Community Music School Offers Free Workshops for Young String Musicians

The Community Music School will offer free workshops for young string musicians starting this week.

Arkansas Virtual Strings Workshop — Feb. 26

String players ages 14-18 are invited to this free online event from noon to 2 p.m. Join UAMusic faculty, alumni, and students to discover performance and learning opportunities, career preparation, scholarships, and more. Our string faculty, Er-Gene Kahng (violin), Josquin Larsen (viola), Michael Montgomery (double bass), and Dominic Na (cello) will also lead breakout sessions. Learn more and sign up at

Violin and Cello Days — March 4 and 5

Violin and cello players will build their skills with the help of professional teaching artists Eun Seo Park (violin) and Dominic Na (cello). The online Beginner Workshop on March 4 and the Intermediate Workshop on March 5 will each occur from 4:40-6 p.m. Each workshop also includes a masterclass during which participants may perform a solo piece. Details and the registration link for this free event are at

The Community Music School is housed in the Department of Music. We provide high-quality music instruction for students of all ages and ability levels in both individual and group formats through year-round, non-credit, music making opportunities. To learn more about our ongoing programs and get involved, visit  


Nastassja C. Riley, assistant director
Community Music School


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