.

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Ensembles

Students learn to work and play with others in small and large ensembles. They develop listening skills and improve concentration.

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Games

StringTime is tons of fun! We understand that students will need a break from the classroom. We design games and listening exercises that help reinforce skills learned at camp.

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Faculty Performances

Our teachers are all professional musicians. Every day, your children will be inspired by hearing their teachers perform great music and demonstrate difficult techniques. 

...ends with a concert!

Sign up now for
Violin/Viola/Cello Camp

Gift your child a priceless and unforgettable musical experience. 

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