Please join us for the Drake String department's yearly festival!

January 24, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (check in begins at 9:30 a.m.)

StringFest Schedule:

9:30 a.m. 
Check In: Lobby of Fine Arts Center

10:00 a.m. 
Masterclass I
Violins and Violas: Sheslow (and Monroe)
Celli: Turner Jazz Center

12:00 p.m.
Lunch: Lobby of Fine Arts Center

1:00 p.m. 
Cello Choir: Sheslow Auditorium
Violin Fix It: Turner Jazz Center

2:00 p.m. 
Recital followed by cookies: Sheslow Auditorium

3:00 p.m. 
Masterclass II / Cello Audition Class:
Violins and Violas: Sheslow and Monroe
Celli: Turner Jazz Center

StringFest is a day of masterclasses, concerts, clinics, and activities taught by guest artists and Drake strings faculty.

Guest Artists:
Ho Anthony Ahncellist with the Kansas City Symphony 
Rebecca Fischer, first violinist with the Chiara Quartet 

Drake Strings faculty:
Dr. Sarah Plumviolin
Dr. Ashley Sidoncello
Zo Manfredi, violin
Dr. Diane Pheonix-Neal, viola
Dr. Patricia Weitzel, bass

The registration fee is $30 which covers food for the day and other expenses.



Violinists and Violists: contact Dr. Plum at or 612-817-7687
Cellists and Bassists: contact Dr. Sidon at or 515-271-2887

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