Island Strings

Teaching Suzuki Music for 40 Years

April 11, 2014
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Island Strings Summer Camp: June 24-27

Join the fun as we celebrate American Folk Music!
Learn songs and games from American Folk Heroes like
PETE SEEGER and/or traditional fiddle or Suzuki music
for violin, viola, cello, ukulele and guitar.

Tuesday – Friday
June 24 – 27
9AM to 1PM

Two Options:

FULL PROGRAM
Four half-day classes
$115 (by June 1)
$125 (after June 1)

PRE-TWINKLE
Four 1-hour group lessons
$55 (by June 1)
$65 (after June 1)

Use this Registration Form or call 360-221-6932. Located in Freeland, ages 3-12.

April 7, 2014
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Island Strings at Earth Day

Whidbey Island’s month-long Earth Day festivities began on Saturday, April 5, and Island Strings was there.

String instrument students treated celebrants to an hour of music at the Bay View Cash Store.

Below, some images from the event:

Linda Good, Island Strings Co-Founder

 

 

March 27, 2014
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April is Whidbey Earth & Ocean Month

April is Whidbey Earth & Ocean Month — with presentations on climate change, art exhibits, field trips, birding, wine tasting and more.

It all begins Saturday, April 5.

Specially recommended: the Annual Peace Picture on April 5 at 1 p.m. at the Bayview Cash Store. Immediately afterward: the art show “Earth: Artists Reflect & Respond.”

Below is a calendar of events.

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March 21, 2014
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Coming up! Earth Day Performance and Rehearsal

Earth Day’s almost here, and Island Strings will be there to celebrate!

The date:     April 5, 2014.

The place:   Bayview Cash Store

Time:           12 noon.

Weather permitting, we’ll perform in the Bayview Cash Store parking lot.  Otherwise, we’ll play indoors

Parents and musicians: Please don’t forget that we’re rehearsing at 11 a.m. March 29 at the Commons Back Room in Langley (Island Coffee House).

Looking forward to a bright, sunny April 5!

September 4, 2013
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Pre-Twinkle Classes Starting Soon | Open to Ages 3 – 6

Pre-Twinkle Class for ages 3-6 to be taught by Linda Good

Where: at Living Green in Langley

When: Starting Friday Oct. 4, ’13, from

What instruments: violin, viola, cello, guitar, keyboard

More Info: $30. Per student. Parent needs to stay & take notes.

Class size limited so please enroll early.

Please call Linda at 221-6439 to register, or email:

llgood@langleywa.com see also islandstrings.com

Come to Children’s Day Sat. September 28 to see our display!

10 am to 10:45 , for a 6 week session

July 23, 2013
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I.S. Loganberry Festival Performance – Sat, July 27 10:00AM

Island Strings is a network of strings teachers  that focuses on teaching Suzuki Music and has done so for over 30 years. Experience the talent and courage of these young musicians as they perform on stage. This is where it begins – then blossoms into fruition. Island Strings focuses on lessons on violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar, piano, recorder, banjo, dulcimer, and harp.

To be followed by Kid’s Pie Eating Contest.

May 20, 2013
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Island Strings Summer Day Camp – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles

Island Strings Summer Day Camp
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles
Join the fun!  Learn songs of the Beatles and other traditional
Suzuki violin and fiddle music for violin, viola, cello, ukulele
and guitar.  Students cycle through three classes which include
small group instruction, large group activities and an art class.
Tuesday – Friday, June 25th – 28th
From  9 a.m. – 1 p.m. for half-day campers
From 11 a.m. – noon for Pre-Twinkle campers (ages 3-5)
All Ages: limited to 25 students
Tuition:
$115 for 4 half days, if preregistration is received by 6/1
($125 after June 1st) and $55 for 4 one-hour Pre-Twinkle group
lessons, if preregistration is received by 6/1 ($65 after June 1st).
Instrument rental (Tu-F) $10.
Need-based scholarships are available.
2013 Camp Leaders: Kimmer Morris, Linda Good,
Bev Heising & Betsy Gmerek
To register, or for more information, contact:

Or, print and fill out the form below and return it by mail to the address on the form.

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Camp located at:
Unitarian Universalist Church
20103 Hwy 525, 2 miles north of Freeland